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There are only 2 ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

~ Albert Einstein

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The trouble with using experience as a guide is that the final exam often comes first and then the lesson.

~ Unknown

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Leadership | A 7 Point Cheat Sheet to Make Brilliant Decisions

I will be enjoying a family vacation for the next few weeks. While I’m gone, I want to share with you some of the Gold Feature articles I have written. Each of them supports my mission to serve you, which is to provide Practical Strategies to Help Leaders Get Real Results. Not a lot of…

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In any situation, the best thing you can do is the right thing; the next best thing you can do is the wrong thing; the worst thing you can do is nothing.

~ Theodore Roosevelt

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Quotation: What’s the Focus of Great Leadership? Focus!

By any other name, FOCUS is the one thing we all struggle with. There is too much to do, too much coming at us and we want it all. We want to work hard, perform well, love our families, dote on our children … and be great athletes, gifted musicians … did I leave out…

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The 6 Keys You Can Use to Rock Your Company Culture

6 Keys You Can Use to Rock Your Company Culture

The 6 Keys You Can Use to Rock Your Company Culture Do you remember the CEO we discussed in the first article in this series who threw his secretary’s typewriter through a second story window – without opening it? You may not have seen a typewriter fly … or a lead crystal ashtray pass by…

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Quotation: Is Pricing a Powerful Tool, a Slippery Slope or a Crap Shoot?

Over the years, I’ve written often about pricing … an enigma wrapped in a conundrum for most businesses. It comes up in many contexts, from evaluating revenue performance, using pricing as a powerful offensive weapon and evaluating the slippery slope of price discounting. If you’re the buyer, this quote by John Ruskin neatly summarizes the pricing…

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The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint enough to keep from meddling with them while they do it.

~ Theodore Roosevelt

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