Archive | October, 2019

Your Champion Mindset

Do you see yourself as a champion?  For many, the idea of being a champion feels out of reach and yet is only a mindset away.  The following is an excerpt of an interview with Bob Bowman and John Urbancheck, Michael Phelps’ coaches, summarizing Phelps’ Seven Mental Toughness Strategies.   #1. SET CLEAR GOALS.  Clear […]

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Maximizing Your Return

How do you maximize the return on your relationships? It’s difficult to end business relationships because they often feel personal, and yet, if you are thinking in the best interest of your business, are you in relationships that have a diminishing return? Let’s look at financial return, time return and energy return. First consider the […]

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How to Influence a Mismatcher

Mismatchers look for differences. All of us know someone in our lives who doesn’t agree with us – no matter what we say.  You know the person! When you say black, they’ll say white. They focus on the validity of smaller points in the argument versus seeing the big picture.  We tend to be creatures […]

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Mastering Fear

Is mastering fear possible? When it comes to mastering fear this advice might be helpful for you: “Excessive fear and self-doubt are the greatest detractors of personal genius.”  – Robert Kiyosaki   The Dictionary defines fear as “a distressing emotion aroused by impending danger, evil or pain whether the threat is real or imagined,” and […]

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Managing Millennials

Every twenty years a new generation enters the workforce.  The Millennials were born between 1980 and 2000, and are characterized as tech savvy, multitaskers who are intellectually curious, confident, and socially conscious.  However, Millennials are also viewed as lazy, entitled, selfish, and shallow. Millennials are providing unique challenges to today’s managers. Listed below are a […]

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