Browsing Category Attitude

Copy Cats (#112)

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” I have never liked this phrase. I think it’s something we tell ourselves to feel better when we are annoyed at someone incessantly copying us. Or, even worse, something others…

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Prism or Laser? (#109)

Understanding the fundamental difference between a prism and a laser can predict success in life and business. Allow me to explain. A laser takes light and amplifies it, turning it into a powerful, focused force….

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Game Face (#108)

“There is no way the kicker is making that field goal.” I made this bold proclamation to a table full of colleagues as we watched the recent College Football Championship game between Alabama and Georgia….

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BS of Busy (#101)

There’s a response to a commonly asked question that’s become a conversational crutch: “How’s it going?” “Good! Just busy.” This exchange is ubiquitous in both our personal and professional lives. It’s as if busyness carries…

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Sink or Swim (#97)

In past weeks, I have written about people who’ve overcome adversity to reach new heights. Paul de Gelder is one such person and his incredible story offers a window into how one can create something…

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Freedom to Fail (#95)

We all need room to make mistakes. The goal should be to learn from them and move forward, without repeating them. An example of restricting that freedom is Volkswagen’s diesel engine debacle. According to many…

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