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The Curve Ball

All of you who know my profile will find this blog to be “out of the norm” for yours truly. Nevertheless, let’s take a stab at it anyway. I don’t want you thinking that I have converted to being a

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Servant-leadership 101

“For the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve.”  –Mark 10:45 A zillion books and articles have been written on leadership, and I’ve even read a few of them. Perhaps my favorite is Jim Collins’ “Good to

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Touching The Summit

I know what you are thinking, but I had to leave you with one more reminder of the 2015 Leadership Summit. First, the invitation was everything and more than any of us could have anticipated. Home Office, you really out did yourself!  Secondly, the investment

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March On!

Welcome to March everyone!! Now I know you know what that means, March Madness! This is really the only time I watch college basketball. But make no mistake about it, it is as exciting as college basketball can be. Bracketology

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Stop and Smell the Roses

Well here we are at another Valentine’s Day weekend. The time for romance, love and those little chocolates of many variety. Have you made your plans? Have you thought it through yet? Who is your Valentine? Don’t forget about the

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Welcome to 2015

Welcome to 2015, a brand new year of opportunity and a time where everyone gets a clean slate. For some of us, this new year means starting over, and for others, it is a continuum of what has been success

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Meet Jim Mall – OLA Regional Director

For Jim Mall, One Life was the answer to prayer. Literally. Jim had his own marketing organization for final -expense insurance sales, Senior Insurance Solutions in Hays, Kansas. But the business had stagnated. “I was able to recruit a lot

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From Consistent to Persistent

The other day, I was thinking about my journey, and I came to the conclusion that the success I experienced came down to two words. Now, I can think of a lot of words that might fit when summing up

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It’s your life. Own it!

One of my father’s favorite sayings is, “Success and happiness are decisions that you make.” Most certainly, I have come to embrace that as an axiom. One of the most common weaknesses of the human condition is to seek to

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Edit Your Profile Picture

It’s fun but it’s not reality, is it? We may look different on our iPhone but in real time nothing’s changed. Yet real change is possible, indeed essential, for those who desire to reach their greatest potential and find success

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