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How to Raise the Worst Employees Up

We’ve all had them. Those under-performers. The slackers. They suck the life from us. We try to train them. We pair them with the sales stars to let them see how a top performer does it. They don’t do better. Because we’re doing it wrong! Partnering an ‘F’ student with an ‘A’ student doesn’t give […]

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Your Best 100 People

Take the brightest, the smartest, bravest 100 people you can think of. Doesn’t matter who they are. Now, you and them are stranded on an island. You have nothing, but the island has everything. Rich mineral deposits, fertile soil, and livestock. Everything you need except not one piece of technology. No wheels, boats, sewing needles, […]

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The Life Coaching Scam

It’s the same old scam. Life Coaching. Mentors. Consultants. We really should just call them money sucks. Black holes for greenbacks. Let’s get something clear. No one, and I mean No ONE has all their shit together. The self help books didn’t work so now the “coach” is going to straighten you out. Not gonna […]

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The power of one…

29,029 and the number 1 have a lot in common. 29,029 is the height of Mt. Everest. And no one can’t get there in one sole step. It takes thousands and thousands of single steps. When you have a goal that seems insurmountable, break it into the absolute smallest pieces. Set the bar so low […]

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On Being a Steward

Stewardship is an important concept in Christianity. The idea of being given responsibility over something that doesn’t belong to you. It should be an important concept in business too. You don’t “own” your employees. You don’t “own” your customers. You are given them to take care of as if they belonged to you. But they […]

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