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7 triggers to transform your marketing material

Why do people buy BMWs? Is it because it’s the “ultimate driving machine?” Is it because of the lovely interior? Is it because of the engine? The look of it? The leg space? Ask 10 BMW owners and it’s likely they’ll each tell you something different. But in all likelihood, chances are none of them …

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the 8th wonder of the world

The 8th wonder of the world, at least that’s what Einstein called it. Teachers teach it without even realizing it. Darren Hardy and Jeff Olson wrote a book about it. It has helped people turn small investments into vast fortunes. I am, of course, talking about the magic of compound interest. The concept is simple. …

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13 inspirational quotes that every parent should share with their children

Our son is growing up fast. It seems like just yesterday he was so snug in my arms, today he’s like a lead weight. He may be only five, but he can already eat more than my wife and he’s gaining on me. Sometimes I wonder where it all goes. Seeing him grow taller and …

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games teach us some of the best leadership skills

I just love playing silly games… That sounds rather strange coming from me, a high performance coach, but I suppose it has to do with me being a big kid. At Casa de Shepherd (our house) I’ve lost count how many games I’ve come up with to entertain my son. But what most people don’t …

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laughter is the best medicine

If you’ve ever seen the movie Patch Adams, you’ll understand the power of laughter. It’s the story of a doctor who uses laughter as a source of relief for people who are sick or depressed.And yet, most of us are often too busy worrying about something (health, money, family, work) to laugh. That wasn’t always …

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7 Secrets Entrepreneurs Know That Can Help You Relate To Kids Better

Kids and entrepreneurs have a lot in common. Sounds crazy right? They both look at the world differently. They see so many possibilities and seem to revel in the constant change. This is quite different from most people who seem to dislike change, especially big change. Me, I love it and am always looking for …

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what do angry birds, amazon and google have in common

You’ve just got to marvel at the speed of change… I remember growing up thinking my Atari was pretty dang sweet. Five friends and I all huddled around at 12 inch black and white TV watching an intense game of what passed for video baseball back then. This was living in the 80s. We all …

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