Category Archive: MARKETING

Sep 15

Fear Of Failure

So let’s look at REAL points of failure and what they mean:        FEAR OF FAILURE: Since we were all very little we have been taught to FEAR this thing called failure. But if we are constantly in the process of asking “What else could this mean? Or what have I actually learned, than no …

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Sep 10

you STILL havent started?

maybe you chose THIS as your excuse? “I don’t know where to start.” Really? You’re an author, or you want to be or you think you can be, start where the story starts, you know THE BEGINNING! This is not to say that this is where my books start, as a matter of fact I …

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Sep 05

WHY Havent you written your book?

You want to aggravate e to DEATH? Ask me for advice, USE my time to get it, then DONT TAKE IT! And I dont really hide this fact….so WHY would people come to me to learn to write a book, and get exactly how they can write a book…and then DONT WRITE THE BOOK Well …

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Aug 30

This one is becoming more prevelant…….

– Lack of PASSION– This is the saddest symptom of all, when you have workers who have just LOST (or worse, never HAD) a sense of passion for what they do. Admittedly we are not ALL doing the work that we dreamed of doing when we were younger. Even if we have the title we …

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Aug 20

one of my PET PEEVES – A Sense of entitlement?

   Naïve Sense of Entitlement. We are watching an ENTIRE generation grow up with EXACTLY this. We are watching a generation of children, raising children. These are people who were NOT out of mom’s house and yet found themselves pregnant, and now they have to raise a child when they don’t know how to care …

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Aug 15

Lack of confidence?

  Lack of Confidence. This one often goes hand in hand with our previous issue. If you are told OFTEN enough, at a young enough age, that YOU HAVE FAILED, you will start to internalize that, and make it your own. DO NOT EVER let anyone label you with an ID that you don’t agree …

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Aug 05

IF FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION! – why is there even a check box for it on the firm of life? – continued…

First off, they might want to Re-Frame their definition of failure, and then determine if they crossed any of the lines that perhaps contributed TO failure in today’s society. So, now for a reframe. Did they have any part in the vendor NOT being willing to sign the security agreement? One would certainly hope not. …

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Jul 30

IF FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION! – why is there even a check box for it on the firm of life? – continued…

Recently the CIO of a major corporation canceled a project that had been in the works for over 2 years. Hundreds if not thousands of man hours had been poured into this project, in the forms of testing, development and documentation. This CIO was approximately 5 levels AWAY from the folks doing the actual work. …

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Jul 25

IF FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION! – why is there even a check box for it on the firm of life?

This begins a short series on starting and FINISHING what you start and on why its not even conceivable to think about quitting! “If you FAIL to plan than you are PLANNING to FAIL!  We have ALL heard phrases like this. The best of course is the one that says “Failure is NOT an option.” …

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Jul 15

Be careful what you wish for…

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “don’t ever meet you’re heroes you will be disappointed.” Well I actually started off on the right foot with that when I was much younger, I got to send an entire day escorting Pat Benatar around a banquet. I might have been disappointed had I actually been able to …

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