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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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What’s Your Value Proposition In One Sentence?

Our innovation group recently put a powerpoint together that turned out to be over 60 slides — not by our choice, but at the client’s request. My point here is, by the time you get to 60 slides, I think you start to get more...

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Could Bad News Be A Good Thing?

Looking at the state of the world today, it is tempting to focus on the almost daily drum beat of bad news. Okay, yes, the world can be a difficult and dangerous place, but I think being positive and sending out positive vibrations is more...

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Tough Situation? Hang Loose!

Recently, while staying in an upscale hotel in Houston, an elevator got stuck with a bellman trapped inside. The fire department was called to free him, and they used some equipment I had never seen before. In fact, I had never observed anything quite like this...

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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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