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The Greatest Leadership…

My father was a United States Marine, Vietnam Veteran, business owner, and just one hell of a guy that had been through and accomplished so much in his life! Therefore, my leadership training started at a young age - Let us just say the words "Improvise", "Overcome",...

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Where Are You Right Now?

Do you ever get so overwhelmed that you just freeze? Ever feel like you are in a rowboat pulling your oars to a specific shore but are not getting there? Maybe you're not moving because you do not know which direction to go? Perhaps you are presently moored on the...

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Is What’s Happening Around You Getting Inside You?

Hey, how are you doing out there?! If you are personally feeling drained and restless because all the outer turmoil you are experiencing is now becoming inner turmoil you are not alone. To all you leaders out there - you beacons of light that people turn to in times...

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How To Remain Jolly Around Family Holiday Toxicity

How To Remain Jolly Around Family Holiday Toxicity

Another Thanksgiving has come and gone and many are preparing for the Christmas holiday season - some with great happiness and some with trepidation. Thanksgiving, a holiday which I have always believed has never gotten the attention it deserves because it falls...

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How to Stay Positive & Focused Around Difficult People

How to Stay Positive & Focused Around Difficult People

Why is it that difficult people seem to block that path of happiness and contentment for so many?  In the workplace, why doesn’t the leadership team address difficult behavior in a timely manner, or in some cases, address it at all?  And, why does this bother you so much?

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The Future Is Now!

The Future Is Now!

I have often wondered how my life might have been different if as a teenager I had a coach, a mentor – someone that saw me the way I had not yet seen myself.  Someone that could empower me and play a pivotal role in my development because of their expertise, education, life experiences, their mental and emotional turmoil and triumphs that developed into those “street smarts” you cannot learn from a book. 

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How Social Media Affects Self-Worth

How Social Media Affects Self-Worth

Before Social Media, our lives for the most part, were our own.  When the school bell rang the “social media” of our day was over – we went home, did our homework, maybe talked to a friend on the telephone, had dinner with our family, watched some T.V. programs, perhaps the news, then went to bed. 

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