10 Characteristics of Confident Women

May05
Gold-Fish.-May-Your-Dreams-Come-True Michelle walked into the meeting and all heads turned. The group felt her presence before they even saw her. Slight in stature, Michelle’s head was held high, her posture straight and her eye contact direct. She took in the room, smiled at her colleagues and headed for the power seat. Then she called the meeting to order. Michelle is a supremely confident woman. But that was not always the case. Just six months prior, her manager called m...
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When The High Price of Winning is That Everyone Loses

Mar24
dreamstime_xs_20611827 Two hours. That is precisely how long it took, after the announcement that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia had unexpectedly passed away in his sleep, for the Republican Party to announce that they would not approve ANY nominee that President Obama submitted to the Senate to replace him. Not only that, but they will not give any consideration to anyone nominated by President Obama. No. Matter. What. We are mired in a national epidemi...
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3 BIG Reasons to Shamelessly Promote the Things That Are Important to You!

Feb06
Screen Shot 2014-02-06 at 12.18.40 PM I have an agenda today. It consists of three items: To show you that when you 'give', you get more than the recipients of your gifts ever will To persuade that you must invest in yourself wisely if you're to be the best version of you! (And to take a good, hard conscious look at the Authentic Business Success Summit, and all that this investment will give to you) To convince you that it's vital to your success and your life that you no...
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The Best Day to Make a Difference

Sep26
http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photography-broken-heart-image14093857     Let's begin with a bit of history... September 11th You know exactly where you were when you heard the news. You remember precisely how you felt… how you still feel. It was the day that the heart of the world cracked open. Nothing has been the same since. In fact, everything has radically intensified, hasn't it?  Have you noticed how much more drama there is in life? How life's polarities  have become more pronounced? How sim...
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What can this little parrot teach you about YOUR potential?

May06
What can this little parrot teach you about YOUR potential? Prefer to listen? This is Zazu. He’s one of three new-born green-cheeked conures (small parrots) that we recently adopted. Zazu is only 5 weeks old and has already taught me a ton about how to realize potential. (I’ve never hand fed an animal before and am amazed at how much I learn in the 10 minutes it takes me.) Every day I watch these 2 oz. creatures evolve. Every day they do something they c...
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What Martin Luther King Jr. Knew About The Secret

Mar07
sunshine Yesterday I was preparing to do a couple of guest spots on Seattle’s new SmartTalk radio program, Sunrise Seattle. In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, I’d proposed that we do the segment based on “I Have a Dream.” In preparation for the show I watched (for the twentieth time) Dr. King deliver his most renowned speech; the one that would prove to transform our nation (August 28, 1963). Once again, it transformed me. Watching it thi...
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We Are Just One Circumstance Away From Doing Anything

Feb28
Potential to do Anything Prefer to listen? An MP3 download and Transcription are available at the end of this post. We are all just one circumstance away from doing anything. Every time I say that a few people vigorously shake their heads in a horizontal dance; “Not me!” they say. I would never steal a car. I would never jeopardize my family. I would never become addicted to drugs. I would never gamble away my life savings. But ...
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Are You Motivated Enough to Change What’s Not Working?

Feb02
dreamstime_7353407 Prefer to listen? An MP3 download and Transcription are available at the end of this post. You’ve been bored in your job for five years. You’ve complained to your manager, HR, your friends, your colleagues and your mother. You have logged a total of 816 complaints; all having to do with how disrespected, unrecognized and underpaid you’ve been all these years. No one wants to listen to you anymore, but they don’t want...
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YOUR BRAND: When What They See is What They Get

Jan15
dreamstime_5160160 Prefer to listen? An MP3 download and Transcription are available at the end of this post. This, in yesterday’s Huffington Post, regarding Steve Jobs CEO of Apple “The King of telling purposeful stories has temporarily left his throne without telling a story about the new leadership that gives confidence to the legions who have invested in his kingdom. As a result, many are abdicating his stock. Long before the news br...
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