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What Makes Some People Exceptional and Others Just Accomplished?

(4) Comments | Posted September 18, 2013 | 12:01 PM

It's All About the Power of Your Story: First off, let me say this isn't one of those step-by-step instructional books that ubiquitously litter our bookstores, airport newsstands or libraries. On the contrary, what I am going to do in this blog is simply suggest a pathway to being exceptional,...

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The Difference Between Being Accomplished and Exceptional

(1) Comments | Posted September 6, 2013 | 10:12 AM

In a recent speech I gave to a professional group, I highlighted the difference between accomplished and exceptional individuals. According to the thesaurus, accomplished people are able, talented, skilled and expert at something. They get things done. Exceptional people are extraordinary, incomparable and unique. They are not satisfied with just...

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In Grand Command of the Titanic... Are You?

(0) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 12:55 PM

What is it about our careers, our businesses or our life goals that is going wrong because we have stopped paying attention to all the indicators around us? We may be at a point in life where we are either constructing our career to do good work or have an...

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Success Is the Progeny of Failure

(2) Comments | Posted January 2, 2013 | 3:12 PM

What a year it has been! As I reflect on what transpired, I see a lot of failures I have encountered along the way. But I am both humbled and instructed by these failings and see them as a key ingredient in the success I anticipate in the coming year....

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A Passion Driven Life With a Purpose

(3) Comments | Posted December 4, 2012 | 12:45 PM

We have all enjoyed the idea promulgated by the evangelist Rick Warren when he wrote the rather mind-tantalizing book, The Purpose Driven Life. On the surface, this title and indeed the precepts espoused in the vogue book, look appealing and rather instructive, until you really start to think about it....

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