The Power of Influence

You've identified the finish line, you know what needs to happen to achieve the gold medal and yet the people around you consciously or sub consciously are sabotaging your performance.

If you had to swim in a river to reach your end goal, would you prefer to swim upstream or downstream?

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Four Letter Words

Most of us know that four-letter words are a no-no. I would like to submit to you, there is a three-letter word that is worse!

The word is... "WHY?"

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Formula to Deal with Worry

How many hours of sleep have you lost, how many grey hairs and wrinkles have been produced over WORRY?

It's a feeling you want less of, not more of. Would you ever ask for a second helping of worry? Doubtful.

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Part 2 Spend Less Time on Email, I dare you!

Here is how I began to solve the email overwhelm.

I was reading The 4-Hour Work Week, by Tim Ferris when I realized something great. You can turn the feature to automatically send/receive OFF on your email!

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Spend Less Time On Email, I Dare You!

I often wonder about the software developer who chose to set Microsoft’s Outlook email feature to automatically send and receive our email. What was she thinking? I don’t know about you, but hearing a chime or seeing a picture of an envelope blink on my screen every time I get an email doesn’t do much for my productivity.

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You're Responsible

Have you ever seen the TV show Mountain Men? My first experience with these grizzly dudes was during a pain-killer haze on a recliner chair recovering from hernia surgery last year (read this).

One episode reinforced my stance on leadership.

Picture this...

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Golden Ticket to immediate RESPECT

Aim for respect and they'll probably like you. Aim exclusively for being liked, and you risk losing everyone's respect.

Often, leaders put too much of their time and energy into being liked by their superiors, peers, and subordinates. This, however, can become a dangerous trap where appearing friendly becomes more important that doing what it takes to be an effective leader.

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As Leaders, Your Office has “Weight”

"Morning. Hey, the boss wants to see you in his office..."

...who needs coffee when this line packs all the jolt you'll need?

To serve their audiences better, leaders are realizing their office has "weight".

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The Brain Diet

My friend Rod Raymond asks, "If you owned an award-winning racehorse, would you feed it pizza?"

I can tell you... I wouldn't bet on that horse if you did.

This shouldn't come as a surprise... your brain is your racehorse. It's a major component bringing you across the finish line day-after-day.

So what are you feeding your brain?

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You've identified the finish line, you know what needs to happen to achieve the gold medal and yet the people around you consciously or sub consciously are sabotaging your performance.

If you had to swim in a river to reach your end goal, would you prefer to swim upstream or downstream?

Four Letter Words
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Most of us know that four-letter words are a no-no. I would like to submit to you, there is a three-letter word that is worse!

The word is... "WHY?"

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