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stand strong at work

Braving the Storm: How To Stand Strong At Work

Down here in Florida, we live in a seasonal threat of hurricanes. If you have been watching the news, you may have seen that there is a particularly large one heading this way as I ...
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Putting the Past behind You

Putting The Past Behind You For A Brighter Future

It seems like a simple concept doesn’t it? Putting the past behind you so that you can have a brighter future? Psychologists will tell you all day long about how important it is to let ...
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Invest in your Staff

Invest in Your Staff For A Great ROI

I’ve been around for a while now, and I have seen many companies go through good times and bad times. When a company starts to go through bad times, they often exasperate the problems that ...
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These Habits are Holding You Back

These 4 Habits Are Holding You Back

There is an old saying that we are our own worst enemy. In many ways that is the truth. We procrastinate, we overthink things, we really are the cause of most of our own problems. ...
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You Need To Hire A Motivational Speaker

4 Reasons You Need To Hire A Motivational Speaker For Your Business

Employees working 8 hours a day, 5 days a week, week after week, month after month, loose their motivation. Why do today what you can put off tomorrow? When an employee feels like they are ...
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tools for success

Finding the Tools For Success

Anyone who works with their hands will tell you the importance of having tools. And anyone who has ever worked with their hands for a career will tell you that it isn’t just having tools, ...
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How To Turn Your Passion Into Your Career

You may not know who Ralph Gilles is, but you know his work. He was responsible for the styling of 2005 Chrysler 300. For someone who just graduated college in 2002 to design a car ...
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Taking Responsibility For Yourself

Taking Responsibility For Yourself

A wise person once said “When you blame others, you give up your power to change”. The most disturbing trend I have seen in recent years is everyones eagerness to point the finger of blame ...
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Your Marriage is the Business relationship you should work on first

Why Your Marriage Is The Business Relationship You Should Work on First

To many people think “How can a be more successful?”, yet they only focus on their career and they let their personal life fall apart. The truth is, your marriage is the business relationship you ...
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self development

Why Self Development is an Ongoing Goal

For a lot of people self development is a thing we did in school. We studied, we got our degree, now we have developed ourselves into the person we want to be. These same people ...
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Confidence is a Leadership Skill

Confidence is a Top Leadership Skill

People often ask me what are the things I would classify as a top leadership skill. I think one of the most important qualities of top leaders is confidence, yet it is something that doesn’t ...
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Never Stop Learning: Why Everyone Could Use Some Coaching

Never Stop Learning: Why Everyone Could Use Some Coaching

They say “You Learn Something New Everyday”, and it seems that it would be common knowledge that the true secret to success is to never stop learning. But it seems all to often these days ...
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Good People Skills

4 Sure Fire Ways to Cultivate Good People Skills

A lot of people ask me about what they can do to improve their people skills. This is an interesting question because “people skills” cover a wide variety of things. People skills are not generally ...
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Help Increase Company Profits

3 Steps to Help Increase Company Profits

It is a question that keeps many business owners CEO’s and managers up at night: “How do I increase company profits?”. These days, success is often mistakenly judged by profits. I say “mistakenly” because profits ...
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Turn Positivity into productivity

How to Turn Positivity into Productivity

There is a lot of negativity in the world today. Negativity is the birth place of failure. If you want to succeed, you need to remove negativity and replace it with positivity. It is easy ...
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Turning Mistakes Into Opportunities

Turning Mistakes Into Opportunities

When I was much younger, I took a position at a company working for someone who had far more faith in my abilities then I had. He would often bring me a job to do, ...
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create a star team

Leading by Example: How to Create a Star Team

I think there is a lack of leadership in our world today. Not don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of managers. Some might say there are to many managers. The phrase “To many Chiefs, ...
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3 Tips to Help You Communicate Better with Your Team

A leader’s goal is to create the best working environment for their employees to produce the best product. Companies have begun investing more into their employee’s professional growth and recognize the benefits of personal connections ...
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Maintaining Employee Expectations

“Manage your expectations and you’ll manage your disappointments.” – Todd Lohenry The only element more important to a company’s success than client expectations is being able to manage employee expectations. In order to keep employees ...
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How to Find Balance Between Your Work and Personal Life

Nowadays, it is impossible to separate our work and personal life. Technology allows us to multi-task with instant access to people and information. The events in our lives now happen exponentially faster than any generation ...
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Self-Awareness and Feedback

People who are internally driven not only perform well and create successful situations, they also give their coworkers permission to raise the bar on their own performance as well. Leaders can foster a culture like ...
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level up

3 Common Mistakes That Leaders Make

Being able to rally a team around a single cause, be it for sport, business, or even in an emergency is a truly impressive talent. When a great leader is at work, the entire company ...
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Level Up Morale

How You Can Use Your Leadership to Improve Employee Morale

When you’re in a leadership position, the responsibilities seem endless. And with everything that goes on during day-to-day operations, sometimes things like employee morale can slip through the cracks. While it might be easy to ...
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How to Use Urgency in Your Business

“Progressive improvement beats delayed perfection.” – Mark Twain False Sense of Urgency A false sense of urgency can be fixed with time management, but there is a greater problem to this issue: prioritizing tasks. Prioritizing ...
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Creating Influential Work Relationships

“Get employees excited to work for you. An enthusiastic and positive work environment is felt by the customer.” – Shep Hyken Two Types of Successful Work and Personal Relationships There are two types of successful ...
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Maintaining Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty

“Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.” – Walt Disney Technology + Simplicity = Return Customers Technology is advancing faster and faster. The iPod ...
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Rock Bottom

Are You Ignoring the Catalyst?

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Ian MacClaren Everyone hits rock bottom at some point in their lives. It may seem like the end of the world as you ...
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Leadership is Action Not Position

Leaders Use their Attitudes to Define Themselves In his book The 5 Levels of Leadership, John Maxwell notes that, “Leadership is meant to be active and dynamic. Its purpose is to create positive pain.” Leaders ...
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Nothing Worth Doing is Easy

In Seth Godin’s book The Dip, he explains why pushing through discomfort and multiple failures leads to success and also knowing when to quit. You’ve probably heard the saying, “Nothing worth doing is easy,” but ...
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Why Successful People Seek Coaching

“Success is defined by action – not knowledge.” Successful people invest in their personal growth by creating goals with milestones and creating plans to guide their success. When planning, they educate themselves by seeking resources ...
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5 Productive Habits of Successful Leaders

“Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish it were easier – wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn Many people will tell you that success is a lifestyle. It ...
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10 Traits Every Leader Should Possess

“Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character…” – Lewis H. Lapham When we think of the word “leader,” a certain stereotype often comes to mind. While the definitions and stories behind ...
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4 Leadership Lessons We Can Learn from Martin Luther King Jr.

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In times of ...
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Aug. 5th-6th, 2016 – Elevate 2016

Event: Elevate 2016, Level Up Leadership and Ministry Forum Date: August 5-6th, 2016 Location: TBD
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Jun. 18th, 2016 – Level Up One Experience, Nassau Bahamas

Date: June 18th, 2016 Location: Nassau Bahamas
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May 28th, 2016 – Level Up One Experience Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

Date: May 28th, 2016 Location: Port-Au-Prince, Haiti (Marriott Hotel)
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Apr. 16th, 2016 – Level Up One Experience Montreal Canada

Date: April 16, 2016 Location: Montreal Canada
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Mar. 12th, 2016 – Level Up One Experience New York

Date: March 12th, 2016 Location: Hilton New York JFK
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5 Ways to Achieve More Positive Thinking

“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” – Winston Churchill On the path to success, there will always be failure. And a majority of the time, it is nothing but our ...
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Be a Better You: Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” – Melody Beattie Out with the old, in with the new. ...
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