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Success is…

January 23, 2015 by


When you see success, you don’t often see the sweat equity that went into it; the daily incremental effort that moved the needle. You don’t see the setbacks, failure or frustration. In fact, in most cases it seems as if success came quickly and easily. The reality is that for most people, success was about […]

Will Smith’s Words of Wisdom #MotivationMonday

August 4, 2014 by

2 We all need a little reminder that when we put our minds to something, amazing things can happen. People that are successful recognize the power that self-thought leadership has – translation, the influence of your thinking on your actions. Don’t limit yourself! Harness your mental power to focus on being successful! Once you taste […]

Crisis Management….Be Prepared Before You Need To Be

October 6, 2013 by


Crisis management refers to tactics employed in response to any form of disruption that may impact the organization’s business or activity for any length of time.  While most organizations have a plan, the need or importance for one became heightened post-9/11 and in light of the more recent episodes of workplace violence.  Organizations need to […]

Learning to Take Third Party Feedback Regardless of the Source

August 31, 2013 by


Everyone has an opinion about everything it seems.  It can be particularly frustrating when those opinions come in the form of candid, constructive feedback from a third-party.  The frustration is rooted in not knowing the intentions of the third-party in providing such feedback – is it based on observation or speculation, is it intended to […]

The End Result is Often Not as Important as the Journey

August 31, 2013 by


For the most part, it’s been argued that the point is that you are there (where ever that is) regardless of how you got there. Well, sometimes, how you got there is just as, if not more important. Sometimes the value of the journey is worth sacrificing (albeit a controllable one) the outcome. In the […]

Can’t See The Forest for the Trees or Selective Attention and What We Can Learn

June 7, 2013 by


Do a quick search on YouTube(c) and you will find a host of videos, long and short, that illustrate selective attention and it’s basic premise.  In essence, by spending a concentrated effort focusing on one thing, larger, more obvious things get missed.  This notion is summarily captured in the phrase, “can’t see the forest from […]