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Recommended Read -Clutch by Paul Sullivan

  What does it mean to be Clutch? To be Clutch means the ability to do what you can normally do under immense pressure. Paul Sullivan describes 5 key traits: 1. Focus- Foundation for any clutch performance. It is the basis on which the other traits of pressure performers are built. 2. Discipline: Discipline is [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:47:35+00:00August 31st, 2015|Blogs, Recommended Reads|Comments Off on Recommended Read -Clutch by Paul Sullivan

Recommended Reads – 5 Minutes to Stress Relief

5 Minutes to Stress Relief How to Release Fear, Worry and Doubt . . . Instantly by Lauren Miller Money and work are the leading causes of stress. Stress is simply a signal within your body that gives you the opportunity to identify and adjust your perception of any situation. You are not a victim [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:47:35+00:00July 13th, 2015|Blogs, Recommended Reads|Comments Off on Recommended Reads – 5 Minutes to Stress Relief

Recommended Reads – The Balancing Myth

The Balance Myth by Teresa Taylor We all struggle to choose and sacrifice one thing for another. How do you make life meaningful, minus the guilt? Teresa Taylor says to take each day in pieces. Remind yourself that you cannot control everything, but you can control how you react. She suggests thinking in layers: 1. [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:47:35+00:00February 23rd, 2015|Blogs, Recommended Reads|Comments Off on Recommended Reads – The Balancing Myth

Recommended Read – Influence

Influence by Robert B. Ciadini is about how to get people to say YES and behind the HOW of getting the results you desire. Understanding the psychology behind tactics like free samples, social acceptance, positioning yourself as an expert and the scarcity tactic will help put you in a position to influence. The Psychology of [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:47:35+00:00January 8th, 2015|Blogs, Recommended Reads|Comments Off on Recommended Read – Influence

Focusing on 2015

With the new year beginning, it's time to adjust the focus. For a better resolution, think about an opportunity for positive change. Productivity is one goal we can all focus our attention. Try starting here: 1. Plan Out Each Day - Take a few minutes to write down your plan for the day and more will get [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:47:35+00:00January 5th, 2015|Blogs|Comments Off on Focusing on 2015

Recommended Reads – Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Robert Kiyosaki's Rich Dad, Poor Dad analyzes what the rich teach their kids about money, that the poor and middle class do not. Emphasizing education, he believes it is dangerous advice to tell your kids to go to school, get good grades and find a job. A child needs a more sophisticated education, open to [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:47:35+00:00December 17th, 2014|Blogs, Recommended Reads|Comments Off on Recommended Reads – Rich Dad, Poor Dad

Recommended Reads – Delivering Happiness

Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh Tony Hsieh, the CEO of Zappos, sold his first company at age 24 for 265 million, 10 years later sold his next company for 1.2 billion. Hsieh drew business lessons from everywhere in his life. Delivering Happiness describes Hsieh's connection of the path to profits, passion and purpose. This book [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:47:35+00:00November 11th, 2014|Blogs, Recommended Reads|Comments Off on Recommended Reads – Delivering Happiness

Recommended Reads – Positioning

Positioning by Al Ries and Jack Trout This book focuses on how to connect with potential customers through all the marketing noise. Positioning is what you do in the mind of your prospect to get heard and noticed. With all the over communication and constant advertisements on phones, computers, televisions, billboards and buses, how can we [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:47:35+00:00November 7th, 2014|Blogs, Recommended Reads|Comments Off on Recommended Reads – Positioning

Recommended Reads – Live Your Dreams

Live Your Dreams by Les Brown is a motivational read encouraging you to STAY HUNGRY. Brown says we need to find motivation that matters deeply and focus on the goal. He states to make a difference, find and nurture your goodness and passion. We are born with purpose. It is time to accept responsibility for that purpose and control [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:47:35+00:00November 3rd, 2014|Blogs, Recommended Reads|Comments Off on Recommended Reads – Live Your Dreams

Community Treasure

John Bippus has been wearing down the soles of his shoes knocking on those doors in Cass and St. Joseph County. There have been many insightful conversation with humble, hard-working constituents in our district. One of the recent highlights has been a visit with Ms. Genevieve Wright of Marcellus. Such a wonderful lady. At the young age [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:47:35+00:00July 2nd, 2014|Blogs|Comments Off on Community Treasure