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Why, Why, Why, Why, Why?

In Business Leadershipby Laura

If you are the parent of a five year old you probably feel that is the worst word in the English language.  If you are feeling depressed you might use that word to say “why me?”   If you are an entrepreneur you love that word because it lets you ask …

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You Want Me to do What?

In Business Leadershipby Laura

For the last few months I have been taking Pilates one-on-one with Gini Murphy.  She is an incredible trainer and coach who continually pushes me to do things I have said I could not do for close to 15 years.  I used to work out a lot and then I …

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Intentional Laundry and other things

In Business Leadershipby Laura

My Mom does laundry and it is nothing short of spectacular.  I don’t know how she does it but it is fluffier, cleaner and brighter than any laundry I do myself using the same detergents.  Even when I use the same washer and dryer she uses my laundry does not …

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You are the Company you Keep.

In Business Leadershipby Laura

My parents always told me, “choose your friends wisely, you are the company you keep.”  I believed them and recently I really saw how powerful that statement really is.  I spent the last week at Expert’s Academy in San Jose, CA.   Some of the biggest names in the business were …

What is Wisdom?

In Business Leadershipby Laura

We have wise old owls, wise women, wise men and Wise potato chips.  We look to our elders to impart their wisdom to us and we constantly look for mentors and peers who can add a little enlightenment to our everyday lives.  But what truly makes someone wise?  Webster’s dictionary …

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Up from the ashes grow the roses of success!

In Business Leadershipby Laura

One of my favorite movies of all time is Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.  I love the flying car, the singing, the whistling candy and all the crazy inventions that don’t always work the way they are supposed to. What I love the most, is the positive attitude the movie reinforces.  …

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Kirk’s Chair

In Inspirationsby Laura

I never thought that just sitting in a chair had the power to change a mood.  That changed for me when I sat in Captain Kirk’s command chair from the Starship Enterprise and I instantly bubbled up with joy and laughter.  All the blah feelings that had been hovering around …