I have done a huge amount of public speaking in my day.  Sometimes there are thousands in the audience.  Other times it is just a couple of dozen.  And in the old days, it use to make me nervous as heck.  Then one day I woke up and realized, I can’t live like this…nervous all…

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Most of us think we know what we are doing, know how our actions affect others and are aware of both our strengths and weaknesses.  Or…we lack the confidence to really know the truth about ourselves. Both are dangerous situations. We are often too close to a situation to really understand exactly what is going…

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Ever feel overwhelmed by the project or task in front of you?  We all do. But here is the cool thing…we can do huge things if we just do them a little bit at at time.  Impossible things.  It just takes a plan and determination. The last blog mentioned my trips to Yellowstone with my…

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In the last blog I mentioned the millions of photos of a waterfall in Zion National Park and the value of finding a unique way to photograph it.  Here is one more thought on the subject. How many photos have you seen of Old Faithful or of the Upper Geyser Basin at Yellowstone?  Plenty I…

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How many people go to Zion National Park a year?  My guess is that it is in the millions.  How many of those pack a camera and take some pictures…at least 25% of the visitors…maybe more.  And how many of them got the photo you see in this blog? Just me.  It is unique and…

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Join the club.  No one gets to the winner’s circle without coming pretty darn close to hitting the wall.  Life can be hard work and managing your career can make things even harder.  We all run out of gas. The trick is…how to get some gas back in the tank. In my book, The Way…

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There is a terrific new book out called SharkSense by Sharkie Zartman.  Sharkie was a professional volleyball player and a national champion.  She is winner who overcame the odds to succeed again and again.  I am happy to say that Sharkie had me write the Forward to the book and let me contribute a couple…

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The picture shown is of my wife and I standing in front of the lava that is pouring into the sea on the Big Island of Hawaii.  It was taken by CJ Kale about an hour before sunrise. One of my employers had a great exercise that they would use for both the company and…

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We take a lot of things for granted every day.  Things like…our health and safety.  And then every now and again…along comes a reminder of how fortunate we are to be alive and well. My wife and I have just returned from a long stay at our home Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  During that stay, several really…

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