The Power of 3 Simple Words

It’s been said that we don’t only learn from good examples. The United debacle can serve as lesson about the power of 3 simple words.

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Can You Keep a Secret?

Can You Keep a Secret? Do you ever try? Maya James shares what she’s learning about making decisions and silencing the noise that surrounds her.

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Pushing Past the Fear of Looking Stupid

There’s a fear we all share, more frightening than FOMO. How do you cope when you face the fear of looking stupid? Here are 3 things to keep in mind.

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When Patience Pays Off

  Ask a “successful” person for advice on how they achieved that success and one common answer will always be “you gotta have patience.” It’s often surprising to find out that someone’s success didn’t just happen during the past year or month and that the proverbial “overnight success” is not really a thing. Somewhere along…

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Dealing with Missed Deadlines One Asana at a Time

I missed a deadline this week. Want to hear something even worse? This was the second deadline I’ve missed in thirty days. Thankfully the deadlines were for two separate projects and two separate clients, but sadly the mistakes were made by one single person — me. Recovering After Missed Deadlines Ever since the second missed deadline,…

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How Long Until New Year Becomes Old Year?

Each new year, we start with good intentions. Before too long, the new year becomes the old year. We do not change, and our bad habits grow and expand. After all, if we survive with the bad habits, why not do more? When change does not stick, we go deeper into the bad habits. After…

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Work Is a Blessing

During a recent visit to Santa Fe, New Mexico, we went to the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts. Entering an art museum, you never know what you might learn or what creative thoughts will strike. No different during this visit. A quote by Rick Bartow, a prominent contemporary Native American artist, struck a chord….

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Discontentment: A Great Leadership Challenge

Discontentment is evident, and it is more than just an election cycle. In the United States, our election is highlighting the discontentment. With the recent Brexit vote, discontentment is present within the United Kingdom, too. Add in Venezuela, the Middle East, and several other places, and discontentment seems to be present in more places than…

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Wear No Doubts

Doubt enters our minds. No one is immune. As much as someone tells you about their lack of doubt, they have it. Some may brush doubt off quickly, and some may ignore it. Doubt is present, as certain as clouds enter the sky. Life presents many choices, and how we choose to deal with our…

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An Entrepreneur’s Dilemma: Is it Time to Invest or Sell?

While I consider myself a lifelong Ideapreneur, my true entrepreneurial adventures began about ten years ago, right around the time I became a mom. Along with my first foray into freelance writing, I started an online retail business selling organic baby items like mattresses and glass baby bottles. This isn’t so cutting edge today, but…

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Your Choices (And You Are Not Invincible)

In our youth, we feel invincible. After all, time is on our side. We have a lot of time to pursue our story. In our old age, we feel invincible. After all, time is on our side. We have limited time to amp our story. The reality is we are never invincible. We are human…

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Forget Life Plans. Pull Life Strings.

Many tell us to have a life plan. Even more have a template, unique approach, or special methodology to construct a life plan. Having a plan sounds good, but how many put one together? More telling, how many use a life plan as a monthly guide? I have not. Maybe I should have. I believe…

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