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Practicing What I Preach: Having an “Aha Moment” While Talking Aloud

January 23, 2017 Posted by: Rob Commodari

Some of the best speeches I have given have been ones when I discuss topics I am struggling with at that moment. These speeches allow me to be transparent and to speak truly from the heart because I’m in the middle of experiencing for myself the issues I am discussing with the audience. They also occasionally present to me an “aha” moment.

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Resolutions and Recommitment: How to Create Accountability in 2017

January 1, 2017 Posted by: Rob Commodari

Why don’t New Year’s resolutions last? Usually, the answer lies in a lack of accountability. There’s noone to coach the resolution-makers along the way to stay committed to their goals. So perhaps a resolution this year would be coming up with a plan to create personal accountability in 2017.

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The Year in Review: An Inventory of Wins, Losses, “Ahas” and Gratitude

December 23, 2016 Posted by: Rob Commodari

As 2016 quickly comes to an end, it’s time to look at the year in review and to take inventory of what happened over the past 365 days. Every year starts out with ambitions and goals; maybe even a New Year’s resolution or two.  Along the way, however, many of us fail to track what we have accomplished or experienced, a task that is vital to our growth. Without doing so, when the year comes to an end, we really don’t know how to celebrate because we probably don’t know what […]

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Why We Get So Much Done Around the Holidays: Because We Have To

December 1, 2016 Posted by: Rob Commodari

It’s that time of year again — when time warps and we start operating at a higher level of efficiency. It’s the time when we start getting pumped about “getting it done.” It happens every year. We get into mid- to late-October and everyone starts saying, “I can’t believe that Thanksgiving and Christmas are just weeks away.” We act as though something is going to slow down time but it doesn’t. It never does. Time keeps on slipping, slipping, slipping into the future, as the song goes. So this time […]

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If You’re Only As Good As Your Word, What Happens When You Can’t Keep It?

October 20, 2016 Posted by: Rob Commodari

What does “you’re only as good as your word” really mean? It sounds simple. Is it? You’re born into this world and brought up in a society that expects people to be true to the promises they make. In the simplest term, we’re taught to do what we say we are going to do.

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When Heartbreak Sets In: How to Stay Focused on The Big Picture

September 30, 2016 Posted by: Rob Commodari

Heartbreak. Everyone experiences it at some point in his or her life. It hurts badly. When your heart is broken, you can go through a phase of depression where you literally lie around and do nothing for days on end. It’s shocking and painful. You think to yourself, I’ll never get through this! One way: Stay focused on the big picture.

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