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Relationships: How They Affect Us and We Affect Them – Beverly Lessard

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Relationships.  It really is what makes our life…life.  Where would we be without them?  Well, first of all you and I would not have been born so there’s that.  But, our relationships do add spice to life, and in fact we relate to not just people, but animals, places and things.  If you are married or have a significant other …

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Stop Flushing Your Marketing Budget Down the Tech Toilet – Steve Brown

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“Build me a website, that’s what we need to have a successful business”.  Then what happens?  They continue to spend money on website design, SEO,  and other IT initiatives only to do one thing…run out of money.  That marketing philosophy is the “if we build it, they will come”.  Like something out of the movie “Field of Dreams”.  The only …

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Success Strategies from Combat Veterans – Deliberate Discomfort – MAJ Jason Van Camp

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Success we all want it, but we often do not want to pay the price for it, or hear the answers on how to ultimately achieve it.  So often we think that success is a by product of getting the right breaks in life or business.  Some believe that success is just given to people.  Others believe that if you …

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Thinking Outside the Box to Solve Todays Challenges – Squircle – Francis Cholle

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We need to be honest with ourselves our world has changed.  It moves at an incredible pace, and as technology continues to move our problems become more complex and challenging.  How we choose to think about and solve those problems must also change.  Here is the problem:  We live in a world that has a bias of binary thinking, eliminating …

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Lean Transformation Lessons for Every Business – Flatlined – Mark C. Deluzio

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You may or may no be acquainted with “Lean Transformation” or “Lean Management”, but the truth is you more than likely employ some of the principles.  Lean management is a business wide thought process that starts with what you customer really wants and needs, then engages the employees and leadership to find ways to make that happen, by cutting waste …

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Your Business Plan is a Military Mission – Michael Penney

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Let’s say you are in the middle of a war.  You have an enemy that wants to destroy you.  Not only do they not care about you they want to take everything from you.  How do you go about your mission to defeat the enemy?  Do you just wake up one morning and figure it out as you go?  Do …

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Getting Past Our Bias and Unconscious Judgements – Howard Ross

In Beliefs, Bias, change, Controlling Your Thinking, overcoming bias, Podcast, Uncategorized by Jay Izso2 Comments

No one wants to admit it.  In fact we get defensive when accused of it.  In most cases we go into denial and rationalize it.  What am I talking about: Bias.  The fact of the matter is bias comes with being human.  Every single person in the world has bias.  You in fact are biased!  Did you notice how you …

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The Success Cycle – Marques Ogden – Former NFL Athlete

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We all want to achieve success.  And success can mean different things to each one of us.  But, I would venture to say that to the vast majority of you reading this right now, that at least on some level success has something to do with your financial situation.  For example, if success is being able to retire on a …

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You Are in Control – Common Sense Happiness – Loree Bischoff

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Everyone wants to be happy.  As humans we will avoid pain at all costs for our own happiness.  But for most people happiness is an elusive mistress.  We try to define our happiness with things, stuff, fame, fortune, money, relationships, but at the core of it all those are all externals.  Real happiness comes from with in ourselves.  When we …