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January 2
How to Live with Gratitude

There are only 2 times each day when you are alone with your thoughts.  No distractions.  No chaos… 1.  when you wake up and think… 2.  when you go to…

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January 1
Goals and our Reticular Activation System (RAS)

The Reticular Activation System (RAS) is that part of our brain that registers when we hear / notice something familiar amid distraction.  Imagine being in a crowded supermarket.  Then you…

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December 31
Choose Happy Pursuits

Thomas Jefferson described “The Pursuit of Happiness” as an eternal truth.  He wrote amid revolutions in France and the unformed United States. Recent research in neurobiology demonstrates that HOW we…

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December 30
Goal Setting in 30 seconds

Bryan Tracy is famous for the “30-Second Goal Setting Test.”  Here you go: 1.  Think about your goals. 2.  Write them down in the next 30 seconds. [pause and write…]…

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December 29
Great Book: The Happiness Project

Hello fellow book lovers… Perhaps you have read or know The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin.  If not, I heartily recommend it for a book discussion group.  Or as a gift for…

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November 14
10 Tips for Distinctive Client Service

Distinctive client service separates you from everyone else who talks about professionalism but doesn’t deliver on it. You can use these 10 tips from a recognized, distinctive financial professional. They…

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November 14
5+ Reasons why Plant Vogtle Should Succeed:

If you track the news about new nuclear construction in the U.S. then you know these facts (from Wikipedia): “On August 15, 2006, Southern Nuclear formally applied for an Early…

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November 14
5 proven High-Impact Zero Injury Safety Techniques

In some business sectors there is mystery about what works.  Consider medical research.  Consider financial projections. There is little mystery in the safety profession.  You may work in insurance, preparing…

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November 14
How Co-worker Relationships determine Safety

There are many approaches to safety, depending upon your training or job title or perspective.  Some are listed below. But before looking at this data, answer this question:  How powerful…

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November 14
Coaching without assessments is as smart as…

…is as smart as eating pasta without a fork.  You can get something done.  But it’s messy. Assessments define coaching success for several reasons.  At an organizational level, we define…

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