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Secret Sauce for 2013….!

By Lisa Marie Platske / February 4, 2013

I’m still on a high from my 5th Annual Leadership Success Summit. While I know some of you have been hearing about this for days, words cannot properly express what happened in that room last week. (Just check out the video on Facebook…) And, I have never felt so at peace how every piece worked…

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Are You a Crazy One?

By Lisa Marie Platske / January 29, 2013

I’m still on a high from my 5th Annual Leadership Success Summit. What an event! And, I  don’t say that because it was my event. (I am always my harshest critic.) I say that because of the brilliant attendees, speakers, experts, and educators who were part of this event.  I was stopped throughout the event by people who used…

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Leap and the Net Will Appear!

By Lisa Marie Platske / January 21, 2013

Whether I’m traveling or in my office tele-conferencing with potential clients, I sometimes hear the uncertainty of wanting something but not being “ready” to take the leap. –       Not ready to experience BIG growth in their business –       Not ready to claim a more visible position where they work –       Not ready to take risks that will push them from where they are to someplace better –       Not…

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The Biggest Secret to Overcoming Overwhelm

By Lisa Marie Platske / January 14, 2013

Last week, I taught a module on overcoming overwhelm to one of my private clients. If you’ve ever heard me speak on the subject, you know that I share that one of the biggest secrets I know is staying in the present moment. And, the more you focus on time (which would be your past and…

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What the Best Do to Succeed

By Lisa Marie Platske / January 7, 2013

When I was growing up, I spent lots of time at my grandparent’s house. My grandmother never watched much television with two exceptions – women’s sports and the Olympics. I don’t own a television and am not interested in getting one. But during the Olympics, Jim and I will find ways to follow along. I…

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3 Must-Have Practices to Energize Your New Year

By Lisa Marie Platske / December 31, 2012

It’s been nine (9) years and (5) days since I said “Yes!” to the question “Will you marry me?” My husband proposed the day after Christmas in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City and less than a year later, we stood at the altar in Allentown, Pennsylvania, promising to love and cherish each other in sickness…

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Caring is Worth Sharing!

By Lisa Marie Platske / December 24, 2012

You are a special part of my Upside family, a community of Upside Thinkers destined to change the world by our actions. I thank you for the trusting me by letting me into your life and reading my messages.   Our paths may have crossed for dozens of reasons, but the roads we travel together are the…

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Where Are You Headed?

By Lisa Marie Platske / December 17, 2012

Every leader knows that it is important to ask the question, “Where am I headed?” – and I find that for me it serves as a valuable tool in both my personal and professional life. How about you? Do you know what road you’re on? Do you know where you’re going? Every business, every career, every life,…

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2 Words Critical to Living a Happy Life

By Lisa Marie Platske / December 10, 2012

Since I was feeling a little swallowed up with all of the planning for my 5th annual Leadership Success Summit and the holidays around the corner, I decided to take my own advice to take some time off to center myself and re-energize. It’s easy to get caught up in the holiday shuffle. Hours of getting out the decorations, writing Christmas cards, and wrapping gifts…

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