Category Archives for "Being Excellent"

Why You Fail

By Rebel Brown

We all fail. The first time we tried to stand up, take a step or hit our mouth with that spoonful of applesauce, we failed. We tried again. And again. Sooner or later, we succeeded. We moved on to try the next new thing. And failed again. Until we figured it out.  If we didn’t try, we’d […]

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Popularity is Not In Your Job Description

By Rebel Brown

Popularity does not make for great leadership. In fact, popularity seeking leaders are notorious for not making the tough calls. The very calls that every business needs to be successful. Great Leaders Don’t Seek Popularity Great leaders attract respect. Being popular is not the same as being respected. When leaders focus on being liked, that need for popularity gets in the […]

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Enough With Dumbing Yourself Down

By Rebel Brown

Speaking of Dumbing Down…. Yesterday, I read a supposedly satirical article, 9 Non -Threatening Leadership Strategies for Women.  I laughed when I first read it. But then it got me thinking… Are we still dumbing down to avoid upsetting the egos of others? The Dumbing Down of Me The first time I dumbed myself down was […]

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Anxiety

How to Ditch Your Anxiety

By Rebel Brown

We all get anxiety from time to time. I get it when my show horse Pearli starts to amp up at a show and I can’t get her to calm down. She amps, I get anxious. She amps more cause I got anxious, I get more anxious. You get the picture, it’s NOT a positive […]

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Habit of Self Respect

The Habit of Self Respect

By Rebel Brown

Until I learned the habit of self respect, I trained a lot of people to take advantage of me. By my forties, I consciously saw the abuse and disrespect.  That didn’t stop me from going back for more and more. It was as if I was magnetically pulled to those who took advantage of me. I let clients take advantage of me, […]

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