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Resolution #1: No More New Year's Resolutions
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Resolution #1: No More New Year's Resolutions

This is the time of year when many people engage in what I find to be an odd custom. They take things that have lingered on their to-do lists –...

| 8 years ago
Going “All In” On The Relationships That Matter
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Going “All In” On The Relationships That Matter

Some of our greatest joys in life come from our relationships with the people around us. So I guess it only makes sense that some of our greatest frustrations...

| 8 years ago
Getting Into The Flow
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Getting Into The Flow

Don't you love the feeling you get when you are so deeply immersed in something that the rest of the world seems to fade away and time is suspended? You...

| 8 years ago
A Lesson in How to See, from a Blind Man
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A Lesson in How to See, from a Blind Man

I remember hearing a fascinating story – a true story – of a blind man who had his vision restored later in life after being sightless since...

| 8 years ago
Three Steps to Identifying Noise—and Three More for Handling It
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Three Steps to Identifying Noise—and Three More for Handling It

I spend a lot of time in my teaching talking about vision, and that means I also spend a lot of time talking about 'noise' – the unplanned,...

| 8 years ago
Manji's Top 5 at 55
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Manji's Top 5 at 55

What a delight it was yesterday to log on to Facebook and find page after page of lovely birthday wishes from friends far and near. The outpouring of...

| 8 years ago
How to Beat “Monday Morning Syndrome”
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How to Beat “Monday Morning Syndrome”

As someone who has been in the field of education for a long time, let me tell you the biggest obstacle that stands in the way of a client achieving the...

| 8 years ago
The Wind in Your Sails
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The Wind in Your Sails

They say a boat is a hole in the water you pour money into. But of course there's a reason people pour money into their boats, and it's the same reason...

| 9 years ago
A Passion Project
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A Passion Project

In a recent post, I said that one of the tricks for getting free from the 'hooks' that hold you back is to hire people to do your worrying for you....

| 9 years ago
It’s Not the Time You Get, It’s What You Get Out of Your Time
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It’s Not the Time You Get, It’s What You Get Out of Your Time

In 2003, I had to have a serious conversation with my business partners – one that would end up having lasting implications. This was well before...

| 9 years ago
It’s Like Riding a Bike…
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It’s Like Riding a Bike…

You learn to do by doing – that's something we come to understand as we get older. But remember when you were first discovering new capabilities,...

| 9 years ago
Are They Thinking What You Think They’re Thinking?
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Are They Thinking What You Think They’re Thinking?

Your practice, like every business, has a brand, which is defined (for better or worse) by the perception people have of you. Brands are powerful motivators...

| 9 years ago