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How Much of Your Story Are You Really Writing?

We all want to leave a legacy. Not just at the end of our lives, but throughout, we want to craft both lives and careers that leave each company better when we leave than when we came, that affects our colleagues and friends po...

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Your PowerPoint Presentation Sucks: Here’s How to Make It Better

Face it, we all hate building PowerPoint Presentations. And if you love them, man, you’re a glutton for punishment. Whether you love public speaking or hate it, the presentation to accompany your speech can be cumbersome ...

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Stuck? 4 Succinct Insights Into Fixing That Problem

Being stuck, well…sucks. Bust through blocks and create some solid movement with the following insights. Stuck is just a state of mind Regardless of your external circumstances, it’s important to understand that ...


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Talking About Your Kids at Work: How Much is Too Much

Parent or not, we’ve all been in an awkward situation talking about someone’s children. You politely ask, “How old are your children?” and 30 minutes later, you’ve heard about not just Jackie, John...

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Deb Tacoma – Freedom Wand

Deb Tacoma’s story is one of true entrepreneurship and invention. The creator the Freedom Wand has a strong bond with her customers because she was in a similar situation a few years ago. Deb was in an accident that left her ...

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10 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Career

We’re all waiting for that Spring weather to appear. And when it does, we will naturally want to throw open the windows once again, strapping on the rubber globes and giving our homes that good cleaning it’s needed ...


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Ticket to Nowhere: Cancelled Flights & Your Rights

A few weeks ago I embarked on what was supposed to be a 1-day business trip.  The fact that it was going to be a long day was far outweighed by the fact that I didn’t have to pack and I’d be sleeping in my own bed that nig...

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10 Manifestation Tips to Get What You Want

Whatever it is you want (a trip to Australia, $100k in the bank, 5 completed work outs a week), these tips will help you attract what you want into you life with more ease and success. Before you start taking action, be sure to...

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Body Language: It Can Give You “Curb Appeal”

If you’ve ever sat at home bored on a Saturday afternoon, you’ve probably stumbled upon HGTV’s popular show “Curb Appeal.” In it, landscape architects and designers take a house from shabby to fab ...


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Finding Your Rhino Moment and Grabbing It

I recently read life coach extraordinaire and general life guru Martha Beck’s new book Finding Your Way in a Wild New World, and while it contained hundreds of incredible a-ha moments and tidbits I’ll carry for year...