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Weedin Unleashed Video ~ September 29, 2014

October 1, 2014 Leave a comment

Today’s topic is “Going Deep.”

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Early Feedback from Unleashed Summit

September 30, 2014 Leave a comment

Here is some early feedback from participants of the inaugural Unleashed Summit held last week…

“Dan Weedin’s Unleashed Workshop was time well spent, and I highly recommend it.  Dan brings lots of energy, humor, sage advice, and a great interactive experience together with real world applications and brainstorming.  I am already looking at my business — and life — differently.  Plus … Captain Jack’s Rules are words to live by!”

~ Sheenah Hellmers 

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Extra Points ~ Going Deep

September 29, 2014 Leave a comment

This week’s focus point…Going Deep14_02_DanCapJackRetouch_001

Sometimes you just have to throw the ball deep…

In football, the offense focuses on “possessing” the football. That means avoiding costly interceptions and fumbles. Without the ball, you can’t score. Because of that, coaches teach ball security to their quarterbacks. But that doesn’t mean they won’t occasionally throw the ball deep.

Sometimes a coach and a quarterback need to take risks. Throwing the ball deep has a 75% negative possibility. The play can result in either a sack (loss of yardage when quarterback tackled); an incomplete pass; or an interception (bad). The one positive is a quick strike, home run play for a touchdown. It’s the ultimate risk-reward play.

I’ve met too many business owners and executives that play too conservatively in their “game.” Fear of losing their own proverbial football keeps them from taking risks like professional development; coaching or mentoring; hiring employees; and/or creating new products and services. For individuals that don’t own a business, that fear of the “interception” keeps them from seeking new careers; asking for a raise or promotion; seeking out internal opportunities; and/or accepting new challenges offered to them.

Ball security is important, but winning the game is more important. In order to maximize your potential and talent, you occasionally need to cast away fear and throw the ball deep. If it’s “intercepted,” then pick yourself up, go play defense, and get the ball back. If it’s complete for an exhilarating “touchdown,” you may have just catapulted yourself, your career, and your business to new heights.  And that’s worthy of a touchdown dance!

© 2014 Dan Weedin. All Rights Reserved

 This week’s quote -

 Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”

~ e.e. cummings


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Weedin Unleashed Video – September 24, 2014

September 25, 2014 Leave a comment

Topic – Extra Points from Monday – Cigars, Donuts, and Forgiveness (and a little rewards, too).

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Extra Points ~ Cigars, Donuts, and Forgiveness

September 22, 2014 Leave a comment

14_02_DanCapJackRetouch_001This week’s focus point…Cigars, Donuts, and Forgiveness

I enjoy a cigar and donut every month. Not together, of course; yet this weekend both were enjoyed. I’ve been assured by my doctor that a monthly indulgence of both isn’t going to be detrimental to my health. In fact, they may have a very positive effect to the spirit.

I exercise about 3-4 mornings a week. I used to be avid about it. I’d go 6 days a week and spend hours in the gym. Now I’m pretty happy if I get 45 minutes in. If I miss a day, that’s okay. I will get the next one.

It seems that we live in an ever increasing world of “all or nothing.” I hear from people on diets that require strict regimens with little to no tolerance for flexibility. I know of folks that consider it a personal tragedy if they don’t get in 6 days of exercise every week, to the point of giving up other things. And in so many cases, we humans are more hard and unforgiving of ourselves than we are of friends and family that make mistakes. Heck, I even hear from football fans bemoaning a team’s win because the style points weren’t good enough!

Life is short. Enjoy the ride. We only come around this way once. Every day and it’s experiences are new, so cherish them. Everything in moderation. If you mess up, learn and have a short memory. Don’t try to make up for things undone, just do them next time. Apologize when you make a mistake, forgive others, and forgive yourself. And eat a donut every once in awhile just for good measure without regret.

The filling of the donut and of your life are worth it.

© 2014 Dan Weedin. All Rights Reserved

This week’s quote -

I never smoke in excess. That is I only smoke one cigar at a time.”

~ Mark Twain


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Weedin Unleashed – September 15th – New Paint

September 16, 2014 Leave a comment

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Extra Points ~ New Paint

September 15, 2014 Leave a comment

14_02_DanCapJackRetouch_001This week’s focus point…New Paint

My wife Barb and I like watching the “Do It Yourself” home shows on TV. I’m not sure we have the gumption to do all of these renovations ourselves, yet we often get ideas for changes. In fact, this weekend we are strategizing over changes in our dining room and living room to try and maximize our space and utilize it more effectively. We often find that we are only using part of what we have and thus not making the most of the house.

As business professionals, we often don’t utilize the majority of our “house,” either. In this case, our talents, skills, and strengths. One of the reasons is because we become complacent. In your house, it’s easy to get comfortable with the look and feel and not change. You can go on for years without making any noticeable change and so you get what you get out of your house.

In business, it’s also easy to avoid making changes, never adding anything new, never shaking things up, or never just simply adding a coat of “new paint” to your equations. The result is becoming stale, stagnant, and unfulfilled. Why not take a cue from these home improvement shows and improve yourself with that new coat of paint, updated living space, or new addition? You never know…you might just find that the new you brings excitement and energy to that “old home!”

© 2014 Dan Weedin. All Rights Reserved

 This week’s quote -

 You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.”

~ Robin Williams


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