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Springtime reminds us of whom we can become

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Apr 16 2014 - 12:03pm

"Nobody can really go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." -Maria RobinsonDon't you just love springtime? The horizon screams of spring as the budding trees and the tulips poke their heads above the earth. I love spring's promise of new beginnings. Of course, every day marks a new beginning, but...

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Leadership equals kindness

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Apr 9 2014 - 3:06pm

"Could committing an act of leadership be as simple as committing an act of kindness?"  -- Susan MazzaWithin the simplicity of this question, by Susan Mazza, is its power. Do you believe leaders ought to be kind? Does kindness matter? Can kindness and toughness co-exist? 

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‘True success’ should be personal, all encompassing

Brad Larsen, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 2 2014 - 4:32pm

"Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be." 

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Ask yourself these 9 questions every morning

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Mar 26 2014 - 2:07pm

 "To change our lives we have to change the questions we ask ourselves." -Tony Robbins The alarm goes off and usually our first thoughts about getting up and going to work are negative.  Instead of angrily kicking off our sheets or pressing the snooze button for the fourth time, we need to reassess our attitudes in the first...

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10 toxic thoughts that become obstacles to success

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Mar 19 2014 - 5:58pm

Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success." -Charles S. GlassmanOne of my friend's mottos is "Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life!"  I too am a big believer that our thoughts and emotions shape our experiences. The problem is that most of us aren't even aware of our negative thoughts. It's almost...

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10 classic inspirational books that can change everything

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Mar 12 2014 - 6:48pm

"When you give someone a book, you don't give him just paper, ink, and glue. You give him the possibility of a whole new life." - Christopher MorleyThis is a list of some of my favorite inspirational books. Just a few minutes a day and a couple of page's a day will make a change in your journey to success.  If you're not much of a reader, you...

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18 small ways to get motivated out of a slump

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Feb 26 2014 - 7:18pm

"Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis." - Zig ZiglarEven the most motivated of us can feel unmotivated at times. In fact, sometimes we get into such a slump that even thinking about making positive changes seems overwhelming.

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Navigate through change with more confidence and ease

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Feb 19 2014 - 1:22pm

"We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty." - Maya AngelouAre you on the threshold of a transition? Perhaps you're leaving an old job to start your own business or are retiring and not sure where to go from here.  Maybe you just feel stuck in a rut and need to make a...

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Springtime reminds us of whom we can become

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Apr 16 2014 - 12:03pm

"Nobody can really go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending." -Maria RobinsonDon't you just love springtime? The horizon screams of spring as the budding trees and the tulips poke their heads above the earth. I love spring's promise of new beginnings. Of course, every day marks a new beginning, but...

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Leadership equals kindness

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Apr 9 2014 - 3:06pm

"Could committing an act of leadership be as simple as committing an act of kindness?"  -- Susan MazzaWithin the simplicity of this question, by Susan Mazza, is its power. Do you believe leaders ought to be kind? Does kindness matter? Can kindness and toughness co-exist? 

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‘True success’ should be personal, all encompassing

Brad Larsen, Standard-Examiner contributor
Apr 2 2014 - 4:32pm

"Success means doing the best we can with what we have. Success is the doing, not the getting; in the trying, not the triumph. Success is a personal standard, reaching for the highest that is in us, becoming all that we can be." 

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 2 2014 - 4:32pm


Ask yourself these 9 questions every morning

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Mar 26 2014 - 2:07pm

 "To change our lives we have to change the questions we ask ourselves." -Tony Robbins The alarm goes off and usually our first thoughts about getting up and going to work are negative.  Instead of angrily kicking off our sheets or pressing the snooze button for the fourth time, we need to reassess our attitudes in the first...

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10 toxic thoughts that become obstacles to success

Brad Larsen, Contributed
Mar 19 2014 - 5:58pm

Believing in negative thoughts is the single greatest obstruction to success." -Charles S. GlassmanOne of my friend's mottos is "Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life!"  I too am a big believer that our thoughts and emotions shape our experiences. The problem is that most of us aren't even aware of our negative thoughts. It's almost...

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