How To Slow Down To Get More Done (Podcast Episode 21)

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Being really busy means you are important and that you are getting a lot of things done – right? Not really. Not necessarily. Being busy just means you are busy. So what if you could actually accomplish more by doing less?

Christine Carter says that is not only possible, it is necessary.[Read More…]

The Brilliant Idea of Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing. It is when an organization takes a task and outsources it to an undefined network or people in the form of an “open call.” Facebook is an example of crowdsourcing. Millions of users provide all the content that makes Facebook interesting.

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How Word-of-Mouth Marketing Really Works (Podcast Episode 20)

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Word-of- mouth. It’s long been touted as the best form of advertising. When you can get people to talk to their friends about your product or service, amazing things can happen. But how does it all work? Why do some products attract that viral type of attention while others don’t? Is it intentional

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Effort or Talent – What’s More Important?

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Call it grit or determination or something else. – it is what fuels our desire to go after and complete a goal. Sadly, it seems in the last few generations, we haven’t preached the virtues of grit. There seem to be a few reasons why. First of all there has been this idea that if […]

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How Attitude Makes Or Breaks Success


To do anything well, you have to be skilled. But skill isn’t everything. Your attitude – how you deal with people and how you fit in, is incredibly important. When people fail at their job (and a lot of people do) about 90% fail because of their attitude – they just didn’t fit the culture […]

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Giving – The Magic Way To Succeed


Human beings are hard-wired to give.  It turns out, according to a neurological study in 2006, that just thinking about helping someone lights up a part of your brain associated with feel good chemicals. That’s according to Stephen Post, author of Why Good Things Happen to Good People who says that helping others brings a […]

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Anatomy Of A New Year’s Resolution (Podcast Episode 18)

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Ever make a New Year’s resolution – then, despite your best efforts and intentions it just never did quite stick? I suspect that’s happened to everyone.  But it’s not only New Year’s resolutions, it happens all year round to people who set goals for themselves they never quite achieve. So why is this such a […]

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2 Things Your Relationships MUST Have


More than any other, this is the time of year when we think of the important people in our lives. We realize how important relationships really are. All the material success in the world means little if you have no one to share it with.

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Making Better Use of Your Time (Podcast Episode 17)

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I remember a fascinating conversation with physicist Brian Greene on the subject of time. He said that scientifically, there really is no explanation of now. We know what the past is and we know what the future is but now is not quantifiable. Yet, in many ways nothing is more important than now. To me […]

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