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DISTINGUISHING YOURSELF THROUGH HARD WORK

“Focus on building a track record of success, and people will keep betting on you.” I was reading an article by Adam Bryant, a columnist from the New York Times.  For 10 years, he’s written a weekly column where he interviews a CEO and describes what he learns.  He is wrapping up this series and is moving […]

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MAKING EVERY DAY SPECIAL

“You don’t have to live each day as if it’s your last, because that isn’t always realistic.  However, you can greet each morning invigorated and content, because you have the opportunity to make every day a special day.” – Rick Pitino Do you believe that?  Every day can be special. Many things are defined by […]

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COMPOUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

“Many successful people still have no idea what they want to do. They just have a bias for action that has allowed them to capitalize on opportunities and compound effectively over time. If you have a bias for action, you’ll always be fine.” – Sahil Bloom This quote is a “paradox.”  On one hand, we teach the importance of goals and being intentional about striving for them.  On the other […]

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SHARED CHARACTERISTICS OF SUCCESSFUL TEAMS

“All the successful teams I’ve ever seen have three characteristics:  They play unselfish, they play together, and they play hard.” – Larry Brown, Hall of Fame basketball coach Do those characteristics apply to your team? Unselfish – The members of the team put the priorities of the team above individual needs.  There is no resentment because […]

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