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A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance. ~Saul Bellow

"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." ~Henry Ford

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Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success. ~Henry Ford

Presentation Tip: When you have to speak to a group remember to vary your cadence, especially when doing a rehearsed speech. Cadence is the beat. Think of a metronome. It has an even cadence. If you speak this way, you'll put your audience to sleep. Try this when speaking, talk normal, then speed up a little and then slow down to emphasize something. BUT, don't create a new pattern of this...remember you need to vary!

"Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip." ~Will Rogers

"The right to do something does not mean that doing it is right." ~ William Safire

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”
― Maya Angelou

Lead because you have a overwhelming need to help others, not because you have an overwhelming need for others to help you.

Interesting research about success

When the same athletes succeed over and over at a sport, is it because they are simply more talented than everyone else, or is it because "nothing succeeds like success"?
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"Fear can be good when you're walking past an alley at night or when you need to check the locks on your doors before you go to bed, but it's not good when you have a goal and you're fearful of obstacles. We often get trapped by our fears, but anyone who has had success has failed before." ~Queen Latifah

“While no single conversation is guaranteed to change the trajectory of a career, a company, a relationship or a life – any single conversation can.” ~Susan Scott, Fierce, Inc.

Very good advice.

I did an experiment. I can't wait to tell you about it. There's one trick that everybody who writes sales knows and nobody else seems to know. This trick is so effective that Microsoft Word has it even built in so you can test while you write.First, I took the most popular 30 articles on LinkedIn ye…
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Good article that kind of got me motivated...hope you like it!

In light of my five coffees-a-day cravings, there are few things I know more about than the way dozens of Starbucks stores operate around New York City. I can tell anyone needing a Grande Americano where to expect to wait ten minutes, where your dog will and will not be welcome, where you’ll find ar…
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Self-awareness is the most important attribute of a leader. Thank you, Sharon Coon Reed for reminding me of that! #leadership

Truth is, you are never more authentic and impactful than when you are entirely connected with yourself; this refocusing of attention allows a kind of intelligence, authenticity and clarity that might not have been there otherwise. Your friends know this about you, as does your mother. In my organiz…
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"Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention." ~ Deepak Chopra