Meaning Category

Someone’s double dipping

As retold in Max Lucado’s book Fearless, reporter Bob Garfield tracked health articles in major publications and discovered that among other health issues, 59 million American have heart disease; 53 million have migraines; 25 million Americans have osteoporosis; 16 million struggle with obesity; 3 million have cancer; and 2 million Americans have severe brain disorders. Reportedly […]

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“D”…all of the above

My daughter Mackenzie had a test coming up so we talked about her upcoming multiple choice test, then I had her go in the other room to study for it. In no time, she brought her worksheet back-all smiles, saying that she was ready for me to quiz her-only when I asked her the questions, […]

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It’s a comma not a period

Whatever you title is at work, chances are it goes after your name. For instance, I am Marsh Buice, Business Manager-there’s a pause after your name, then your title. There was a time when I said my name..(pause).. followed by General Sales Manager and when I lost that distinction-when I lost my spot, I took […]

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The creativity of solitary

Check out the all of the episodes of The Sales Life Podcast As told in the Team Never Quit Podcast, Capt. Charlie Plumb- a Vietnam POW for over 2100 days, spent many days hung on a meat hook and in total darkness-no radio, no TV, and no newspapers to stay in touch with what was happening in […]

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You can’t practice being taller

Check out the all of the episodes of The Sales Life Podcast One of my favorite shows to binge watch on Amazon is the detective series called Bosch. In one episode,  Bosch picks up his daughter from her volleyball game and asks her how it went. Flustered, she got in the car and said that the other […]

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No experience is wasted

Check out The Sales Life Podcast When legendary coach Phil Jackson was asked what was one of his greatest failures that later became one of his greatest assets, he recounted a time when he was playing for the New York Knicks that he’d suffered a debilitating back injury that had him sidelined for the season-the only thing […]

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I lost what I lost!

The other day I ran into a friend of mine and before I could say anything, he slapped his stomach saying, “Man I’ve lost it…I just can’t get back on track and I’ve started gaining weight again.” I cut him off in mid-explanation and told him that it was OK. “Yes, you weigh more than […]

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You? Compared to who?

“Comparison is the thief to potential..” (You may have to read that a couple of times to let it sink in.) It’s so easy to compare yourself to someone else. But the problem with comparison is that you’re putting a baseline on your abilities and a ceiling on your potential. The truth is, you have […]

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Quality moments..better days

We always say, “Back in the days,” right? But it’s really never that way, saying it has a nice jingle to it, but it’s actually, “Back in the moments,” because as author Dan Milman says, “We don’t remember days, we remember the moments and it’s in those moments that determine the quality of our days.” […]

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They’re Matters, Not Meaning

Showing up today matters. It matters that you show up on time for work. It matters-even if it’s 2 words or 2 sentences- that you find something worth writing down today that will help shape you into becoming better than you  were before you captured it. It matters how quick and how many customers you are willing […]

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