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I am Definitely Definite that I was NOT Definite!

outwitting-the-devil-book-coverWhat is the meaning of the word definite and why should we care? Dictionary.com defines definite as:

Clearly defined or determined;
not vague or general;
precise; exact. Continue reading

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What You Appreciate Appreciates

This was the beautiful scene I enjoyed on Friday

This was the beautiful scene I enjoyed on Friday

That’s a quote from the book E2 by Pam Grout. This week my master mind partners and I are doing the last experiment, which is called “The Fish & Loaves Principle.”  The hypothesis is that
if I change my outlook and make a concerted effort to look for goodness, beauty and abundance, it will show up in spades”. Continue reading

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The Simple Secret To Achieving Your Goal

I recently became aware of a simple secret about goal achieving and I’m excited to share it! Immediately after deciding on your goal:

  • Go out and LOOK for it!
  • EXPECT to find it!
  • HAVE FUN searching!
  • FANTASIZE about telling your friends you achieved it!

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Does this picture make me look like Napoleon Hill’s Outwitting the Devil?

outwitting the devil

Read this book. You’ll thank me later :-)

As you may know, I am rather obsessed with the book Outwitting the Devil, by Napoleon Hill.  My mission is to let as many people as humanly possible know about this book. I want everyone to read it, because many who do, are experiencing breakthroughs, the likes of which I have not seen. So I got an idea…. Continue reading

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How “the devil” helps us choose Faith over Fear

outwitting the devilEvery now and then, a book comes along that can truly alter the rest of your life.  For me, one such book is Outwitting the Devil, by Napoleon Hill, brilliantly edited and annotated by Sharon Lechter.  You’ll be hearing a lot from me about this book over the next few weeks, but today I want to talk about one of the prominent themes of the book and the most common way “the devil” controls us… Continue reading

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I’ve Fallen and I Can’t Get Down!

It’s true.
I have fallen madly, deeply, hopelessly in L-O-V-E… with the devil!  Not THE Devil, but with the book “Outwitting the Devil,” by Napoleon Hill.  Love bordering on obsession.  This book has stretched my mind in ways I didn’t know were possible.  And I’m finding it hard to feel “down,” even though I’m involved with some challenges.
And I love it! Continue reading

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What Are You Thinking?

I’m currently working with several people who are enjoying “The Strangest Secret,” by Earl Nightingale.  Yesterday, I read a few quotes from the book and asked a client to choose one that resonates with him.  He chose the following, by Ralph Waldo Emerson…

“A man is what he thinks about all day long” Continue reading

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Shut Up, Stop Whining and Tell Me What You Want!

Yesterday, on our Go-Giver Coaching call, Christie Ellis shared wisdom from Larry Winget, author of  Shut Up, Stop Whining and Get A Life.  Larry is world-renowned for his no-nonsense approach to success.  If you want to change your results, YOU need to change.  And I’ll add to that by saying, if you want to change our results, you must change your thoughts, feelings and words around them.   Continue reading

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Feng Shui Rules! Even If You Don’t Understand It

I’d like to tell you absolutely everything I know about Feng Shui.
Are you ready?
Here it is: Continue reading

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Bullies, Fires And Other Conversations We Need To Have With Our Kids

Yesterday I read a great post from my friend, Bob Burg on the importance of having a conversation with our children about bullies and bullying.  I highly encourage any parent, no matter what age your children are, to read it and have that conversation as another school year gets underway. Continue reading

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