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Leading Conversations

by Carl Watson What truly defines leadership? Is it the mundane organization of people and resources to reach some goal? Or is it the ability to elicit zeal and dedicated passion to some envisioned future? Both are probably important to the reality and myth of leadership. At times, our gurus and pundits focus on leadership […]

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Are You An Optimist or a Pessimist?

by Chris Widener I have been giving some thought lately to optimism and pessimism. Basically, these are attitudes. Attitudes that shape and formulate our entire existence. I mean, have you ever met a happy pessimist? Of course not. In short, our optimism or pessimism is this: The way we interpret the past The way we […]

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Do the Small Things First

by Lou Stoops Big things often begin small. People often ask me how to become a writer, or how to become a speaker, or how to become an actor. My answer is always the same: write, speak, act. When I give these answers, they often just stare at me with eyes that betray their disappointment. […]

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Committing to the Commitment

by John C. Maxwell At the age of 67, Thomas Edison watched as fire destroyed much of his work and equipment. Time to retire? Time to hang up the lab coat? No way. “All our mistakes are burned up,” the inventor said. “Now we can start anew.” There is a time to retire, but Edison […]

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Myths Of Modern Business

by Steven D Huff Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson went on a camping trip. During the night, Holmes awoke, nudged his faithful friend and said, “Watson, look up at the sky and tell me what you see.” Watson replied, “Sir, I see millions and millions of stars.” “And what does that tell you?” inquired Holmes. […]

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Knock Yourself Out: Keeping Out of Balance

by Donald E Wetmore The underlying core of my more than 2,000 Time Management presentations during the last twenty years has been the concept of “balance.” Success in managing our time has less to do with the tools available to us, such as “to do lists” and techniques for delegation, as it has to do […]

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How To Burn Brightly Without Burning Out

by Lou Stoops I’ve spent a great deal of time over the years helping people develop healthy expectations. Those who learn this important secret, fair well when stressors are present. Those who fail to learn are often overwhelmed by the stressors and eventually burnout. Burnout occurs when over time our realities and expectations don’t mesh. […]

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