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Gratitude is a Choice

Sam Obitz / November 24th, 2022 / No Comments »

As the quote above illustrates, we have more control over our mood than we realize. As you go about your daily life, do you come across more people expressing gratitude or more who are complaining about something? If you want

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Enduring Teams and Businesses are Built on Solid Foundations

Sam Obitz / October 31st, 2022 / No Comments »

Like a well-built home, teams and businesses require a solid foundation if they want to be successful over time. Even a home constructed with the best possible materials, will not stand when the inevitable storms come if they do not

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Use Your Natural Beauty to Benefit Others

Sam Obitz / September 30th, 2022 / No Comments »

I happen to live in an area that has an above-average number of people that would be considered physically attractive. The sheer number of them makes it hard for any of them to stand out in the crowd. They come

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Sam Obitz / August 30th, 2022 / No Comments »

I decided to go way back in the vault to find these two articles today. The first one originally appeared here in October of 2010. This one has to do with the problem of trying to build a successful organization

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Little Things (Done Repeatedly) Add Up to Big Things

Sam Obitz / July 29th, 2022 / No Comments »

When people find out what I do for a living, it is not at all uncommon for them to ask me for “hacks” or “shortcuts,” to achieve some kind of result or goal that they have. Most of them are

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The Supreme Power of Your Thoughts – Part 1

Sam Obitz / June 30th, 2022 / No Comments »

Have you ever wondered why some people, who live in the best neighborhoods, drive the nicest cars, and have beautiful spouses, are often unhappy? Conversely, have you ever met someone who lives in a horrible neighborhood, has a clunker car,

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Sam Obitz / May 31st, 2022 / No Comments »

Most people are more concerned with expressing their feelings than they are with taking control of them. As a result, they tend to use inflammatory language, that unintentionally, causes them to feel more anxiety than is necessary. Just changing the

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The Ghosting Epidemic

Sam Obitz / April 29th, 2022 / No Comments »

Ghosting is defined as the practice of ending a personal relationship with someone suddenly and without explanation by withdrawing from all communication. In short, Ghosting is the modern term for what was previously referred to as shunning. The main difference

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Your Time is Now!

Sam Obitz / March 30th, 2022 / No Comments »

With the Final Four Men’s and Women’s collegiate basketball championship starting this weekend I decided to share something I wrote for one of my clients to share with his team before their game. I often tell my clients that the

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Do You want to Settle for Good or Do What it Takes to be Great?

Sam Obitz / February 28th, 2022 / No Comments »

History is littered with individuals and teams who were extremely skilled but failed to achieve the greatness that was within their reach. There are a multitude of reasons why all of these people and teams came up short, but the

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