Maslow’s Paradox: Who’s Happiness Do We Choose?

There is an innate human need to belong. There is comfort in the crowd. It is safe. It is convenient. We want to fit in, and we want others in the circle to fit in as well. Our circles help define us as well as those within the circle. “I have learned that if you must leave a place that you have...

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How Go-Getters Win and No-Getters Wait. Initiative Means Not Asking Permission

Some managers run departments that never seem to have any problems. We all know there are always problems, but this manager is blessed with a problem-solving team that has Go-Getter initiative. Other managers run departments that have nothing but problems. These managers are cursed with a team that...

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“Starting a Business” Is A Terrible Idea. Do This Instead…

A friend of mine approached me one night and said she wanted to start a business. “Oh, what do you want to do?” (I have a mad passion for helping aspiring entrepreneurs turn ideas into cash flow and absolutely love accompanying people on the journey of taking their idea to the marketplace.)...

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A Walmart Kind of Day

For the past 3 weeks, my car has reminded me that I am overdue for an oil change. I was at least 1,000 miles over my due date. So, I got up this morning and went to WalMart to be the first in line for their first-come-first serve program. I grabbed my coffee, two outstanding books and let the day begin. When...

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