Tag Archives: Keynote Speaker

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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A Critique Of Criticism

A Critique Of Criticism

Posted on 01. Feb, 2010 by .

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Tweet Recently a friend said to me, “Criticism is the death gargle of a non-achiever”. It’s a great statement and I’ve found it to be true. Many years of leadership have given me the opportunity to see the long-term impact of different mindsets on a person’s life. The truth is that all too often those […]

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Simplify

Simplify

Posted on 15. Dec, 2009 by .

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Tweet What could you stop doing in 2010, to do more of what gets real results? This time of year most people are setting goals and making plans that revolve around adding things to their lives. New projects. Extra staff. More products and services. The problem is that many leaders are hoarders when it comes […]

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The Economics Of Extra

The Economics Of Extra

Posted on 20. Sep, 2009 by .

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Tweet It’s been said that the difference between ordinary and extraordinary is just a little bit “extra”. There’s a coffee house that I’m irrationally loyal to (in fact I’m there even as I write this). It’s not as though the coffee or the service or the surroundings are so drastically different to other purveyors of […]

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Loan Car Syndrome

Loan Car Syndrome

Posted on 06. Sep, 2009 by .

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Tweet Years ago a friend’s father had a car accident and was given a loan car over a long weekend by the smash repairer. Since the father didn’t need the car, his son’s friends hatched a plan to get away for the weekend… to Uluru (Ayers Rock)… half way across Australia from Sydney. Driving and […]

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