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Archive for: Purpose

Be Willing to Try

woman lifting weights, If at first you don't succeed, try again

September 4, 2012

In business, if your company is stalled, what have you tried lately? If your organization has leveled or is in decline, have you tried something else, something new? Have you, or your team opened your minds to exploring new angles, new partnerships, new markets for your product or services, or are you just tired?

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Labor Day Weekend Painting and How Change is Tough

scraping paint that's peeling

September 3, 2012

Many of us hate to paint. That’s why change initiatives live and die on the ladder.

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The August of Life

dry parched earth in August

August 21, 2012

How many of us feel like we’re living our lives in August, exhausted, spent and with little hope for rain?

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Sunday Edition: The Fear of Not Making It

steep canyon walls

May 20, 2012

Will you make it? The answer is yes, if you choose to go up. What he did in that situation is that he looked up, in spite of the slick, steep walls, there were places along the rock where he could grab, hang onto and pull himself up, then again, and again, slowly, but confidently moving out of a desperate situation.

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Sunday Edition: The Lesson of Vision, part 3 of 3

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May 20, 2012

A vision of the future requires a belief in a promise, and an action plan.

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The Lesson in Vision, part 2 of 3

May 17, 2012

You finally got buy-in. What do you tell them as they begin to fall into formation in your quest? You need to tell them what that pathway will look like. It’s not what you think.

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The Lesson in Vision, part 1 of 3

May 14, 2012

When you cast a vision for your organization there is going to be some predictable response. A few things to remember.

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Do What You Were Made to Do

RIP Retirement Don't Worry

April 15, 2011

When you love what you do, you’ll find pathways to do it. When work turns from a duty you pay to stay alive, to a gift you want to share, how does this uniquely western idea of retirement hold a grip on me? It doesn’t.

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