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Rejection Therapy and a Dare!

Several years ago I was captivated by a guy named Jia Jiang - a typical MBA student. Although impressive, it wasn't his degrees or book smarts that caught my attention. What really drew me to him is that he and I shared the same fear - REJECTION. Jia began 100 days of...

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Boundaries

Whenever I visit the Gulf Coast I set 2 hard and fast rules. Rule #1. Spend every single sunset at the beach. No exceptions. Rule #2. Follow Rule #1. This is a non-negotiable for me. I don’t care if it might rain. I don’t care if I have to adjust other plans. I’m...

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GET OUT OF YOUR OWN WAY!

What do you think the biggest barrier to our success is? Circumstances? Luck? Money? Education? IQ? While all of these things can play a role, they are not even close to being the biggest barrier. The thing that gets in the way for most of us is....ourselves. That's...

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Job Search Barriers

Everyone has a barrier when it comes to their career search. We all have a story. These stories, horrible as they may feel, are the pathway to success. Maybe you were let go in a company downsizing. Maybe you committed the “seemingly unforgivable sin” of prioritizing...

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It’s All About Putting Your Oxygen Mask on First!

There is a reason why flight attendants say to put your own oxygen mask on first. Simply put, you’ll die. You may have mere seconds when the aircraft pressure fails. Proverbially, this same thing will happen to a leader. That’s right - I’m talking about self-care....

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1 Year, 1 Month and 4 Days

It's been 1 year, 1 month and 4 days. 399 days to be precise. But who's counting? I guess I am, although not by intention. This period of time marks the moment I resigned my amazing role at a great company. I said goodbye to so many things. My daily interaction with...

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