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Build Your Support Spokes For 2014

In the last 2 weeks we have talked about new ways to set goals, and streamlining your decisions. Making the decision to succeed and setting goals are both important elements, but there is a third, often overlooked one, that is just as crucial: Your Support System. Napolean Hill said it best: “No individual has sufficient…

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Are You Experiencing Decision Fatigue?

You know that you only have so much energy in a day, but did you know that your decision making ability is limited too? Or at least your ability to make good decisions. This applies regardless of the decision’s magnitude: Cookie vs. Fruit for dessert / Take the promotion and move to Boston or stay…

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A New Way To Start The New Year

Happy New Year! 2014 officially starts tomorrow. Chances are your mind is buzzing with business plans, resolutions and an impressive laundry list of how you are going to do things bigger, better and faster in the coming year. Whether you call it goal setting, business planning or resolution making, it can be a daunting experience.…

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Take Time For You

The holidays have been a whirlwind of parties, getting together with clients, planning sessions, shopping and so much more. It’s spastic and crazy and I love every moment of it. But it’s important to enjoy some down time too. So much of our lives and business are spent outwardly focused. Getting things done for others.…

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Do You Have What It Takes?

Setting goals and doing vision boards are great activities. However, inevitably at some point it’s common to wonder if you have what it takes to make it happen. During the New Year, New Plan worship yesterday, I read a quote that sat on my Father-In-Law’s desk for years. It had a profound impact on everyone…

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Is It Time To Create Your Miracle?

It’s Thanksgiving week! Hurray! I love that a one day holiday has been turned into a month long celebration of gratitude. Each time I think of something to be grateful for, it makes whatever it is feel like a miracle. I just got back from spending 10 days in Maui with my family, unplugged and…

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Your Questions Answered

The Creating Business Magic in the 4th Quarter webinar has been getting great reviews. It’s fun to see it spark so many ideas for people on ways to connect with their clients and make it truly their own. I was chatting with a few agents last week, though, who wanted ideas on ways to connect…

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The Best and Worst Part About Sales

You have complete control over your income. It’s the scariest thing until it becomes the best thing. In sales, you are in the unique and wonderful position to be the only person who controls how much money you make. You don’t need to ask your boss for a raise or hope you get a good…

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Make Friends With No

I’ve been deep in creation mode putting the finishing touches on a talk that I’m doing in Denver next week about work/life balance. Secretly I think we are all looking for the magic bullet that will allow us to do it all. Reality check. That it’s never going to happen. No amount of efficiency training…

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3 Easy Ways To Unplug This Weekend

Labor day is this weekend, which marks back to school and back to focusing on work. Before we transition though, this is your chance to squeeze the last bits of fun from summer. Whether you go on a trip, BBQ with friends, or enjoy a relaxing weekend with nothing to do, Labor Day rocks. But…

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