Discipline is a Myth

By Fergus Connolly

Self-discipline and self-confidence exist. Discipline and confidence however cannot be given or imposed. The great All Black Tana Umaga had just begun his coaching career and when he called me to talk about coaching methods.I used the opportunity to ask him a question: How did the All Blacks install a disciplined game plan and yet still allow players to express themselves?

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Functional Leaders Drive Profits

By Gina Soleil

Excerpts from Chapter 1Principle #1 Functional Leaders Drive Profits We often hear people making jokes about being “dysfunctional.” I’ve yet to meet a person who says they come from a “functional” family, and the influx of reality TV provides a whole new model of dysfunction being played out for future generations. Watching dysfunctional behavior on our

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TRUST CURVE

By Gina Soleil

Continued Excerpts from Chapter 5Principle #5 Freedom Turns Ideas and vision Into Reality  The Trust CurveTrust is being able to express yourself freely, openly and without hesitation, because you feel protected and safe from having to experience shame, physical harm, hurt or guilt. Now think about the people in your life. Using this definition of trust, where do people in your

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Triple Your Coins

By WendyY Bailey

According to the Urban Dictionary, coins are also known as, cheddar, bankroll, cabbage, clams, funds and money. Of course, there are other names but that’s a few of my favorites. I laughed out loud when I read the exhaustive list of possibilities!Coins are what we work toward when we’re focused on cash flow, profitability and next level financial success. I call it income acce

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Your Personalized Profitability Plan

By WendyY Bailey

Creating a Personalized Profitability Plan guarantees income acceleration and boosts bottom line profits.That’s why I encourage my clients to create income goals to include multiple streams of active and passive income sources. It’s one of the first places we focus on to drive income acceleration and boost bottom line profits. Then, we work on clarifying very specific details to cr

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Do you have THE Income Acceleration Roadmap?

By WendyY Bailey

When I was growing up I remember traveling on road trips with my family. We didn’t have smart phones or GPS at the time so we used a paper roadmap to be sure we were going in the right direction. The roadmap also ensured we were taking the shortest and most direct path to get to our destination.From Macon, Georgia (where I grew up) to parts of Florida, the Carolinas and more places, my p

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Hashtags Aren't Enough|Negotiating The Gender Pay Gap

By Shelley Dunagan

Negotiating the Gender Pay Gap: Why Hashtags aren’t Quite Enough. (Excerpt from the soon to be published book Hashtags Aren’t Enough: A Girlfriend’s Guide to Showing Up and Conquering the Leadership Crisis) “I always thought that there was nothing an anti feminist would want more than to have women only in women’s organizations, in thei

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CHANGE TAKES COURAGE, BUT WHY SHOULD THEY CARE?

By Eric Kulikowski

C-H-A-N-G-E– six little letters that can perpetrate so much anxiety. Reactions to a changing environment are always unpredictable. Leaders never exactly know how the communication of a change will resonate or be absorbed by the organization. Being prepared to address the resistance to push back from change is a key success factor necessary to achieve your goals as a change leader.Accordi

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Brutal Doesnt Have to Mean Savage

By Tricia Brouk

 I’m a filmmaker. I’m working on a documentary about the new Chaplin at Riker’s Island, Justin von Bujdoss, who’s also a Buddhist. Bujdoss was hired by a female warden and his Chief Officer is also a woman. In our first meeting, he shared with me that they have an unusual combination of deep compassion and almost brutal strength. I think what struck me was that thi

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Taking a TED Stage and The Secrets Behind Doing It.

By Tricia Brouk

As the executive producer of TEDxLincolnSquare in New York City, I have privilege of working with some amazing speakers. I also get to read hundreds of incredible ideas worth spreading during the application processes each September. Wearing the crown of a TEDx speaker is something authors, speakers, and leaders all want. And the truth is, this red crown, gets you through more doors and gets you m

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