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Better Than You Think You Are

Last week I was talking to a client of mine named Michelle. She had recently attended a conference out of state. While at this conference, Michelle was supposed to sit, observe, and learn from the instructor who everyone had come to see. Over the course of a few days, Michelle started to notice that her [...]

Vision for your business

Grow Your Business, Develop Your Ideas, and Have Fun in the Process

Have you been searching for a place to test your ideas? Do you have big plans for the future but need help figuring out how to get started? If you have, I’ve been in your position. A lot. You and I are creatures of habit. We generally do what we know and hang out with [...]

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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2013: My Year in Review

This is one you don't want to miss! As the year begins to wind down and we each begin to prepare for 2014, I'd like to pause for a minute, reflect and share some … [Read More...]

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A Matter of Perspective

Sometimes all we need to do is change our perspective. By changing your perspective, a square becomes a diamond and a negative becomes a positive. By changing your perspective, an enemy becomes a friend. By choosing to change our perspective we can change our … [Read More...]

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Leadership Lessons From Game of Thrones, S2

Game of Thrones is fantastic. It is currently one of the hottest shows on TV and one of my favorites. I love watching it with my wife and talking about each episode. If you haven't already checked out my article Life Lessons from Game of Thrones, Season One, I … [Read More...]

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