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Monday, February 19th, 2018

7 Words that Save Lives and Apply to Everything We Do

In a 7-hour-long operation that took place on May 22 at the University Hospital of Mirebalais in Haiti, Dr. Henri Ford, the chief of surgery at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, directed his “incredible dream team” of several dozen professionals to successfully separate six-month-old conjoined twins who were born with a separate triplet sister.

These were his words upon completing this dramatic and incredibly complex surgery which you can read more about here.

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Monday, February 12th, 2018

Welcome to the Winter Olympics where Teamwork is Rampant

The Winter Olympics have returned and it’s exciting to see the camaraderie and kinship shared by so many, within the individual teams as well as across national boundaries.

We will soon be launching our own Olympic Assessment so you can evaluate YOUR team to determine if you’re ready to ascend to the medal stand … so stay tuned!

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Monday, February 5th, 2018

Monday Quote of Week: We Know. You’re Busy. So What?

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Monday, January 29th, 2018

Monday Quote of Week: The Burn & The Blister

We know this is true: but here’s the question you have to answer:

Why don’t you remember the blister?

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Monday, January 22nd, 2018

Resentment | Bitterness | Revenge | Best to kick them to the curb!

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BTW, the same holds for Jealousy.

And Bitterness And Anger.

And Revenge.

Let it go.

(The quote has been attributed to Nelson Mandela, Buddha and Anne Lamotte among others. It may have come into common parlance in the 1930s with Alcoholics Anonymous. In fact, Carrie Fisher explicitly attributed AA when she said it. Don’t you just love history?)

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Monday, January 15th, 2018

A Painful Reminder About The Value of Perseverance

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Friday, January 12th, 2018

Is Your 2018 Plan Alive and Well … Or Dying on Your Credenza?

Completing your 2018 plan does not mean you’re finished.

I t means you’re just beginning and if you don’t keep it alive, it will be DOA.

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable. ~Dwight Eisenhower

 

Eisenhower’s message that plans are worthless but planning is essential strikes a chord we all can embrace.

The word “planning” may strike fear into your heart as it does for so many who hear that word, but successful executives who work hard for personal and professional growth embrace the Eisenhower mantra.

It’s in this same family:

The key to victory means getting up one more time than you fall.

Is Your 2018+ Plan Ready?

You’re aware that the commencement address only comes at the end of your school experience … NOT the beginning?

Likewise, your 2018 plan is just the starting line … and the work is just beginning.

Don’t miss the most important part of your 2016 plan

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Monday, January 8th, 2018

Adversity Should be our Favorite Enemy

You’ve heard sayings that rhyme with this sentiment … probably ad nauseum throughout your life.

Yet, there is no greater truth.

We find what we’re really made of … not when everyone’s watching … not when everything is going swimmingly … but when the Resistance is regrouping for another charge and we’ve got a lot we want to accomplish.

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