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Kim Walsh Phillips
3 minutes. 240 hours. 1,541. What are these numbers? How quickly Kylie Jenner’s lipstick line sold out. The amount of time a garbage man waited in line to purchase the first iPhone. The number of people in line at Mall of America for the “Build a Bear” birthday month promotion before they had to shut...
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Conference season is here! Which means the starting buzzer is about to sound for everyone’s favorite game… “Traveling Without Having a Nervous Breakdown.” I travel a lot less than I used to, by choice, but I do still have several weeks in a row coming up… so game on. Here are a few of my...
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Confession time… Back when I had my marketing agency, I rarely took a vacation. (Don’t play any violins for me… I’ve made up for it since… visiting Paris, London, Moscow, Bahamas, Cayman Islands and Disney four times in the last year alone.) If I wasn’t working, I wasn’t making money because I was paid by...
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I’ll let you in on a little secret. Our membership, Powerful Professionals Business Coaching didn’t start as a membership at all. It started because I wanted to send the clients of our agency a newsletter and wanted to find a way to get it paid for each month. So, I launched our membership by selling...
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When bamboo is first planted, it doesn’t seem to do much… until three years later, after the slow process of getting established and taking root pays off with a huge growth spurt. All those years beforehand, it was establishing the groundwork to prepare to take off. Similarly, we need to make incremental changes over time...
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I remember staring so hard and wishing I could will her to move.  More than once. I would stare out of our office and see our Postwoman taking her break with our mail in her bag.  If I could just get her to take her break AFTER she delivered our mail, I might just be...
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