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Terry McKenna
Kure Beach, NC
Helping organizations & individuals realize their potential
Interests: Beach, Travel, Working out, Reading, Personal Development, Pittsburgh Steelers
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Praise people for doing things that are hard. That's how they learn to believe they can do them. * For advice you can quickly read and apply, go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted 15 hours ago at Terry's Blog
Here are two questions that are seldom asked when developing a strategy: 1) What future events could make this strategy go wrong?, 2) What would happen to us if it did go wrong? A good rule of thumb is to ask "Why" three times. * For advice you can quickly... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Terry's Blog
"When in doubt, say "No." Don't let your mouth overload your back." -Jim Rohn For advice you can quickly read and apply, go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Terry's Blog
"I can live for two months," confessed Mark Twain, "on a good compliment." Compliments nourish and sustain us emotionally. They also cause us to like and benefit those who provide them. In a study, hairstylists who complimented their customers on looking good had their tips increase by 37%. * For... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Terry's Blog
"What crappy stuff do you need to stop doing, so you can focus on the good stuff?" -Mark Parker, CEO Nike * Get advice you can quickly read and apply at: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Terry's Blog
My daughter blessed me with my second granddaughter yesterday: Ella. Ella joins her older 23-month old sister Lucy in bringing amazing joy to their family. Miracles happen everyday, "if" we go through life with our eyes open! * Want advice you can quickly read and apply? Go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2017 at Terry's Blog
It's not whether you know it; it's whether you're doing it. * Want advice you can quickly read and apply? Go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Terry's Blog
The average teenager exchanges 4,000 texts per month; one every 6-minutes they are awake. One study found that office workers check email up to 40-times per hour. 75% admit to using their phone in the bathroom and 30% say they never go to the bathroom without their phone. * Want... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Terry's Blog
"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." #HenryDavidThoreau * Want advice you can quickly read and apply? Go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2017 at Terry's Blog
You always do what you must, seldom what you want. Turn your wants into musts. * Want advice you can quickly read and apply? Go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2017 at Terry's Blog
Success starts with a clear definition of an A-Player, which is a candidate who has at least a 90% chance of achieving a set of outcomes that only the top 10% of possible candidates could achieve. * Want advice you can quickly read at apply? Go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at Terry's Blog
"If you don't translate intention into action fairly soon, the urgency starts to diminish. A week from now the passion turns cold. A month from now it can't be found." -Jim Rohn * Want advice you can quickly read and apply? Go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2017 at Terry's Blog
Good brands are transactional. Great brands are emotional. Which brand is your organization? * Want advice you can quickly read and apply? Go to: www.terrymckennabooks Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Terry's Blog
Consumers live in a world of limitless choices. #Brand experience is the road to #loyalty. Simplicity will get you there faster. * Want advice you can quickly read and apply? Go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2017 at Terry's Blog
It's especially important for smaller businesses that the quality of their workers be high because the impact of each employee on business outcomes is greater. * Want advice you can quickly read and apply? Go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at Terry's Blog
According to research done at Stanford University, heavy multitasking is more likely to increase your susceptibility to distractions. Habitual multitaskers are "suckers for irrelevancy," explained Clifford Nass, the professor who led the #Stanford study. * Want advice you can quickly read and apply? Go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2017 at Terry's Blog
The grass is greener where you water it! * Want advice you can quickly read and apply? Go to: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2017 at Terry's Blog
Do you schedule time in your life, both professionally and personally to think and plan? If so, how much? If not, how would your life be different if you did? #Jack Welch, former #GE CEO, used to schedule one-hour per day to stare out the window and "think." Worked out... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Terry's Blog
The best way of learning anything is with a beginners mindset. * Advice you can quickly read and apply: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at Terry's Blog
The best way to succeed is to act of the advice you give to others. * Advice you can quickly read and apply: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at Terry's Blog
Purpose turns your work into a mission. Joan of Arc's sense of purpose turned a political war into a holy crusade. * Advice you can quickly read and apply: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2017 at Terry's Blog
People who are interrupted take an estimated 50% longer to complete a task and have been found to make up to 50% more errors. * Advice you can quickly read and apply: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2017 at Terry's Blog
When you are working, be fully on, and when you are not working, be fully off. * Advice you can quickly read and apply: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2017 at Terry's Blog
Breakthroughs do not come from people who stand in the certainty of their answers, but from those who have the courage to stand in the uncertainty of their questions. * Advice you can quickly read and apply: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2017 at Terry's Blog
You won't get the right things done if you hire the wrong people. * Want advice you can quickly read and apply? Go go: www.terrymckennabooks.com Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Terry's Blog