“A dream is an inspiring picture of the future that energizes your mind, will, and emotions, empowering you to do everything you can to achieve it.” John C Maxwell Most people dream, but that is where it ends. Whether they’ve been discouraged to dream by others or they are hindered by past disappointments, they simply…

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Last week I had the pleasure of being with my John Maxwell Team Family in Orlando for the International Maxwell Certification event. It was 5 full days with 3100 other trainers, speakers and coaches who are passionate about leadership and adding value to others. The best part, is that I finally got to meet John…

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I used to think success meant I arrived at some particular goal or destination. Boy, was I ever wrong and I am so glad that I was. This type of thinking can have a person feeling really down about themselves. It had me doubting my abilities, my gifts, my talents and ultimately had me question…

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Why do you think businesses fail? Is it because they don’t know enough, are not smart enough or lack certain skills? Maybe some of these come into play at some point, but I don’t think these are the main reasons. I believe business fail because they focus on the wrong things. Most of the entrepreneurs…

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Have you ever felt like you were spinning in circles when it comes to your business? There have been times where I felt as though I was on the straight and narrow but then I got sidetracked and took a sharp left. That left road seemed smooth and then a quick right turn showed up.…

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The first 90 days of a new year is crucial to your business success and it sets the tone for how the rest of the year will play out. Having said that, I want to know how you are doing as you come to the end of another quarter in 2019? If you are not…

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I believe that businesses without vision die. Wow, that is harsh isn’t it? Are you part of a team that isn’t moving forward? Are you personally in the same boat? Are you having a hard time making progress in your business and or life? If you said yes to any of the above, vision may…

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We all know how important goal setting is and if you google “goal setting” you will find several tips and tricks on how to do so. Some will tell you to follow the S.M.A.R.T System. While others will tell you to write out a massive “To-Do” list and just get it done. And others will…

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Life is hard. Find me a person who has not gone through painful experiences and I’ll show you someone who hasn’t fully lived. In fact, I’ve have had my fair share of them myself. Just yesterday, I was doing some work in the back yard and I dropped a rock on my foot while working…

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When I was starting The Inspired Academy, I had a head full of ideas but how it was all going to fit together seemed impossible to me. As a result, I kept doubting myself. Considering I had only ever led a few workshops, why would anyone want to work with me? Starting to lose hope.…

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