Hagan Daaz, Netflix binge watching, and you

August 8, 2013

This morning I wrote a different post. It was actionable. It had marketing tips. I’m not feeling it now. I am not feeling much of anything – except the desire to eat a whole container of awesome Hagan Daaz chocolate peanut butter ice cream I just tried and binge watch House of Cards for the third […]

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Want something different?

August 5, 2013
Thomas Jefferson

If you want something you’ve never had, you  must be willing to do something you’ve never done. ~ Thomas Jefferson

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What to do when you are overwhelmed and just want to stay in bed

July 22, 2013
What to do when you are overwhelmed and just ant to stay in bed

Overwhelm can come from too many ideas, or not enough. It can seep in and knock you off track. It comes from comparing yourself to others or trusting too much in what other people say. A couple years ago, I took a few months off to hike part of the Appalachian Trial. When I got […]

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Path to Pro: What is a professional?

July 18, 2013
Path to pro

Being professional isn’t about being stuffy. It isn’t about using 5 syllable words, or sounding smart. It isn’t about the right suit or the corner office. It isn’t about appearance or posturing. Being professional is deeper than that. It is dedication to a way of life. How to be a pro: Aim for excellence. Not […]

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What kind of lobster are you? or How to fix the wealth divide

July 16, 2013
What kind of lobster are you?

The problem isn’t that some people are getting richer. Until we focus on the right problem, it can’t be fixed. It is not that some are getting richer. The problem is that not enough people are getting richer.  And we can only control our immediate world. Immediate worlds are small. I can only control me. […]

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The dark side of competition

July 9, 2013
The dark side of competition

Competition is good. It helps us strive to be better. But there is a dark side. Have you taken the Strength Finder test? I have. Twice. ‘Competition’ was my #1 strength. Both times. By a lot. ‘Competition’ STOMPED all my other strengths. Here is part of the definition of this strength: “Competition is rooted in […]

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“Should” is a bad word. She is not your friend.

May 30, 2013
Should is not your friend

I have been stuck on something so ridiculous. My tagline. Supremely STUCK. It has me in a mental cul-de-sac of insecurity and being unsure. What is a tagline? From wikipedia: A tagline (better known as tag line) is a variant of a branding slogan typically used in marketing materials and advertising. The idea behind the concept is to create a memorable phrase that […]

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