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GPS—Goals, Plans, Systems

G is for Goals. Without clearly defined goals, you will never know where you are going, or if and when you get there. You must have clearly defined life goals and business goals. They must be written down. They must be yours. GPS for Phenomenal Success They must be meaningful to you. They must be specific and measurable. And of…

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GPS for Phenomenal Success

GHave you ever used a GPS (Global Positioning System)? Of course you have. GPS is used by many to get from “here to there” these days. When I started my business 28 years ago, we used something called a “map,” and it was made of this interesting material called paper! But today, we simply get out our smart phones (that…

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The One and Only Reason Your Business Exists 

The greatest business lesson I ever learned is that my business exists for one and one reason only. And your business exists for the same reason: to be a vehicle to help you achieve your LIFE goals! The everyday demands of a business can have a dramatic impact on your personal lives. The good news—no, phenomenal news—is that the impact…

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The Importance of Accountability in the Workplace

Far too often, business owners or managers try to hold people accountable without a relationship. When accountability is done right, people will want to be accountable. They will want to be better. There’s a big difference between forcing someone to be accountable and inviting someone into accountability through support and encouragement. As the old saying goes, “Nobody cares how much…

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Why We Need Community

Have you ever been in the same room with someone who is plugged into his or her phone and not paying attention to you? Have you ever been that person? I have. Today, more than ever before, strangers on a screen influence people’s minds, molding their beliefs, instilling fear rather than hope. Communication has been reduced to e-mails, instant messages,…

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