Invention and Innovation: By-Products of Pain Avoidance

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We hear a lot about innovation in business. Thinking outside the box. Identifying the way things are done, finding better, more profitable…more effective ways of doing things. Innovation and invention are the evolution of business, but I think they happen for a simpler reason…Humans want to avoid pain. Pain isn’t just a physical manifestation…it can […]

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The Experts Are Wrong: Hope is ABSOLUTELY a Strategy

The Experts Are Wrong:  Hope is ABSOLUTELY a Strategy I got a phone call from a concerned colleague of mine who heard I was looking for a new gig recently. We spent some time catching up and sharing some stories about how things have changed everywhere, and how important it was to stay relevant. I asked him […]

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Your Social Media Network Has No Value

These Are Just Connections

Your Social Media Network Has No Value If you are active on social media, you know that the name of the game is building your Network. I mean…I guess that’s why you are doing it? But really…what is the purpose of having a network of followers? What are you going to DO with it? It’s […]

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3 Simple Rules for Building and Maintaining Momentum

Build and maintain momentum to succeed

You gotta start somewhere! You don’t just wake up one day and realize you have achieved your goals overnight. You don’t just find yourself RELEVANT, or IN DEMAND. Improvement takes time…but over that time, you need to see progress, or you will LOSE momentum. You need to tinker and test and take notes. And make […]

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Exceed Your Limits Or Die

U2 - Band

Exceed Your Limits Or Die Much of what I have read regarding finding success focuses on the glory of the result, and not so much on the 90% — the hard work that needs attention daily to GET to the result. It’s the 90% that needs your attention, your motivation…your consistent dedication. Otherwise…you are stuck on a […]

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