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Discipline - the Essential Quality for Goal Achievement

One of the characteristics of successful people is they are goal driven. They write out and plan their goals following one method or another. But is that it? Write it down, say daily affirmations, …

Why So Many Companies Do Not Have a Values Statement

The statistics for the numbers of new businesses that will fail are staggering. According to Statistics Canada, in 2016 there were 1.17 million companies in Canada of which 97.9% were small businesses…

Core Values Define Your Company’s Decision Making

According to an article by Patrick M. Lencioni published in the Harvard Business Review, there are different types of values – core values, aspirational values, permission-to-play values, accidental…

Fake It Until You Make It?

Years ago, I attended a leadership conference for a large, publicly traded company I worked for. It was my 2nd time attending this conference. I would have considered myself to be quite the keener …

What Does Your Diamond Look Like?

When it comes to goal setting, many of us focus on our business or career goals. Seldom do we think of the other important elements of our lives when we do our planning. The accountant in me reminds m…

Why I Once Bought A Car While Killing Time (And Why It Won't Happen Again)

Throughout my life, I have made quick and spontaneous decisions about just about everything. I am sure I can provide you with hundreds, maybe even thousands, of examples. Sometimes this behaviour has …

What You Can Learn from the Making of Chicken Soup

Most of us have experienced the pain of not feeling progress towards our goal. It can be tough, a true test of willpower and determination, to push through the seemingly lack of progress. What sometim…

Business Coaching - What it IS and What it IS NOT

I am often asked the question “what is business coaching?” Coaching is often misunderstood, interpreted and misrepresented. Many people confuse coaching with other professional practices such as t…

Communicating for Profit - Using DISC

Have you ever lost a sale with a prospect and don’t know what went wrong? Did you feel like you just didn’t connect with the prospect? Some element of the communication just didn’t feel right, b…

Solve Procrastination with Temptation Bundling

I was reading through Brian Tracy’s new book Master Your Time Master Your Life, and I came across a statement that really sums up procrastination – “procrastination is the thief of life”. Appr…

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