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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

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The Gift of Attention

“Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.” — Jim Rohn   As the world continues to advance and technology becomes a bigger and bigger part of our lives, it is easier than ever to idly distract yourself and multitask. Maybe you’re writing

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Believe in the Power of Change

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.” — Jim Rohn Change is something that is discussed often in the business world. If your product does not adapt to the changing

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If a Job is Once Begun…

“Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.” — Nolan Bushnell People often classify themselves as either a thinker or a doer, and think that both of these things

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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

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 »

The Gift of Attention

“Give whatever you are doing and whoever you are with the gift of your attention.” — Jim Rohn   As the world continues to advance and technology becomes a bigger and bigger part of our lives, it is easier than ever to idly distract yourself and multitask. Maybe you’re writing

Continue Reading »

Believe in the Power of Change

“You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have charge of.” — Jim Rohn Change is something that is discussed often in the business world. If your product does not adapt to the changing

Continue Reading »

If a Job is Once Begun…

“Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.” — Nolan Bushnell People often classify themselves as either a thinker or a doer, and think that both of these things

Continue Reading »