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The Greatness Zone

Posted on March 1, 2018
The Greatness Zone


Discovering your Greatness Zone-that place where talents and abilities meet passion and purpose-is a critical part of finding success and satisfaction in life.  It’s also a critical part of becoming the best “you” you can be.

Have you found your Greatness Zone?  If not, consider the following: 

• How much of your day are you involved in activities and goals that reflect what you really love to do, what you’re interested in, passionate about, or energized by?

• Are you utilizing skills and talents that you perform extremely well? 

• Are you utilizing skills and talents that you find rewarding?

• Do you know the style of communication you prefer?  Do others know what style of communication you prefer?

• Do you know what factors contribute to your motivation?

 Finding your Greatness Zone will have an enormous impact on your personal and professional life.  When you find it, both will flourish.

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Model Behavior

Posted on February 1, 2018
Model Behavior


One of the best ways to improve performance in others is to reinforce positive behavior. People need to know when they are performing well.  They need to have a sense of correct performance, and they need to experience success and the positive feelings that come along with it.  In other words, positive behavior positively reinforced returns positive results.

What's the most effective way to reinforce positive behavior?  Model it.

A positive role model motivates others into positive behavior. Being a positive role model not only earns the trust and respect of others, it encourages positive behavior by example.

Are you modeling the positive behavior you'd like to see in others?

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What's Your Plan

Posted on January 1, 2018
What's Your Plan


As the new year begins, so too does a new set of resolutions. We make lists of things we’d like to achieve, set goals, make promises.  The first few weeks, perhaps even months, things go well, but for many of us by the end of the year, we fall short of our target. 

Why?  Because too often we fail to plan.

Whether your goal for the new year is personal or professional, modest or ambitious, the key to actually achieving it is to have a plan in place. 

The “Plan”

Step One: Define the goal.  Make sure you have a firm understanding and a clear picture of the objective.

Step Two: Plot your course.  Once you know what you want to achieve, determine how you’re going to achieve it.

Step Three: Prepare for obstacles. Create a plan that prepares for a variety of potential pitfalls.  Expect the unexpected.

Step Four: Stay focused.  Don’t lose sight of your goal; keep pushing yourself towards it.   

Make 2018 a great year . . . make a goal, make a plan, and make it happen!





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What, How, Why

Posted on November 30, 2017
What, How, Why

Setting a goal is one thing; actually achieving that goal is another. 

The best way to go about achieving a desired goal is to establish three important points: the What, the How, and the Why.

  1. The WHAT:  Have a clear understanding of the objective. You can’t achieve something if you don’t know what you’re trying to achieve.  
  2. The HOW: Don’t waste your resources (time, money, energy, effort) on trying to achieve the What, by not considering the How.  Take time to formulate the best approach to meeting your goal.  Plan, organize, and continually evaluate the effectiveness of your efforts.  
  3. The WHY: The more invested you are in your goal, the more likely you are to achieve it.  The meaning behind the goal will provide the motivation, as well as a sense of purpose. If you’re not committed to the goal, you won't work towards it.   

Know your What, How, and Why, and there is no limit to what you can achieve. 

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