Blog - Motivation

7 Ways to Become an Invaluable Employee in an Ever-Changing Workplace

Whatever your job description was when you started in your current position, I can make a pretty certain guess that it’s not the same today as it was then. If you work in…

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Here’s How to Actually Make Positive Changes in Your Life

Are you ready for the most important question you’ll ever answer? Here goes: How does the life that you’re living today compare to the life that you want to be living? If you…

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How to Leave a Lasting Legacy

How will your grandchildren or great-grandchildren know you if you never get to meet them? What will you leave behind after your death? I believe that there’s a powerful answer to these questions…

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How to Find What Sets You Apart and Own Your Strengths

What is your differentiator? What makes you the best content marketer, the best CEO, the best personal trainer or the best therapist? Regardless of your job description, I can already tell you the…

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Here’s Your NOT To-Do List

Let me guess: You have a long list of to-dos that never get done. Some may say that you’re not completing these tasks because you don’t have enough motivation or passion in your…

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Seven Things Parents Need to Know When Their Child Goes to College

1) The new college students aren’t the only ones in transition. Think about the next chapter you’d like to write.   2) The longer your student is off at college, the less you…

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Seven Empowering Tips for First-Year College Students

1) Remember, nobody knows you. So why not be the person you always wanted to be at college?   2) Failing is an event, not a person. If you make a mistake, fail…

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The Ultimate Guide to Making a Major Career Change

You’re ready to make your next move and tap into your genius. Maybe it’s time for you to start the business you’ve always wanted to, apply for that dream job across the country,…

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Four Questions That Will Transform Your Life

Do you ever feel like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day? You wake up in the same bed every morning and relive the exact same day over and over. That may be funny when…

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The World is Your Stage. What’s Your Part?

You’re at work. You’re sitting at your desk, but you could have called in sick and it wouldn’t matter. Really, no one would have noticed. Essentially, you’re there because someone is paying you…

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How His Insomnia Gave Hope to Thousands

Have you heard of the band Telehope? I’ve been honored to mentor them as they rise to national success. I remember the first time I heard Ben play the piano. He was totally…

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How to Present a Message that Sticks

Whether you’re getting ready to pitch the next big idea at your meeting, present in front of your department soon, or have been asked to be a guest speaker at a national convention,…

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Don’t Make Resolutions

It’s almost 2019, and we live more cluttered lives than ever. What do we do when we wake up? We respond to emails. What do we do when we’re waiting in line? We…

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Transitioning Gracefully

You all know Curtis. He’s the reason you’re reading this in the first place. You don’t know me. My name is Esther and I’ve been working at the Curtis Zimmerman Group for a…

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Leadership Life Hack

You may have heard of–or attended–a business training retreat or conference. These can be incredibly useful to learn more about the current business world, new developments in technology or social media and becoming…

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The Multi-Million Dollar Question

I work with lots of different corporations that are constantly hiring new employees. Whether you’re an hourly employee, an executive or HR director, anyone interviewing a prospective employee needs to know the multi-million…

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Guess What I Saw in the Bathroom

I hope you’re having a great summer and enjoying these lazy days. I’ve been trying to spend more time with my family and to see friends as I travel, so I thought that…

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FRONT ROW with Keith Norman, Food Safety Manager/Assistant Executive Chef, South Point Hotel Casino and Spa, Las Vegas, Nevada

I met Keith Norman in Chicago years ago when we both spoke at the annual Food, Allergy and Anaphylaxis Connection Team (FACT) Society conference which helps teenagers diagnosed with severe food allergies. This…

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