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Comeback Time? Yes, We Can!

Momentum is highly overrated. The Patriots came back after being down 28-3. The Cavs won after being 3 games to one. And my beloved Cubs came back after being 3 games to one. The definition of “comeback” in sports is: … Continue reading

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Cubs Win! Women Win!

“C’mon Chapman – be a hero!” I found myself talking to the pitcher under my breath in my sister’s living room, watching the large screen. Then, double play, and it was over. Cubs win! Cubs win! I thought of my … Continue reading

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Strive to Keep it Alive

In the first week of the season, the story of the NFL games was come-from-behind victories. Exciting games to watch, but frustrating if your team was not the one that came back. You would think, or at least I think, … Continue reading

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6 “M” Action Plan for Success

Do a bunch of achieving women business owner award-winners want to hear a long keynote speech at their award ceremony? I think not. So when I was asked to emcee the NAWBO Ventura Bravo Awards, they gave me some time … Continue reading

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Bless Your Holiday Stress, Revisited

Here it comes again –the season of giving AND receiving. You know how you’ll be “receiving” some family and friend obligations you never receive except during this season? Once you CHOOSE to receive, you now get to choose your attitude and behavior. … Continue reading

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Better Than the First Day of School

Yesterday was the First Football Sunday of the 96th season of the National Football League.  I took the whole day off from writing my next book. The working title is Pitch Perfect: Speak to Grow Your Business in 7 Simple … Continue reading

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“The work goes on, the cause endures…”

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As the song goes, “I am wo-man. W-O-M-A-N.” I love shopping AND sports. (46 days till the first NFL game!) My book encourages women to go for the “points,” using football as the metaphor. And now I’m watching a series … Continue reading

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Will You Beat the Odds?

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  If it is true, as I write in my book, “Opportunity and intention are what football is all about,” where does “beating the odds” come into play?  Last week was week 2 of the NFL season, and I heard … Continue reading

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New Season: ALL is Possible!

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Yesterday was the First Football Sunday of the 93rd season of the NFL.  I must admit, the thumping fanfare on CBS did bring tears to my eyes.  This sport does not only move ME—it moves Americans as no sport ever … Continue reading

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Enjoy The Day!

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MimiSpeaks is on vacation this week, enjoying the three day weekend and gearing up for some great football this week! I wonder what lessons we will learn in Week 1? Have a great day and a terrific rest of your … Continue reading

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