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Instinct? Facts? What’s the Best Business Guide?

Aug 11, 2020

Many years ago (more than I care to admit) I started out as a young entrepreneur. My business offered aviation charter and training services. After a couple of years I’d reached the point of hiring a salesman. Jack (not his real name) was quite effective in promoting our business. Up to the time of this…

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Want to Make Your “Star” a Leader? Caution!

Aug 5, 2020

August 5, 2020 by In business, it’s a common observation. Good leaders may have little experience with the work their team is producing. A good drilling manager may or may not have been the best driller. A good sales manager may or may not have sold so well. And, of course, the reverse is often true.…

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Think Business is Cut-Throat?

Jul 14, 2020

Do you believe in angels? How would you like to employ “better angels” in your business? Over the weekend, I read Win with Decency, a short book by Douglass and Lisa-Marie Hatcher. Their premise is that you do business best by positive treatment of every individual and organization the business comes in contact with. This would include:…

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Think, and Grow Rich!

Jul 14, 2020

According to Napoleon Hill, he met Andrew Carnegie in 1908. Hill relates that he went to work for Carnegie, who gave him an unusual assignment. He was to research and report on the work of the most prominent business men of the time. The idea, of course, was to create a guide for doing business…

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Whatever You Do has a Leadership Lesson in it!

Jun 23, 2020

June 23, 2020 by Jim Smith recently caught my eye with his story of “Lessons From The Muck“. reat curiosity-inducing title! Jim is self-styled “The Executive Happiness Coach”. In this article, he takes the opportunity to extract a few lessons from a distasteful task. Wading into and clearing out an overgrown swamp. These lessons apply in…

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Think about What You Want!

Jun 22, 2020

Again in this article, we’ll touch on mental attitude. It seems to me one can’t be reminded too often to stay focused on what you can do to make your life better. In times like these it’s doubly important. There’s a lot of negative conversation out there. Ignore it. That means it’s important to avoid…

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Personality Traits, and Traits of those Traits

Apr 28, 2020

This week, I listened to a fascinating interview with Dr. Benjamin Hardy. Dr. Hardy is launching his new book, Personality isn’t Permanent: Break Free from Self-Limiting Beliefs and  Rewrite Your Story. Tibor Nagy of Mindset Horizon conducted the interview. I’ve worked extensively with Ben through his AMP (Accelerated Momentum Program) project. I find his ideas very valuable. The interview podcast…

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Positive Thinking

Jan 20, 2020

Positive Thinking – No Matter the Circumstances Where I live in northwest Argentina, it’s pretty easy to have a positive outlook on life. We have 320+ days of sunny weather each year! I have the good fortune to live among some of the most agreeable people I’ve found. Truth be told though, you can have…

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Core Values

Jan 14, 2020

Recently I took part in a serial program called “12 Days of Leadership”. Kristi Staab, a coach I communicate with on LinkedIn, presented it. During this program Kristi asked us to identify 5 core values we stand for in life, leadership, and business. She offered us a list of nearly 200 to choose from, or…

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