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November 26, 2012 - Are you feeling uninspired by the same old work and life happening day after day? Are you feeling unenergized by what you currently must get done or keep progressing? Instead of focusing on what it "isn't" to you, focus on what you would like it to be. Instead of focusing on what makes it uneventful, uninteresting, and ungratifying, focus on what is missing and then do something about it to bring the missing element into your reality.

Take an MM&I Moment to note anything that would make what you are currently doing more inspiring, more energizing, more interesting, more gratifying and more of something to look forward to doing each day. Then note one action you can take in each instance to make it happen. Too often the rut we are stuck in is because we are allowing ourselves to stay stuck in it, being caught in all that it currently is versus all that it could ultimately be.


Synergized Quote of the Week 

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes." - Marcel Proust


Savvy Secret Tip of the Week

Are you seeking to be viewed as a leader in your industry or marketplace? What leadership roles have you taken on outside of your company to enrich this perspective? High-growth business owners are more likely to serve in leadership roles in civic, charitable, business or trade organizations, than no-growth or negative-growth company owners.  To learn more about the different types of roles in which you can become involved, read Secret #41, Leadership Roles in my book, 50 Marketing Secrets. To order the book, CLICK HERE!


ARE YOU LEVERAGING THE FULL POTENTIAL OF PR?  This is the subject of my November BizGrowth 5.0 column in Business Today. CLICK HERE to read it online to learn the five key success factors for more powerfully using PR in your business.


DO YOU NEED TO "SHIFT" YOUR THINKING? This is the topic of my November Me, Myself & Inc. column in Sophie Woman's Magazine. CLICK HERE to read. Column is located on page 27.


LEAN MARKETING WORKSHOP ON DECEMBER 6TH: I will be presenting the workshop "Lean Marketing Strategies for Small Business" in Taylorsville, NC, at the Alexander Center for Business (Room 103) on Thursday, December 6th from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. To learn more and to register, CLICK HERE.


CRISP PRINCIPLE® BRANDING INSIGHTS: Is your company effectively leveraging both the marketing and operational aspects of branding essential to building true value in your company? CLICK HERE to download this Operational Branding Checklist (PDF) to see what you are and are not doing. Need help branding or taking your current brand to the next level? Give me a call at 704.483.2941 to arrange a consultation.


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Yours in synergistic thinking,




Author, Strategy Maestro & Chief Marketeer

SLD Unlimited Biz Growth, Inc.


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