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Inspiration to help you... LIVE WITH MORE PURPOSE

What great leaders are doing now

on Apr 2, 2020 12:59:06 PM By | Deanna Singh | 0 Comments | Skills Life Initiative leadership personal development
We're in such a weird time!  This pandemic has shifted how we lead our personal and professional lives.  I spoke with top-performing leaders from a variety of sectors and I gleaned some advice on how they are leading during this crisis.
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Turning strangers into friends

on Mar 31, 2020 11:40:02 AM By | Deanna Singh | 0 Comments | Skills Life Initiative leadership personal development
How many opportunities for connections are we passing up each day? Big Mama turned this concept on its head with one visit to Washington, DC.  Find out what she did below. 
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A free gift to give

on Mar 24, 2020 11:14:52 AM By | Deanna Singh | 3 Comments | Skills Life Initiative leadership personal development
We all have a free gift that we can give the world.  It only takes a couple of seconds and my grandmother, Big Mama, was the master at giving this gift.  Want to know what it is?  Find out below!
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Why so serious?

on Mar 17, 2020 11:18:57 AM By | Deanna Singh | 1 Comment | Skills Life Initiative leadership personal development
No one could tell a joke like Big Mama. She was always great at keeping things in perspective especially when people were stressed.  This week's vlog is about how humor can help you get past serious situations.
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Keepin' it 100!

on Mar 10, 2020 10:46:41 AM By | Deanna Singh | 0 Comments | Skills Life Initiative leadership personal development
'Big Mama' kept it 💯 all the time!  She was an authentic person no matter who she met.  This week's vlog is about staying true to yourself no matter who you meet in your Purposeful Hustle.
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Swinging the Door Open for Others

on Mar 5, 2020 9:27:23 AM By | Deanna Singh | 1 Comment | Skills Life Initiative leadership personal development
*New Series*  My grandmother -- affectionately known as 'Big Mama' -- was a big and wonderful personality!  She could light up a room with a smile.  I've used many of the lessons she taught me in my career and I want to share them with you in my new vlog series. 
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Trying to protect the team from the crazy

on Feb 25, 2020 11:31:50 AM By | Deanna Singh | 0 Comments | Skills Life Initiative leadership personal development
Do you try to protect your team by taking on all of the hard stuff yourself? If so, you are doing yourself and your team a disservice. They need to see the dragons too! How do I know? I have done it too!
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All About Culture

on Feb 18, 2020 11:51:08 AM By | Deanna Singh | 1 Comment | Skills Life Initiative leadership personal development
A company's success is largely dependent on its culture.  There's a saying: "culture eats strategy for breakfast."  Before you take on a position at a new company, are you taking time to examine its culture?  I didn't at first and it got me into hot water. Learn about the value of considering culture in this week's #Failsume.
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Unreasonable Workloads

on Feb 11, 2020 11:46:24 AM By | Deanna Singh | 1 Comment | Skills Life Initiative leadership personal development
Are you placing an unreasonable workload on yourself to get things done? One time I stressed myself out at work while trying to go to graduate school, be a new mother, and work a fulltime job.  Check out this week's fail in the #Failsume.
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Are they up for the challenge

on Feb 6, 2020 1:54:16 PM By | Deanna Singh | 0 Comments | Skills Life Initiative leadership personal development
The Failsume is back!  What happens when you don't bring the proper expertise and instead you work with somebody who's just not ready for the current challenge?  Find out what I do to avoid this mistake!    
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