Posts tagged with: goals

  • abandon resolutions
Last year, I stopped making New Year’s resolutions. Instead, I tried creating a specific vision for the year I’d like to have. I thought, “It’s what I train business owners to do for their organizations; why not give it a...
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  • Team Success
Over the past three months, I’ve introduced you to the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. method of Leading Teams that Get Results. This week, I’m sharing an excerpt from my eBook that summarizes all the steps you need to lead high-performing teams. Because I want...
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  • team working to set expectations
This month’s theme being creativity, let’s start this blog post with a creative illustration. You’re just into a game of Monopoly (buckle up for a long night), and it’s your turn. Landing on Baltic Avenue, you decide to save your...
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  • Year Two Takes Grit
Last month’s posts (March) had the theme of reflection and its role in your business success. As important as reflection is, one of the primary benefits from thinking critically about what we’ve done and how we think is to use...
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  • Pokluda image: how mentoring lights my fire
Uber brought the UberMENTOR program to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area on March 15, 2016, as part of International Women’s History Month. I saw the articles and thought, “Cool,” and went back to work without a second thought. On March 15th, I received a...
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  • Betty Folliard presenting
A lesson on podcasts turned quickly into a lesson about life, business, and taking measured risks. On September 24th, 2015, Betty Folliard generously agreed to talk to a new MeetUp group I’m involved in to learn more about podcasting. I...
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  • Lessons Learned Just Ahead sign
Several days ago I celebrated my birthday. Whenever I do, I think about playing Monopoly and the excitement of passing the “GO” square on the board and collecting $200. In a game that seemed to go on forever, passing “GO”...
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  • Woman stepping off ledge
February 19th, 2016 marked my third year judging for Minnesota Collegiate DECA’s MN State Competition. As I was reflecting on what to write, I found the post [below] from two years ago. Back then, I was employed full time by...
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  • Vision compass
I am writing this blog post just after Martin Luther King Jr. day. As is my yearly tradition, I just finished reading Mr. King’s “I Have a Dream” speech. This year, I was struck by how powerfully MLK communicated his...
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  • January 1st crossed out
I predict if you set your New Year resolutions today, come December 2016 you will fail to accomplish them. I might sound harsh, I’m known to lack a filter, but there is an alternative. If you want to be successful in...
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