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Leveraging The Power of Habit

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not a act, but a habit.” Aristotle When we honest about ourselves we are able to leverage ourselves. The ability to see the truth of your habits and knowing where to modify or enhance them becomes the secret of your continued

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And… Action

“It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking,

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“It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tired into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one destiny, affects all indirectly.” Martin Luther King, Jr. The hardest thing to do in business (and personally) is to

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The Trap of Defeat

“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” — Denis Waitley   A couple posts ago, I talked about the Trap of Prosperity. Essentially, it is a period of stagnancy that sometimes comes along with

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The Employee

“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.” — Anne M. Mulcahy   Businesses are kind of like families. A business where everyone

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The Customer

“There is only one boss: the customer.” — Sam Walton   A successful business should be honest to its customers, good to its employees, and well-organized in its management. And when I say this, I mean that a successful business has to be all three of these things. I have

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Integrity, or Oneness

“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.” — Oprah Winfrey   Oprah really hit the nail on the head with this one. It is easy to do what you’re supposed to when you’re at work or out and

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Lady Luck

“Chance favors the prepared mind.” — Louis Pasteur A fairly large number of people that I have met and talked to seem to have this mindset that luck is what makes somebody successful. That no matter how much effort you put in, in the end, if you aren’t lucky, you

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The Trap of Prosperity

“The minute you’re satisfied with where you are, you aren’t there anymore.” — Tony Gwynn   If you’re not familiar with Tony Gwynn, he is a baseball player who was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2007, and although he is not a president or a business leader, he

Continue Reading »

Leveraging The Power of Habit

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not a act, but a habit.” Aristotle When we honest about ourselves we are able to leverage ourselves. The ability to see the truth of your habits and knowing where to modify or enhance them becomes the secret of your continued

Continue Reading »

And… Action

“It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this feeling now that actually no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking,

Continue Reading »

Stay Connected

“It really boils down to this: that all life is interrelated. We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tired into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one destiny, affects all indirectly.” Martin Luther King, Jr. The hardest thing to do in business (and personally) is to

Continue Reading »

The Trap of Defeat

“Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.” — Denis Waitley   A couple posts ago, I talked about the Trap of Prosperity. Essentially, it is a period of stagnancy that sometimes comes along with

Continue Reading »

The Employee

“Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.” — Anne M. Mulcahy   Businesses are kind of like families. A business where everyone

Continue Reading »

The Customer

“There is only one boss: the customer.” — Sam Walton   A successful business should be honest to its customers, good to its employees, and well-organized in its management. And when I say this, I mean that a successful business has to be all three of these things. I have

Continue Reading »

Integrity, or Oneness

“Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not.” — Oprah Winfrey   Oprah really hit the nail on the head with this one. It is easy to do what you’re supposed to when you’re at work or out and

Continue Reading »

Lady Luck

“Chance favors the prepared mind.” — Louis Pasteur A fairly large number of people that I have met and talked to seem to have this mindset that luck is what makes somebody successful. That no matter how much effort you put in, in the end, if you aren’t lucky, you

Continue Reading »

The Trap of Prosperity

“The minute you’re satisfied with where you are, you aren’t there anymore.” — Tony Gwynn   If you’re not familiar with Tony Gwynn, he is a baseball player who was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 2007, and although he is not a president or a business leader, he

Continue Reading »