Always Be About Buckets

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Bill Russell is a prolific winner. He has won at every stage of his career.

As the center for the Boston Celtics, he won 11 NBA Championships in a 13 year career. (That’s basically a championship every 1.2 seasons.) He won 2 straight NCAA Championships for the University of San Francisco. And he also won Olympic gold as the captain of the US Men’s basketball team (wikipedia).

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That’s What You’ve Got to Figure Out

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Today’s “Question of the Day” for my students was – what is ONE thing you want to accomplish this summer? For many of them they have one last summer before they graduate next year and start their biggie-boy-or-girl jobs.

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Tell All the Truth, but Tell it Slant

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“Tell all the truth, but tell it slant.” – Emily Dickinson

If you’ve ever struggled as a writer, you know the challenge of writing anything original or unique. You also feel the burden of getting your message out there for the world to hear.

You are probably in between two schools of thought:

  1. You don’t have anything to offer so why bother?
  2. You are God’s perfect gift to your particular genre and the world will explode without your divinely inspired message.

Neither are true.

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Take the 30 Day Challenge


Professional Speaker and Business Coach Mark LeBlanc says treat every new month like you’re starting from zero. So whether you’ve had a bad month or a good month with reaching your numbers – today is a new month – so it’s time to start with a clean slate.

Think about it this way: you get to celebrate New Year’s all over again!

Remember that zeal and enthusiasm you had for your new goals on January 1st?

Well now is the time to recapture that energy and start afresh for February.

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