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Every Day Leadership Through Every Day Actions

Mmm… leadership. What is it? A title? A job? An identity? An attitude? Let me offer a definition, inspired by this week’s podcast guest and leadership expert, Susan Mazza. Leadership is the ability to make a difference through your service to others by your everyday actions. Leadership is about making a difference – your difference – through … Continue reading

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What’s So Bad About Being Unique?

There was a guy on the corner waiting to cross at the light; he had tattoos along his neck and on his shaved head. And as I looked from car to car stopped at the light, everyone was looking at this guy; most were shaking their heads in judgment (body language is so obvious and … Continue reading

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Where Does Your Life’s GPS Take You?

I love Starbucks – I just love rich, dark-roasted coffee. So when I travel, one of first things I check for is the nearest Starbucks. I love being able to enter “Starbucks” in my GPS and have it clearly and easily help me navigate in any unfamiliar territory my way to my goal – a venti, iced … Continue reading

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The Lizard Brain and the Wizard Brain

You were born awesome. You have talents, strengths and passions – unique abilities that no one else has in exactly the same way. And you can use these abilities to go out and live a great life. But so many of us choose not to live our greatness. We stay sheltered, afraid to be part … Continue reading

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3 Ways To Make Life Great

As I travel to teach, coach and speak, I hear some of the most amazing stories about how life is for people. Though I share a greatness and passion message, I more often hear that life and work are “4-letter words.” Each is a struggle. Each is less than they would like. They seem to be … Continue reading

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When I Grow Up I Want To Be…

This post is from Kate Forte, a senior at AZ State College, majoring in Event Planning. I remember sitting on the colorful carpet in preschool, surrounded by favorite stuffed animals, shapes and other runny-nose kids. This was the spot I remember being asked for the first time, “What do you want to be when you … Continue reading

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Life is Like Pasta

Life is truly like pasta. No matter what you put together, it is always good. But with a little information about the shape of the pasta (what makes it unique) and the sauce that fits it, it can move the dish from good to great. This requires a quick pasta lesson: Pasta is a “carrier” … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Wake Up Happy Each Day

I’ll admit that I have a brain that never slows down. And for the longest time, the first moments of each morning were the worst part of my day. I’d obsess about the things that were not going right, the thousands of things I had to do that day, and who aggravated me from the … Continue reading

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2012 – A Year of No Regrets

  You have today – right now – to do the things that are important to you. Don’t wait. You don’t get this day back, you don’t get to take that comment back, you don’t get a second chance at the opportunities in this moment. Don’t wait. There is a great article making its way … Continue reading

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What Keeps Your Heart Beating?

“If you don’t have a good reason for your heart to keep beating, it generally won’t.” Dr. Mehmet Oz In a world focused on getting things done, we frequently loose track of the value of what we do – of our purpose. Purpose is the reason behind great performance – meaningful performance. Purpose is what keeps … Continue reading

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