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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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All I Need to Know I Learn From Sydney

Parents, we know our kids can be our wisest teachers.  Often I am not present enough to realize the lessons my daughter is giving me.  Thinking about what to cook for dinner, making grocery lists, checking emails, thinking through meetings, … Continue reading

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My Grandson – The Graduate

My vision for my grandson, Evan, has always been huge. First and foremost a golf superstar. We have been golf buddies since he could barely swing a club. His vision is as far reaching as what seems to be the … 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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Are we there yet?

Last weekend, my 3 year old daughter and I went on lots of fun excursions.  Farmer’s market, various playgrounds, Target….and she kept asking me, “Are we there yet?” And I would say, “We are here, soon we will be there!”  … 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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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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Three Lessons
My Dad Taught Me

Recently I returned to the land in which I grew up – Australia – to spend time with my father in the last weeks and days of his life. Prior to departing from the US, I received a commission from … Continue reading

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