New Perspectives

Have You Found Your Voice?

The challenge of our world is this: To find your voice and inspire others to find theirs. He was an entrepreneur, organizational guru. You name it. The late Stephen R. Covey had seen and done it all when it came to helping people from all walks of life realize the greatness that lies within them.…

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3 Things NASA Can Teach You About Leadership

You know the old saying, “Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day; teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime”? What if that message is actually wrong? Stay with me, friends. I promise you this isn’t blasphemy. You see, teaching a man to fish won’t feed him for a lifetime……

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Do It…Today

I believe you’ve got to get up every day, keep moving and tackle what’s in front of you. Life turns on the smallest of decisions, and you never know which ones will prove the most significant. The shaping events in your life, those moments that in hindsight prove to be crucial turning points, are often…

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7 Points for a Successful Partnership

A strong partnership divides the effort and multiplies the effect. I wrote a book called Intentional Living, and out of the 100-plus books I’ve authored, this one is the most important I’ve ever written. One of the things I teach in this book is the value of what I call Front End Thinking. This kind…

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5 Key Strategies to Improve Your Company’s Online Reputation

When customers perform a search for your company, what do they see in the first page of the Google results? Chances are a search might include websites with negative content about your company. Negative websites can hurt your brand and decrease your company’s revenue. You can either let your reputation and sales suffer, or you…

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Are We There?

I do not remember exactly when I first heard the question: Are we there? My memory is of a television commercial many years ago with two kids in the back seat of a car constantly asking their parents that very question. The question is indeed an excellent one. It is full of anticipation and excitement…

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Focus on Canada

Eight months ago, I took my first trip to Ottawa, Canada’s capital, as the new President of the Canadian Direct Sellers Association (DSA).

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Building a Movement

John Addison spent 35 years in the corporate offices of one of the world’s largest direct selling companies, Primerica Inc., most recently serving as Co-CEO.

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