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New Year's Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions are Stupid

January 1, 2018

Here’s How You Create Change

Have you ever made a New Year’s Resolution? Become a more effective manager. Become a better listener. Lose 20 pounds. Those are tall orders.

Have you kept those resolutions all year?

By mid-February, most of the New Year’s resolutions are usually …

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courageous change

Courageous Change

October 23, 2017

What’s your next big scary step?

This week nearly 50 engineering, human resources, training, sales, and other professionals from all over the world graduated from the MBA program at the University of New Brunswick in Saint John.

I am …

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I’ve Waited Too Long…

November 26, 2014

Is it too late now?!

I haven’t posted a blog since the spring (I’ve even written them but not posted). But the longer I procrastinated and delayed sharing information about training, writing, and leadership on my blog or in my …

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One Thousand Words in a Life

February 24, 2014

What Will You Say Now?

I watched the movie A Thousand Words starring Eddie Murphy on the weekend. For every word he speaks, a leaf falls off a tree and shortens his life. It made me wonder if we measured …

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Now I Put the Oxygen Mask on First

January 23, 2013

When I was young, I wanted to change the world. But all I can change is me. That changes the world.

The past 12 months have been filled with new challenges and exciting adventures, pushing myself beyond any memory of …

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Woof-Proof that Good Things Are Coming

January 15, 2013

One of those days. You know one of those when it feels like you can’t catch a break. When you are overwhelmed or sad or feeling like you are about to break. Those are the days when I reach for …

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Cancel My Complaint

January 13, 2013

“We cannot focus upon the weaknesses of one another and evoke strengths. You cannot focus upon the things that you think they are doing wrong, and evoke things that will make you feel better. …

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Is There Any Proof?

January 11, 2013

Every entrepreneur, in my experience, has something related to being in business that they would rather avoid. It could be accounting, managing their website, or pricing products and services. For me, cleaning the bathroom fixtures once sounded like more fun …

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Any Love at Work?

January 10, 2013

This week I am teaching three classes of MBA students at the University of New Brunswick. We are working with Kolb’s learning styles model (see Monday’s blog), determining how we learn, seeing what other styles frustrate us, …

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