HUGH CULVER

Why it might be time to kill your dead-end projects

Why it might be time to kill your dead-end projects

When Steve Jobs was unceremoniously ousted from Apple in 1985 the fate of the company was supposed to improve. John Scully had moved into the CEO office and brought with him all the corporate sensibilities of big business America. Fast forward 12 years, product lines...

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Before you put your foot in your mouth count to three

Before you put your foot in your mouth count to three

We’ve all done it: said something we regret. Maybe you were with a client, a friend, your wife/husband/partner, even your child. It’s embarrassing, even damaging. Here’s what happened this week. We were rushing to pick up our oldest daughter at the airport. She was...

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My Freak Out And 5 Lessons Learned

My Freak Out And 5 Lessons Learned

True confession, I really blew it last month. Not quite like hitting “the wall” at 30 kms in a marathon, but bad enough that I don’t want to repeat it. I had taken on too much. I was clocking too many hours, and starting to feel like I had a J.O.B., instead of a...

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Why you should practice celebrating life, today.

Why you should practice celebrating life, today.

Do you ever wonder why it takes you 24 hours to unwind on vacation? Or why after finally lining up a babysitter for the long awaited dinner date there wasn’t much to talk about (except the kids)? It’s no different with skiing, piano, meditation, or Pinochle, if you...

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How to get momentum, end excuses, and reach your goals

How to get momentum, end excuses, and reach your goals

This week I hosted a webinar on momentum - I know, not something you might think about every day, but listen to this. Of all the webinars I've hosted in the last three years (at least 40) this was one of the most popular. Close to 300 registered and almost 50% live on...

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You already have what you need (money, time, health and sex)

You already have what you need (money, time, health and sex)

  The universe doesn’t have everything we want, when we want it.  You can want a newer car, but it doesn’t have that for you, right now. You can want a better job, more money, more time, slimmer waist, happier kids, whatever. Life doesn’t happen like the day John...

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How drinking tea can make you rich (and build willpower)

How drinking tea can make you rich (and build willpower)

I stopped drinking coffee and it changed my life. It wasn’t so much that getting off the brew improved my health, although it didn’t hurt. The real win, when I switched from coffee to tea, was I learned about willpower. In my early years in business I was a river...

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