Category Archive: Leadership/Motivation

What Do You Do For A Living?

  Welcome to my guest today, Annette Petrick, the creative genius and inspired storyteller behind the Consider This Radio Show (podcast and website) featuring 90-second episodes serving up “timely perspectives on life, love, friends, family, giving back, and giving thanks.” Use the audio player to listen to this 90-second show…or enjoy reading the transcript below. We business …

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What’s The Secret To Your Success?

I love reading about highly successful people and finding out, if possible, to what they attribute their success. As a small business owner, I encourage you to feed your mind by reading magazines and books, watching videos, or taking classes that educate and motivate you. More often than not, it is an accumulation of small …

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YOU Are Your Own Biggest Bottleneck To Success

Success Magazine is one of my favorite sources for inspiration, motivation, and great business tips. Not only is the magazine easy to digest in small segments, but I love popping the CD that comes in each issue into my car’s CD player so I can listen to editor Darren Hardy interview business leaders and what …

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Dreams + Belief + Action = SUCCESS

Today’s guest blogger is Jorge Gutierrez “Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.” – David J. Schwartz In a season where predictions and resolutions run rampant and one’s dreams become possible …

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Fail Safe Leadership

Welcome to my guest Jorge Gutierrez, a member with me in the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce and a fellow believer that service and connection should be the foundation for effective leadership. He shares this review of the book Fail-Safe Leadership by Linda L. Martin and Dr. David G. Mutchler. I hope it makes you think deeply …

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You Matter…And So Does Your Business!

Start your week out with this short motivational video for entrepreneurs and small business owners everywhere. Whatever you’re doing, do it with all your heart. You matter to your customers, your community, and your world.

Is Your Business TAGFEE?

Sign with TAGFEE acronym taped to my desk

I came across the wonderful acronym TAGFEE recently that is the creation of MOZ, an SEO (search engine optimization) software company in Seattle, Washington. TAGFEE = Transparent, Authentic, Generous, Fun, Empathetic, and Exceptional It should be a mission statement for any business! I’ve taped it up over my desk as a reminder to think about …

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