FOR SUCCEEDING WITH OR THROUGH THE COMMAND ACADEMY The world that we have made, as a result of the level of thinking we have done thus far, creates problems we cannot solve at the same level at which we created them. Albert Einstein There are those who when exposed to ideas, concepts or opportunities are able to act upon them […]

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(editors note:  When in the sales process, clients tend to find ways to escape without properly understanding the offer or deterring a decision.  Bern uses this technique at the beginning of the sales process to assure the client that they can say no, but to encourage them to say yes) Once you’re reasonably certain that […]

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There are several on the golden ring… One of the greatest success principles of all, seldom addressed in typical motivational venues, is the key called The Law of Accumulation. This law says that everything great and worthwhile and/or the possibility of despair and failure in human life is an accumulation of hundreds and sometimes thousands […]

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Rescuing the Rescuer The sounds and smells of the lumber site accentuated by the heaving sweaty horses twitching logs to the skidway, sawdust from freshly cut pines, the saws and axes as they took their toll, the steely sound of sledgehammers strategically tapping wedges, the warning cry, “Timber!” followed by the whoosh and thud that […]

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Normally, typically, when we say, “I”, we’re speaking for the subconscious, subliminal, survivalist mind. From this point on, you are encouraged to be conscious of speaking for the conscious, cognitive mind whenever you use the pronoun. “I”. Also to psychically posture your conscious mind as the authority over the other two facets of your mind, […]

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(editor’s note:  This is part of the verbal essay series, where as the story goes, Moses descends from the mountain with three tablets and broke one.  What would have been on the third tablet.  Thus the next five Command Mints). 11th Commandmint –Thou shalt regularly acknowledge and celebrate your capacities…. 12th Commandmint –Thou shalt accept […]

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Imagine that our lives, the living of them and our means of making a living are mountains we’ve chosen to climb together. Don’t you suppose that every one of us sees them as a different challenge? There are a few of us who know they are easily managed journeys that are going to be a […]

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To those who have been on a quest for personal growth and professional development while preparing to reach their peaks of excellence, there is a time worn story, you may have heard, that I like to tell this way: A number of years ago, a delightful, petite, young French-woman, by the name of Jacqueline deChopper […]

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The Most Important Parts Of The Harvest, The parts that insure the future, are the seeds. A Midwestern farmer whose corn was the annual winner at the county and state fairs, shared his best seed with his neighbors… When asked why he would do that, he explained that it was the only way he could […]

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“There is only one evil – ignorance.” -Socrates- Ignorance is the unfortunate state of not knowing, of being unexposed to a truth or fact. It can even be celebrated when it is recognized by the ignorant. “Boy! Am I ignorant!”, is a statement that could open the door and light the pathway to wisdom. I […]

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