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  • Example of a Bad Layoff Announcement

    By Kevin on September 20, 2017
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    Doing layoffs is the hardest thing any business leader will have to ever do. And how you announce it is critically important. In July of 2014, Microsoft VP Stephen Elop unwittingly became the butt of jokes and the poster child for how not to announce layoffs when he released...

  • 51 Tips To Win At Life (Reflections On My 50th Birthday)

    By Kevin on June 14, 2017
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    I recently turned 50 years old and decided it was a good time to jot down what I’ve learned, from many failures and some success, at how to win at life. I’m sure I’ll have very different ideas in the future, but this pretty much wraps it up for...

  • The Power of Intimate Attention: How To Stand Out, Build A Tribe, And Change The World

    By Kevin on February 27, 2017
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    How can you compete when you don’t have money, brand awareness or even a track record? You are a solo consultant, executive coach, or a fitness trainer. You’re an author, speaker or entrepreneur. You are an artist or musician. How do you build a following? How do you build...

  • Why I Write Every Book For Gussie LaJean Crittle, And You Should Too

    By Kevin on February 20, 2017
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    Taped to the bottom of my computer monitor is the obituary of a complete stranger. It’s only six sentences long; the death notice is of a woman named Gussie LaJean Crittle. Back on June 22 of 2014, I received an email with the subject, “I have no idea how...

  • Want to Get More Done? Try Taking More Breaks

    By Kevin on February 13, 2017
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    Should you begin doing less, in order to accomplish more? Pulse And Pause You may have heard of studies indicating that humans are designed to “pulse” between expending energy and renewing energy. Tony Schwartz, founder of The Energy Project, teaches this. His research shows that humans naturally move from...

  • These 5 Millionaires Answer Your Questions On Snapchat

    By Kevin on February 2, 2017
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    Getting Rich In America. That was the name of the iconic audio program from Brian Tracy that I listened to over and over again while driving my Dodge Colt from sales call to sales call. A hot summer day, no air conditioning, stuck in traffic on the Garden State...

  • The #1 Tip To Finally Achieve Work-Life Balance

    By Kevin on January 30, 2017
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    What can we learn from the work-life balance tactics of hard driving entrepreneurs and company founders? I’m often known for my research into extreme productivity, but people don’t realize that I want extreme productivity so I can also spend time with my family and friends. Work-life balance, or integration,...

  • My Kids Are Straight-A Students And They Know Nothing

    By Kevin on January 16, 2017
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    While this may seem like a story about my children, unfortunately it’s a story about leadership. Failed leadership at many levels. I have three teenage children and, for the most part, they get straight As in school. And I’m convinced they know nothing. (Sorry kids, it’s not your fault.)...

  • How I Stay Motivated Every Single Day

    By Kevin on January 3, 2017
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    What is the single best way to stay motivated and energized every single day? How do highly successful people maintain their motivation—and continue to chase their toughest goals—through an entire year? A reader named John recently contacted me with a similar question. He wrote, “I’m currently working in investment...

  • 7 Secrets Of People Who Keep Their New Year’s Resolutions

    By Kevin on January 3, 2017
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    I know you didn’t achieve your New Year’s resolutions in 2016. I say that confidently, even though we’ve never met, because research shows only 8% of people actually achieve them. So statistically, I bet you didn’t. How can you become one of those elite few, who actually achieve what they...

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