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About jlmakela@gmail.com

Jan is the author of the Best Selling Book 'Cracking The Code To Success.' Jan will help you or your organization make a difference in your organization. He strongly believes in building on strengths and coaching employees to success. He has held senior positions in healthcare organizations, the military, and private businesses and is best known for his solid track record of increasing profitability by improving e employee engagement and job performance through his strengths-based leadership. In addition being a Gallup- Certified Strengths Coach, Jan has an MBA from George Washington University. In his free time he likes to travel, read, watch sports and spoil his two grandchildren.

Ideas from the Quill Awards

Jack Canfield says keep going until someone gets goosebumps- Advice on looking for a publisher Who you spend time with is who you become If you stop being curious you are dead – Mark Cuban Your future is 100% yours … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Quill Awards

Nothing magical will ever happen outside until you change inside It going to take courage and if you are afraid you will never try to succeed CEO’s don’t use this “Failure is a learning experience. Take failure out of your … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Quill Awards

Nothing will change unless I change – Brian Tracy Take 100% responsibility for your life. It takes practice to change a habit. It may not be your fault- take responsibility as it was – Jack Canfield Jack Canfield was turned … Continue reading

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Want to change your world? Words to live by and help you get what you deserve

I recently had the opportunity at the National Association of Experts, Writers & Speakers to receive the Quill Award for Best Selling Author. More importantly, I spent the time to learn from people who have inspired the world, like Jack … Continue reading

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Why Great Leaders Don’t Allow Their Profession to Become Their Identity

This is a copy of a post that I saw on Linkin and it is so true. Over the years I have seen executives and managers tie their ego to there job and when the job disappears their ego goes … Continue reading

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