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Cultivate a Craving 

Cultivate a Craving 

When I was a young girl, I craved music. Craved it. I would watch someone on TV or in person playing the piano and singing and everything in me wanted to do that. I would go and kneel down at the couch in the living room and pray that I would be able to play the...

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The 1% Factor 

The 1% Factor 

For 2022, I am committed to upping my leadership game to up my business game, and to helping others do the same. Why? Well, to get better results, obviously, right? To this I have to say, “Yes, and…”   We all want better business results - a better bottom line. But...

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Trusting Yourself

Trusting Yourself

“The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are so certain of themselves and wiser people so full of doubts.”  - Bertrand Russell  This month at On Point with Danielle, we are focusing on a key element of leadership: TRUST. In this post, as the title...

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Trust and Productivity 

Trust and Productivity 

Lately, I’ve been reminded of Stephen M.R. Covey’s book The Speed of Trust. In it, Covey, who is Stephen Covey’s (Seven Habits of Highly Effective People) son, asserts that a high-trust environment is extremely advantageous to better business outcomes.   It’s rally...

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Encourage the Heart

Encourage the Heart

Encourage the Heart I’ve heard, over the years, a saying that goes, “Business has no feelings.” This saying is used as a cover or permission, in my opinion, for decisions and activities that, at best, dismiss the feelings of people, and, at worst, hurt people.  And it...

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Enable Others to Act

Enable Others to Act

Are you a team player? Or more of a lone ranger?  If you’re an entrepreneur, you probably said the latter.   I hear from entrepreneurs all the time that they went out on their own in business because they didn’t want to be “under the thumb” of someone else, or that...

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