Archive for January, 2009

  • When they say – I didn't know I was supposed to do that

    When they say – I didn't know I was supposed to do that

    Friends, I think we can all have about 10% more success in the places we lead simply by keeping the ideals and ends in front of us with some frequency. Here’s what reminded me of the importance of focus and repetition. I just had an […]

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  • Obama and You – Ways to Change the World

    Obama and You – Ways to Change the World

    Friends, I’m one of the millions who’s flocked to DC to inaugurate a President and hopefully an era of hope. At a reception, I was telling someone about the leadership work I do, and he asked “Who’s your target audience?” I replied, “Everybody.” I titled […]

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  • Choose Challenge and Create Value

    Choose Challenge and Create Value

    Friends, I’m scaring my capital-D-Democratic self these days, because I keep wanting to shake people up!  This instinct to grab people by the shoulders isn’t very compassionate, but I want to do it.  These are really difficult times; I know it first hand.  It’s not […]

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  • Forward This to Yourself — A Great 2009

    Forward This to Yourself — A Great 2009

    Friends, It’s not only a new day and a new week, but also a new year. I’m guessing that about 50% of my readers already have written goals for 2009. And of those, I would guess that 80% of those goals are oriented around work […]

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