First Came YOLO, Now There’s LV 24

First Came YOLO, Now There’s LV 24

You’ve probably seen internet memes and t-shirts with YOLO–You Only Live Once–on them. Well, I am getting a t-shirt made that says LV24. When I wear it, I hope everyone who sees it asks me about it so I can tell them what it means….

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Can Business Leaders Rebuild Trust With American Workers?

Hey, business leaders and CEOs! Are you ready for a wake up call? A recent survey by Burson-Marsteller, “Making it in America: The View from America,” says 61% of Americans don’t trust you. Hellloooo!? As innovators, we need to  explore the reason for this. The American people…

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Build Trust In Business If You Want A Strong Team

Do you trust your team members at work? Think about the Trust Factor in business and then, on a scale of 1-5, ask yourself how much you trust their decision making and cognitive or creative abilities. Being able to trust those that you work with…

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In Business, Is There A Power Paradox? A-Z of Business

When I wrote the blog, Make Mistakes In Business for my A-Z of Business series, I got so excited I made my own mistake! I forgot “P,” so to make up for forgetting, here it is… I’ve been thinking lately about the idea of the Power Paradox….

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How To Surprise And Delight Your Customers A-Z Of Business

What if I told you that the ability to surprise and delight your customers is a great way to make and keep yourself relevant in all your business dealings today? Relevant not only in your business dealings, but with everyone around you, too? What would…

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Mistakes Are Important In Life As Well As Business

This morning reaffirmed what I wrote about last week, that we need to make mistakes. I found the gem below as I was doing my daily devotional and it articulates perfectly my intent in the Making Mistakes In Business Is Important blog: We should be…

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A-Z Of Business: Live Life

What is your definition of living life? You may think spending 60 hours a week in the office and then rushing to a business-orientated golf outing on Saturday is living life, but it’s not. To truly live life, you need to be interacting with all…

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Kaleidoscope II: Changing Patterns And The Organic Twinkie

Recently, I attended my 30th Expo West, the natural and organic products expo in Anaheim, California. Interestingly, the conference challenged me to put to use the principals of the Kaleidoscope blog I published last week in my A-Z of Business series. I was able to…

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