A collection of longer articles, published first for the “Words to the Wise” Newsletter.

Planning for the New Year – Part Seven

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Every year, I take some personal time to assess, adjust, write new goals for the New Year and make a plan for achieving those goals. I'd like to share part of this process with you - and encourage you to use it for yourself to create a powerful, prosperous and joyful 2011. I hope you will find this peek into my process helpful.

Planning for the New Year – Part Six

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Every year, I take some personal time to assess, adjust, write new goals for the New Year and make a plan for achieving those goals. I'd like to share part of this process with you - and encourage you to use it for yourself to create a powerful, prosperous and joyful 2011. I hope you will find this peek into my process helpful.

Planning for the New Year – Part Five

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Every year, I take some personal time to assess, adjust, write new goals for the New Year and make a plan for achieving those goals. I'd like to share part of this process with you - and encourage you to use it for yourself to create a powerful, prosperous and joyful 2011. I hope you will find this peek into my process helpful.

Planning for the New Year – Part Four

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Every year, I take some personal time to assess, adjust, write new goals for the New Year and make a plan for achieving those goals. I'd like to share part of this process with you - and encourage you to use it for yourself to create a powerful, prosperous and joyful 2011. I hope you will find this peek into my process helpful.

Planning for the New Year – Part Three

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Every year, I take some personal time to assess, adjust, write new goals for the New Year and make a plan for achieving those goals. I'd like to share part of this process with you - and encourage you to use it for yourself to create a powerful, prosperous and joyful 2011. I hope you will find this peek into my process helpful.

Planning for the New Year – Part Two

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Every year, I take some personal time to assess, adjust, write new goals for the New Year and make a plan for achieving those goals. I'd like to share part of this process with you - and encourage you to use it for yourself to create a powerful, prosperous and joyful 2011. I hope you will find this peek into my process helpful.
Billionaire Bootcamp at the Gold Coast, winners

Planning for the New Year – Part One

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Every year, I take some personal time to assess, adjust, write new goals for the New Year and make a plan for achieving those goals. I'd like to share part of this process with you - and encourage you to use it for yourself to create a powerful, prosperous and joyful 2011. I hope you will find this peek into my process helpful.

Top 5 Twitter Mistakes

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I've been using Twitter for just over a year, now. And I admit it, I'm hooked. Twitter represents an unprecedented opportunity for connecting with your fans, creating new fans and promoting your music or business for little or no money. But I see a lot of people making the same mistakes over and over. And it's such simple stuff to fix. Here are the top 5 Mistakes and how to fix them:

How to Manage Conflicting Priorities

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In our complex, day-to-day lives, we have a multitude of priorities calling for our attention. Some call in a whisper. Others scream from the rooftops. And the soft voice of the things that we most long to accomplish is often drowned out by the fires and clamoring of these conflicting priorities. No matter how good your time management structures and systems are, if you don't figure out how to manage these conflicts, you will be hard-pressed to maintain those systems. So how do you decide where to spend your resources for the best outcome?

Marketing for Musicians

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This is a post I put up on the FAR-West list-serve (Folk Alliance…

2 Lessons from American Idol – Top 7

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Got behind in my blogging again - here are the two lessons from American Idol - Top 7. In Idol 7 – Alicia Keys was the Mentor and she talked about how she intended to help the contestants find out what they’re made of. And that “Idol Gives Back” will help them discover what their character is and how to be a part of something bigger than themselves.

3 Lessons from American Idol – Top 10

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This was a very juicy week for Lessons from American Idol! The first 2 lessons were pretty clearly expressed by Usher in his role as mentor. I have to say, I think Usher is my favorite American Idol Mentor so far! He wasn't just interested in the arrangement, he really gave the Contestants constructive and immediately applicable lessons for their performance as well.

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