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Is This What You Want To Do (Part 2)

Is This What You Want To Do (Part 2)

The Transition In a previous post I wrote about how I eventually came around to exploring the possibility of becoming a Certified Professional Coach. Now I will tell you about the transition into the profession. As I expected there was a lot of eye rolling, mostly by...

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Is This What You Want To Do? (Part 1)

Is This What You Want To Do? (Part 1)

What Do You Want To Do? Are you doing what you want to do? Is this how you want to be spending your time? Is this what you really want to do? These are questions you might be asking yourself. Or worse, they might be questions you are avoiding asking yourself. One of...

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Business Success and Happiness

Business Success and Happiness

Business Success is More Than Money If you are a what is called a small business owner, I can help you fit the pieces of your business puzzle together in a profitable way. But that is not what this is about. This is about the truth you may not have come to understand...

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Listening Like a Leader

Listening Like a Leader

Listening to Others These are difficult times for many people. Difficult times bring their own special problems. These are frequently problems we haven’t faced before. Are you listening? To confront, combat and conquer these problems takes proper leadership. It takes...

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Judging Others

Judging Others

Be Careful Judging Others Here is a story about human nature. It illustrates how we so often just see things from our own perspective and fail to see the big picture. We fail to see the fallacy of our own actions while we are bust judging others. The story was relayed...

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Confident Leader in Covid-19 Era

Confident Leader in Covid-19 Era

Confident Leader Fundamentals A confident leader gets results. But having the necessary confidence can be a challenge. Especially during the pandemic. If you are serving in a leadership position right now you are facing a set of issues and circumstances that are...

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Calling Myself Out

Calling Myself Out

Calling Myself Out Worry is nothing more than thinking about a future event and predicting a bad outcome. It is a choice. There is no reason to predict that bad outcome. We do not know what is going to come in the future. It is better we think of a future event and...

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What is Leadership Style?

What is Leadership Style?

Your Leadership Style Each leader has a leadership style that is personal to them. There is no magic formula that works for everyone. It is important to understand some of the fundamentals of leadership so that you can determine what style works best for you. In...

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Confident Leadership is Humble

Confident Leadership is Humble

Leaders Should be Humble If you want to be a real leader, then you have to understand the fundamentals of confident leadership. Some people seem to be natural leaders. That is a myth. Those who appear to come by it naturally have actually studied leadership throughout...

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How Can I Get Leadership Training

How Can I Get Leadership Training

Looking For Leadership Training? There is no real substitute for the leadership training one can get in the military. It isn’t the only place to learn leadership. There are various institutes around the world that offer courses on leadership. I applaud that. As an...

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Covid-19 Fear Response

Covid-19 Fear Response

Covid-19 Fear Mongers In these tumultuous times many well-intended comments are misconstrued. It results from uncertainty, fear, insecurities and worries. It happens as a a result of the Covid-19 fear. That is perfectly understandable. Please Don't Panic For the past...

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Coronavirus Scare

Coronavirus Scare

Coronavirus Panics Public Perhaps you have heard me speak about living beyond fear or creating a Culture of Confidence®. Maybe you have seen some of my blog posts dealing with those subjects. The situation with Covid-19 or the coronavirus compels me to speak out. As...

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Real Estate Professional Workloads

Real Estate Professional Workloads

Real Estate Professionals One of the problems that face a real estate professional is that constant pressure to be on call. Many of your prospective clients have jobs and other responsibilities that make them unavailable during what are called “normal working hours.”...

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Why Compare Ourselves to Others?

Why Compare Ourselves to Others?

Compare and Despair One of the worst things that we can do is compare ourselves to others. I like to call that “compare and despair.” When we start to compare ourselves to others, we are seldom comparing ourselves to someone who is doing worse. We seem to always...

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Professional Speakers and Real Estate Agents

Professional Speakers and Real Estate Agents

Professional Speakers and Real Estate Agents Professional speakers and real estate agents constantly look for new and different ways to build their business. The innovators are always on the lookout for something that will set them apart. It isn’t easy and there are a...

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Real Estate Challenges Overcome

Real Estate Challenges Overcome

Real Estate Sales Can Be Rewarding Helping real estate professionals overcome their challenges and see them become premier producers has been a real blessing for me. The challenges faced by real estate agents, realtors and real estate brokers never seem to totally go...

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My Meeting with The Irishman

My Meeting with The Irishman

The exact years are not important here. I was not aware as these events unfolded that they would someday be the subject of interest to others. They were, and remain, just events in my life. To give you a bit of perspective I got my law license in 1974, Jimmy Hoffa...

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Never As Bad As You Imagine

Never As Bad As You Imagine

Yesterday found me at a local event put on by a nationally known coach. I went, not because I wanted to hire him or his team. I attended because I wanted to see how the entire presentation was made. How would he, or in this case the speakers he sent out, pitch the...

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Thin Skinned Real Estate Agents

Thin Skinned Real Estate Agents

Real Estate Agents and Thin Skin Recently I read an article that stated that one of the major reasons people quit their job as a real estate agents is that they have thin skin. I found that to be an interesting observation. The Many Problems Real estate agents deal...

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Why Confidence?

Why Confidence?

Because People Need Help Developing Confidence People ask me why I write and speak about the topic of confidence. The reason is that I know firsthand how difficult life can be for those who do not have confidence in themselves or their future. I was a victim in that...

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How To Deal With The Holiday Crush

How To Deal With The Holiday Crush

Feeling The Holiday Crush? Many people are feeling overworked and undervalued at this time of year. It is not uncommon. One of the factors that contributes to that feeling is the holiday crush. Not only do you have the usual task associated with your job, you are...

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How to Overcome Being Overworked

How to Overcome Being Overworked

Being Overworked Is Avoidable Being overworked is becoming more common in this economic environment. One of the reasons is the labor market is pretty tight right now and employers are having a difficult time hiring more qualified people. That puts pressure on...

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Being Overworked Can’t Continue

Being Overworked Can’t Continue

Stop Being Overworked Being overworked is one of the biggest complaints I hear from my clients when we first begin on our journey. That feeling is smothering. You just don’t feel like you will ever get out from under that ever-increasing workload. I get it. Your to-do...

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I Call Bullshit!

I Call Bullshit!

Is This the Real Life? People always ask speakers what it is they speak about. Speakers then rattle off some well-crafted short “elevator” speech. That is great for those speakers who are out there busting their butts trying to make a living in the business of...

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Business Coach Ideas

Business Coach Ideas

Business Coach and Goals The job of a business coach is to help business owners define and then achieve their goals. Because of that I am always working with my clients to help them focus on what it is they really want to accomplish. One of the important aspects of...

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What Is My Purpose?

What Is My Purpose?

It Is Your Purpose Finding one's purpose can be a real task. Mark Twain said, “The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” That is a great quote. At some time in our life we all take at least a moment to ponder our...

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Develop Confidence and Find Your Success

Develop Confidence and Find Your Success

Confidence is the key Confidence is something that is developed. It is not learned. You cannot get it by reading about it or listening to lectures about it. Confidence is something that comes about as a result of practice. Confidence is also not something that always...

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Opportunity or Obligation?

Opportunity or Obligation?

Opportunities Are Knocking One of the things that seems to resonate with so many people in audiences where I speak is the question I ask, “Would you rather live a lifetime of opportunities or serve a life sentence of obligations?” It is all in your attitude....

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Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously

Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously

Too Seriously to Enjoy Life Today I am back on the bandwagon about taking yourself too seriously. Quit it. My passion in life is helping people find their confidence and also teaching organizations how they can create a Culture of Confidence™. One of the constants...

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Stay in Your Comfort Zone

Stay in Your Comfort Zone

It Is Your Comfort Zone, Embrace It You can’t swing a dead cat without hitting some speaker who is encouraging you to get out of your comfort zone. You know, that was great phrase when it first came on the scene. It applied mostly to athletes and people who were doing...

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I am Serious About This

I am Serious About This

Seriously? I am staying on the topic of not taking yourself too seriously. It is the enemy of confidence. That type of thinking damages your confidence because you are in a constant state of judging your own behavior by some standard you imagine that others are...

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Confidence to Admit You are Struggling

Confidence to Admit You are Struggling

Show Your Confidence Sometimes it takes a little show of confidence to admit that you are not where you want to be in your business or personal life. I am not talking about complaining. Complaining will never accomplish anything. Only action produces results....

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Whose Opinion Counts?

Whose Opinion Counts?

“If all men count with you, but none too much; …” This line is from one of the best pieces of poetry I have ever read. My father taught me this poem when I was a young man and I have tried to make it my roadmap since then. I haven’t always succeeded and sometimes I...

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