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Have you ever sat through a meeting that could have been an email? Ever ended a meeting with no clarity around what is to happen next? Too often, meetings are called without true purpose and intent wasting our most valuable resource - time.

A great meeting brings the right people together with a…

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One of the most important aspects of our personality is self-confidence.

Self-confidence is not about how good you are, it's about how good you think you are. We are constantly bombarded with messages that tell us that we are not good enough. It's important to remind ourselves that these messages …

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Six Simple Habits for Effective Communication

Effective communicati…

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Joe certainly has his phobias! You’ll hear him talk about them while Cristina also shares one of hers. As usual, Cristina’s phobia has some merit. But Joe’s? So what’s the difference between a fear and a phobia?

Fear is a natural emotion that protects people from harm when they face real danger. …

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Human beings are naturally social creatures. Being in a business setting doesn’t change that. Good relationships with colleagues will make our jobs more enjoyable.

In the episode, we interview Martina Davitkova of Coconut Software. Martina discusses the topic of Professional Relationships. As you …

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A visit with Your Advocate Alliance (YAA)- Entrepreneurship, fatherly wisdom, and auto advice 

Join us this week as we visit with Ray and Zach Shefska, founders of Your Advocate Alliance (YAA), a father-son duo that is revolutionizing the auto industry as advocates for everyday consumers through t…

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The Trouble with Expert Opinions

Experts are everywhere these days. There is much to learn from them, but we must also be careful. It’s easy to feel inferior or believe their methods are the best methods, to be followed to the letter.

In this episode, we put this into perspective. Join us as we b…

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The Stories That We Tell A Death in Syracuse

We hear stories every day as we go through life...have you ever wondered how many of those stories are true?

In this episode, we reveal a family secret that Joe discovered and what it taught us about the stories we’ve accepted as truth for years and…

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Break Through Your Invisible Wall and Reach Your Full Potential

What is an invisible wall...or the recently popularized term “Imposter Syndrome?”

If you’ve ever doubted your abilities or felt like a fraud, you’re not alone.

In this episode, Cristina and Joe dig into their own invisible walls…

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A is for Attitude!

What is the cost of a bad attitude?

Bad attitudes disrupt organizations, families, and friendships. A persistently bad attitude can ruin careers, marriages, and relationships of all kinds.

We’ve all had a bad attitude at different points in our lives. What causes YOUR mood to…

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Are You Listening to Me?

How many times has someone said that to you? How many times have you said that to someone? Listening is something so important, yet so easy to NOT do.

But why? Seems like an easy thing to do, but in actuality, listening takes work, and it takes paying attention.

Good l…

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A is for Attitude!

What is the cost of a bad attitude?

Bad attitudes disrupt organizations, families, and friendships. A persistent bad attitude can ruin careers, marriages, and relationships of all kinds.

We’ve all had a bad attitude at different points in our lives. What causes YOUR mood to t…

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Break Through Your Invisible Wall and Reach Your Full Potential

What is an invisible wall...or the recently popularized term “Imposter Syndrome?”

If you’ve ever doubted your abilities or felt like a fraud, you’re not alone.

In this episode, Cristina and Joe dig into their own invisible walls…

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The Stories That We Tell: A Death in Syracuse

We hear stories every day as we go through life...have you ever wondered how many of those stories are true?

In this episode, we reveal a family secret that Joe discovered and what it taught us about the stories we’ve accepted as truth for years and …

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The Trouble with Expert Opinions

Experts are everywhere these days. There is much to learn from them, but we must also be careful. It’s easy to feel inferior or believe their methods are the best methods, to be followed to the letter.

In this episode, we put this into perspective. Join us as we b…

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Eureka Moments

Have you ever struggled with a challenge, or perhaps can’t figure out how to say something? Then, when you least expect it, the answer amazingly comes to you, or the words just start flowing?

That’s what this episode is about. Those are Eureka moments. Eureka moments are one of li…

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The Myth of Being Caught Up

Is it really possible to be caught up? Is being caught up even something desirable?

We all have so many tasks, responsibilities, and obligations. Just thinking about them can be overwhelming. And guess what? They’re not going away. Every day brings routine tasks that h…

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Opportunity Cost: The Potential Benefits You Miss out On when Choosing One Alternative over Another

Opportunity costs can be easily overlooked, even missed entirely. That’s why awareness of this concept is so important.

Does Joe install an appliance himself to save money or record this podcast? D…

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The Seasons of Fatherhood

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there, all those celebrating the father figures in their lives or missing a father. Fathers are ordinary men, given superhuman strength at different times when raising children.

In this episode, we talk about the many seasons of fat…

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The impact of Volunteerism, a Rotary Club Conversation

Giving back. What does this mean to you, or for you? There’s no doubt that volunteering your time, giving back to others, has benefits that far exceed the obvious. But what are some of these benefits? What can we glean from some of those who h…

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Personal Mission Statement - Who do You Really Want to Be?

If you find yourself working hard with lots to do, yet little fulfillment, maybe it’s time to step back and ponder the following quote by Billionaire investor Warren Buffett:

”The difference between successful people and really successfu…

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An Easy Morning Routine to Set You Up for Success

We are all bombarded daily with calls, texts, emails, work, and family responsibilities. No wonder it’s so easy to have an entire day go by with nothing of importance accomplished. Just thinking about these daily distractions can make your head spi…

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A Message to Garcia- a Powerful Message on Taking Initiative

A Little Known Message from the Past Contains your Success Secret for today and the future.

In this episode, Joe shares a story from 1889. (No, Joe was NOT born in 1889!) This story from the past expresses the timeless value individual…

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Attributes of great customer service: Wowing Your Customers is the Fuel Propelling Your Sales Engine.

What motivates you to buy a certain product or choose a specific brand? Do you often purchase the least expensive item or will you pay more when there is a lower-cost alternative? Why?

It’s usefu…

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