Monthly Archives: September 2010

#18 Crab Pot Mentality!


Whatever you choose to call these people—haters, crabs, energy vampires, saboteurs, dysfunctional—they can kill a dream if we allow them into our world. If you have run into these energy suckers, please share your strategies. What is your antidote to their poison?

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#17 Is Multitasking a Myth?


Recently, I had my students keep a log of their time use for a week.  They listed how many hours spent working, going to class, doing family chores, sleeping, and the like.  All activities had to add up to 168 … Continue reading

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#16 How Big Is Your BUT?


To be successful eliminate the word but from your vocabulary. That small three letter word serves as a huge eraser for everything that comes before it in the sentence. Continue reading

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#15 Offensive or Remarkable?


Seth Godin’s book Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable maintains that traditional marketing no longer works. He writes that businesses need to develop a Purple Cow. That is, “anything phenomenal, counterintuitive, exciting, and remarkable.”  He argues, “Consumers ignore … Continue reading

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