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What if it’s easier than you think?

How many times have you made something super complicated in your mind and then procrastinated doing it? Then when you finally force yourself to take action, you marvel at how simple and easy it actually was. As a professional, I strive to provide elegantly simple solutions to complex problems. Also, I a master at complicating…

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Effortless thought-leadership: simplify and speed up your process

54% of decision-makers say they spend more than one hour per week reading and reviewing thought-leadership content. (Edelman/LinkedIn 2021)¹ What if your content is the one that captures their attention and becomes their go-to source for information on a particular topic? Producing thought-leadership content can be a daunting task. Most of us don’t have the time…

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Things don’t have to be hard to be valuable

It does not have to be hard (unless you say it does). You can like what you do and have fun doing it.Seems stunningly obvious when you see it in print, but how often do we make things harder than they need to be?I strive to provide elegantly simple solutions to complex problems… Yet sometimes…

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Willpower is Overrated

It’s a common misconception that successful people are more disciplined or have more willpower than the average person. The truth is, they don’t — they build systems to make hard things easier to do.Winging it may sometimes seem like the quickest and easiest way to get things done — but in reality, it is often the…

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Why is this so hard? What if this could be easy?

“Getting ahead doesn’t have to be as hard as we make it. No matter what challenges or obstacles we face, there is a better way: instead of pushing ourselves harder, we can find an easier path.” ~ Greg McKeown, EffortlessMcKeown says “When the essentials become too hard to handle, you can either give up on them or…

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