Monthly Archives: October 2014

True Value

The Surgeon and the Mechanic: A mechanic was removing a cylinder head from the motor of a Honda when he spotted a well-known thoracic surgeon in his shop. The surgeon was there waiting for the service manager to come and … Continue reading

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Blind Spots

Last week, I wrote about the value of increasing our personal influence and impact. I reposted some wise words from my colleague, Tim Threipland, about the idea that our influence is always stunted by the blind spots we have about … Continue reading

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Increasing Your Influence

I’m obsessed lately with the concept of influence and impact. Those who master the ability to create and enhance their level of influence are more effective leaders, parents, speakers, coaches, and citizens. They get more of what they want and … Continue reading

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Music Monday: You Can Always Come Home

When the Fall convention season gets underway it’s always a busy time for speakers and consultants with lots of back-to-back engagements and cross-country travel. I’m only home 10 days in the entire month of October and, while it’s hard to … Continue reading

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