Jim’s Journal: They Need to Hear You and Feel You!

January 30, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Yes, I’m a road warrior.  I seemingly use a hotel key more often than I use my house key – and this week wasn’t any different.  I spent four days
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Jim’s Journal: Throw Away the Script!

January 29, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Several years ago I attended an extremely experiential leadership workshop in Houston.  As someone who always wears the trainer/speaker hat, I was eagerly looking forward to being a participant.  When
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Jim’s Journal: Is What’s In Your Window In Your Store?

January 28, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Have you ever gone shopping only to be disappointed when you learned that the items that were advertised in the window were not in the store?  How deflating!  Why did the store
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Jim’s Journal: It Worked for Me, It Can Work for You!

January 27, 2014 in Jim's Journal

During my 14 years in corporate, I worked for three organizations: the Prudential Insurance Company of America (AARP Operations), the Vanguard Group of Investments, and CoreStates Bank.  While at Vanguard (from 1993
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Jim’s Journal: Are You Just Checking the Box?

January 26, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Organizations oftentimes bring in trainers and consultants to provide a training course so that they can say, “We did it,” and check it off their list.  Many of us in the
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Jim’s Journal: Is it Time to Go to the Dentist?!

January 23, 2014 in Jim's Journal

I often joke during my sessions that when people have toothaches, rather than going to the dentist, they start chewing on the other side of their mouth.  They don’t make
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Jim’s Journal: Transfer that Energy!

January 22, 2014 in Jim's Journal

It snowed again in Philadelphia the other day.  We got a little over a foot.  I drove into the city, the day after the storm, for a dinner meeting.  On the way
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Jim’s Journal: The Club!

January 21, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Are you a member of the Club?  What Club?  The H.O.M. Club?  What’s the H.O.M. Club?  The Hard on Myself Club.  Never heard of it?  People in this Club are consistently
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Jim’s Journal: You Never Know

January 20, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Yesterday I spent the day shooting a promotional video for the website.  I took a trip down memory lane visiting my past.  Trust me, I did not have a “silver
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Jim’s Journal: Day 21 – I GOT THIS!

January 19, 2014 in Jim's Journal

Today I own my choices.  No Excuses! Congratulations!  You made it!  Here’s a long distance high five!  Today is the final day of the 21-Day No Excuse Challenge!  How did
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