Category Archives: focus

Remember the Sabbath…or Go Nuts!

One of my long-time coaching clients has a great habit (well, actually a lot of great habits) that I truly appreciate. Twice a month before our coaching calls, he sends me both his most recent pre-session review form and the … Continue reading

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You Can’t Have It All!

I see the Today Show on NBC is running a story on “work-life balance“, emphasizing that men can “have it all” as well as women, based on an recent article in Esquire magazine. Here is the real truth: you cannot … Continue reading

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Get Off the Balance Beam and onto the SeeSaw

Question:I want life balance and still be able to get ALL the important things done. Is there hope? Become less concerned with balance and more concerned with Purpose and Focus.  Copyright (c) 123RF Stock Photos Answer:First, define the term balance. … Continue reading

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All You Possibly Can…

One of my favorite college memories was a simple few moments in time on a lazy, meandering Sunday afternoon with my friend Mary Beth. We were enjoying a leisurely walk between Thompson Woods and Morris Library on the campus of … Continue reading

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On Purpose Urgency

“Oh my gosh, I have to go!”Have you ever realized, just in time, that you are supposed to be somewhere or do something different than what you are doing?  Think about it – that time you were engrossed in one … Continue reading

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A Place in Time

by Mark Sturgell I am going to focus on sales professionals today, as an example, but this message is for everyone. This is about me…and you, too. Sales professionals have the potential to live, work and produce in three dimensions: … Continue reading

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Do You See What I See?

By Becky Morris: I am not my sister. I am not sure why I feel compelled to say it, but “my sister and I do not look alike”. My sister is several years younger than I. We have a very … Continue reading

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Leadership and You

Formal leadership is the outgrowth of your ability to master the art of self leadership; that is, “the ability to establish a specific direction for your own life, and to proceed in that direction with the self-confidence that comes only … Continue reading

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A Simple Tool for Purposeful Work

  In their book, A Bias for Action: How Effective Managers Harness Their Willpower, Achieve Results, and Stop Wasting Time (2004), authors Heike Bruch and Sumantra Ghoshal summarize 10 years of research into managerial behavior in a wide range of … Continue reading

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Purpose is Filling

Why don’t I do what I know I should do?Why do I procrastinate?What keeps me from focusing on my real priorities?Where did the time go?I wish I could get more done.If only I had more time… These are common issues … Continue reading

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