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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 of peop…
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about last night...

“I wish it wouldn’t have happened in some ways. Now I say, ‘Well, it bought us a ticket here. So be it.’” Tony Bennett | Head coach, UVA men’s basketball team (on last year’s o…
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1 way to end a meeting

There’s a psychological concept called The Peak-End Rule. Daniel Kahneman and Barbara Fredrickson are the best-known people behind the idea. Bottom line: We tend to judge our experiences…
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inspiration from march madness

Six games. 289 missed shots. 73 turnovers. 106 personal fouls. 22 missed free throws. And they went undefeated. 6-0. Those are last year's tournament stats for the men’s college basketball…
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better thinking

What you expect to happen … what you believe in your mind … can have a big impact on what actually does happen. If you’re going to try to make something good happen … if you make the decision to…
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distraction fast

I’m embarrassed. A few weeks ago, I realized how distracted I’d become … in my work, with people, in my mind. So, I decided to go on a fast from distraction and reboot my commitment to staying mo…
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shiddy work

I asked my sons to caption this picture from our bathroom. (Tough sometimes to have a dad who does what I do.) “Lazy,” said one. “Selfish,” said the other. Not bad, I thought. Then I sugge…
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close talker

Have Sam in to talk with your group. (don’t worry … he’ll keep his distance)If having a keynote speaker isn't an option, consider adding a little inspiring something to your meeting. Our drinkw…
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