Category Archives: Personal Development

3 Magic Words

“Knowledge without action is like having no knowledge at all.”

Bob Burg, perhaps best known as the co-author of “The Go-Giver” said that, and I think it is one of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever heard.  You can be the most knowledgeable person on the planet, but if you don’t take action, no one will ever know; more important, no one will ever benefit from your knowledge. Continue reading

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Well, What Did You Expect?

So much of what happens to us is influenced by our expectations.  For instance, when I go to the grocery store or the mall, I get the absolute best parking spot in the lot.  When I go to get my hair cut, the primo spot, right in front of the salon, opens up just as I’m ready to pull in.  When this happens I feel grateful (and a little giddy), because it’s such a great example of the Continue reading

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A $25,000 Idea That Won’t Cost You a Penny

How do you manage your daily activities; Daytimer, Outlook, Franklin Planner?  I’ve tried (and found value from) them all, but feel this simple system is THE most effective in keeping me organized and efficient.  I call it my $25,000 Idea Pad and here’s why… Continue reading

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Don’t assume your junk mail is junk

Since starting my coaching practice in 2006, I haven’t really worked as a nurse, although I certainly want to maintain an active license.  New Jersey requires that nurses participate in continuing education as part of the license renewal process. For me, obtaining these credits felt like a chore, because Continue reading

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I’ve got some wrinkles…so what?!

One of my very favorite books is “The Go-Giver” by Bob Burg and John David Mann. This bestseller is a parable about a guy named Joe~a real Go-Getter who struggles to achieve his goals.  Joe is mentored by Pindar*~ a wise, generous man with substantial influence and success. Pindar attempts to teach Joe The 5 Laws of Stratospheric Success, the 4th of which is The Law of Authenticity.  This law says “the most valuable gift you have to offer is yourself”. Continue reading

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I am relevant and I’m not hiding anything

Getting on a plane and going to weekend seminars is one of my very favorite things to do. The most recent event I attended was aptly titled “The Big Event” and was hosted by Bob Burg and Paul Martinelli. In addition to Paul and Bob, some of the best known speakers on the planet were there including Les Brown and John Maxwell.

One of the things that surprised me was how much I enjoyed the speakers I hadn’t heard (or, with all due respect, heard of) before, like Randy Gage and Carrie Wilkerson. Continue reading

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