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Such is life

Such is life

These are my folks: Annie Lois Adams and Theonza Alvin Adams—in their younger years.  They have been gone for quite some time.  I was 7 when my Dad passed away, 21 at my Mother’s passing.  However, the lessons they taught me are lived-out every day. Bad news, good feelings Yesterday I received a bit of bad news.  The details... Read More »

If you’ve never failed, you’ve never lived!

If you’ve never failed, you’ve never lived!

Are you interested?

Are you interested?

By now, everyone who reads my blogs knows that I am a LinkedIn evangelist; and, the best type—they don’t pay me for it—hmm?  (Pause….) Anyway, this morning while updating my profile, adding more connections to the group I manage, I noticed my feed had something I hadn’t seen before.   Nice!  I recognize it’s not... Read More »

Guess what—you’re not special!

Guess what—you’re not special!

 “You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake.  You are the same decaying organic matter as everything else.” – Tyler Durden. And, to some degree, he’s right.  HOWEVER, creating a personal brand in today’s competitive workplace, distinguishing you significantly from others can be challenging,... Read More »

Who owns who?

Who owns who?

When you buy something, you can join any number of tribes on any number of days and feel part of something bigger than you feel. You can belong to the True Religion tribe when you wear jeans, the Mercedes tribe when you drive to work, and the Williams-Sonoma tribe when you cook a meal.   You’re part of a select clan (or so you... Read More »

Information Designed With You In Mind!

Information Designed With You In Mind!

Do not miss the September release of Altruistic Leadership: HiPo or PoPo—you can decide.  It has information you need to know. Start here! June Issue Available Now! ... Read More »

Godin and Hyatt – two names you should know

Godin and Hyatt – two names you should know

I am a fan of Seth Godin but also of Michael Hyatt.  Michael Hyatt’s Blog – Intentional Leadership – is definitely a must subscribe.  I’ve embedded a current interview of Seth by Michael — great information.  Enough said–enjoy the video. Backstage with Seth Godin from Michael Hyatt on Vimeo. ... Read More »

How to keep winning, when the rules keep changing

How to keep winning, when the rules keep changing

      Life is a mystery—unfold it.       Life is a struggle—face it.       Life is beauty—praise it.       Life is a puzzle—solve it.       Life is opportunity—take it.       Life is sorrowful—experience it.       Life is a song—sing it.       Life is a goal—achieve it.      ... Read More »

Not just a tagline!

Not just a tagline!

Altruistic Leadership – Helping Business Understand You!   Take-A-Listen ... Read More »

Sideway Opportunities

Sideway Opportunities

I love our Take-A-Lesson: Uncovering Hidden Mentors for Diverse Leaders broadcast—pearls of wisdom with each broadcast.  If you are not tuning in, well shame on you—start.  Yesterday (June 8, 2011) we profiled Tonia Woodbury, Vice President and Business Manager at Wells Fargo Bank, and we asked the question “Do you believe... Read More »

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