Do you INO?

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Many of you are "idea" people who: often think of different ways to approach a problem. like to do things "ideally." care about quality. feel a bit dissatisfied with most results. Your pursuit of excellence is a huge asset when pursuing your most important time investments as Cal Newport so eloquently describes in his post about remarkability. But when you take a high-quality, idealistic approach to everything from selecting toothpaste to composing a… Continue reading

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I Have a Dream

At the start of each day, I review my dream for the world... and I thought I would share it with you because it will help you to understand Why I do what I do. Here it goes: "I dream of… Continue reading

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Get Out of the Trunk

Recently, I did something fairly typical: I set a boundary on my time in what I perceived to be a polite, yet also clear and direct manner. However, I received an atypical response: The person I set a boundary with… Continue reading

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Shed the Guilt and Grow Your Business

Starting a business—or taking your company to the next level—requires, by definition, shaking up the comfortable state of normalcy. While this change can ultimately lead to good outcomes, you will make other people unhappy in the process—guaranteed. Whether it’s your current… Continue reading