Category Archives for Motivation

What If I Looked In Your Closet?

I recently sent out a survey to my colleagues, asking them to evaluate my personal brand. I wanted to know what they thought of me and what words they would use to describe me. One of the words that came

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The $10,000/hr Appointment

Can one hour really generate $10,000 for you (or more)? Yes it can if you do the right things during that hour. Read on to find out how a story on NPR reminded me of how to use one hour to put $10,000

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3 Quick Tips For Accomplishing Your Resolutions This Year

It’s that time of year when many of us set our annual goals. At New Year’s we call them resolutions. I love the term resolution because it comes from the word resolve meaning, “to make a definite

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How your car’s fuel gauge can help you achieve your goals

Imagine if, instead of a gauge, your car told you only how many gallons were left in your tank. Imagine you jump in the car and you simply see the number “3.5” displayed next to the fuel amount. Do

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Why 2015 Should Be The Year You Finally…

As a strategic planning consultant, I hear a lot of reasons business owners don’t want to spend time creating plans for their companies. The most popular excuses are “It takes too long”, ”I don’t

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Procrastination Is Never A Problem

I hear people every day who tell me they have a problem with procrastination. But it isn’t a problem. It’s a symptom of a bigger problem. That bigger problem is lack of passion, excitement and motivation. Think

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I Used To Do That?

Do you ever have those moments where you smack your forehead with your palm and think, “I am such a doofus!” You know, those Homer Simpson moments of “DOH!” where you realize something completely

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A Well Of Gratitude And Grace

When my old friend asked me a few weeks ago to help her with a large catering event, I was excited. I put myself through college working for a catering company and I hadn’t put on the ‘black and whites’

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The Choice That Changed A Life

I had a simply amazing experience that I wanted share with you this week. On Saturday morning, as I climbed into seat 3D on the flight from Richmond to Atlanta, I barely glanced at my seatmate. That is,

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The Single Sheet Of Paper That Can Build Your Dream Business 3

The Single Sheet Of Paper That Can Build Your Dream Business Imagine you decide to build your dream house. You think about how wonderful it is going to be living in your beautiful new home. You imagine

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