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Regardless of Circumstances

Regardless of Circumstances

For me ... until her passing ... Maya Angelou was just a poet that had an opportunity to share her words at Bill Clinton's presidential inauguration in 1993. Since then, I've been inspired by…
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Shine

Shine

I was playing golf with 3 friends. We started around 10 a.m. on a Sunday ... a busy day at golf courses when the weather is good. At the start of the 9th hole (just around lunchtime), Nick su…
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Printable Workday Charts

Printable Workday Charts

62 - 64 - 63 - 61 Those are your quarterly workdays of opportunity for 2017 (250 in all ... give or take a few depending on where you are or how much vacation you enjoy). Roughly 21 days per…
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Minimizing The Grumps

Minimizing The Grumps

a childish word. Fitting given it's such a childish behavior. Be careful not to dismiss its impact (on your career, on your team, on the people you serve) because it sounds silly. I…
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Positively Remarkable

Positively Remarkable

I was doing an expense report after a keynote trip and noticed what it said at the bottom of my hotel receipt... “How was your stay?” it asked. It continued with... “If you can…
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Printable Monthly Calendars

Printable Monthly Calendars

Today is 20% of your workweek. Two workdays are 10% of your month. To lose only two workdays each month to apathy or laziness is to lose more than a full month of workdays each year. (Scary.…
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Resignation

Resignation

Remember... When things get tough and we occasionally get disappointed that our extra effort, care, and attention aren't giving us an immediate payoff, we can't let that stop us from pushing…
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Offended

Offended

Occasionally, our thoughts and ideas here at InspireYourPeople.com annoy people. That may surprise you given what we create and publish. It used to surprise me, but given the large number o…
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Sad Talk

Sad Talk

"How was your weekend?" the banker asked me. "Very nice," I said. "And yours?" "Not long enough," she said. (so much mediocrity ... so little time) I looked around to see if…
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