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You’re Awesome!

Short Version You’re awesome. The work will be there for you, just waiting, in 2022! Do the math. And ultimately, all that truly matters is what you believe in. What story are you telling yourself? Stop believing in other peoples bullshit stories. Start believing in yourself! Long Version We don’t sell our hours. We ‘sell’ […]

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Conversation (Self) Control

My first business (high performance Audi/VW parts) developed a significant mail-order component, I worked that phone as if my life depended upon it – which in a way it did – we had great advertising that made the phone ring non-stop. People wanted what we had and of 100 incoming calls per day, ~30 would […]

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Want Referrals?

The #1 path to consistent referrals from the same source(s) is to answer the phone the first time it rings, be in front of your computer to intake the application on that first call, and respond to every subsequent call or email instantly. Losing two hours to a morning coffee meeting? Losing two hours to […]

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The Groove In Your Brain

There are many grooves worn into my brain, yours too; the repetition of mundane tasks creates low-level grooves with low impact on our day-to-day well-being. However there are others types of grooves worn so deep that when trying to think or behave logically we either trip over them or worse, we fall right into them, […]

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People Under Pressure Produce…

Each of us ultimately is just a pile of carbon. In grade 8 science class Mr. Lenton taught us that all living things are carbon based. He did so with a very memorable (albeit disturbing) story involving his neighbour’s annoying cat and a ‘stakeout’ with his pellet gun, ending with disposal of the remains at […]

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Brick by Brick

“In the end, there can be only one.”—RAMIREZ The word “priorities” rose from obscurity about 50 years ago, and by definition of the root word “priority” we are fooling ourselves to think that we can be focused on more than one important thing at a time. A true priority will consume 100% of our resources […]

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The Stories We Tell Ourselves

The stories we tell ourselves are often out of alignment with reality. Whether it is a tale of roses & rainbows or doom & gloom, rarely do our best dreams, or (thankfully) our worst nightmares come to fruition, and even when it seems as though they are doing so. The peaks and valleys are typically very […]

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