Category Archives: excellence

Accelerated Momentum Mastermind Groups

Put Some Teeth into Your Personal Development Momentum Get better results Accelerate your momentum Tap into the energy, ideas, and support from a group of like-minded achievers “Achievers–whether in business, sports, or the arts–are committed to continual improvement.” Jack Canfield … Continue reading

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Most people blame; winners take responsibility

When faced with something you wish were better; look first at yourself.   Winners ask themselves, “Am I contributing to the problem?” “Am I creating the problem?” “What can I do to make it better?” Many years ago, as I … Continue reading

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Intentional Living Mastermind Groups

Join like-minded achievers for ten weekly phone sessions to help you maintain your push for significance. We all have longings to be significant. We want to make meaningful contributions, to part of something noble and purposeful. Beginning the week of … Continue reading

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What’s More Important?

Hi, this is David DeFord. What’s More Important? Too often we put our tasks above our people. Do you find yourself continuing to work when a team member enters your work area? Do you glance up occasionally hoping to scare … Continue reading

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Learn Away Your Stress

David’s Corner Follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/DigYourWork Twitter at @DavidDeFord Google+ at https://plus.google.com/+DavidDeFord/ YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/DavidDeFord If you received this newsletter from a friend and would like to subscribe, just go to https://www.mcssl.com/WebForms/WebForm.aspx?wid=de1d9041-ef89-4c5e-b432-a43b5c8b6e07 —————————————————————- Hi, this is David DeFord. … Continue reading

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Am I Investing My Time with the Right People?

Many years ago I met bestselling author and motivational speaker Charles “Tremendous” Jones. His signature line was, “Your life will be the same five years from now as it is today except for the people you meet and the books … Continue reading

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You’re Not Helpless

You’re not helpless. One of the primary ways to overcome something you dislike at work is to speak up. Rather than hating something and griping about it–do something! Speak up! Take some responsibility for the change you seek. Most bosses … Continue reading

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You get what you expect

You get what you expect. Have you noticed how some people seem to have all the luck? They persuade people to do what they want. They get all the breaks. They even win stuff. Some people win door prizes and … Continue reading

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TV News

Another in my “Dig Your Work” series. For years I’ve read of thought leaders who recommend we turn off the television news. That always concerned me. I want to stay informed about the issues of the day. But the more … Continue reading

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Limits We Place on Ourselves

Limits We Place on Ourselves Author, speaker, and trainer Zig Ziglar uses a powerful analogy to explain how we tend to settle for less than we want. He tells how easily fleas may be trained. The lab technician places a … Continue reading

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