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    The UBI In Your Future

    There’s been a lot of talk about robots taking jobs and recently I saw something implying that people may be dying prematurely because of the perception of not enough work.

    While the robots taking jobs is definitely happening (and it’s not all a bad thing). I’m not sure there is enough data for the second …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Success Strategies

    Get a Side Hustle, You’ll Need One

    The original title for this post was … Have at least one Side Hustle.

    As I started to write it I realized it was bigger than that and more far reaching.

    There is no such thing as a forever job anymore. Except the one you create.

    In this day and age there is no such …

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    Mind the Gap from FOMO to Overflow

    One of the more popular buzz words of the last couple of years has been FOMO. It’s kind of run it’s course, but there is still a lingering effect of FOMO in some areas.

    In case you missed it (pun intended) … FOMO is the Fear Of Missing Out

    It’s that manic state where you …

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    Using The SSK Model to Be More Productive

    How do you know when a project is succeeding?

    What is your tool of choice when determining project status?

    Here is a really simple tool to help you think about any project – whether it’s personal, for work, for community engagement, or anything else.

    It’s not heavily scientific and that’s the beauty of it.

    It’s …

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    Give ’em Something To React To

    If you want to get ahead in your career. If you want to stand out in your career.

    Use this one tip.

    Give people something to react to.

    That’s it!

    When your manager asks for something … give them something to react to. It will help them know you have thought about the project. It …

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    Using Five Before Ten Lists to Get Things Done

    It’s all about Getting Things Done these days.

    There are as many models for Getting Things Done (GTD) as there are stars in the sky. Well, maybe not that many, but close.

    What’s your preferred method for Getting Things Done?

    I’d like to share a model I am experimenting with now. It’s simple to say …

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    How Soon Should You Update Your LinkedIn Profile

    You just started a new job. You are bursting at the seams.

    You want EVERYONE to know. But … Are you wondering:

    After starting a new job … How soon should you update your LinkedIn profile?

    Of course … You are excited. You really want to tell everyone.

    However, give yourself two weeks.

    Yes, two …

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    What’s Your Personal BHAG for 2017?

    Have you set yours yet?

    If yes, how’s it going?

    If not, now is a good time to consider your BHAG for 2017.

    What is a BHAG?

    If you read the seminal book “Good to Great” by Jim Collins this will not be a new term to you. If you haven’t gotten around to reading …

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    Who is Challenging your Thinking?

    If you don’t have someone regularly challenging your thinking my recommendation is to get someone to fill that role … today.

    It could be a friend, a peer or a mentor. Or, as you’ll see below it could be someone you have never met and will never meet.

    I’m sure you are finding that your …

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    What Can You Dump Today to Be More Productive?

    Using the 4D’s of Time Management can help you become more productive.

    But, there is a cost. While you may be respected for your time management skills you may not be very well liked.

    Be aware of this when you apply The 4D’s to your business and personal time management efforts.

    What are the 4D’s …

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