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Call!

Call. It's a lot like driving in the lane no one's using right now. Yesterday I had a couple of things I needed to discuss with a CEO client. Not wanting to interrupt a meeting, I politely texted,...

If Not Wealth, What is It?

Of all the things that leave people disillusioned, jaded,even despairing, the quest for wealth seems to me to be one of the greatest offenders. The pursuit of power comes in a close second; in your...

My Mini-Monarchy

One of my 2018 goals is the completion of my book about life-lessons learned from my influencers and those closest to me. Here's a sneak preview. Enjoy. ______________________ Life was wonderful in...

Free-Write

Free-Write   So let’s see, I’m writing about “Free-Write” today but I’m not really sure where I should start. I could mention -  I will mention – that I first learned of it in a graduate class,...

Top Qualification

I don’t remember the day but I remember the moment I read that trust is the first prerequisite to earning a new client, even before demonstrated competency. I value Gallup polls and their insights...

Cap it. Focus.

As a music major at Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music in the mid 70s, (we just said Griz-boom),  I had frequent contact with Chairman of the Music Department, Roger Rose.  He taught several...

Time for a New Shell

Years ago one of my sisters had a hermit crab for a pet. We enjoyed watching the little thing move around at certain times of the day, fed it per instructions and watched it grow. We were very...

Self-Discipline

What do I really want? - should always be whispering from the corners of our minds, urging us on to the things we truly aspire to. In a world littered with shortcuts, true gains come only as a...

You Have All There Is

Several times a week I hear "I wish I had more time". Each time, I remember a quote I had on my bedroom wall as a motivated high schooler. I like keeping my friends so I usually keep it to myself,...

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