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Emulate The Extraordinary With Enthusiasm—Yep, Enthusiasm!

Enthusiasm is contagious and people love hanging around positive enthusiasm. What I have noticed over the years is that enthusiastic people with positive spirits are much more likely to be in important circles doing incredible things, no matter how accomplished they are personally. Many times, I...

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The A-Z Of Business: Emulate The Extraordinary

Think about the most extraordinary person, business, or organization that you know about. Think of the top of the top—and start doing what they do. In the process, you’ll make yourself extraordinary. We all know extraordinary people in business or life that we really admire and...

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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 constantly...

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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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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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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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Is Perfectionism Blocking Your Progress?

There is a factor that often keeps people from becoming fully engaged in anything, be it a cause or a potentially profitable enterprise, and that’s being a perfectionist – needing to make a flawless entry on stage in whatever role you’re attempting to assume. I...

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The Importance of Positive Framing

Sometimes, we give advice to other people, only to end up taking it ourselves. I was reminded of the importance of  properly “framing” whatever you are talking or thinking about recently when I received an e-mail from an individual who had seen Food Star online....

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