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Are You Using Your Inspiration?

How often do you stare at a to-do list and just try to check off the items as fast you can? It's not easy to step back and bring your opinion to the table. It might get messy. It might alter the timeline. It might be risky. But it's worth it.

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Mission Drift and Mission True

You've likely seen the Wells Fargo tagline, "Together we'll go far". After over 150 years, the company remains "mission true". Imagine your company/organization 150 years from now. How will you stay true to your mission? What will your legacy be?

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A “Mad Woman” – Jane Maas

Even in an atmosphere that what we would now consider absurd, she somehow made it work and took leadership to new heights. The perseverance woven into her story inspires me to be confident in myself and unafraid of tackling whatever challenges present themselves on a daily basis.

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It’s Time – Strategy Forward and Backward

While I'm not quite ready to think about a Halloween costume , retail buyers and strategists have just completed their seasonal masterpieces. I've always been fascinated that they can sync their brains to the hottest trends for a holiday six months (or even a year) in advance. To them, it's just another day in the office and how they MUST work in order to make sure anticipated sales - pre-season, in-season, and (especially) last-minute - fall precisely into place.

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