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Track Your Success on Any Goal

The Key to Discipline is Tracking Most of us in business know we have to track our hours, track our sales efforts and measure our achievements for superiors, clients, etc. But in your personal life, tracking can be equally effective.  … Continue reading

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Your Money or Your Life

You Can’t Enjoy One without the Other Lots of people have been hurt by the recession, and many people are scrambling to get more money, pay off debt and be financially secure.   I know what that fear and anxiety … Continue reading

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Forget Resolutions- Make Written Goals

Study Shows Accountability and Written Goals are the Key Many people use the new year to kick off resolutions, but the truth is, only 1/8 of people actually follow through, according to Darren Hardy.  Resolutions typically don’t work because: • … Continue reading

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A Toxic Employee Can Destroy Your Workplace

Fired Up! Employees Make A Huge Difference In his book, Social Intelligence, Daniel  Goleman writes about recent brain research: “One person’s inner state affects and drives the other person….We actually catch each other’s emotions like a cold.” The more significant the relationship is, the greater … Continue reading

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Fire Up Your People By Including Them

Appreciate Your Employees & Give Them Feedback In a study conducted by USA Today a few years back, the top three things that employees want are: interesting work, appreciation and being “in” on things. The U.S. Dept. of Labor said  46% of … Continue reading

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Igniting Your Promotion- What You Can Do

5:15 Can Make All the Difference In an article in Fortune Small Business, FSB, Pat Croce shared a clever way to stay on top of his employees’ progress, concerns and successes. Every Friday, all employees and managers write a progress report that lands … Continue reading

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What’s In it For Them?

Focus on Customer Needs First and Foremost All too often, as a CEO, entrepreneur, manager or leader, we are looking at our bottom line, our corporate goals, our sales forecasts. etc. Equally important is to focus on the needs and issues of our … Continue reading

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Celebrating Small Successes for Stress Relief & Happiness

At the end of each day, record 10 small successes you’ve had that day. Anything you intended to do and did is a success. Catch yourself in the act of doing things right and see how much
happier and more fulfilled you are. Continue reading

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Take Responsibility for Your Energy

Like many people, I recorded the finale of the Oprah Winfrey show. Rather than have guests, she gave us a keynote speech filled with incredible wisdom.  I’ve shared some of those nuggets below with suggestions for how you can implement … Continue reading

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Burnout Prevention Tip: Just Say No

An especially effective way to politely decline an invitation for leadership or board work is to say ” I only want to give you 100% effort and right now, I can’t do that with all my other commitments. Please ask me again next year and I can re-evaluate.” People appreciate your candor and would rather have you at your best. Continue reading

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