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“Ah-Ha” Moment… from a Stonecutter

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I heard a story the other day that stopped me cold. In a good way. It helped me understand the power of purpose like never before. Tell me if you agree… Once upon a time [I’ll bet you didn’t expect that line], way back in the Middle Ages, a traveler was walking down a rural […]

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How to Ignite and Lead a Fired-Up Organization – Pt. 1

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“I make a difference in the lives of the people who work here, in the lives our clients, our other stakeholders, and even the folks who simply hear about us.” What if your employees could honestly say that. Would it get you out of bed in the morning, pumped and rarin’ to go? Imagine that […]

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How Your GPS Can Make You a Better Leader

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Sometimes I find myself thinking about a stupid thing I did, a mistake I made, or how many hours I wasted today drifting way, way off course. It really ticks me off when I do that. I say to myself, “You [2 expletives deleted]. Get back on track. Do something important!” All that puts me […]

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Notice: You Are Now Being Recorded

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I was out with my friend Larry recently and we were discussing children. I don’t know how we got there, but he said, “you are being recorded,” and I knew exactly what he meant. That line started a very useful train of thought for me. Whatever we do and  say is being recorded, either consciously […]

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Caps Coach Boudreau’s Winning Strategy

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I was having breakfast in Chevy Chase, Md., last Friday with Washington Capitals’ coach Bruce Boudreau, and he told me this: “You’ve got to have passion and perseverance. You gotta push to be the best.” “Reporters asked me at the beginning of the season, ‘what are you going for this season, Coach, 40 wins [out […]

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