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One of the best ways to make yourself more valuable is to be a resource for all things your clients need to succeed.  A great way to do this is


Verbal eloquence consists of kindly saying all that is necessary and no that that is unnecessary.

Do Your Dreams Shape Your Choices?

Dreams ought to pilot your choices and shape the landscape of your life.  You are the author of your life and your dreams are the substance of your heart.  When


Who is interested in accomplishing 35% more tomorrow than you did yesterday?  How can you do it?  FOCUS.  Radical focus on what is most important. Take a minute and make

No Such Thing As A Self Made Man

There is no such thing as a self made man/woman.  We are not designed to live in isolation and we need each other.  Each of us has talents and gifts

Resume virtues and Eulogy Virtues

Résumé virtues are the skills you bring to the marketplace. Eulogy virtues are the ones that are talked about at your funeral – whether you were kind, brave, honest, loyal,

Healing Words or Wounding Words

When you are experiencing conflict with someone it is important to make sure you are speaking healing words instead of wounding words.  It may take more time, and it will

Differentiated Organizations Result From Engaged Employees

Differentiation and engagement spring from purpose.  When your purpose is customer success through the provision of your products and services it becomes a galvanizing force for you personally and your

Revolutionizing Executive Management

Management of the last century was based on an industrial model that morphed into services is on the verge of the experience economy and headed toward a transformation economy.  Leaders

Four Things Needed For A Healthy Culture

There are four things you need for a healthy culture.  A culture where employees can do great work and grow.   Physical and psychological safety.  It may seem obvious, but