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Deeper Weekend 2014

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Personal Growth

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  • Greg Kyte
    Greg Kyte
  • Jason Blumer
    Jason Blumer
  • Jon Lokhorst
    Jon Lokhorst
  • Melinda Guillemette
    Melinda Guillemette
  • Scott Kregel
    Scott Kregel

While it may seem like stress is coming at you from all directions, there are only two real sources:

  1. Stress we absorb from circumstances, and
  2. Stress we create for ourselves.

 

It’s important to recognize the two sources, because it gives us a little more control so we can choose a healthier response. Read more

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Personal Growth
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I love the movie Terminator. I first watched it when I was in middle school, and even back then the thing that struck me was the Terminator’s focus. He had exactly one goal: kill Sarah Connor. Nothing else mattered. Kill everyone in a police station? No problem if it means he’s more likely to kill Sarah Connor. Destroy an entire clothing store? Didn’t care as long as he’s one step closer to killing Sarah Connor.

 

Any collateral damage he created in pursuit of his goal did not matter, because that’s exactly what it means to have one and only one goal. Read more

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Personal Growth, Strategy
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“Are You Self Critical? Hint: Yes, You Are. Stop It!”  Melinda Guillemette

Entrepreneurial CPAs are both dreamers and doers. You’re uncomfortable with the status quo, even if it’s a status quo you’ve created. You push the envelope and you push yourselves. Read more

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Personal Growth
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Last week a stranger referred to me as “real-life Thanos.” Probably because I shave my head and have a beard and yell a lot when I do standup. Regardless it totally made my day.

 

The world runs on stories, and Thanos is literally the poster child of the story that’s currently captured the world’s imagination. Hipsters complain that superheroes have become too dominant a force in pop culture and cinema, but the truth is, superheros have dominated human stories for as long as humans have had stories. Read more

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Personal Growth
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