Joe Lieberman

How To Hypnotize Yourself (The Art of Convincing Yourself of Anything)

Self-talk can be inspirational and motivating. It can also be negative and debilitating. But, what’s at the source of this self-talk? After years of ingrained habits, attitudes and responses, it’s sometimes difficult to know if our thoughts are the result of ‘nature’ or ‘nurture.’  Over time, we believe this self-talk and effectively hypnotize ourselves. The …

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Dancing with a Dragon (Learning Not To Catastrophize)

For centuries, the lore of the Dragon has enchanted the world. Their fierceness and mythology have been the subject of compelling stories. Dragons appear in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors. They vary based on their ability to fight, whether they can blow fire, the size of their wings, and other distinct traits. In …

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“No, Hell No!” (Just Say It)

Ray Pitman was a legend in the construction industry instrumental in designing and building equipment that lifts people and materials, conceiving the ‘boom truck’ hydraulic lift (also known as the ‘cherry picker.’) Ray served with the Army Corp of Engineers in World War II, was on Iwo Jima to help build the first aircraft landing strip, …

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The Brand New You (Your Personal Brand Promise)

“Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” Bill Gates Often, your customers are unhappy because your brand promise doesn’t match your delivery of that promise. In other words, your actions don’t match your words. Said another way, the company is not a ‘man’ of its word, sometimes exposing Enemies Within deep in …

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How To Take A Punch (Absorbing A Business Blow)

Lessons from Martial Arts Kung Fu, a martial art form, was developed by the Shaolin monks who reside in the forests of China’s Shaoshi Mountain. Kung Fu is both powerful and poetic, borrowing many of its moving poses from insects and animals like the praying mantis and tiger. Shaolin warriors dance with graceful energy and …

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Dragons & Enemies (Defined)

Most business owners are unwittingly standing in the way of their own business growth. Many claim impediments to breakthrough growth are based on external factors such as competition, the recession, employees, distributors, banks, etc. These forces may indeed be creating challenges for business growth. But, consider two propositions that could apply to most small to …

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