The Art of Owning A Mistake

Whether it is on a personal or professional level, we all know mistakes happen. From a cognitive perspective, we understand that it is how we respond to the mistake that is paramount to preserving our own integrity and satisfying the offended party. However, like many things in life, we might know why we should respond […]

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5 Keys to a Healthy Partnership

In basic terms, a partnership is when two or more people consciously choose to work in tandem towards a common task. This can be short or long term. And this can be personal or professional. There are many types of partnerships that exist. In our personal lives we have friendships, platonic love, and marriages. We […]

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Why Failure Is A Choice

If you know me, have read my book or articles, or have watched The BUILD Framework® Show I host, you will know that I try to keep things positive. I certainly feel it is more effective to focus on the positive when it comes to goal setting, personal growth, building relationships, leading others, and so […]

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New Year, Old You

At the end of every year, there is always quite a bit of talk about setting New Year’s resolutions. We are encouraged to set new goals, establish new rituals, develop healthy habits, and generally reinvent ourselves. A study by Inc.com determined that five of the most common resolutions of 2020 were to: Lose weight/diet  Exercise […]

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Turning Anxiety Into Opportunity

As we roll quickly into the holiday season, it is abundantly clear that this will be a very different experience for most of us. This time of year almost always adds more stress to people’s lives. Couple that with the current circumstances and it is a potential recipe for disaster. Travel will be down. Gatherings […]

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Redefining Crisis Management

When you hear the phrase “crisis management”, what comes to mind? What feelings does it engender? What are your biggest concerns? For most of us, this phrase has a very negative connotation. A crisis is often unexpected, severe, and something for which we feel ill-prepared. Whether it is a personal or professional crisis, the impact […]

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10 Tips to Create Great Partnerships in Life and Business

Life is filled with a series of partnerships. And while they may vary in scope, length, and intensity, each has the opportunity to be meaningful. Whether it is a personal partnership between family, friends, or lovers, or a professional relationship between business partners, companies and customers, or businesses and vendors, you should choose your partnerships […]

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5 Ways to Maximize Your Connections

One of the cornerstone elements of The BUILD Framework® is “B” — Build Relationships. However, when most people hear the word relationships, we think about people with whom we will have regular, lasting interaction for mutually beneficial purposes. This is certainly a part of relationships. But, every relationship, be it everlasting or simply a brief […]

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8 Steps To Stop Feeling Overwhelmed

The feeling of being overwhelmed tends to sneak up on us. We often equate being overwhelmed to an overabundance of responsibilities. In general, I find most people tend to balance a lot of responsibilities without even realizing just how much they take on and accomplish every day. It is truly remarkable. But at what toll? […]

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COVID-19: A New Paradigm

Current circumstances aside, stress has always been and always will be a daily part of most of our lives. We stress about work, family, and friends. We stress about health, retirement, and our kids. We stress about bills, body image, and even our legacy. And while each of our situations is unique based on our […]

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