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Embrace Excellence

Joey rises before dawn to pack his lunch, eager for morning to arrive so he can board the city bus that transports him to his job at a souvenir production facility. From 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Joey applies decals to souvenir collector spoons. Much like an artist...

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Your Dream: 5 Habits that will Get You There

Anyone can dream. Anyone can have a vision. Anyone can have grandiose plans. The challenge is to translate those dreams into reality. Success or failure in life is largely determined by factors we may not even notice: our day-to-day habits. People who reach their...

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Step Through Your Fear

I cringed lower into the seat of my grey metal desk, yearning for the faded yellow floor to swallow me into oblivion. A crimson heat spread from my forehead to my neck; my legs trembled uncontrollably. I struggled to bring my lurching stomach under control – vomiting...

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Are you heading towards a burnout?

You wake up feeling almost as tired as when you went to bed. You dread the thought of going to the job you once loved. An hour into the work day and you feel like you’ve run a marathon. You feel irritable, impatient, and overwhelmed by things that never would have...

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Change your focus, change your life

I recently watched a YouTube video of a young man skateboarding, golfing, swimming, playing an instrument, and holding his baby son. You might be thinking, You need to get a life. Why would you waste your time watching a guy do such ordinary, everyday activities? I...

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Say Goodbye to Yesterday

I love the beauty and fragrance of cut flowers. I try to squeeze every last morsel of life out of them, reluctant to throw them out until the sweet fragrance turns into a pungent stench. What about you? Do you tend to hold on to things long after they have served...

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