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Are systems better than motivation for your business?

Ah, the short answer is neither is better for your business. The long answer when it comes to systems vs. motivation and which to choose, is both. No, I’m not talking in circles, but am going to give you a rounded look at both of these incredible tools when it comes to creating a business…

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Taking Control: Out with the Old, In with the New

This post is about taking control, and specifically recognizing that your old faith isn’t going to be enough to deliver you from new problems. But we’ll get to that. Do you feel the need to control just about everything? I know that I used to be very much of a control freak! Okay, so I…

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Do You Know How To Slay Your Complacency?

Slay your complacency! You’d better know how or it can become the killer of your dreams, finances, relationships, and even the future YOU. (or the 4 F’s as I like to call them) Sure, we can say that complacency is dangerous, but most don’t really think it’s all that serious. Perhaps there’s some confusion as…

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Finding Focus Even When You’re In the Middle of Your Feelings

When You’re in the Middle of Your Feelings We all do it. Allow our feelings to get in the middle when we should be finding our focus. I’m not saying don’t pay attention to your emotions. Just that there are choices we can control despite our feelings. Feelings follow choice. That’s something that I remind…

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The 3 Biggest “F” Words Messing With Your Progress

I’m not talking about the F word, so calm down. (although I have written about four letter words before – you can check that out here if you’d like) There are 3 main F words that are messing with your progress.  #1 FINE This may be the most misused F word in our vocabulary and it’s…

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Guilt ridden or purpose driven?

When it comes to high achievers and goal getters, there are two feelings that can drive more people to lose direction or take action than any other….the feelings of guilt or of purpose. Are you guilty of these two drivers? Think about the last time you were determined to do something – WHY? What was the motivation behind that…

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The value of saying NO

Two letters, one syllable and one powerful outcome can transpire just by saying, NO. Saying NO can be both liberating and enslaving depending on which things you choose to say, NO. This seemingly harmless two letter word can really wield some power when used properly. When used properly, saying NO can establish boundaries, protect priorities…

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The Triple Threat To Your Progress

The triple threat I’m talking about is the triple D’s! Disappointment, Discouragement and Defeat. (what were you thinking I meant?!) We’ve all been threatened by one of these at some point. Sometimes all at once, back to back or a one, two combo. (And for a lot of us, that was just this morning!) I’m…

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