Category Archives: Personal Development

Self Talk

I am sitting here, watching Game 7 of the World Series. I love watching high pressure, high performance sports. Sports mimics Life. It takes your very best to win. Life is a high performance sport. The one with the biggest … Continue reading

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Go Change the World….

I love graduation speeches. The moment when young adults are on the precipice, looking at the vast open canvass of the future. That glance is both terrifying and liberating. I have always appreciated the wisdom of those who have gone … Continue reading

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Active Selling vs. Passive Selling

As a student of sales, management, leadership and life, I subscribe to quite a few newsletters, articles and items to help along the journey.  One of those newsletters is the SalesDog (http://www.salesdog.com/), which is a great newsletter filled with practical … Continue reading

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Deliberate Results

I saw a little video clip by Zig Ziglar on goals.  He was overweight and he made a comment that he was deliberately over weight.  Deliberate only because he never ate by accident.  We are who we are by our … Continue reading

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Great Blog Post Some days you need to read something that sets you on your way.  Today it was this..  This needs to be known deep within.  Note to self, keep reading this until its memorized.  The line that mattered: … Continue reading

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Great Quote

This was on Success Magazine’s (GREAT Publication BTW) Facebook Page today: “There is no reason to ever quit. Unless , of course, you had no plans to ever succeed.” -Doug Firebaugh

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Why the Bonsai Tree?

I have been asked why I have a fascination with bonsai trees.  As you can see, I even use them as a back drop to this blog.  Fair question. First and foremost, I just think they are cool.  While I … Continue reading

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