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Consciously Connecting With Your Subconscious

While on a recent flight from São Paulo, Brazil to Montevideo Uruguay, I found myself reflecting on how important sleep is to revitalizing your body. This was undoubtedly due to the very packed schedule I had been on that had caused my head to spin...

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I Wanna Hold Your Brand

While listening to the radio the other day I heard one of my favorite Beatles songs. I know I'm really dating myself here, but thinking about their arrival in America evokes a lot of memories for people of my generation and older. I always smile...

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Don’t Lose The Art of Salesmanship

One of the things in business today that I always find fascinating is the lack of "sales people." Now, they are typically referred to as specialists in “business development” or “corporate development,” but true salesmanship is an absolute art, and a passion to those who...

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You Can’t Script Success

Recently, I joined my daughter and her friends who were hanging out at the beach. Maybe it was the sun reflecting on the surf that caused me to reflect back on all that’s happened since I used to routinely visit the beach -- not just...

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Stressed Out? Take Some Downtime

Have you ever been so thoroughly stressed out by conflicting responsibilities that you think you simply can’t handle another thing? This happened to me last week. My daughter called and asked me for a favor that I told her I couldn’t possibly do because I...

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Do You Have What It Takes To Succeed?

You’ve no doubt heard people in business attempt to anticipate what the next breakthrough idea will be. But what they probably should be wondering is: who will be responsible for developing the next such idea? That’s because new ideas are being generated every day, and...

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Activism through Capitalism

We should be driving activism through the capitalistic system. This started gelling in my mind as "Activism through Capitalism."...

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The Difference Between Providence And Leadership

Today I was talking with a colleague who helps me think through complex issues regarding my life and work. We talked about a couple of major deals that I am involved in and the right approach to make sure these opportunities have the maximum impact...

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Don’t Be Narrow and Rigid

The other day I was in a meeting with someone I really like. He is the Founder/CEO of a great company which is doing great things. What I did notice though is that this CEO is getting tired and his view of the industry he...

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The Positive Impact Of Kind Words

As a senior level executive, you can have a profound affect on everyone in your organization. I was reminded of that today when I was talking with a friend and colleague and told him that I had an offer for a partnership within a particular group....

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