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Jun 10, 2021 | Alyson Van Hooser

Great Listeners Don’t Make This Mistake


Great listeners are not those people who can repeat everything they just heard. Instead, great listeners make people feel heard. When people talk, the intent…

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Jun 01, 2021 | Phillip Van Hooser

Success Lessons from Moving Day


Moving Day — whew!! Last Wednesday, Susan and I helped our daughter and son-in-law unload the last U-Haul truck marking their big move from one…

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May 28, 2021 | Alyson Van Hooser

Stay Grounded In The Grind


I don’t believe anybody’s true purpose in life is to serve themselves. Instead, I think our purpose is rooted in serving others. We begin a…

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May 18, 2021 | Phillip Van Hooser

Grow or Swell… Are You Creating Positive Leadership Goodwill?


Negative or Positive Leadership? Picture it. Eighty-five top managers from a well-known national organization jammed into a meeting room for a one-day leadership retreat. I…

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May 11, 2021 | Alyson Van Hooser

Frisk It Before Your Risk It


Have you ever watched Law & Order, COPS, NCIS, Chicago PD, Criminal Minds, or any other crime drama? The love of crime shows runs so…

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Apr 21, 2021 | Phillip Van Hooser

An Unusual Success Strategy


Here's an unusual success strategy you should consider when balancing the risks of failure against the possibility of taking action. (more…)

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