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    The Surprising Thing about People That Shouldn’t Be Surprising

The Surprising Thing about People That Shouldn’t Be Surprising

Why are we always so surprised when people are nice? During the recent Atlanta snow debacle commuters found themselves stranded on the highway, some were stuck there all night. Upon…Read more

Why Working At Home Isn’t The Problem Or The Solution

People often ask me how I can work from home. They say, “I’d be so distracted. I would have a hard time not watching TV or doing the laundry.”  …Read more

The Stupid Mistake Most People Make When Choosing A Career

What did you want to be when you grew up? A dancer, fireman, rock star? Or maybe an astronaut? When I was 10 I told my mom I wanted to…Read more

Oh, What a Difference She Made

At some point in your life you have a wake-up moment. It's that instance in time when you quit going through the motions and actually think about your life and…Read more

How To Get People To Buy Into Your Ideas

Stan was excited about his presentation. His proposal was perfect. He was confident the senior leadership team would quickly buy into the brilliance of his plan. He was envisioning a…Read more

How To Enjoy Your Life Even When You Can’t Slow Down

Running a busy life sounds good in theory. But more often than not, it can feel your life is running you. A high impact life, with lots of work and…Read more

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    The Rep Who Sells with Noble Purpose (and why competitors should be afraid)

The Rep Who Sells with Noble Purpose (and why competitors should be afraid)

Her name was Karen. She sold the same drug regime as every other rep in her company. Her  geographic territory was a nondescript slice of interstates, strip malls, aging hospitals and…Read more

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    Why Seeing The Best In Others Can Make You Terrible At Hiring

Why Seeing The Best In Others Can Make You Terrible At Hiring

I admit it;  I'm not very good at hiring people.  My husband is great at it.  The reason I'm terrible and he's great is because I see people for what they can be.  He sees people…Read more

Five Ways Sleep Deprivation Can Ruin Your Relationships

Think you're doing your employer or family a favor by giving up on sleep to get more done? You're wrong. We may tell ourselves that we're sacrificing sleep for the…Read more

Why Getting Organized Isn’t About the Stuff

What is lack of organization costing you? According to The Wall Street Journal, the average worker wastes about an hour a day looking for missing information in messy desks and…Read more

Five Secrets of Super Successful People

What's the difference between good and great? Why are some people able to create super successful lives, while most of their peers hover near the mediocre middle? As someone who's…Read more

Volunteer Your Way to Success

Which is harder, trying to get a job or trying to keep one? With 14.8 million people unemployed, job competition has never been stiffer. If you've already got a job,…Read more

Creating Systems for Success, Not to Impress

Can you give a great presentation if you have a messy office? Can you be a fabulous parent with laundry strewn all over the house? On the one hand, it…Read more

The Mancession: The Numbers Reveal A New Normal

It's 3:30 on a Thursday afternoon, and instead of a gaggle of mothers waiting outside the elementary school to walk the kiddies home, there's a herd of dads in Bermuda…Read more

Have You Lost Your Mojo?

We've all experienced those moments when the planets aligned, everything went our way, and we were on top of the world.  Even if it's been a while, you probably remember…Read more

Are You Letting a Lizard Ruin Your Relationships?

Do you ever wonder why some people do the things they do? We all have our own unique perspectives and experiences. Our unique point of view is the lens through…Read more

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The Biggest Difference between Success and Mediocrity for Teachers and Leaders

Do you remember your most horrible teacher? What about your worst boss?  You can probably still hear their words in your head. I have vivid memories of my sixth grade…Read more

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