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To Make Gains, You Must Entertain!

When we are in search of entertainment, much of it is right at our fingertips. Streaming services, on-demand programming, social media, and a laundry list of apps have made it...
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Your Niche Is Your Pitch

With the NFL playoffs just around the corner and the Superbowl only weeks away, football fans are more energized than ever, eagerly anticipating how their respective teams will perform and...
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When It’s Time To Grow, Change What You Know

At one point or another in our lives, we have experienced fear in some capacity - fear of heights, the dark, (or in my case, fear of spiders!). The list...
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A Prescription for Your Mission

When you’re feeling unhealthy, oftentimes you will seek the advice of a physician or medical professional. You share your symptoms, receive a prognosis, and are given a prescription to remedy...
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Why I started a campaign to save the associations – and why you should care

It was a cold day. Snow flurries were swirling in the air. Our hands and faces were red and raw from the cold, and we wondered for a moment whether...

Young People Aren’t Joiners … Or Are They?

“Young people today just aren’t joiners.” How many times have you heard someone make that statement? It’s often used in frustration, accusing young people of being unreliable and unwilling to...
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Scary Employee Retention Stats 2021

The costumes have been put away. The haunted houses have closed. Attention has shifted from watching horror movies to watching for Black Friday deals. Halloween has ended, but there’s still...
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Let’s Talk About X – and Y and Z: How to overcome a fear of age diversity

A friend recently posted a photo of her five-year-old daughter playing with teddy bears and Barbies, just as children have done for many decades. But there was something different about...
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How to Bring Belonging Back

Early in my career, I was recruited to sit on an association’s board of directors and given the opportunity to spearhead a priority initiative for the organization. I was thrilled...
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Getting Leaders On Board With Change

How to approach leaders that are stuck in tradition and often struggle with changing or trying something new. I’ve been a futurist for 20 years, and at just about every...