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The Transformational Power of Love

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The Transformational Power of Love

Love has the power to completely transform us. This love begins with loving ourselves. From my work and my own personal experience, learning to love ourselves doesn’t come easy. Yet to love ourselves is part of the transformation quest we take in life. If we don’t feel loved or loveable by ourselves, then it is difficult to feel loved by another.

While not easy, when we learn to love ourselves unconditionally this is the most generous gift we can give ourselves. ...

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Love at Work Really? Really!

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Love at Work Really? Really!

What is your initial reaction when you hear that successful CEOs, owners and executives want more fulfillment, love and meaning in their businesses, not just their lives?  If your response is, “Love at work really – come on, work is not the place for love!”   Then possibly it’s simply a difference in definitions, beliefs and expectations of love that creates this misunderstanding.  Before you read on it would be helpful for you to consider and answer:

  • What does love at ...
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The Soul of A Business™: Spirit

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The Soul of A Business™: Spirit

Now that you’ve stepped back to gain clarity and refine your Mission, Vision, Values, Principles and Culture it’s time to consider the Spirit of your company. Spirit is the sixth core element that makes up The Soul of A Business™.

Spirit is the essence that arises from the collective oneness of a company. It is the strongest when unity exists within The Business Trinity™ (leadership, employees and customers) and The Soul of A Business’s 9 Core Elements. When this unity exists, ...

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The Soul of A Business™: Principles

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The Soul of A Business™: Principles

Our journey into The Soul of A Business™ continues with the fourth core element, Principles, by building on last issues’ discussion about Values. Values and Principles go hand-in-hand because Values are only real when translated into actions through Principles.

Principles are the rules of conduct that guide businesses’ behavior and drive how business is transacted, relationships are built and people are treated. Making it critical for Principles and the behaviors they drive to align with your company’s Values.

Principles are how your ...

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The Soul of A Business™: Values

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The Soul of A Business™: Values

Our journey into The Soul of A Business™ continues with the third core element, Values. Understanding and remaining aligned to our Values is critical for greater health, happiness, success, meaning and fulfillment in life and business.

As the CEO, owner or top executive within your company, the business’ Values tend to mirror your personal values because we stand on our values no matter where we’re standing. While Values and Principles are frequently used synonymously, Values are what we stand for and ...

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Improve Customer Experience, Be a Customer First Company

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Today’s Make It Actionable Strategy™ is for you if your company would like to increase customer retention and improve the customer experience by being a customer-first company.

What is a customer-first company? Customer-first companies consider three perspective; the executives, employees and customers.

From the Executives’ Standpoint, they:

  • Believe their businesses exist solely to provide value to customers in exchange for a profit
  • Put customers at the heart of their culture, vision and objectives
  • Focus “outside-in” from customers’ point-of-view not an “inside-out” company’s perspective
  • Develop every function ...
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