Boot the Impulse: Mindfulness Will Make You Awesome

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Published: December 3, 2015

I think that American culture teaches us to get on with it.  Make a decision.  Move.  “Fish or cut bait.” Many of us have learned the lesson that “if we aren’t acting, we aren’t doing anything important.” Clearly, taking the right action helps to change us from a position of being stuck.  However, I am […]

Choose Your Next Leader

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Published: February 10, 2015

It is a privilege to serve.  What a mighty privilege it is to be able to select one’s leader. In the past, few people had a choice to choose their leaders.  A military general commanded the troops, workers on an assembly line listened to the foreman, and the church commanded our religious and moral lives.  […]

Finding Significance In Project Management

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Published: December 11, 2014

  If you are a project manager, a lot of pressures call for your attention. You follow a time schedule. You conserve resources. You monitor the progress of the people who work with you. You report to the vice president of your company and explain the overall progress of your effort. There are a lot […]

Are You Working to Make Yourself Happy?

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Published: September 2, 2014

  Looking for success in your work? Success means many different things to people. For some people, success is measured by money. Other people need to know they have positive human relationships around them. I am often happy to meet people who need to have a sense of achievement and meaning in their work.   […]

Change, Risk and the Route to Happiness

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Published: July 1, 2014

  If you are looking at making a career change, you are certainly thinking about risks.  You may look at a current place of security, determine, “I have these risks if I want to go forward,” and decide if it is worth it to get up and go.  Risk is present when we make changes […]

Where to Start? Time Management for Entrepreneurs

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Published: May 6, 2014

It takes a special person to be an entrepreneur. This person must have the determination to get projects done quickly, and here she must be willing to work long hours with an uncertain chance for a return. The entrepreneur feels passionate about his or her work, even when some deadlines are missed. Some of the […]

Fast to Action – Success Strategies

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Published: April 4, 2014

    To maximize growth, you must develop strategies. That is the Law of Design. ~ John Maxwell I remember having lunch with Jeff, a vice president with a Scottsdale-based financial services company.  “How do you stay focused on the challenges every day?” I asked him.  I’ll never forget Jeff’s answer. “I just get up […]

Changes: Predicting the Future with Tough Questions

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Published: March 25, 2014

  Who says being a leader is easy? Leaders change organizations, and that is never easy. Resistance is everywhere. Some people stand against the leader, and so the leader must be ready to confront and argue against differing positions. Change and advocacy for change cause many complicating factors – and leaders are at the center […]

Finding Significance In Project Management.

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Published: November 8, 2013

If you are project manager, a lot of pressures call for your attention. You follow a time schedule. You conserve resources. You monitor the progress of the people who work with you. You report to the vice president of your company and explain the overall progress of your effort. There are a lot of reasons […]

How Can You Get Consistent Results In A Changing Future?

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Published: October 25, 2013

    Leading a project through periods of upheaval and change can be daunting. As we start a project we expect that change will hit us sometime in the reasonable future, and then we learn that the change is happening right now. Our clients expect steady state results while we are working with a high […]

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