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By: Chris
Wed, November 3rd 2010

Being able to let go of a lost cause can be tough. Especially, if its a big lost cause. Identifying the wheat from the chaff in sales allows us to invest our time wisely and chase those high percentage deals while turning off the resource vacuums.But there are certain things that tend to get in our way. What makes it more complicated is these "things" when applied in balance are actually helpful, but when disproportionately practiced, create chaos, mayhem and civil unrest. Ok […]

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Not everyone works for the perfect leader. But what can you do? (Embracing the: "It sucks to be me!" attitude rarely bears the desired results.)Which leads me to consider, on this beautiful Texas evening whether I'd buy a book titled: "The 59-second employee. How to stay ahead of the one-minute manager!"  Conclusion: I would. Now, I don't know how much I would pay -- and before I invest any significant measure of mental resources considering that, […]

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Leadership/Coaching    
By: Chris
Tue, October 19th 2010

"Are we there yet?" Probably the most universal question asked by children anticipating arrival at an intended destination.I know I've asked it on countless trips as a young boy. Eager to arrive at the cabin while the fish were still biting. I also had no idea why it frustrated my parents so. That is, until I became a father and was plagued by that question from my own offspring. Suddenly it was oh so clear that time travel was not possible. So what does that have to do […]

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Let's Get Real    
By: Chris
Mon, October 11th 2010

I think it is important to acknowledge that the can of worms I am about to open is usually followed by a heated debate. Often accompanied by insults focused on the "questionable" heritage of those who disagree.What subject could foster such fury?  Super heroes.This debate goes deep into the very essence of who we identify with, who we look up to, and what alter ego might possibly be laying just below the surface in each of us. Now there are many super heroes that are […]

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