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17 Traits of Successful People

EP30: 17 Traits of Successful People with Nick Loper

Episode 30 of the Empowered Podcast is something out of the ordinary! I share a talk about the traits of successful people with my friend, Nick Loper. While browsing the internet a few weeks ago, I found an awesome infographic called, the 17 Traits of Successful People. It shows us 17 different beliefs and behaviors [...]

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When Bad Service is Good Business

There’s a restaurant in Waco, Texas that has such poor service that I wonder why we ever go back. But we do. Repeatedly! Have you ever eaten at a place like that? Sometimes bad service can be good business. Let me explain. When I was in college, my friend Michael and I would frequent Bangkok [...]

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My Greatest Success, My Greatest Failure

At my last Toastmasters meeting, during the Table Topics, I was asked to talk about my greatest success and my greatest failure. After thinking about it for a few seconds, this is (close to) what I said. My Greatest Success We all have things in life that we want to accomplish. We each have goals, [...]

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EP29: Rick Mulready – How to Find and Grow Your Social Media Platform

Episode 29 the Empowered Podcast features social media consultant and host of the “Inside Social Media” podcast, Rick Mulready. Rick and I talk about social media platforms, finding your audience and what it’s like to leave corporate America to strike out on your own. Recorded around the time when I left my high-paying corporate job, [...]

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Why Should I Hire You?

What makes you different? What makes you special? Not different and special the way that got you picked on in school, but the different that makes you extraordinary. … [Read More...]

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Online Personal Branding

A few weeks ago we looked at personal branding. We examined what personal branding is and how it can help or hurt you and we looked at a case study of Coca-Cola and … [Read More...]

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Employee Motivation – What Matters Most

What motivates you? How do you motivate others? When you're looking to drive great performance, or keep your high performers happy, what actions do you take? In this article, I review a survey about motivation that I participated in online and share some other … [Read More...]

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