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#8 – Patience

Published on February 27, 2019 Written by

#8 Patience Patience is a virtue most people I know sincerely struggle with. It’s something results oriented, fast-paced, get it done, “I’m filling my calendar to the max” people find hard to conceive of. And yet it’s the place where a majority of the “good stuff” in life finds you. When you’re not pushing, hustling,… View Article

#7 – Playing to WIN

Published on February 25, 2019 Written by

#7 Playing to WIN In blog #3, Playing Not to Lose, I showed a diagram about how people “play” in the game of life. I explained that what’s most impactful about the model for me is that very few people ever play to “WIN.” Most of us “play not to lose.” It’s safer there. And… View Article

#6 – Reaction’s Don’t Lie

Published on February 25, 2019 Written by

#6 – Reactions Don’t Lie Whenever I find myself triggered by an event, I know there’s learning available to me. If I bypass the opportunity to evaluate my reaction, I become a victim of whatever happened and can guarantee the next time a similar event occurs, I’ll react again – only it will be stronger… View Article

#5 – Small Things

Published on February 22, 2019 Written by

#5 Small Things As I sit on the plane during a busy week with one more day to work, looking forward to a full Friday and an equally full weekend, it occurs to me the little things really are the big things in life. It’s about having appreciation for the things my family, team and… View Article

#4 – F.E.A.R.

Published on February 21, 2019 Written by

#4 – F.E.A.R. It is a four letter word, and feels like one most of the time. It can dismantle the best of intentions, and ruin a perfectly good idea or day. When we lose track of the present, we can move into a state of worry, anxiety or fear about the future. We can… View Article

#3 – Playing Not to Lose

Published on February 20, 2019 Written by

#3 Playing Not to Lose I have a diagram I’ve used in teaching leadership for 30 years, it looks like this:                             It’s useful in many ways. In business, you can assess your team based on how they are playing and offer… View Article

#2 – The Essence of Conflict

Published on February 19, 2019 Written by

#2 – The Essence of Conflict At its essence, most conflict is an argument between two things: intent and impact. One person claims their feelings are a direct result of the other persons words and actions, and the other person claims they had no intent to cause any of that impact. It’s simple really, but… View Article

#1 – Building Habits

Published on February 19, 2019 Written by

#1 – Building Habits Today is the first day of my new practice. I’ve committed to write a blog daily (minimum 5x/week) to build the muscle as Seth Godin challenged in his The First 1,000 are the most difficult blog. Why? Because I read his blog daily; it’s the ONLY thing I read every day…. View Article

Chasing Perfection: Video

Published on February 12, 2019 Written by

Now is the time to shatter illusions and maximize success! Join the movement! Giving a special thank you to the team of students who created this video through Minnetonka High School’s VANTAGE Program. Blake, Ray, Hannah and Lauren- you all are amazing! Cheers to shattering illusions together.

The Power House: Client Highlight

Published on February 7, 2019 Written by

The Power House: Client Highlight Interview The motto at The Power House is “win your life.” Owner Max Lipset and his team of coaches help clients (including Sue) win their lives every day through five main fitness services: group coaching, private coaching, team training, corporate fitness and wellness, and elite athlete training. The gym offers… View Article


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