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So How Do YOU Define Success? The Answer Might Surprise You!

I recently had the pleasure of attending a Vistage presentation led by Bill Hawkins on success. As with many a Vistage presentation, I started this one off a little arrogant and close-minded (as I can be from time to time) thinking, “Oh great! Another leadership guy telling me – a successful leadership coach – what I need to know about being a successful leader…” Well, I guess I was right because boy did I have a lot to learn!

Posted in Bill Hawkins, CEO, Leadership, Priorities, success, Vistage International, Work, Work/Life Balance

Putting Fun Back into Your Work and Life à la Tony Hsieh

Life is too short to take it all so seriously. And last I checked, you only get to live this life once. There are no second chances or do-overs in life, so you need to create fun in all aspects

Posted in CEO Show, facebook, Fridays, Fun, Mondays, Stress Management, Tony Hsieh, Work/Life Balance, Zappos

From Fringe to Mainstream: Self Development & Technology for Extraordinary Performance

Current science has legitimized the power of thoughts, words, breath, meditation, and world-view to have direct and lasting effects on our performance, happiness, and well-being. As studies in neurobiology, behavioral genetics, and quantum theory begin to confirm what has long

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The Power of the Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

Stuck in a rut? Still worried about the recession? Well, I hate to say it, but you know you’re doing it to yourself, right? Self-fulfilling prophecies are very powerful. Now I’m not saying that the skies are always filled with

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Lessons from an Organization Development Professional: Staying Centered and Clear on Values at Work & in Life

click on photo for donation information Entertainment.  It’s all around us.  The late night talk show wars between Jay, Conan, and Dave.  The new TV season is starting with American Idol and 24, and SuperBowl Weekend is just on the

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5 Steps to Improved Performance As You Kickoff the New Year

All of us at Plus Delta Consulting have been reflecting on what we will do as we enter the New Year to improve performance in our organization – and with our client organizations. 2009 was a rocky year for many,

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12 Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

The holidays are a fun but often stressful time.  And for many it is a practically hard year.  So whether you are doing well or struggling, why not take some time to give back?  Not sure what to do?  Here

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6 Suggestions on How to Work From Home and Stay Productive

More and more I see companies embracing “work-at-home” policies, not only as a way to be more “green” by keeping cars off the road, but as a way to reduce the real estate “footprint” in the office.  Some companies estimate

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Six Ways to a Passionate Soul: An Interview with Steve Cady

Dr. Steven H. Cady is a Graduate Faculty member in the Organization Development Program at Bowling Green State University. He also researches, writes about, and consults to individuals and organizations about passion. Beyond that, Steve is an inspiration to me

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Meet our office pets!

We practice what we preach here at Plus Delta Consulting and work hard to create a fun place to work. One of the things we promote is a pet friendly atmosphere. Yes, we bring our dogs with us to work

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