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Archive for: Performance

Sunday Edition: I’m Screaming for Cheerios, Even At This Age

September 22, 2012

Anyone who has kids will identify with the time when their kids were small enough to sit in the high chair ­– giving them Cheerios– tiny fingers would scrunch about the tini, tiny circles and with palms wide open, take those little bits and slam them into their shinny, slobbery faces.

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The Secret to Change is Found in My Kid’s Sandwich

September 10, 2012

One of the greatest challenges that face each of us is “now what?” The answer is found on the other side.

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What if you knew tomorrow was going to be different than today?

September 4, 2012

Bad news is what makes all of life challenging. In fact it’s news like that kind that can erase any good news you might be experiencing today.

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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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Let Them Express!

July 17, 2012

Squelching expression or ideas from your team or your kids will basically extinguish any opportunity to build the relationship, and you’ll stunt any opportunity to grow – as a team, as an organization – as a human being.

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Sunday Edition: Lessons in a Cornfield

July 10, 2012

When you’re doing something that’s hard and it just won’t go away.

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Running in Jeans

Swedish Festival, Stromsburg Running in Jeans

June 26, 2012

How many of us are just waiting on the sidelines of life thinking that I have to have everything in place before I run the race?

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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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