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Don’t Wait To Live Your Best Life

My birthday is this week; I will have been on the planet for 20,850 days (that’s 57 years if you don’t have a calculator). Seems like a lot of days. I am still planning for a lot more days (living more wisely and healthy), but the realization that our time isn’t limitless reminds me to be … Continue reading

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Push Your Limits

Sometimes you choose to test your limits; sometimes life tests them for you. You choose to test your limits when you volunteer for a project that will require the best in you, face your fear and ride a wave, jump from a plane or go mountain climbing, leave home to study for a year in a foreign country, train … Continue reading

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Own Your Greatness

I study companies and the way they connect with their customers. Mostly I do it to understand the level of talent they need in their organization, but I still see their attitude about service. Most companies have a “good enough” instead of a “go beyond” service standard. Most companies play small – they don’t own their greatness. … Continue reading

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Progress Over Perfection

Working with a client this week, I bumped into something that I frequently see – the challenge of progress versus perfection. So many of us have learned that we must get things right, we must have the lives we have planned, we must be what others expect and achieve specific things by a particular stage in … Continue reading

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Who Do You Know?

By connecting with people, we expand what we know and what we experience. Never underestimate the value of the people you meet – and what they could show you about you, your world, life or opportunities. Each of us has our story – of who we are and what we have been through. This creates information … Continue reading

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Show Up. Tune In. Pay Attention.

Everything we need to be successful in the next moment of life comes from what we learn from this moment. So, the more conscious, mindful, attentive and intentional we are to watching and learning from our world, the more we see opportunities and possibilities that allow us to soar. It’s the same for work or life. Information … Continue reading

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What Calls To You?

What Calls To You? If you listen, really listen, you can hear the voice inside you that gives great guidance. It pulls you to things you are interested in and good at. It pulls you to things that activate your passions and abilities. Listen for this because it has very important information for you. I have … Continue reading

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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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Work With Fear, Not Against It

Each week we talk about greatness – about discovering our unique abilities and finding ways to use them to make a difference in life and work. But just because you know what makes you great – you know your talents, strengths and passions – doesn’t mean you can put them in action. What stops you … Continue reading

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Ask Great Questions

Here is a great question to use with anyone you meet or connect with, “What the best thing that has happened to you today?” This is a powerful playful question the appreciative inquiry expert Robyn Stratton-Berkessel shares in her TEDx Navesink talk. By asking this positivity-based question, several very important things happen: We connect and engage another. The mere … Continue reading

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