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Choose to be Inspired

Several years ago I was in a taxi heading to a hotel in New Jersey where I was to be a keynote speaker at a conference. Taxis are often driven by the most intelligent, engaging people if one only chooses … Continue reading

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Time Tested Principles for Business and Life

There are moments in our lives when the impact is so profound that we are changed forever. When I was in my mid-twenties, I attended a management seminar based on Earl Nightingale’s audio series – Lead the Field. Nightingale was … Continue reading

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Your Most Important New Year’s Resolution

A man was hurrying back to his office having been delayed at a lunch meeting. As he moved quickly along the mall, his eyes were directed to another man who was window shopping outside a major department store. For a … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season to Give and be Jolly!

Have you noticed that it is the givers who get? How rewards follow service? How the people who make the most memorable impression on us are those that make a difference in our lives? Do you ever reflect on what … Continue reading

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A Story Within The Story

I confess to being a sucker for an inspiring story. There is nothing like being lifted out of the negative noise of the daily news and being made aware that the world is full of people who choose to rise … Continue reading

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Accomplished Women — Interesting Lives

As the father of four daughters I have a significant investment in ensuring they feel fully empowered to fulfill their dreams and goals. I confess to being strongly influenced in this endeavor by the fact that for all of my … Continue reading

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The Perfect Brand Ambassador

We have all had experiences when the level of service received by an organization is exceptional. That service is always delivered by exceptional people – people who understand that empathy, understanding and the desire to be of service are the … Continue reading

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Stop Doing – Start Creating

The following question was asked in a survey of senior citizens: “If you had your life to live over again, what would you do differently?” The dominant theme from all of the answers was: “I would take more time to … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the Season

As this time of goodwill gathers momentum, it is worth reflecting upon one of life’s most fundamental principles. This principle, when fully embraced, enriches our lives so dramatically that we are soon puzzled as to how so many people still … Continue reading

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Consciously Creating Amazement

Recently, I was asked to contribute an article to an Advent booklet being produced by my church. Such a request I always regard as an honor and so I enquired as to the theme for the publication. I was given … Continue reading

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