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Quotes

These quotes though short, help teach important life lessons.   “Even if you are on the right track you will get run over if you just stand there.” – Roy Rogers   “We are what we repeatedly do, Excellence therefore is not an act but a habit” – Aristotle   “To give anything less than…
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Charlie Brown on Setting Goals

“Strike Three” Cried the umpire. Charlie Brown had swung and missed. He slumped back toward the dugout. E20-335 “I am never going to make it to the big leagues.” Charlie Brown Sighed “Charlie Brown, don’t give up on yourself and make it unanimous; you just set to high goals for yourself,” Lucy exclaimed. “Set small…
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Leadership Points

from Colin Powell “Organization doesn’t really accomplish anything. Plans don’t accomplish anything either. Theories of management don’t matter much. Endeavors succeed or fail because of the people involved. Only by attracting the best people will you accomplish great deeds. In a brain-based economy, your best assets are people. We’ve heard this expression so often that…
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Great Quotes

“I never look at the consequences of missing a big shot… when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result.” – Michael Jordan When faced with a tough decision; study your options and make the best informed decision you can. Once you develop a plan of action though stop thinking and…
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Marketing and Sales Lessons from Sam I Am

By: John Gonzales This article was originally published by Steve Moran at www.seniorhousingforum.net (check out this site for other great senior living articles.) How many times have you read Dr. Seuss’s classic, Green Eggs and Ham?  If you’re anything like me, and/or have any kids, dozens if not hundreds of times.  And yet, not until recently were my eyes…
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Working Together As One Team

I had the honor of helping coach a high school cross country team my first year out of college. I will never forget the county championship that year; it inspired me more than any other one event in my running career. We had the fastest runner in the county by far but the way Cross…
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Paradigm Shift

As a battleship cruised through the open water the Captain decided to stay on deck one night as a fog set in causing visibility to be almost zero. Late into the night another light could be seen up ahead directly in front of the battleship. The Captain yelled up to the crows nest to signal…
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Keeping ‘The Best’ Employees Starts with Yourself

Although many argue great leadership skills are not a prerequisite to becoming an effective manager, we believe differently. Why not work on becoming a better leader via a leadership personal assessment. Let the people you work with choose a few from the list below, take them and fix them. It will take time but knowing…
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Rules of Success & Leadership

by Vince Lombardi Know yourself This is wisdom that is as old as mankind. You cannot improve what you don’t understand.   Build your character Character is not inherited; it is instilled at an early age but it is something that can be and needs to be built on and disciplined. Find ways to write…
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What is Executive Presence?

By Joan Lloyd  “He needs executive presence,” a CEO explained to me recently, as he was describing the coaching he wanted me to give one of his VPs. “What exactly do you mean?” I asked, trying to identify some specific behaviors to focus on. With a lot of behavioral probing I was finally able to…
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