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(#270) Have You Spent Time With Ida Ownly?


A relationship with Ida Ownly has no future other than one of contrition, remorse, disappointment, and heartbreak. You know Ida Ownly, don’t you?  I’m sure you (like me) have spent some time with her. And when we do it generally … Continue reading

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(#217) What We Think We Become


Until she made the decision to start focusing on how her now created her later, she lived a life of unfulfilled expectations. Last week in Chicago, Liz Murray opened our conference with riveting revelations about her journey.  Liz’s story is … Continue reading

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(#198) Appreciation


It was a reminder to appreciate my obligations and continue to find and embrace ways to meet them head on. Two and a half weeks ago I had rotator cuff surgery on my left shoulder. Having gone through the process … Continue reading

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(#195) Nurturing an Internal Locus of Control


A person’s interpretation of an event can have a powerful impact on future motivation. One of the most powerful strategies for success focuses on the concept of locus of control.  Where is the focus of power in your life?  Do … Continue reading

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(#126) Have You Looked at Your BUT Lately?


The first step is to recognize (be aware of) which BUT is taking control. Then make the decision to kiss your BUT goodbye! I have written on this blog before about excuses and how they can derail our plans and … Continue reading

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