Curtis Zimmerman

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The Life-Changing Power of Great Friendships
In the same way that the “crazy-makers” in your life will pull you down, being friends with healthy, whole people will take your life to the next level. That’s why I wanted to invite my long-time friend, Chris Milligan on The Next 24 Hours to share the story of our friendship and how you can deepen your own friendships to go further faster in yo...
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How A Band Is Bringing Hope, Confidence and Community to Teens Around the World
Photo credit: Sam Greenhill Anxiety and depression is a growing crisis for young people. I've spoken at new student orientations at colleges for a number of years, and recently, the lines have been longer than ever--and each line represents stories of young people struggling with suicidal thoughts, cutting, or friends struggling with those thing...
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5-Star Hospitality Secrets from the Best in the Business
As an inspirational speaker, I spend a lot of time on the road and in hotels. I've stayed in the Ritz Carlton, and I've stayed in a Motel 6. I've had room service brought to me on a silver platter, and I've kept the lights on while I slept to keep the cockroaches at bay. Mostly, though, I've had a lot of experiences in the middle, and I've also ...
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Recently Promoted? How to Create A Legendary Leadership Strategy
If you recently got a promotion and are now in charge of a team (or a larger team) of people, your whole mindset for how and why you work has to evolve. Why? Let's back up. To get this promotion, I know you've had to be a super achiever. You've had to stay late. You've had to win salesman of the year. You’ve had to make connections. But what go...
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7 Goal Setting Mistakes That May Be the Reason You're Losing Motivation
We've all heard the statistic that something like 80% of New Year's resolutions fail, and that most people have petered off in their habit of to the gym or eating paleo by mid-February. Psychologists have researched the factors behind this phenomenon. and self-help authors pontificate on how to set resolutions that you can actually follow-throug...
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How to Set Goals that You'll Actually Achieve
As a new year and a new decade begin, many of us are setting goals and trying to get our lives on track (or back on track.) And for most of us, those goals fall by the wayside all too quickly. Sound familiar? I’ve been setting goals for over 30 years, and I’ve learned a number of things that keep me going even when I drop the ball. So, on episo...
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Your customers are trying to talk to you. Are you listening?
Attention, managers and leaders: Your customers are trying to talk to you. Are you listening? Customer feedback is the most powerful insight you'll get on your business, and how you respond to it will determine the trajectory of your brand perception. It's more powerful than any marketing effort you ever do! Tune into episode #37 of The Next 2...
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You'll Never Hear "Can I Speak to the Manager" The Same Way Again
Have you ever asked to speak to the manager? Have you ever been behind the counter and had someone ask you if they could speak to the manager? Have you ever been the manager? We're talking all about how to use this dreaded phrase differently in episode #36 of The Next 24 Hours. We’re going to imagine if every single person who got their order ri...
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Stop Working for the Weekend, and Start Living Your Life.
Working for the weekend? You owe it to yourself to enjoy your work. Here are the new mindset shifts you need to get there. There's a popular song from the 1980s called "Working for the Weekend." You've probably heard it before--it's a catchy, popular tune, and if you wanted to, you could probably hum it to yourself right now. Just so we're...
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I'm an Inspirational Speaker and I Don't Believe in Self-Help.
While self-help may be a good starting place for personal growth, it's a terrible destination. Here's why. As an inspirational speaker and best-selling author, I've often been categorized in the genre "self-help." And I have to be honest with you: I've never liked that term. But this isn't just personal preference: I believe a "self-...
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