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Perfection vs. Results

  I read an article recently that a professional golfer is happy with their round if they hit 5-10 shots they deem to be “perfect.” That means 7-13% of the time they feel as though they have done exactly what they practice and train for every day perfectly. What...

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Give Them the Why

Recently I was facilitating a Leadership session in the great state of Iowa. To accommodate the size of the group, the organization partnered with the local community college. I have to say I was extremely impressed with how modern the facility was and the AV system...

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Leadership is About Consistency- Not Immediacy

Why do you brush your teeth everyday? It takes about two minutes and it’s a seemingly mundane task so why do you do it? I mean come on, we go to a professional dentist twice a year. They poke, and prod and clean our teeth beyond all recognition. Clearly these...

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50 for 50

Today I turned 50, a half century…WOW.  Seems like a lot of time, but I feel like there is still so much time left and still so much more to do. One thing I’ve learned in 50 years is that in order to move forward with intention and purpose, it’s also good to look back...

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To Acclimate or Not to Acclimate

Successful strategies to on-board your new hire If you are like many of our clients these days than you have been in the midst of hiring spree for your organization. Record low unemployment and a mobile workforce have created a true lack of talent to fill even the...

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Lessons From Moving

My wife and I recently moved from our home of the past 17 years into the home we’ve always dreamed about. We packed and planned, and created a real strategy to make our move go as smoothly as possible. Contacted furniture and appliance vendors, scheduled handy men to...

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What Does it Take to Win?

I’m not going to get into the discussion about who is the greatest of all time in sports or in business. I would however like to share what the so-called experts had to say about a few people that have all been in the discussion and ask you to decide for yourself what...

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7 Tips to Really Enjoy the Holidays

  Here we are in the final stretch of 2018. There’s still time to accomplish some of your main goals and objectives for the year, and most importantly build up momentum to kick off the new year fully charged and ready to make 2019 your best year ever. I’ve...

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8 Weeks Left in 2018

  This headline is meant to be a wake up call for anyone that reads it. Can you believe that there are only 8 weeks left in the year? Now is a great time to take stock on everything you have accomplished these past 10 months. Look back at how far you have come,...

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Ignore the Noise

  Over the past 20 plus years I’ve been fortunate enough to work with some really smart people that run extremely successful organizations. Through coaching discussions and leadership alignment sessions I’ve noticed a pattern of steps and behaviors that high...

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