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Dealing With Entitlement

Dealing With Entitlement

Posted on 26. Sep, 2013 by .

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Tweet An attitude of entitlement is the poison ivy of team cultures. It looks innocuous enough and nothing much happens when you first come in contact with it, but later its poison burns you and spreads until you’re itching and can think of nothing else. I travel fairly regularly and my kids started to get […]

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What’s Your Exchange Rate?

What’s Your Exchange Rate?

Posted on 21. Jan, 2013 by .

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Tweet 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 […]

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The Extra Mile

The Extra Mile

Posted on 11. Jun, 2012 by .

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Tweet 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 […]

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Don’t Feed The Birds

Don’t Feed The Birds

Posted on 20. Apr, 2012 by .

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Tweet 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 […]

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7 Tools I Use For Social Media, Blogging & Productivity

Posted on 28. Feb, 2012 by .

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Tweet 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 […]

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Are You Punishing Loyalty?

Posted on 16. Jan, 2012 by .

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Tweet 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 […]

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You’ve Changed!

Posted on 14. Dec, 2011 by .

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Tweet 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 […]

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