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Leader: Duck with ducklings

Leader or individual?

In the places we go, do we show up as a leader or individual? A lot of people think leadership is telling people what to do. I’ve found that leadership isn’t so much telling people what to do, but instead, it’s making sure everyone is clear on the direction and that people aren’t getting left […]

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Your Impact: Tall, Grande or Vente

Maybe choosing significance isn’t too different from ordering coffee: you get to decide for yourself how much you want. Do you want to have a lot of impact or a little? Once your decision is made, then you need to adjust how you use your time, energy and money to reflect your goals. What Impact […]

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A Life of Purpose

Rick Warren’s book, “The Purpose-Driven Life” was phenomenally successful, which actually may be understating it’s popularity a bit. Rick Warren didn’t expect it to sell so much. Click here to watch his response to the book’s success. I believe his book did so well because people have a deep need to know what their purpose […]

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No Evil: Business people covering eyes ears and mouth

Evil Business

A lot of us have grown accustomed to the idea that the purpose of business is to make money. From this we assume this means that the highest value of a business is money. So we’ve grown to believe that businesses are evil. We cheer when someone talks about tearing down evil business. I see […]

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Golden Eggs

You have probably heard Aesop’s fable, “The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs.” The story goes: One day a countryman going to the nest of his Goose found there an egg all yellow and glittering. When he took it up it was as heavy as lead and he was going to throw it away, because […]

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Hoh River

River of money

Our household contains a river of money. Money comes into our household and flows out into various places. We pay for housing, our health, clothing, recreation, and automobiles to name a few. Money is always flowing through. Each month, whether we are conscious of it or not, we are making choices about how to direct […]

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Beware of Eeyores

This blog came from our Steam Engine Financial Coaching web site. Spending time with negative people will decrease your personal effectiveness in life. If you’re wanting to venture out, try new things, learn and grow, and seek to make a difference, these negative people are not the people you should be spending your time with! […]

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Entertainment as a Positive Influence

When we have plenty of positive influences In our lives, we will be in a better position to find and live our calling. Today we look at an easy way to get some more good stuff in our minds. There are a variety of ways to watch documentaries. I really like the convenience and selection […]

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TED: Ideas worth spreading

Fill Up On Positive Messages

Our ability to accomplish important things in life is influenced by the messages we let into our minds. Often we don’t fill up on positive messages. We get messages all the time from all kinds of sources: TV radio podcasts and blogs news advertising friends, family, co-workers and others If we don’t make a concerted […]

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