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Count Your Lemons!

Recognize this? That’s right, it’s a lemon. But did you also know that it’s an insecticide, and a disinfectant, and a battery if you put electrodes in it? It’s also a source of revenue for farmers, pickers, packers, truckers, grocers, cashiers, and even for my 10-year-old son who likes to do lemonade stands. So, what…

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Don’t Mind the Noise

I was listening to an audio recording of a conference the other day and I heard the speaker pause. Apparently there was some kind of commotion going on in the hallway outside the conference room and apparently all the people in the audience were distracted by it and that’s what caused him to pause. He said,…

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Your State of Happiness.

Did you know that your level of happiness is determined 50% by your genetics? You’re born that way. What’s probably more surprising is that only 10% is determined by the circumstances and conditions of your life. But don’t we act like: when I get there…THEN I’ll be happy; when I get that promotion…THEN I’ll be happy;…

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What’s beyond your comfort zone?

It really takes something to be in business, and sometimes it takes a lot. At the very least it takes courage, confidence, persistence and focus, and I’m sure you’ve heard many times it often requires you to get outside your comfort zone. But what does that really mean? It can mean facing your fears, but…

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Make Sure the Good Wolf Wins

There’s an old Cherokee legend: a grandfather is speaking to his grandson, telling him about life and he says. “Grandson, inside me there’s a battle going on between two wolves. One wolf is evil. He represents regret, resentment and anger, The other wolf is good. He represents love and joy and contribution. And that battle is not only going…

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Making Promises to Yourself

Often the most difficult promises to keep are the promises we make to ourselves. Maybe there’s a big project that we’ve been dreaming about that you know would make a big difference in your life your business. Maybe it’s sticking to your diet plan or maybe calling back that client that you’ve been working on…

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