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How to be more proactive (Video) Jun 04, 2014

“Every morning in Africa, a Gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a Lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest Gazelle or it will starve to death. It doesn’t matter whether you are a Lion or a Gazelle…...

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3 Ways to Get Laser Focused Mar 17, 2014

Are you really focused on the important things in your work day?

Researchers at the University of Michigan found that productivity dropped as much as 40% when subjects tried to do two or more things at once. Rescue Time did a study and shows that the average work checks email 50 unique times and...

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How to Win People Over Without Manipulation or Coercion (The Five Principles of Ultimate Influence) – An interview with best-selling author, Bob Burg Feb 18, 2014

Wow. I just finished a call with best-selling author and speaker, Bob Burg, and I’m super excited to share it with you. We talked to Bob a few months back, mainly about his book, co-authored with John David Mann, The Go-Giver. This time around we’re talking about his newest book, ...

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The Catalyst Day – Introducing a Productivity Tool to Help you Win your Day Jan 20, 2014

“You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.” – Zig Ziglar

Are you running your day or is your day running you?

We are getting crushed by the constant barrage of interruptions and focus grabbers. Emails, phone calls,...

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Why You Need to Change the Way You Set & Achieve Your Goals (and how you can) Jan 04, 2014

“When you focus on the practice instead of the performance, you can enjoy the present moment and improve at the same time.”

James Clear

It’s New Year’s Resolution season – the season of starting fresh and setting goals for 2014. I don’t have to tell you the...

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Jim Johnson – The Catalyst Sessions – Episode 5 Dec 10, 2013

Never before had I made a coaching move with this kind of impact. Never in my career had I felt such emotion. You’d think we had just one a championship. It wasn’t a buzzer-beating basket; it wasn’t a heave from half-court that made the place go nuts. In fact, it wasn’t...

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Why Stress Is Good For You Dec 02, 2013

“The mind can go either direction under stress—toward positive or toward negative: on or off. Think of it as a spectrum whose extremes are unconsciousness at the negative end and hyper-consciousness at the positive end. The way the mind will lean under stress is strongly influenced...

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It’s Your Choice… Nov 25, 2013

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.”

Viktor Frankl (“Man’s Search for Meaning”)

Being average is easy. Letting your...

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Surrounding Yourself With The Right People (and the 7 Benefits of joining a Mastermind Group) Nov 12, 2013

“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” – Jim Rohn

A lot of people talk about this but I’m not sure everyone really gets it. Who do you spend the most time with? Are the top 3-5 people you talk to or work with everyday a positive or negative...

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James Clear – Episode 4 – The Catalyst Sessions Nov 05, 2013

“The ability to start can separate you from 99% of people… when most people choose to sit and wait around. Most people let the uncertainty hold them back. The successful people choose to get started anyway.” – James Clear

I recently had a conversation with James Clear. He...

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Five-Minute Sketch Oct 29, 2013

I recently connected with author and speaker Kary Oberbrunner. He’s become a good friend in a short amount of time and is a fantastic writer. In his book, The Deeper Path, Kary tells a story about Pablo Picasso and the importance of being prepared.

As the story goes, the legendary Spanish...

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Bob Burg – Episode 3 – The Catalyst Sessions Oct 20, 2013

“All things being equal, people will do business with, and refer business to, those people they know, like and trust.”

~ Bob Burg

I had the privilege to talk with author and world-renowned speaker, Bob Burg. Bob has authored several books, including the national best seller “The...

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