Eliminating Excuses Can Change Your World

A long time ago, I realized that when something didn’t work out exactly how I wanted it to, I needed to stop making excuses and start being more honest with myself. Here are a few of the common excuses we addressed on a recent episode of Start With a Win. If you hear yourself saying them, pause and take a moment to reconsider.

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Adam Contos
Big-Time Leadership Lessons from a Big-Time Mayor

It takes a lot of skill, resiliency and insight to lead a major city – especially one as vibrant as Denver. 

Mayor Michael Hancock, who’s been the CEO of the Mile High City for the past eight years, clearly has what it takes. During a recent interview for my podcast, he says he wakes up every day feeling humble, appreciative and privileged to fill the role. That’s a good starting point for any leader.

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Adam Contos
Having the Will of a Champion

Having former NFL player Ryan Harris on the Start with a Win podcast was both eye-opening and fun. Eye-opening because many of the elements that drove his journey to the top apply to all of our lives. And fun because…

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Adam Contos
Want to win in sales? Do these 3 things

In sales, it’s no coincidence that success almost always begins with conversation – big or small. You’ve got to learn about the consumer, leave a lasting impression and deliver value. Doing so with clarity, consistency and passion brings you that much closer to the close. 

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