Paul is an award winning inspirational and motivational speaker, trainer and facilitator… and he loves that he get’s to help people create positive changes in their lives. A 12 year veteran of the King County Sheriff’s Department, Paul spent much of his career working with street gangs. Drawing on his experience he re-channeled his efforts and for the last 13 years has been working to positively impact the lives of people before law enforcement sees

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The buzzing was unmistakable. The chirping sounded odd. At first glance, it appeared to be a cicada smashing against the unopened window seven feet above the concrete floor in a desperate attempt to escape from the garage. But cicadas don’t chirp. At closer glance, my husband realized it was not an insect at all but rather a delicate humming bird. “Grab your camera!” he shouted. I quickly retrieved my Canon Sureshot and set the shutter

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The paramount principle of economics is that there is no such thing as a free lunch. In order to have increasing standards of living a nation needs increasing levels of investment.  But, American capital is being driven overseas by a weakening dollar.  Why should any individual or business want to invest in a country whose currency is being debased–falling in value.  This will negatively impact the investment’s rate-of-return.   Capital (money) goes to where it is

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I had an opportunity to spend a few days at the National Speakers Association meeting just recently and it was quite the event.  From what I heard, there were approximately 1200+ speakers, trainers and coaches in attendance for the four-day event.  I had no idea upon arriving what to expect but it was quite an experience interacting with some of the true legends of the industry.  I saw Brian Tracy, Les Brown, Harvey Mackay and

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Is the digital age also the era of the guru? I am not sure about you but the one thing that I have noticed is the abundance of gurus in business right now.  Everywhere you turn, there is another person claiming to have mastered the universe.  It spans from sales to marketing and from Facebook to Twitter and so on. Where did they all come from?  Maybe, they were there already and I had not

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Let Go

Posted by Sarah Larysz
Category : Blog, Change, Failure, Sucess

Here’s a short parable that can easily be applied to our professional lives… A wise man spoke to an audience, telling them a joke. Everyone laughed like crazy. After another moment, he told the same joke again. This time less people laughed. He cracked the same joke again & again. When there was no laughter in the crowd, he smiled & said : “You can’t laugh at the same joke again & again But why do you keep crying

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We remember what we understand, We understand what we pay attention to, We pay attention to what we like, need or want! You all have a perfect memory the only difference is some are trained and some aren’t. The problem is if it’s not working as well as you feel it has in the past the real reason is “Stress”. We all have perfect memories the only difference is mine is trained and yours is

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August 15, 2011 is the 40th year anniversary of President Nixon cutting the last linkage of the dollar to gold.  Before that famous date, foreigners could take their accumulated dollars to the U.S. Treasury’s Gold Window and exchange them for gold at the price of $35.00 ounce.  This arrangement was set-up at the Bretton Woods conference in July, 1944. After August 15, 1971, the dollar was a free floating currency—it was a true fiat currency.

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