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Acting as if ...

I took Jack Canfield’s advice from his book, The Success Principles, about visualizing the success you want and the life you want to have, and then acting as if it were already happening.

Put Leadership before Management

"Begin with the end in mind," is Dr. Steven Covey’s Habit #2 in his book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.

Optimistic about Gas Prices – Are they better than ever?

With the rising price of oil, conversations are prevalent about the negative impact on so many aspects of our routines hinging on the consumption of fuel including the cost to commute to work, summer travel, recreational vehicles, the trickledown eff

The Have–Do–Be Flu

As responsible (response-able) masters of our lives, we can powerfully create our own circumstances by working on being who we are and becoming what we want by doing the things necessary to achieve our goals.

Pro-activity vs. Re-activity

In the first habit of Dr. Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, we learn the benefit of being proactive. To be proactive means that, as human beings, we are responsible for our own lives.

Feed Me Feedback

Arriving in several ways, feedback enters our world by words spoken, the behaviour of others, opportunities, internal messages from our mind, the performance of our bodies, data, and so on.

Delegate with Empowerment

The best way to get ten times more accomplished is to create ten of you. Sound impossible? By delegating tasks properly, you can actually create a better skilled and supportive staff.

You Can't be Serious

You can’t be serious all the time, so make time for humour in your workplace (that’s humor without a “u” for my American friends.

Maximize Your Presentation Skills

Presentation skills are important. People are called upon to present information and ideas on a regular basis.

A New Year - A New Beginning

The turn of the calendar year brings on the best opportunity for change; it brings a fresh new outlook on life and the opportunity to form new habits and to create a new beginning.