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“Eyes Full of Dreams” Book Review

dreams goals attention“Eyes Full of Dreams” is a wonderful book written by Scott Ginsberg, aka: Name Tag Scott.

Scott is a brilliant professional speaker, writer, photographer and songwriter. His new book is an interactive, fun and thought provoking resource for anyone who wants to pay attention to what matters.

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Confidence Gets Attention: Know Yourself, Your Team and Your Ideas

know yourself, know your competition,Confidence gets attention. Confidence gets results.

 

Do you know someone that walks into a room and you can tell they feel confident, in themselves, their outfit, their knowledge? They have a presence about them and they present their ideas with authority.

 

If you want to get the right

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Top 10 Leadership Strategies for the New Year

New Year Resolution Goals Success Strategy LeaderThe beginning of a new year always provides a fresh perspective and a time for us to reflect on what worked, and what didn’t previously. This tip list provided by Mark Sanborn is perfect to print and hang in an area you frequently see. Let it be the reminder you need …

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Do you have seats in the arena … or are you in the arena?

One of my fave quotes Brene Brown is my girl crush. She’s smart, funny, authentic, real and a true thought leader in vulnerability. Vulnerability was not something I was ‘good’ at, it was something I had to learn (and I did it kicking and screaming).

I highly recommend her books Gifts of Perfection and Daring

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What’s Your Contextual Word?

2016 New Year Word Describe Goals ResolutionOne word. What is one word to describe your 2016?

 

Mine is attention. What’s yours?

 

A gazillion years ago, I heard Matt Church recommend a focus word for the year. I have been doing it ever since. He’s so smart.

 

A contextual word allows you to focus …

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6 Must-Haves to Be Influential Monday to Monday

Influence Leadership CommunicationAre you consistent from Monday to Monday?  Do you put on your “A” game with the same level of effort, focus and preparation for ALL conversations as you do for high-stakes presentations?

 

Influence from Monday to Monday requires you to be consistent with how you deliver a message and …

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Win More By Not Being Rude – Guest Blog by Thom Singer

Pay Attention cell phone distractedWhen I read Thom Singer’s recent blog about accepting rude behavior as a cultural norm, I knew this would resonate with many people. We must begin paying attention to each other and getting back to kindness and general polite behavior. It begins with each of us making a conscious effort …

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3 Strategies to Share Your Message for Attention

I believe businesses and professionals can profit from attention – not just getting it, but giving it. The next time you prepare for a presentation, business brief or sales pitch, pay attention to these three key factors. By doing so, you’ll ensure your message resonates with those you wish to receive …

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Good Manners – Guest Post by Candace Ellis

Candace EllisBelow is a blog by Candace Ellis, who loves surprising and delighting clients and sharing her sense of fun and wit through her writing. I truly love her pieces and felt compelled to share this one with you. Follow her on twitter @candellis.

xoxo,

Neen
When Clarence Thomas said “good …

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3 Types of Thought Leaders – Which Are You?

Thought Leaders Ideas Profit SharingHave you ever heard the term ‘Thought Leader’ and wondered what it was and who gets to call themselves that? Those in thought leadership can shape and shift the ideas, perspectives and passion of others.

They don’t just know something, they are known for something.

When the term was first coined, …

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