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Understanding the risk in a business strategy

Understanding the Risk in a Business Strategy A business strategy tries to solve a set of problems to increase returns while minimizing risk. The return side is well covered with numerous tools, analy

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Understanding the Risk in a Business Strategy A business strategy tries to solve a set of problems t

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The Desire To Feel Better About Oneself

There is a very basic human need:  The desire to feel better about oneself. Everybody has this need. And there are four ways in which people act on this need. #1 is focusing on achieving, success, ac

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There is a very basic human need:  The desire to feel better about oneself. Everybody has this need

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Success Requires Clarity

Warren Buffet remembers speaking to a woman who had survived the Auschwitz concentration camp. Auschwitz was a complex of over forty concentration and extermination camps operated by Nazi Germany in o

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Warren Buffet remembers speaking to a woman who had survived the Auschwitz concentration camp. Ausch

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They Didn’t Understand Life

One of our wonderful Insiders wrote this thoughtful email for Michael and me, but also for the benefit of the FC community. I removed some identifying information. I think this message can help many p

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One of our wonderful Insiders wrote this thoughtful email for Michael and me, but also for the benef

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You Will Have Results Or You Will Have Excuses

Do you want to succeed?  You need to become an effective communicator.  You need to be able to take an idea in your mind and present it in a way that allows people to understand, pay attention, cons

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Do you want to succeed?  You need to become an effective communicator.  You need to be able to tak

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Don’t Allow People To Suppress Your Ambition

I once read a quote that said that every day you should stand guard at the door of your mind. You alone decide what thoughts and beliefs you let into your mind and your life. For they will shape wheth

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I once read a quote that said that every day you should stand guard at the door of your mind. You al

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Are You Challenging Self-Imposed Limits?

If you ever went through any of our programs, you know we often speak about breaking out of your orbit.  When astrophysicists design rockets to travel to other planets or even out of the solar system

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If you ever went through any of our programs, you know we often speak about breaking out of your orb

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What You Permit Yourself, Accumulates

A lot of people lie to the mirror about things. They look in the mirror and think, “I don’t have time to exercise. My weight is fine.” I know, I stood in front of that mirror. Around the time I

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A lot of people lie to the mirror about things. They look in the mirror and think, “I don’t have

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How Are You Programming Yourself?

Today, when I woke up in the morning, I thought to myself, “Today will be a magical day. I will have phenomenally powerful sessions with my clients that will meaningfully and positively impact their

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Today, when I woke up in the morning, I thought to myself, “Today will be a magical day. I will ha

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Two Reasons You Get Paid in the Marketplace

There are two reasons why you get paid what you get paid in the marketplace. I know many of you will be interested in this topic. Whether you are working for someone else, or you are working for yo

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There are two reasons why you get paid what you get paid in the marketplace. I know many of you w

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The Ultimate Guide To Consulting Skills For Advancement From Manager and Above

Consulting Skills as a Competitive Advantage Developing strong consulting skills such as the ability to communicate in a way that holds the attention of the room, the ability to solve complex problems

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Consulting Skills as a Competitive Advantage Developing strong consulting skills such as the ability

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Procrastination: Why You Procrastinate and How to Overcome It

We started our Executive Presence, Gravitas & Structured Thinking challenge by keeping your need for being important and superior to others in check. If you missed that post, please read the pre

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We started our Executive Presence, Gravitas & Structured Thinking challenge by keeping your need

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Arrogance: Effective Ways to Stop Being Arrogant and Fearful

Summary: How to test if you are arrogant, what arrogance does to your career and life, and how to stop being arrogant and fearful. This post starts a series of posts to help you elevate your level of

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Summary: How to test if you are arrogant, what arrogance does to your career and life, and how to st

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Executive Presence & Communication Coaching Program

“To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talent

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“To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the s

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The Ultimate Guide To Consulting Skills For Advancement From Manager and Above

Consulting Skills as a Competitive Advantage Developing strong consulting skills such as the ability to communicate in a way that holds the attention of the room, the ability to solve complex problems

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Consulting Skills as a Competitive Advantage Developing strong consulting skills such as the ability

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Life Purpose: How to Find It & Examples

If you’re trying to find your life purpose, the central motivating aims of your life, and to find better ways to manage your time and be more productive, there’s an exercise that will help you det

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If you’re trying to find your life purpose, the central motivating aims of your life, and to find

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Retirement Planning & How to Retire Early

Retirement Planning & How to Retire Early Many people are concerned about their retirement planning but put it aside for far too long. Unfortunately, this often leads to a retirement you settle fo

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Retirement Planning & How to Retire Early Many people are concerned about their retirement plann

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The MasterPlan Acceleration Program

“To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the shoulder and offered the chance to do a very special thing, unique to them and fitted to their talent

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“To each there comes in their lifetime a special moment when they are figuratively tapped on the s

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When Everything Goes Wrong with Your Career Plans

There are times when everything goes wrong with your career plans. This happens often in life. It happened to me multiple times … We work with many partners and executives and they sometimes bre

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There are times when everything goes wrong with your career plans. This happens often in life. It ha

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The Dark Side of Being a Leader

  We’ve almost rounded the sun once more. Less than 2 weeks left in 2021! And I turned 40 on top of it. Feels like an end of a chapter and the beginning of the next. This year was hard. If

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  We’ve almost rounded the sun once more. Less than 2 weeks left in 2021! And I turned 40

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Competitive advantage in your career

Developing a sustainable competitive advantage in your career is challenging. A career competitive advantage is not about being good at just one thing.

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Developing a sustainable competitive advantage in your career is challenging. A career competitive a

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