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A simple heart-based tool to improve productivity in the workplace

A simple heart-based tool to improve productivity in the workplace I strongly believe that you can’t win in the marketplace unless you win first in the workplace. If you don’t have a winning culture inside, it’s hard to compete in the very tough world outside.- Douglas Conant, Chairman of Avon Products and former CEO and President of the Campbell soup Company A simple heart-based tool to

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Do you yearn to accomplish something remarkable with your life?

Do you yearn to accomplish something remarkable with your life?Do you yearn to accomplish something remarkable with your life?I know the feeling.Ever since I was a young boy, I’ve wanted to have a real impact on the world and create positive change in people’s lives.That’s why I became a teacher and worked in inner city Chicago during the early years of my career –

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My Summer Challenge to You (free training)

My Summer Challenge to You (free training)I hope you’re enjoying a great summer! At this time of year, many of us take time off to go on vacation and reconnect with family and friends.But how much time do you spend reconnecting with YOURSELF – and your most cherished goals and dreams?Here’s a fun “summer challenge” for you… This August, I’d like

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Why 5 is a magic number for losing weight and achieving your health goals

Why 5 is a magic number for losing weight and achieving your health goals“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.”-Robert Collier, bestselling author and publisher of The Secret of the AgesWhy 5 is a magic number for losing weight and achieving your health goalsMore than half of all Americans want to lose weight – yet of those who choose to diet, more

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Win 6 free nights at a 5-star luxury hotel – on me!

Win 6 free nights at a 5-star luxury hotel - on me!I have an exciting opportunity to share with you today – which could result in you winning a free 6-night hotel stay at the gorgeous Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Arizona.But first…You know those “a-ha!” moments you get when something becomes suddenly, so obviously clear?I had one a while back when visiting with some students who

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The best thing you can do to become a more effective and inspiring leader

The best thing you can do to become a more effective and inspiring leaderOur lives improve only when we take chances—and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves- WALTER ANDERSONEditor of Parade magazine for 20 yearsThe best thing you can do to become a more effective and inspiring leaderAs someone in a leadership position – whether you’re a trainer, corporate

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The one invaluable lesson you should teach your kids this summer

The one invaluable lesson you should teach your kids this summerThe one invaluable lesson you should teach your kids this summerWow, can you believe we’re almost at the end of June?If you’re a parent with school-aged kids, this means they’re home for the holidays. What are you going to do with them this summer?I have an idea – why not teach them one of the

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An Inside Look at my Private Retreats – New Video!

An Inside Look at my Private Retreats – New Video!My team recently put together a video which gives an “inside look” into the world of my private retreats!Often times, words cannot describe the full experience of  attending one my retreats . It’s so much more than what you learned, who you met, and what you got out of it. It’s how you FELT while

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5 Reasons Why Self-Motivated Learners Win at Life

5 Reasons Why Self-Motivated Learners Win at LifeLive as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever. – Mahatma Ghandi5 Reasons Why Self-Motivated Learners Win at LifeIn Japan, the word for constant and never-ending improvement is kaizen. Not only is kaizen an operating philosophy for modern Japanese businesses, it’s also the age-old philosophy of the warrior

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The 4 Best Kept Secrets To My Success

The 4 Best Kept Secrets To My SuccessPeople often ask me to share with them the basis of my own success.  I think the secrets to my success have been four-fold. First, I have always listened to my inner guidance. I listened to what I was interested in and pursued it with all of my heart and soul. I was always willing

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Success Hack: 3 Tips to Liberate Yourself from Toxic People

Success Hack: 3 Tips to Liberate Yourself from Toxic PeopleSuccess Hack: 3 Tips to Liberate Yourself from Toxic PeopleWhen I was a first-year history teacher in a Chicago high school, I quickly stopped going into the teachers’ lounge, which I dubbed the “Ain’t It Awful” Club.Worse than the haze of cigarette smoke that constantly hung over the room was the cloud of emotional negativity:“Can

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