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X-Ray Vision: Can You Spot The Opportunity?

What do you see in this picture? Look again -- do you see anything else? Can you look at what others might see as failure and spot the opportunity? "When one door closes another door opens, but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us." --- Alexander Graham Bell   We've all heard the "door opens" part of Alexander Graham Bell's famous quote, but have you heard the part about NOT seeing the new doors that open? When things go wrong or something doesn't…
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What is ONE BRILLIANT IDEA Really Worth?

I find it interesting that so many great opportunities come out of simple, brilliant ideas.  I mean, think about it.  Our world has changed so much over the last hundred or so years. All of the innovations are driven by people who have a thought, develop it into an idea, and then set themselves on a path to make that idea a reality. I'm in the middle of turning an idea into reality myself. My company, MySMARTblog.com, was created from a simple idea that communication that fosters top of mind awareness with a person's sphere of influence should be easy.…
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Motivational Monday 4 – Let’s See What You Got

When you're presented with an opportunity, what do you do? Do you take your shot?  Do you sit back and think about it? [youtube width="550" height="415"]http://youtu.be/7zV6dm3VbB0[/youtube] Today is the day you can choose to bear down on the opportunities that are right in front of you. Today you can choose to pick up the phone and make the calls that have the potential to change your week, month, and year into an absolute winner. Today you can make a decision to move in the direction of heroes. Today is yours, but it's only here for today. Now is the time…
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