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Taayyab Yunus and Mohammed
Dec
20
These moments are not about the gifts and food, but about the connections gifts and food make. . . .
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Micromanagement
Dec
18
The goal is to earn the trust and confidence of your boss in your ability. That happens over time and not over night . . .
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Arnova
Dec
11
There is the atmosphere of “curiosity” and learning that is contagious. I met so many amazing people and learned so much. . . .
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Dec
6
Three steps to exceed your customer expectations . . .
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Jun
2
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May
1
I was asked to speak at a fundraising banquet recently. I had a pair of dark blue jeans on and one of my favorite T-shirts. Black, with white and gold lettering that read: People Greater Than Profit. As I approached the entrance, the man at the door stopped me, “Si . . .
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Feb
27
It must have been around late elementary or middle school, I can’t remember the time period, but I remember mom saying: “Care about everything you do. If you don’t care you might as well not do it.” If it was taking out the trash, emptying th . . .
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Feb
18
Recently, my family and I were at DFW airport browsing the shops before our flight. I am a candy junkie so I lead everyone into the candy store. It was one of those shops where they have the buckets of candy that you scoop into a bag. Well, while I was hunting for th . . .
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Jan
11
While walking between gates at Abu Dhabi Airport, an idea came to mind. As I continued to walk, I found myself getting deeper and deeper into the idea. My imagination kept growing, more and more questions, scenarios, and hypothetical situations popped up. Problems an . . .
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friends
Jan
3
It is hard to learn something new if you roll with the same people all the time.  In 2016, I visited 15 different countries.  One of my favorite things to do, was to challenge myself to learn something new from a complete stranger. It isn’t easy talking to someon . . .
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believe-to-succeed
Dec
21
I was at an event recently where I was painting a vision for a project that I am working on. After the talk, a man came up to me and said he believed in the same vision and wanted to help. I gave him my contact info and he reached out to immediately. On that [&hellip . . .
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Dec
13
I remember back in the 90’s, the phrase used for the internet was “World Wide Web.” When you think of the word “web” what comes to mind? A spider’s web? Perhaps something sticky? If you get stuck to something sticky, when you try to pull away what happens . . .
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responsiblefreedom
Dec
2
For years when I interviewed those looking to join the Intuitive Solutions Family, I would describe Intuitive’s work environment and say “the people who succeed here are the ones who can be responsible with freedom, because, we don’t like to microma . . .
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Oct
1
My sister and I went for the first time to walk around the new Disney Springs area last night in Orlando, FL. I looked around and said to her, “the feeling is so far from ‘Disney’, I feel like I’m at a shopping outlet”, she quoted, ̶ . . .
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Aug
1
Hey All! I am taking this opportunity to share one of the best pieces of advice that I’ve gotten by one of my mentors. Take a minute to check out my video below; Don’t be a “Guesser” or an assumption artist. Be an Analyst! #illuminateON . . .
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Jul
8
It is almost every day that after the warm Hello’s and refreshing “Good Morning’s” I can expect an “OMG – did you hear what happened?” No matter how hard I try to avoid or engineer away, the conversation somehow steers its way back t . . .
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May
21
I have been in the pursuit of a better version of myself for as long as I can remember. I don’t mean skills for my career. Making myself better also means how I am thinking, behaving, and acting. Sometimes, things I want to improve on take longer. If I’m lucky, I . . .
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Share the journey
May
11
The diploma, trophy, title on the door or email signature, display the achievement. Too often, we become so focused on the objective that we forget about the journey. The journey is where all the lessons live. . . .
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Mar
30
It started back in grade school. The last person you wanted to be was the dumbest person in the room. If you were, you were totally made fun of....I knew that beyond the gossip and the world news, there is knowledge and experience that others have that I don’t, a . . .
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Mar
16
Too often we quickly say whatever it is we have to say and hope the recipient takes it as is. . . .
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Mar
11
A freestyle introduction to #IlluminateON. The first of the video series . . .
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Asking-the-Right-Questions
Mar
8
Again, it was one of those things he said that I didn’t understand until much later.  What are “the right questions?” I asked myself . . .
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dresssockswhole
Mar
5
Throughout the flight, I listened intently as he spoke while staring forward, out the window. He would smile at the flight attendants as they walked by, or brushed lint and dust off of his jeans repeatedly.  He continued on talking like this for the entire durat . . .
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Mar
4
The airline app read “please see gate agent for check-in.”  Anticipating the headache I was going to have to endure, I left the house early to make my 7:30am departure. I parked close and started to make my way to the counter.  As I tried to enter the line, the . . .
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work life balance
Mar
2
For one reason or the other, at some point in our lives we will all come across the big “career change” dilemma. The typical solution path includes using the standard cost benefit analysis equation which has happiness and profit on one side with tolerance and exp . . .
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illuminate
Mar
2
I was sitting in the basement of my townhouse where I lived in Villa Park, IL.   I was thinking I had a good job, I worked with nice people, and life was great.  And then it hit me.  Beyond waking up every day only to get ready, go to work, back home, to start [&h . . .
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Jan
27
Shortly after I started Intuitive Solutions, I was traveling between Chicago and New York to visit a potential customer.  The flight was overbooked, being broke I gave up my seat for the $150 flight credit (that was like winning the lottery!).  To my surprise, I he . . .
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Jan
23
This morning I boarded a flight from Dallas to Chicago.  I was sitting in an aisle seat.  From there I watched as other passengers boarded and pushed through to their seats.  There was a man who was holding a book in his hand.  I read the title as he held the boo . . .
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