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Career and Talent Farming

Nourishing talents and developing careers should be an agricultural endeavor. It certainly isn’t an industrial model where we create uniform job descriptions and prescriptive career paths based on longevity and formulaic education/experience elements. If you want to grow an individuals career, enhance their assets, ignite their passions and fully-utilize their skills, we need to cultivate.…

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People Need Compelling Dreams

  Life can be a challenge… Work can be a challenge. Even those “care-free college days” are challenging. We can let the challenges drag us down and deplete our energy… you see this everywhere. The retail person behind the counter, a sad waiter, a seasoned executive who has lost their spark for life and work.…

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Living In Two Time Zones  

Let’s think about time zones. Not the artificial lines that separate Eastern Time from Central Time, but a different type of time zone. Let’s consider the time associated with the Past, Present and Future. In which of these time zones do you most focus? The obvious choice is the Present… after all, we are living…

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The Architecture of Happiness

  Jason Silva, futurist, philosopher and TV host, speaks about the importance of happiness and about the concept that we should be the architects of happiness. Wouldn’t it be great if everyone viewed their life or career as an architectural challenge… an opportunity to design our own happiness. In fact, we can be the creators…

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It’s Time to Live Life On Purpose

There are so many expressions related to our life…. you only live once, life happens, life is short… and so on.   Considering the importance of this one life that we have, why do most people spend so little time dreaming, designing, planning and living their best life? I’d venture to say that most people…

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Human Potential – Inner Genius

  There is an inner genius in every human being. For some people, genius is discovered early in life and they become the model for all of us to study. For the rest of us, we may not be labeled as brilliant, talented or gifted, but we all have enormous potential. The genius within all…

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Thinking for a Living

How often do people really spend quality time thinking? Sir Isaac Newton was asked about how he discovered the concept of gravity. He replied, “I thought about it all the time.” It would be great if we truly took several uninterrupted hours to think about our organizations each day, but most people do this less than two-three…

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Are You Thinking Too Small?

              One of the biggest faults a business, company or organization can have is to think too small. Often, we forget why we created the business or entered a career in the first place. What do you love about your business or career…what makes you want to get up…