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Discipline vs. The Talent Trap

In the world of sports, we often come across athletes who are hailed as prodigies, gifted with extraordinary talent from a young age. They are showered with praise and admiration, being referred to as “The Natural” or “The Next Big Thing.” While encouragement and recognition are powerful motivators, solely relying on talent can lead to […]

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Episode 175- Kay Adams on Bet On Yourself

What does it take to build a career you love? Passion, curiosity and relentless drive! Kay Adams has made a name for herself as a sports TV personality by saying yes to opportunities and making the most of them. She is the host of FanDuel TV’s daily morning show Up & Adams, where she is […]

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3 Ways to Build Better Business Relationships

Business relationships can often be improved. Especially in leadership and sales, the difference between good and great can be better business relationships. Nurturing these important connections doesn’t just happen. You have to be intentional and commit to the long haul. Here are three time-tested ways that work. These are concrete steps that help you observe […]

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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

“I have no special talent.  I am just passionately curious.” Albert Einstein In a previous blog, I wrote about the importance of asking questions and staying curious. But it’s not just about asking any question; asking the right question is what’s most important. It’s quality, not quantity, that counts. Here are some ways to construct and deliver the […]

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Skip Other Goal Setting Tips and Do This One

Because of our brain wiring, the facts and figures that we remember the most are attached to stories. That’s the reason that detailed visualization is at the top of my most effective goal setting tips. If you’re not creating a story for yourself as the star performer, you need to be. It’s a fantastic habit […]

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Want Your New Year’s Resolution to Stick? Try This.

Did you know that only about 8% of people keep their New Year’s resolutions? Just because the year on the calendar changes doesn’t mean your habits will necessarily change. That is, unless you go about it differently. Traditionally a resolution is just a stake in the ground – “I’m going to stop smoking” or “I’m […]

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The Gift that’s not in a Box

With the holidays just around the corner, the shopping malls are jammed and online shopping is just a click away. It’s easy to find ourselves with our list of people we need to get gifts for… and a desire to check the box. I know I’ve been guilty of this approach. But pause with me […]

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Intentional Gratitude: It’s Not Just for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving coming up later this week, I’ve been reflecting on the power of gratitude. Thankfulness is such a great way to pivot toward what matters. We think about it a lot during this time of year, but I’d like to encourage all of us to make intentional gratitude part of every single day. In addition to […]

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Why I Hate the Term ‘Empty Nester’

At this time of year, there are so many transitions— the end of summer, the beginning of school, and for many people settling into new jobs or new roles still due to COVID’s aftermath. My family just had a huge transition: my husband and I dropped off our youngest twin girls at college. We just […]

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