Although I must have been aware of their influence, on some level, before corresponding with PaulVan den Brande – The 4PL Coach from the Just in Time Management Group of Bruges Area, Belgium, https://www.bpma.be – on LinkedIn, I lacked the means to articulate the following limitations regarding attitude. Although my teacher from Belgium shared with me the the following capitalized Attitude barriers, PaulVan den Brande’s thoughts are likely much deeper and more clear than mine, so I feel responsible for telling my readers

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Several years ago I read in a book this quote. ”The answer to the question is always there before the question is asked”. This past weekend the answers to three of my questions that have been eating away at me appeared in a most unlikely spot. My wife and I were in the wonderful small Texas town of Fredericksburg . While strolling done the side walk we went into a gift shop. There I saw

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When you have a winning Attitude, you do everything you possibly can to prepare to win. Because you’re PREPARED to win, you EXPECT to win. The measure of how prepared a person is, is whether they are able to perform at the top of their abilities. There is absolutely nothing wrong with getting beaten by somebody who has greater abilities than your own, but there is great shame in getting beaten by a lesser rival who beats

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In my capacity as a leadership coach I’ve been working with Hank, an executive in a Fortune 500 company who has been embroiled in a dispute with a particular associate for the past few weeks. The associate, we’ll call him Tom, is somewhat passive and resistant. When he feels like working he’s on top of his game and works harder and longer than any one of his team members. However, when he doesn’t feel like

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The power of Attitude, believing in one’s own ability-strength-destiny is made crystal clear in The Dave Clark Story.  Imagine being 5-foot-2 and playing professional baseball. And not just playing, but also managing, coaching, scouting, owning a professional barnstorming team that toured the country, and traveling Europe as a representative of Major League Baseball. And along the way, he nearly got “the call” to the major leagues as a pitcher. Now imagine doing it all on

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Life is a lot like a football game or a play on Broadway.  While some players have roles that have them on stage more often, or maybe they have greater athletic ability than the average player, an Attitude of teamwork is essential. Even the best of the best need the rest of the team. How efficiently would the play make its’ point if the actor with the starring role also had to manage the lights

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The current of life is always moving. Life can be understood to be like swimming upstream; the speed of the currant depends upon our Attitudes. We are either moving forward or backward. If we relax and just float, the current carries us downstream, away from our goals. For years, goals filled my thoughts, day and night. My goals were to walk and talk and drive efficiently enough to at least serve a practical purpose. When I

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Wooden is said by many fans, team members, teammates and opponents to be the greatest basketball coach of all time. The Attitudes he taught the teams he coached, Attitudes like teamwork, personal excellence, dedication, discipline, focus, organization and leadership are the same Attitudes anyone needs to succeed in the real world. Wooden taught his players one primary objective: Be the best you can be in whatever situation or circumstance you find yourself. He taught his

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“We play to win.” That’s the message of the new website for the Core Strategy Group , a strategic consulting firm dedicated to helping companies succeed through the insurgency model for business and politics. The approach borrows from revolutionary and highly innovative companies and helps leaders win in today’s rapidly changing business environment. “We base our model on the insurgent companies, political leaders and military forces who rewrite the rules in their domain,” says Chairman

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“I want to be a millionaire.” How many teens have your heard say this? They say this rarely knowing the work that goes into making those millions. You want to make a million doing what? “I don’t know” is often the reply. Some teens want to be successful without the first clue about how to get there almost like they expect it to fall into their lap. Anything worth getting is worth fighting for the

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