HUGH CULVER

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Why You Need to Tell More Stories

Why You Need to Tell More Stories

“People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.” - Seth Godin Cruising garage sales one weekend, researchers Rob Walker and Joshua Glenn spent the morning collecting dozens of random items including a common office stapler, a box of...

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21 Small Wins that can Lead to Big Wins in Your Life

21 Small Wins that can Lead to Big Wins in Your Life

"If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way." -Napoleon Hill “Our meetings are out of control!” a manager complained to me at a workshop I was leading.  “I have so many in a day,” she added, “sometimes I don’t even have time to go to the...

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Small Wins – why little steps are the path to big rewards

Small Wins – why little steps are the path to big rewards

It was a cool July morning in the forest of Snoqualmie Valley, Washington. Just me and about 300 other nervous people in shorts - all about to run a marathon.  It had been 15 years since my last marathon distance race. Back then, I was in my 40s, and long-distance...

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Why I sold my company and lessons learned

Why I sold my company and lessons learned

I was ready to walk away from my business. Sales were flat and so was my motivation and my creativity. I was putting out fires - not growing a business. On top of that, I was going through a divorce that needed my attention.  And now for the happy ending… Instead of...

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The 3 habits I recommend the most

The 3 habits I recommend the most

This post was updated in 2023. Enter most arched passageways in historic buildings made of stone and look up. Look closely and you will see one block is different from all the rest. That wedge-shaped piece is the keystone block. Keystones in architecture are used to...

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3 daily rituals that will make you rich

3 daily rituals that will make you rich

This post was originally published in January 2017 and was updated January 2023. I’m nervous about posting this. This message is so important, I worry that my humble writing efforts won’t do it justice. You see, I want you to be rich. Ouch!….sounds like get-rich-quick...

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How you can be Younger Next Year

How you can be Younger Next Year

We all expect to get older and slow down. We avoid stairs, have our chiropractor on speed dial and exercise is something we used to do. It’s a predictable downward slide that eventually finds us slumped in a lazy-boy, sipping lukewarm beer watching NBA playoffs. No...

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