Archive | February, 2013

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Make Your Boss Look Good, & You’ll Fly High!

28 February 2013

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What I’m about to say here applies to any person in paid employment. If you can learn to study and understand what needs to happen to make your boss look good at her job, she’ll do everything in her power to reward and also make you look good in return. Your position in the company […]

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What If You Lose Everything?

27 February 2013

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In Napoleon Hill’s Think and Grow Rich, he mentioned that in response to a question about what he would do if he lost his entire fortune, Henry Ford replied: “I’d have it all back in 5 years.” That kind of response would normally have been put down to over confidence or arrogance. However those familiar […]

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How Flexible Should Your Fees or Prices Be?

26 February 2013

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I have yet to meet one person who started a real business without expecting to make a profit. Even if you’re not one to obsess over money or material wealth, and you actually have a great emotional investment in the venture, you still need to make profits if you plan to keep going for the […]

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Success Is A Lousy Teacher – Bill Gates

25 February 2013

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The above title is a verbatim excerpt of the first of two phrases comprising an insightful quote credited to Microsoft founder, Bill Gates. When I first read it, I instantly said to myself: “That’s TRUE!” And Mr. Gates should know – having enjoyed years of continuous successes prior to his anti-trust experiences. The quote reads […]

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24 February 2013

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As a Performance Improvement Specialist, I diligently apply Continuous Improvement principles in my personal and work life, and have consistently achieved great progress as a result. To this end I’m always keen on researching successful people in various areas of endeavour. I do this not just for myself, but also to improve the variety and […]

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3 Important Truths About Writing for a Living

23 February 2013

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With the global jobs market shrinking, many people across the world are turning to writing as a part-time or full-time source of income. And why not? Writing is something virtually anyone with interest and motivation can do successfully. Especially with access to proper guidance. Prospects however vary from one location to another. This article discusses […]

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Without This Skill, Your Child Could Be In Danger!

23 February 2013

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There’s a hilarious joke I love, about a pet parrot (let’s call him Oscar) that relentlessly taunted it’s owner’s new girlfriend for being “ugly” until she got mad and left him. In this article I narrate my “pimped” version of that joke to illustrate how having critical thinking skills can make anyone – including kids […]

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Use Coaching To Maximize Employee Productivity

21 February 2013

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One of the best ways to boost a company’s productivity is to get high flyers in the team to help others maximize their potentials at work. Few decision makers realize this however. And that’s why their company’s best hands are rarely encouraged to show others how to do what they do. Let Those Who Know […]

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To Succeed, You Must Not Fear Criticism

20 February 2013

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“Either do wrong or feel guilty, but don’t do both; it’s too much work.” – Rudolf Dreikurs (1897 – 1972) Psychiatrist There’s a lot of social pressure to get yourself liked and approved of in today’s world. Most people would love to be accepted by others. However, the truth is that this may not always […]

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Why A True Entrepreneur Cannot Fail

19 February 2013

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“There is no such thing as an entrepreneur who failed. Only one who gave up.” – James Cook, author of the Startup Entrepreneur. There will always be good and bad times in life. But during hard times, the mind can play tricks on you. The successes you’ve achieved before could even begin to look ordinary. […]

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