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2014Feb24
Renie Cavallari

It’s the Culture, Stupid!

We all know a similar story: My daughter had to have this particular dress from Brand X. She is 13 years old, so this is very important business! Our local store was out of stock, and we asked for some help sourcing it. Understanding what is important to your customer is really the moment where […]
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2014Feb17
Renie Cavallari

Common Sense. It’s not so common!

Recently I have been observing how not-so-common common sense actually is.  I see people doing things two or three times when once would have been enough.  Not carefully examining a work product and having to redo it over and over.  Not focusing on the deliverable or outcome and having to correct […]
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2014Feb10
Renie Cavallari

People Talk. You Listen.

Most of us would love to be great conversationalists, and the real key to being a great talker is to be a great listener. When you listen you won’t believe what people will actually tell you! Of course, being present with another person is not just polite. It tells them that what they are saying […]
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2014Feb05
Renie Cavallari

A Coach’s Guide to Leadership and Inspiration

Leaders are the coaches of our lives. They help us believe in what we cannot see and push us to turn our wildest dreams into reality. The leaders in our lives aren't always obvious, though they usually hide in plain sight. They may be your neighbor, peer, child, boss, employee, or a complete […]
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2014Feb03
Renie Cavallari

Playing at an outstanding level is like training for a marathon

I hate running, and yet it is the perfect metaphor for what it takes to finish first. Becoming a runner is a slow process that you get better at over time. The hardest part about running for me is when I feel I can’t go further (usually after about 4 blocks), and I keep going…also known as pushing […]
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