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Blended

I was reminded recently of how important diverse points of view are, and how important it is to  embrace the concept of all different walks of life —different ages, types of expertise and expressions. It is such a basic concept, that I find it really…

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Bad Ass

Monday afternoon, as I was walking by a local marquee, I saw that Pat Benatar was playing that evening. I thought, wow! I love Pat Benatar! I started mentally going through songs, and then it came to me — “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” — and that voice! Yes, that iconic Pat Benatar voice.

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Happiness

Recently, I walked through a little beach town in Southern California, looking for a cup of coffee and a place to catch up on some emails. I noticed that most people on this particular street where smiling and that this coffee place, that seemed very…

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Humility Versus Ego

Last week, after coming off the glow of the incredible and extraordinary gathering, I had to get back into the realities of business. For the first half of the week, it was a clear demonstration of people flexing their egos. Thank God I was coming off…

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Singing In The Rain

Yesterday and today it rained in San Diego and Southern California. It’s such a rare occurrence, that yesterday’s 1-inch surpassed all known records for July rainfall in San Diego. It was so beautiful to watch, and a reminder that the world we know provides a…

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Independence Afterglow

Sunday evening, we brought incredible and extraordinary people together for some spontaneous combustion. All those gathered were from different demographics, different ways of looking at the world, but all with one commonality… They are unique, different, and doing their own thing. Not following the herd, for sure. The…

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The Vibration Of Your Voice

The other day, I was in kind of a funk. All day, my business dealings just seemed a little raw and more difficult than they should have been, even though I kept trying to climb to 35,000 feet. I kept telling myself to pull up, pull up!…

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Independence

This coming weekend, we will be hosting another gathering of the extraordinary and incredible. These people have been active together, in many different business and social aspects, for the last three to six months. This morning, as I was looking forward to this gathering and…

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Thee Before Me

Early in my career, I learned lessons that continually pop up during certain times, specifically, to help me see through blurry or foggy situations. This is helpful because throughout life, you may work on businesses, non-profits, community organizations or family situations, and sometimes that can…

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Positive-EnergyBomb

I love the concept of photobombs. They are fun to do and fun to look at. My favorite is the young boy, with that beautiful young boy smile, that jumped in front of Queen Elizabeth. So just like you can jump into someone else’s photo, I started…

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