Category Archives: John Maxwell

My Journey Back From the Wilderness

On Sunday evening, November 19, 2017, I received a last second meeting request from my boss.  He apologized for the late notice asking that I clear my calendar for the next day and to meet him at the DFW Grand … Continue reading

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Are You Facing Your True North?

Personality styles are varied and there are tons of assessments available to help you discover your personal style.  I was first introduced to the idea of different personality styles over 20 years ago in the old Amway business.  While I … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Ask the average person how well they do at remembering names and most will readily admit that they’re horrible at it.  Personally I’ve heard countless people in my life say they’re terrible at remembering names.  On the other hand, I … Continue reading

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The Game Few Are Playing

A football game in the NFL technically consist of four fifteen minute quarters and yet the average game runs over three hours due to the start and stop nature of the action.  Add in commercial breaks and the sometimes meandering … Continue reading

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Life Lessons From Mom

In honor of my Mom and to all the Mom’s around the world, the following is a tribute.  My Mom taught me so much as a child and many of these lessons have stayed with me for life. A few … Continue reading

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So How About Those New Year’s Resolutions?

With the first month of 2016 coming to a close, New Years seems like only a distant memory.  It is by far the most popular day of the year for setting new goals and resolutions and yet most people fall … Continue reading

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How Not and How To Make a Sale…A Tale of Two Shopping Trips

Note to anyone in sales in general and especially retail sales…the following are two stories about how NOT to and then How to make a sale.  For the record, I’m skipping over my experience at The Men’s Warehouse as it … Continue reading

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