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So, How’s That “New Year’s Resolution” Thing Coming? (Part 1)

So – how’s that New Year’s Resolution thing coming? Don’t get me wrong.  I love it when people tell me that they are out to change something about themselves, to be better over the next 12 months than they were the year before.  I totally support that and embrace it.  I get a little giddy myself when I make plans…

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Kick it to the Curb – Part 1

It’s huge.  It’s debilitating.  It can even be paralyzing. Fear. Brian Tracy calls fear, “the greatest single obstacle to success in adult life.” I believe him.  In preparing our Goals 2014 audio course, I had time to reflect on the role fear plays in our ability to achieve everything we set out to.  As most of us have come to realize,…

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Reluctance to Strength-Based Leadership

Editor’s Note:  We are honored today to feature a guest post from a very gifted writer and blogger, Anthony Gitonga.  Anthony is the CEO of LEAD Consulting, a Nairobi-based firm committed to training others in leadership and personal development. We add most value to our organisations when we lead in the sphere of our strengths. While the strength–based development movement has…

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How the 20% Beat Mr. Pareto – Part 2

Last week I introduced a discussion about Vilfredo Pareto, the Italian economist that developed what is now widely known as The Pareto Principle.  Many of you may know it as the “80-20 Rule.”  If you missed last week’s post, you can catch up here.  Briefly put, the results in almost every achievable life aspect tend to fall roughly in an…

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How the 20% Beat Mr. Pareto – Part 1

You’ve probably heard of Mr. Pareto by now.  If not, allow me to introduce you.  After all, he may be directly related to your ability to achieve the goals you’re setting for yourself. Vilfredo Pareto was an Italian economist that lived during the early 1900’s.  His legacy is far reaching, but over time he has become best known for what is…

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Five Easy Steps to Beat Success Off With a Stick

“The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.”    Ralph Waldo Emerson If losing is your style, this one is for you.  If you’re looking for the path that leads to failure, I’ve got your road map right here.  If you’re just plain tired of succeeding all the time, then I can show you…

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