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April 2017

Leadership

7 Steps to Motivating Your Team

1. Find your purpose first. What are you trying to change? Why do you exist? 2. Communicate a clear and powerful mission. What’s the goal? 3. Learn what motivates each individual. 4. Make a personal connection. 5. Praise, recognize…

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Lifestyle

What Schools Don’t Teach You

“They don’t teach you how to love somebody. They don’t teach you how to be famous. They don’t teach you how to be rich or how to be poor. They don’t teach you how to walk away from someone…

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Leadership

What Change Are You Trying to Make?

I took a long walk with a friend a few weeks ago. She owns a yoga studio and wants to start promoting herself online. She had a lot of questions about how she should go about it. Whether she…

Lifestyle

Girl Raised By Dogs

There’s a girl in the Ukraine that was raised by dogs. She barks and walks around on her hands and knees the same way dogs do. Sadly, that’s all she knows because that’s what she was surrounded by. I…

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Marketing

A Chocolate With Every Cup

At Aroma espresso bar they give you a small chocolate with each cup of coffee. It’s more than a nice touch. First time customers are surprised by the gift and usually tell a friend about it. Current customers get…

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Marketing

Dyson Knows

The Dyson hair dryer is remarkable. You can buy a four star Conair hair dryer on amazon for 12.99 or you can buy a Dyson for around $500 (38 times the price). It’s expensive but people who buy the…

Lifestyle

A School Designed To Let Kids Fall

Architect Takaharu Tezuka designed a kindergarten school that encourages risk taking, curiosity, risk taking and cooperation. The school is designed in a giant circle that is half indoors and half outdoors making the kids want to run naturally. There’s…

Lifestyle

Just Show Up

There’s a man at the gym that’s lost over 200lbs. When I asked his personal trainer how he did it, he tells me that since day one he committed to making it a habit to show up every day.…