Author Archives: Mike Barratt

What is the longest river in Africa….Denial!

I decided to use one of the many corny jokes in my back pocket for this post. One of the things I focus on is building strong relationships with people.  I think that extends to the relationship you have with … Continue reading

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This is such a great post that it needed to be shared! Great post Laura!

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BHAG’s: Big Hairy A** Goals

When I first heard the term BHAG, my mouth about the floor.  I couldn’t believe the speaker used that term at a business meeting!  Was it even appropriate to say? I struggled with the title of this post and decided … Continue reading

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2 Powerful and Simple Ways to Be More Successful

Set Proper Expectations Do what you say you’re going to do These 2 simple things are some of the most powerful things I’ve learned in business, relationships and life.  While they’re not profound, they are so rarely done by most … Continue reading

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Breaking Through: A Story of How I Overcame my Fear of Heights

In January, I led the 2nd annual leadership and success retreat amongst several motivated friends who all had the same common goal, continuing to be more successful in all areas of life. One of the core characteristics I wanted to … Continue reading

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Putting Yourself in a Position to Win

An Olympic 100m sprinter spends 4 years of their life preparing for a 9-10 second window to win a gold medal.  Every thing they do, all of their hard work comes down to that tiny little window.  They are masters … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Live & Learn:
This inspiring story is about Bruce Lee, a legendary martial art master.  From: The Art of Expressing the Human Body.  (Bruce Lee, John Little). Here’s a few excerpts: “Lee realized early on that in…

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