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Could Remote Work Lead Us to More Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace?

Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace can be a polarizing topic. But what if we used this unique time to make it more accessible to everyone? None of us can hide our real…

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Staying Authentic When Your Life Gets Moved to the Internet

Now that so many of us have had to move our whole lives online, from meetings and happy hours to family gatherings and coffee dates,  creating an authentic personal brand online has never…

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What Will Branding Be Like In the Future?

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been spending a lot of time the last month thinking about the future. You’re wondering what it will be like, and if things can ever go back…

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10 Strategies to Maintain Sanity During Family Quarantine

I’ve always found “change management” to be a funny term. If this COVID-19 pandemic has taught us anything, it’s how little control we have to manage change at all. On a macro level,…

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He Was the First YouTube Video to Go Viral. Now He’s Sharing His Secrets.

I hope you are beginning to find new rhythms, enjoying the beautiful spring weather, staying healthy and finding hope in the midst of this COVID-19 crisis that has drastically so changed all of…

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Meeting Your Customers Where They Are: How Cincinnati Opera Brings Opera to the People

As executives, team members and thought-leaders, we’re all after the same thing: To expand and diversify our audiences so that our products or services can be accessible to anyone, in any circumstance. In…

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The Life-Changing Power of Great Friendships

In the same way that the “crazy-makers” in your life will pull you down, being friends with healthy, whole people will take your life to the next level. That’s why I wanted to…

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How A Band Is Bringing Hope, Confidence and Community to Teens Around the World

Photo credit: Sam Greenhill Anxiety and depression is a growing crisis for young people. I’ve spoken at new student orientations at colleges for a number of years, and recently, the lines have been…

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5-Star Hospitality Secrets from the Best in the Business

As an inspirational speaker, I spend a lot of time on the road and in hotels. I’ve stayed in the Ritz Carlton, and I’ve stayed in a Motel 6. I’ve had room service…

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Recently Promoted? How to Create A Legendary Leadership Strategy

If you recently got a promotion and are now in charge of a team (or a larger team) of people, your whole mindset for how and why you work has to evolve.  Why?…

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7 Goal Setting Mistakes That May Be the Reason You’re Losing Motivation

We’ve all heard the statistic that something like 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail, and that most people have petered off in their habit of to the gym or eating paleo by mid-February….

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How to Set Goals that You’ll Actually Achieve

As a new year and a new decade begin, many of us are setting goals and trying to get our lives on track (or back on track.) And for most of us, those…

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Your customers are trying to talk to you. Are you listening?

Attention, managers and leaders: Your customers are trying to talk to you. Are you listening? Customer feedback is the most powerful insight you’ll get on your business, and how you respond to it…

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You’ll Never Hear “Can I Speak to the Manager” The Same Way Again

Have you ever asked to speak to the manager? Have you ever been behind the counter and had someone ask you if they could speak to the manager? Have you ever been the…

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The Truth About My Faith

The Holidays are just around the corner, and we’ve all heard that it’s best to avoid discussing politics and religion with family and friends around the table.  Steering clear of politics I understand,…

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The Key to Making Your Life Better in a Year Than It Is Now

Let me guess: You want your life to be better in a year than it is now. You want to be growing in your career. You want to achieve the goals that you’ve…

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Stop Working for the Weekend, and Start Living Your Life.

Working for the weekend? You owe it to yourself to enjoy your work. Here are the new mindset shifts you need to get there. There’s a popular song from the 1980s called “Working…

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What We Can Learn from the Transformational Leadership Style of Alyson Lundell

Ready to hone in on your transformational leadership style? Episode #33 with Senior Director of PR at Universal Orlando Resorts Alyson Lundell will help you do just that.  Confident leaders aren’t afraid of…

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