Tag Archives: Personal Development

You Got Any Partners?

A popular undergraduate introduced his latest girlfriend to his best friend. After the girlfriend exchanged pleasantries and passed the best friend’s eye test, he smiled broadly at the young lady and enthusiastically asked, “You got any partners!!?” The eager buddy … Continue reading

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Pass the Turkey

Holidays are opportunities for incredible memories and superior storytelling. Anyone can reminisce about slipping Aunt Edna’s toxic dressing to the dog. But, what stories do high achievers tell resulting from the holidays? Who makes progress while everyone else literally fills … Continue reading

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Work Is Where Authority Lives

Why do so many people go to work to environments where they would rather not be, according to a schedule they barely tolerate? That story sounds awful! Typically, money is a reason! One accomplished professional refers to his work regimen … Continue reading

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Everything We Own Is In The Box

A dear friend recently moved from Nashville to San Diego. Opportunities were imminent. The adventure launched when his wife negotiated a transfer to Southern California. Their fortunes were about to improve dramatically. This personal development resembled a business deal, where … Continue reading

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Service-Based Marketing

Marketing works only when business strategy and execution work together. Ideas are great. Performance is better. And, performance is the manifestation of superior service. Nevertheless, consider that marketing is essentially communication with a business purpose. Communication requires a speaker, a … Continue reading

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So, How Do You Know Her?

In a world of branding, e-commerce, and multi-national corporations, business still comes down to people doing business with people. Trust is essential; so are results. When connections work properly reputations are expanded, wealth is created, fortunes are built. But, results … Continue reading

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My Brand, My Child

Businesses launch and immediately reveal an identity. The identity may not be intentional, but it still exists. This development works the same as a child. Through the conception and birthing process, a child embraces its parents’ traits and influence. It … Continue reading

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