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Two Ears and One Mouth: How Successful People Create Great Opportunities

“We have 2 ears and one mouth – because we should listen twice as much as we speak.” Many of us have heard this phrase before, and though I find it to be some great advice to live by, I see another way of interpreting it. In my view, we have two ears because one … 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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New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Expire

This post is from Kate Forte, a senior at AZ State College, majoring in Tourism Development Management. Before the clock strikes midnight on the last day of December each year, many people take some time to think about what they want to accomplish, change or create for themselves over the next 12 months. Some even … Continue reading

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Life’s Too Big To Play Small

I was traveling this week – two trips. Airports are wonderful places to people watch. Sometimes, all I see is the frenetic running in all directions. But today was different. Something big was going on. Let me tell you what I mean. At virtually every turn I met, saw or spoke with someone who was … Continue reading

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Make Room for New Things

We just came back from a trip to Costco – the freezer is now full. The bananas on the counter, now starting to over ripen, need a place to go to hold them for an eventual smoothie. I have to make room in the freezer. So for the bananas to go in, something will have … Continue reading

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What Would Add Value and Make a Difference?

In great workplace job interviewing, the goal is to ask powerful questions that not only look to observe and assess the candidate’s talents, strengths and passions (all of which influence performance), but to ask questions that assess how that candidate would add value and make a difference in your workplace. This focus is meaningful for … Continue reading

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What To Do When Life Disappoints You

When we have hopes and expectations that don’t come true, we all get disappointed. So how do we not lose hope when things don’t go our way? We rethink them. We work to see things from another perspective. Here is what I mean. Norman Bridwell is the author of the great children’s books,Clifford the Big Red … Continue reading

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A Break In The Clouds

I was walking the dog the other day and grumpy about something. The sky was mostly overcast (probably adding to my mood) except for a break in the clouds in the distance. And through this break came the most amazing ray of sun – determined to shine. I stood and watched this scene for such … Continue reading

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