What’s Your Exchange Rate?

What’s Your Exchange Rate?

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I believe every relationship has a different exchange rate. When I travel I sometimes need to exchange my dollars for another currency. When I have a strong exchange rate the purchasing power of my money can be much greater than it would be at home, but when my exchange rate is weak I can wind […]

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The Extra Mile

The Extra Mile

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In ancient Rome a centurion could command those who were not Roman citizens to carry their equipment for a mile. Generally the conquered citizens resented the forced labour, but first century Christians began a tradition of “going the extra mile”. Not only would they do what they were required by law to do… but they […]

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Don’t Feed The Birds

Don’t Feed The Birds

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As a kid I remember being pestered by aggressive seagulls at the beach. I thought if I threw them a few hot chips they’d be appeased and go away. How wrong I was. Suddenly there were more, and bolder still, with endless appetites! The Mayor of London recently reduced soaring pigeon numbers simply by banning […]

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7 Tools I Use For Social Media, Blogging & Productivity

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Sendpepper // 123rf // Hootsuite // Buffer // WordPress // Action Method // Woothemes People often ask me what tools I like to use as a leadership blogger, a non-profit entrepreneur and professional speaker. I need to deliver my creative best in the most efficient and leveraged way I can. Never ones to be conventional […]

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Are You Punishing Loyalty?

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Maybe you’ve had an experience like this? I called my cable television provider a few weeks ago because I’d seen them advertising some special deals for the holidays. I’ve been with them for a few years, and their hold message repeatedly claims that I’m a “valued customer”. Well it turns out that their advertised rates […]

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You’ve Changed!

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It’s said like an insult… “You’ve changed!” Perhaps you were in a conversation with a lifelong friend or a family member. Something you did or said wasn’t quite what you always used to do or say. And then out it comes, with a hint of disgust… “You’ve changed!” Here’s the problem: if you want to […]

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