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The Ten Most Unwanted List

Most Unwanted List

Introduced on March 14, 1950…the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives List was the brainchild of then FBI Director, J Edgar Hoover. The goal was simple…in hopes that publicity and public awareness would lead to arrests, the FBI listed the names of ten fugitives it considered to be the most potentially dangerous…the ones whose criminal behavior […]

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A Love Letter to the Exclamation Mark!

A Love Letter to the Exclamation Mark!

“Just as a kiss can be a period, a question mark, or an exclamation point…so too can a handshake, an email, a text message and even a voicemail!” – Gary Ryan Blair WHEREVER WE ARE…whatever we’re doing and wherever we are going, we owe it to ourselves, to our art, to the world to do […]

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Do Not Pass Go. Do Not Collect $200

Do Not Pass Go. Do Not Collect $200

GO TO JAIL. GO DIRECTLY TO JAIL. DO NOT PASS GO. DO NOT COLLECT $200. If you’ve ever played the game Monopoly…you’ve no doubt heard the phrase…and received one of those yellow Community Chest or orange Chance cards. This phase has become widely used in popular culture to describe an action forced upon a person […]

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Average Is Over

Average Is Over

I have a secret to tell you. You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams. It really doesn’t matter how big. Suspicious? Doubtful? By the end of this blog post, you won’t be. The secret is…Everything Counts! Little things become big things. Nothing is insignificant. Everything accumulates, compounds and piles up. If you long […]

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Extreme Results = Extreme Actions

Extreme Results = Extreme Actions

You don’t get extreme talent, fame, or success, without extreme actions. Nor do you get six-pack abs, well-disciplined kids, or become salesperson of the year. The number one reason why most people will never enjoy extreme results…is because they are just not sufficiently motivated to engage in the extreme actions necessary to drive extreme results. […]

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Finish Strong I What’s Your Story?

Finish Strong I What’s Your Story?

All of us tell stories about ourselves. Stories define us. And to know someone well is to know her story, the experiences that have shaped her, the trials and turning points that have tested her. When we want someone to know us, we share stories of our childhoods, our families, our school years, our first […]

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Care More Than Others

Care More Than Others

Why is it that when we enhance a product or service…when we want our clients to enjoy a truly quality experience…when we give far more than we take…why do we call it added value? Isn’t that called caring? I would argue that caring is a far more appropriate word for the simple reason that caring […]

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The Q2 Effect

The Q2 Effect

As you are confronted with the reality that the first quarter of the year is just about history…I offer the following as an ideal way to reflect on your YTD performance and how to plan for massive abundance in the second quarter.Here we go… Q2 is both shorthand for the second quarter of the year […]

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Immensely Proud

Immensely Proud

“If you’re not proud, you’re not done.” – Gary Ryan Blair Is Pride a Virtue or a Vice? Like most things in life…it depends on the context in which it is used, so let’s have a look. Pride is an inwardly directed emotion that carries two antithetical meanings. With a negative vice connotation, pride refers to a […]

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