What Is Success?

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“I cannot give you the formula for success, but I can give you the formula for failure—It is: Try to please everybody.” –Herbert Bayard Swope Years of experience working as a manager, coach, speaker, and facilitator have taught me some really important lessons about life and living. Today, I’d like to talk with you about […]

I Just Wanted to Thank You…

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“Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.”  -Henry Ward Beecher My profession (speaker, facilitator, coach) has given me the opportunity to interact with people from all walks of life from all over the Earth. It has been—and continues to be—my privilege to aid my fellow beings in finding their personal success and […]

Do You Know How Great You Really Are? (Part II)

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“A man asked his friend, ‘Who do you think you are?’ His friend replied, ‘I wish I knew.’”  -Unknown A few months back, I posted a blog titled “Do You Know How Great You Really Are? https://dailyrenaissance.net/know-great-you-really/ In that post, I noted a curious fact that I have discovered. Throughout the course of my life, whenever […]

Their American Dream Is Alive and Well!

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“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” -Henry David Thoreau As part of my business, I have taught hundreds of job search/career planning workshops for displaced workers during the past 20 years. As you might expect, many of those displaced workers had been with their employers for many […]

So What’s Your Story?

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“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” -Maya Angelou When I started my professional development company years ago, the first course I created and offered to companies was Creating and Delivering Professional Presentations. (This course remains one of my most popular offerings.) Because I had been an undefeated speaker as […]

This Tip Just Might Land You Your Dream Job!

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“Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things, I am tempted to think there are no little things.”   –Bruce Barton Years ago, before starting my own business, I interviewed for my “Dream Job”—a Director of Sales and Marketing position over four states for a hospital chain based in Tennessee. I was one […]