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To Be Yourself, Believe In Yourself

In the previous blog in my A to Z series, “Be Yourself”, we talked about how important it is to simply be who you are—just your incredible self. I ended that blog with a quote I love: To be yourself in a world that is…

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The A-Z Of Business:Be Yourself

Be yourself no matter what the circumstances. Believe in the fortitude of yourself first and always. Always be yourself in all situations. If you do this, your energy will be higher, people will listen with enthusiasm, and you can never be wrong. Yep, you can…

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“A” Squared: Aspiration Plus Attitude

Thursday’s blog, Aspire Higher, was the first in the A to Z series that I’ll be continuing for next several months. But I’ve had a follow-up thought I’d like to share with you. Chiefly, that attitude is an important component of a healthy, successful, and…

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The A-Z Of Business: Aspire Higher

Aspire to greatness every day. Then, aspire higher. No matter where you are in life or how successful or extraordinary you already are, aspire higher. To Aspire to greatness right now, visualize receiving a lifetime achievement award. What do you want the award to say…

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New Blog Series Starts Today! The A-Z Of Business

Today I’m beginning a totally new blog series that will last for the next 26 weeks called “The A to Z of Business.” In this series, I’ll be taking you through what I believe are the most important things you should know, not just about…

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Earth Overshoot Day 2016

August 8th is Earth Overshoot Day. This is the day when humanity’s global demand for ecological resources and services for the year exceeds the planet’s ability to replenish its natural capital. Or to put it another way, it is comparable to living off of a credit card,…

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What If We Change Earth Day To Aspire Day?

Because today is Earth Day and everything that has to do with making a difference in this world starts with you, I want to ask you a question… (And you know what my favorite question is, don’t you? Yep! “What if?!”) So, what if we…

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How To Sustain Sustainability

As I’m writing this, Earth Day 2016 is just around the corner – but I must admit that this year I’m seeing things from a somewhat different perspective. I’ve come to the conclusion that merely focusing on “pure” sustainability efforts is currently the wrong approach…

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Just Say Yes!

While attending a strategic meeting in New York, I was asked by a fellow participant how a specific company had come to be so successful. I thought for a moment and then replied, “They always say YES!” I explained how this particular company has been…

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Know When To Stop

A commercial I saw a while back depicts a man in a variety of situations – extemporizing a handshake with a new boss, about to bet all his winnings at a gaming table, poised to take a good-night kiss to the next level — when…

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