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About The Motivator Minute

The Motivator Minute is written by "The Motivator" who for the past 17 years has been a motivational and leadership coach for business, life and career. She offers her international clientele a creative approach to coaching, training and promoting. Her greatest strength is that she gives her clients her energy, enthusiasm, knowledge, experience, a commitment to their success and an abundance of creative ideas. She is a coach, leader, facilitator and motivational speaker who supports, encourages and motivates individuals to make positive and lasting changes in their personal and professional lives. She specializes in working with entrepreneurs who want to achieve greater success through increased business and personal visibility and credibility; with individuals who are experiencing career and life transitions and with an organization’s leaders so that they can do and be their best on the job and in their lives. Please note that all material on this blog is original and copyright protected. Copyright 2011 The Motivator All rights reserved.

Eleven Differences Between Defeat and Surrender

Defeat is losing.                                           Surrender is winning. Defeat is final.                        … Continue reading

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Ten Differences Between Being Busy and Being Productive

Being busy decreases connection.             Being productive increases connection. Being busy is exhausting.                            Being productive is energizing. Being busy is an excuse. … Continue reading

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Ten Differences Between Email and In Person Communication

Email is evasive.                       In Person is persuasive. Email creates confusion.        In Person creates clarity. Email wastes time.                   In Person saves time. Email is delayed.                       In Person is immediate. Email is for lazy followers.     In Person is for active leaders. Email encourages … Continue reading

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Ten Differences Between Celebrants and Non-Celebrants

Celebrants choose to remember.                           Non-celebrants choose to forget. Celebrants plan ahead.                                             Non-celebrants are spontaneous. Celebrants are better givers.                                   Non-celebrants are better receivers. Celebrants lead and organize.                                Non-celebrants follow and attend. Celebrants generate and execute ideas.                Non-celebrants stand back and watch. … Continue reading

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Ten Differences Between Arguing and Discussing

Arguing is wounding.                                          Discussing is healing. Arguing is endless.                                              Discussing is finite. Arguing is exhausting.                                        Discussing is energizing. Arguing is competitive.                                       Discussing is collaborative. Arguing is about losing.                                      Discussing is about winning. Arguing is heated.                                                 Discussing is chilled. Arguing … Continue reading

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Ten Differences Between Errors and Mistakes

Errors are small and costly.        Mistakes are big and expensive. Errors are fixable.                          Mistakes are irreparable. Errors are missed.                          Mistakes are noticed. Errors are forgotten.                      Mistakes are remembered. Errors are owned.                            Mistakes are avoided. Errors are forgiven.                         Mistakes are blamed. … Continue reading

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Ten Differences Between Dictating and Collaborating

Dictating is telling.                                          Collaborating is asking. Dictating creates endings.                             Collaborating creates beginnings. Dictating wants to change nothing.            Collaborating wants to change everything. Dictating builds impenetrable walls.          Collaborating builds accessible bridges. Dictating encourages confrontation.           Collaborating encourages conversation. Dictating pushes people away.                     … Continue reading

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