Inspiration, Leadership, Leading Teams, Personal Development, Roles of Influencers, Vision

A Lesson From The Walk

No Comments 07 October 2015

A Lesson From “The Walk” On August 7, 1974 something ridiculously bold happened. French high-wire artist Philippe Petit walked between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center on a wire—1,350 feet above the ground, without the aid of a cable or safety net. The sheer insanity of his stunt captured the attention of people […]

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Productivity, Strategy and Planning, Vision

#10/101 Secrets of Highly Productive People: Water and Wait

Comments Off on #10/101 Secrets of Highly Productive People: Water and Wait 24 February 2014

The process of planting seed can be exciting. During this time the vision is fresh, expectations are high, and energy levels are at their peak. However, planting seed is not the end of the process. Highly Productive People know it’s just the beginning. They understand the power of watering and waiting.

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Inspiration, Productivity, Strategy and Planning, Vision

#9/101 Secrets of Highly Productive People: They Plant Seeds

Comments Off on #9/101 Secrets of Highly Productive People: They Plant Seeds 14 February 2014

Nothing grows without a seed being planted. Where a good seed is planted, there is reason to hope for a good harvest. However, if there is no seed in the ground, there is no hope or expectation of harvest. Earl Nightingale may have put it best when he said: Suppose a farmer has some land, […]

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Leadership, Miscellaneous, Self-Development, Vision

#7/101 Secrets of Highly Productive People: They Fail

Comments Off on #7/101 Secrets of Highly Productive People: They Fail 28 January 2014

In the previous Secret of Highly Productive People, I focused on tracking progress, but what if there isn’t any progress to track? What if you find yourself going backward in your quest to reach a goal? What if the data tells you things aren’t going well? What happens if you fail? In the case of Highly […]

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Vision

The Dirty Little Secret Behind That New Car Smell

Comments Off on The Dirty Little Secret Behind That New Car Smell 03 November 2011

Have you ever wondered what it is about that exact scent that puts you in the mood to buy the car?

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Vision

Are They Buying What You’re Selling?

Comments Off on Are They Buying What You’re Selling? 26 October 2011

Everybody is selling something. If you are a leader, you’d better be selling your vision.

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Vision

When Will You Write Your Hall of Fame Speech?

Comments Off on When Will You Write Your Hall of Fame Speech? 10 August 2011

It doesn’t matter whether you play football, table tennis, or the stock market. What matters is that you know your goal, and that your goal is bigger than you.

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Vision

A Blind Man’s Question

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What do blind men see? With their eyes, of course, they see total darkness. Yet, according to this dictionary, there are 18 other definitions for the word “see,” many of which have nothing to do with perception through the eye. Here are a few examples: I can still see the look on his face when […]

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