Becoming the observer: less ego more awareness

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Becoming the observer. For me to step into the role of the observer I have to up my level of awareness and turn down the ego and emotional attachment. I don’t mean you can’t feel when you observe only that for me observing is an intentional act where I engage the frontal lobe of my […]

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Clear is Powerful

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Clarity is preferred to confusion in business and life. The clearer I am the more powerfully I communicate. The easier I make it to understand me the greater the probability that I will add value to you. The more value I offer the greater the potential you and I have for engagement. Engagement offers all […]

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How Many Vista’s Have You Missed?

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My internal GPS system is eternally challenged. And still I venture out. Often times alone. By the grace of God I somehow always find my way home. How many times do you and I shun new experiences, challenges, opportunities, vista’s for fear of getting lost, failing or falling down? Fear. It robs us of the […]

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Perspective…ective; what’s your’s?

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Change. Innovation. Growth. Adventure. What if it's nothing more than considering things from a slightly different perspective? Developing a little different story about how things work…? Thankfully there is not one PERSPECTIVE. NO one has 'the' perspective. We each have 'A,' 'OUR' perspectives. The state of our own ideas, the facts as we've come to […]

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Authenticity: it’s a journey

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Authenticity It’s A Journey and who better than Mary Oliver to inspire us, The Journey “One day you finally knew what you had to do and began though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice- though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my […]

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Think Outside The Box: The path to change

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Tired of the results you’re getting? Want to change? Feel like you, your business, team, is stuck in an endless loop of reactive, hardwired, knee jerk, automatic, unconscious actions and behaviors? Human beings and things humans make (companies, institutions, ventures, communities) become whatever they ‘repeatedly’ do. “We are what we repeatedly do, excellence then is […]

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Super Freakonomics Lesson #1: As Candy Is To A Kid

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Like a Kid in a Candy Store, originally uploaded by weekbeforenext. Super Freakonomics Lesson #1: As Candy is to a Kid so is Incentive to Human Behavior On the plane home from Denver Sunday night I read Super Freakonomics by Steven D Levitt and Stephen J Dubner. It’s the followup to the national bestseller Freakonomics. […]

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Words equal Culture

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Words Equal Culture Words Are ‘principal carriers of meaning,’ powerful beyond comprehension. Building blocks. Tools of expression. Significance filters. Words matter. They always have and now amidst a globally connected web community, they matter more; if that’s possible. Culture A culture is the cumulative beliefs and behaviors, the personality and characteristics of a particular community, […]

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Mobile Giving: Red Cross Text Haiti

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Mobile Giving; Collaboration Haiti The tragedy in Haiti once again reminds us life is painfully heartbreaking and wildly ,deliciously inspiring. The fact is over 3 million Haitians have been affected by the earthquake and there have been tens of thousands, and estimated hundreds of thousands of casualties. Life is heartbreaking. On the other hand, within minutes of the disaster photos were […]

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