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Fleeting Thoughts

Published on October 6, 2011 by

While driving today I had a great idea for a client’s website. By the time I got home, the thought had evaporated.

Where did it go? Why do I think I will remember these thoughts, when I know I won’t?

Is it because it wasn’t fully formed ...

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Manage a Crisis Before it Happens

Published on June 16, 2011 by


“Good luck happens when preparedness meets opportunity.”

If something catastrophic happened would you be prepared? Would you be able to leave your home or business quickly and take those things you need with you?

I’m pondering these thoughts at the current moment because a fire is raging ...

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Spark Interest with Your Elevator Speech

Published on June 2, 2011 by

When someone asks you:

“What do you do?. . . . .”

How do you respond? Does your answer spark interest? Does it make the person want to know more? Or does it just answer the question without generating a conversation?

An elevator speech is a way to ...

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Initiate, be Bold, have Fun.

Published on March 15, 2011 by

Recently I was reading Poke the Box by Seth Godin. I like Seth’s books because they make me think. They get me outside of my safe zone.

My safe zone is doing things in a standard way. I think this is because growing up I was a ...

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Jump into Success

Published on January 19, 2011 by


Are you a watcher or a jumper?

Several years ago my children and I were at Lake Powell. There was a cliff above a pool of water. Several people were jumping off the cliff into the water. It wasn’t horribly high, and the water seemed deep. My ...

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Are you caught up in the thick of thin things?

Published on January 7, 2011 by

Having a mission statement helps you avoid the "new shiny object syndrome." When a new opportunity presents itself, you can ask yourself if it fits with your mission statements and helps you achieve your goals.