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So, I Met This Very Able Guy

I want to chat about something I saw in the dis-able bodied world that is truly inspiring. First, a personal story. I will fail the walking part if the police ever pull me over during a RIDE inspection. The brain injury I had several years ago left me with balance issues. Even when I am

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A Tonic for these Weird Days

I am sure I speak for all of us when I say our hearts are heavy, our brains are frazzled, and our anxiety is through the roof when it comes to everything in Ukraine. No doubt you have received pleadings from decent folk to donate to the refugees there. And your social feeds are regularly

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The Law of Abundance

Last week, I had the strangest call. A prospect was grilling me about how I might help him. At some point, he got a bit spicy and announced, “You have watched the Secret and have bought into the Law of Abundance.” Say what? I have never gotten past the first five minutes of the movie,

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About All Things Busy

Today’s post is inspired by something I recently read. “I am so busy.” We all hear (and maybe even say) this phrase these days. Right? It’s kinda like a two-for-one, isn’t it? “I am so busy.” A boast and a complaint. Simultaneously. And if we think about it, we likely started using this phrase when

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Building Better Business Relationships

These days, one of the hot topics I frequently get asked about is relationship building. Since I have never been a formal salesperson, this might seem kinda strange to some. Business relationships, though — now that part is an area I have always done pretty good with. It’s not that the whole relationship-building concept is

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What Are YOU Addicted To?

Recently, I was asked this very question! Naturally, like you, I shouted out,” absolutely NOTHING.” I quit smoking seven years ago and then dropped a bunch of extra weight by eating smarter, walking more, and drinking a glass or two of wine only three times a week. I haven’t been inside a casino in more

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When Life Gives Us Lemons

Lately, I have been thinking about when life gives us lemons. Such a polite way to refer to those devastating moments we have little to no control over. Y’know the ones I mean. Death of someone close. Loss of a job or a business. Divorce. Horrible illnesses that happen to ourselves and our loved ones.

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Gratitude? Attitude!

Have you noticed how much airtime the word gratitude gets these days? I have and gotta confess. Unfortunately, I don’t recognize the newest meanings and iterations! Once upon a time, the meaning of Gratitude was the quality of being thankful, the readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. In other words, Gratitude meant

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Can You Let Go, Just a Bit?

I was guesting on a podcast last week, and the host asked me what I thought the secret to success was. Without hesitation, I asked, “Can you let go, just a bit?” I have a history of being a classic type A control freak. I leave NOTHING to chance, over prepare for pretty much everything,

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Efficiency? Effectiveness?

Which is more appealing to you? Efficiency or Effectiveness? Efficiency is the ability to accomplish something with the least amount of wasted time, money, and effort or competency in performance. Effectiveness is the degree to which something successfully produces the desired result. The words effective and efficient both mean “capable of producing a result,” but

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