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Who Can Be Your Mentor? Test Your Assumptions.

Last week I launched the 2nd edition of my book Full Steam Ahead! using Twitter as the primary platform. It seemed obvious that my next blog should be on what I had learned and experienced. However, I am still processing the experience and couldn't condense my...

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Creating an Online Community

Creating an Online Community What happens when you care deeply about something and have knowledge that can help others? Many people write a book on the topic, hoping to extend their reach. What happens when you want to go beyond the reach of your book? You can start...

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What Images Are You Shaping Our Future With?

On a daily basis we are bombarded with images of destruction in movies, on television and even in electronic games that children play. In contrast, there are so few images of what peace looks like.

When I ask people to describe what world peace looks like, they use vague terms. However, they are able to give quite vivid descriptions of what a post-World War III would look like.

We must actively seek out positive images or our sense of reality will be unbalanced.

Nelson Mandela understood the power of creating a unifying positive image. Arrested in 1962 for his role in…

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When Leaders Don’t Lead

“The senior leaders have no vision,” he said glumly, as an explanation for his company's problems. I had heard this many times during my interviews of key employees at the company.  It was the end of my last interview.  I set my pen down and asked the question I had...

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