Day 4 – Turning Goals in Daily Actions

Day 4 and thank you to all those who sent in their theme word for the year. I can't wait to see how it goes when we check in next year. Here's the thing about goals. Everything is achievable if you build it in blocks that are manageable. I worked…

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Day 3 – Go Boldly Toward Your Dreams

Day 3 “Man is what he believes.” – Anton Checkov Are you still with me? To recap: So far, we’ve declared our theme word for the year. And, you looked back on 2021 and answered a few questions to capture some lessons learned. Today we’re going to do a little…

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Day 2 – Look Back Before You Go Forward

Stay with me. If you follow along for the whole year, your look back next year will be amazing. In my last blog post, I mentioned the Plan-Execute-Measure (P5-E55-M5)  Process to making plans. Let me give you a little look into the planning process.  This is how it starts: During…

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7 Tips for Improving Your Culture Post Covid-19

“Positive culture is a vital aspect of running a business–more than 50% of executives say corporate culture influences productivity, creativity, profitability, firm value, and growth rates. These corporate culture statistics outline how important culture is in attracting, retaining, and satisfying employees.” -  https://bonfyreapp.com/blog/8-stats-building-a-corporate-culture Currently, the new struggle is finding ways…

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How I Lowered my Cholesterol by 30% in 9 Months

Feb 2019 and my annual visit to the doctor for the annual bloodletting.  The results are in, my LDL cholesterol was 176. For those of you who don’t know, LDL cholesterol is often called bad cholesterol. The reason LDL is called bad cholesterol is that it can build up in…

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Be A Lifelong Learner: It Does Your Brain Good!

Back in the days when I was taking high school biology, the knowledge of the day was that the brain did not continue to grow and develop once you reached you’re a certain age.  And what makes matters worse, we learned that brain cells were on a slow and steady…

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Case Study: Emotions Unleashed

In the following scenario, a client (Michael the CEO) learns of a conversation which ensued between one of his partners and a senior manager on the team.  First read through the dialogue and see if you can tell what went awry in the discussion. I'll give you my views after…

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Active Listening

To be a great manager you need to learn to be a good listener. In my experience some of the best listeners have the same skills as an investigative reporter! Yes, it’s true. You have to be able to ask a number of key questions while you’re absorbing the information…

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