It’s Time for Paid Vacation and Holidays for All

It’s Time for Paid Vacation and Holidays for All

Now that President Trump has signed into law a National Day of Patriotism (whatever that is – we shall soon see), It’s also a good time to start a National conversation about it the fact that we don’t require companies in the United States to provide any paid holidays or vacation pay.  After all, the United Sates has fewer holidays than any other industrialized nation.

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Positivity in the Face of Difficult Circumstances

Positivity in the Face of Difficult Circumstances

In the March 2016 Entrepreneur Magazine, there was a great article about  22 Must-Have Leadership Qualities.  I found the article to be so powerful that I am spending a few minutes each week thinking about how I can improve these leadership skills myself.  Like most things in life, you get what you focus your attention on.  Here is #16 – Positivity.

“In order to achieve greatness,  you must create a culture of optimism.  There will be many ups and downs, but the prevalence of positivity will keep the company going.  But be warned: This requires fearlessness.  You have to truly believe in making the impossible possible.”
Jason Harris, CEO, Mekanism 

Recently while writing about the importance

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The Compound Effect – Begin With the End In Mind

The Compound Effect – Begin With the End In Mind

In a former life, I was a professional triathlete and triathlon coach. I helped athletes with a wide range of athletic backgrounds accomplish one of the greatest physical tests of endurance known to man: completing the Ironman, a combined 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run. When clients would first come to me and ask for advice about their training plan, they would inevitably

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