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What are you afraid of?

Most of us know what is required to: Earn the promotion Start the business Write the book Lose the weight Stop the bad habit We rarely lack access to information.  Often, we are just afraid. Some fear the disappointment of failure.  Some fear the embarrassment of asking for help.  Some fear the responsibility of success.… Continue reading What are you afraid of?

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Leaders Inspire MORE!

This is the role of a leader.  It's actually the only role of a leader.  We don't need titles or designated compensation packages.  Organizational charts will not help or hinder us in living up to this responsibility. If we can show up: at our jobs at our volunteer projects with our friends with our family in our churches with your customers in our communities… Continue reading Leaders Inspire MORE!

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How Badly Do You Want Success?

Take a moment to contemplate this question. Do you want success: more than your desire to stay in your comfort zone? more than your desire to be liked by others? more than making people feel comfortable with their standard of average? more than sleep or watching television? I mean how badly do you really want this thing… Continue reading How Badly Do You Want Success?

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7 Lessons I Have Learned for Creating Positive Leadership Residue.

Leadership Residue is the memory of a leader that lingers in the hearts and minds of followers.  This is the influence over behavior that remains after the leader is gone. Leadership author and speaker John Maxwell, motivational speaker Eric Thomas; and sales author Jeff Gitomer came together at the Billionaire Thoughts Conference in St. Charles,… Continue reading 7 Lessons I Have Learned for Creating Positive Leadership Residue.

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Rise and Grind~Greatest Motivational Video ft Eric Thomas

This video accelerated my quest to understand motivation. Why are some willing to do whatever it takes to be great; while others get to 98% of their goal and then begin working on their excuse. Eric’s plain talk explains what it takes to capture that elusive 2% and discover an extra 20% that you did not know existed.

Do you have a WHY? Does your WHY wake you up every morning? Finding your WHY is simple; but its not easy. The keys are clarity and conviction. Join us on the journey.

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It’s Your “Why”!

In 2010 a friend shared a video that changed my view of the role of leaders.  In his landmark Ted Talk, Simon Sinek explained that great leaders inspire action by communicating their "why"(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qp0HIF3SfI4).   Like you, I have been frustrated by command and control managers who suck the joy out of work.  I have also felt the empowerment of… Continue reading It’s Your “Why”!