Posts Tagged "business"

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Thankful

After a couple days of business travel, the happiest moment is always arriving home. I have traveled for business quite a bit throughout my career, and it is never easy. It only works if you have a wonderfully patient and understanding spouse….

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Breathe

Sometimes I have to remind myself to breathe. The girl at the coffee shop actually told me that yesterday morning. Breathe. It was early, and I think I looked exhausted. Had a hard time finding my money and eventually just…

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Run To Think

  A brief running thought today. I like to run when I am stressed out, overwhelmed or just need to think. Not far, maybe just a few miles, but enough to get my heart-rate up. It has to be outside…

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Monetizing Your Skills

Is it possible that we never truly reach our “career” in life, but that instead our lives are merely a series of never-ending reinventions along the way? It’s a very different concept than the one society hammers into us each…

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Random Thoughts for a Sunny Seattle Monday

Nothing is more debilitating than fear: fear of failure, fear of the unknown, fear of being perceived as being different. Fear represents one of the more challenging stumbling blocks we face as we move towards unlocking true personal happiness. Few…

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Opportunity and Hope

  “You must not surrender. You may or may not get there, but just know that you’re qualified and hold on and hold out. We must never surrender…Keep hope alive.” — Jesse Jackson, “Keep Hope Alive” speech at the Democratic National…

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A Quick Wednesday Morning Thought

I was given a fascinating link to a YouTube video this morning (see below). It’s an animated 10 minute short from the author and speaker Dan Pink and well worth your time. It focuses on the idea that we are not…

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More Technology That Makes Me Smile

After last week’s blog on technology, I was asked by a few people to write a follow up article. Here are a few more companies and products I find myself fascinated with, and I hope you find them as interesting…

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Adding Value

A Friday sales thought about value… One of the toughest concepts to embrace in sales is that selling is never a one way street. It should never be just about yourself or your company. Both parties must win together and…

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2 Things

  A short article today. Much to do and a few meetings to attend. My wife is an amazing photographer. That’s one of hers above. Every once in a while I will include some of the more interesting images she…

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