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    The Ultimate Productivity Hack

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    This is something you do not want to hear. It’s the opposite of human nature. It is anti-happiness. The only thing good about it? It’s the truth about productivity.

    The ultimate productivity hack is sticking to a very boring routine. A life filled – at least for a short time – with almost no variety. …

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    Top Ten Traits of Creative Leaders

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    Creativity, innovation and adaptability are the hallmarks of today’s best leaders. Not CEOs mind you, leaders. Don’t confuse a title like CEO with the reality that most of us will lead from the back of the pack, or somewhere in the middle.

    Creativity is a calling. Innovation is a burning desire. Adaptability is personal trait.…

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    Posted in Reputation Management, Workplace Success

    The Most Successful Job Interview Tactic

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    Having coached the full range of job seekers, from entry-level candidates to C-suite executives, I learned the one job interview tactic that makes the difference between success and failure. This same tactic works for coaches and consultants who want to build a larger practice, secure more clients and do it more quickly.

    The true genius …

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    Posted in Job Search, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    How to Reduce Stress and Avoid Burnout

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    I had the unfortunate experience of reading a list of the top stressors in human life. You may have seen that list. Death of a loved one, divorce, losing a friend, major illness, moving, caregiving … the usual suspects. Then, thanks to grazing on brainpickings.org, I discovered the link between unrelenting stress and the deleterious …

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    Eliminate Excruciating Problems Fast With 1 Simple Rhyme

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    You know how badly you need some go-to life hacks that really work.

    We all do. We need super effective strategies that don’t involve buying one more app, signing up for a new dashboard or watching instructions on YouTube.

    You certainly don’t need to be touted about TaskRabbit or Fiverr or any of these so-called …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Project Management, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    The #1 Warning Sign You’re About to Get Fired

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    Admit it… you don’t like your job.

    You didn’t mean to take the first thing you got offered. But you did. Turns out it’s worse than you thought it would be. You don’t like the company, your boss, or most of your co-workers.

    You can’t believe this is your life now. You have this dreary, …

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    Posted in Social Media, Workplace Success

    3 Wordplay Tricks For Winning Big Deals

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    Your winning in business cannot depend on others taking a lot of time to understand you and what you mean. If you have had a cover letter and resume simply go into the email trash bin of an HR department, without your receiving even an acknowledgment of your existence, you know you haven’t mastered the …

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    Posted in Skill Development, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    Two Ways To Improve the Odds in Your Favor

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    Luck is the intersection of preparation and opportunity. Improving your odds of winning – being lucky and landing a fantastic job, well-paying new clients, a sold-out audience for your workshop, a big promotion or bonus depends on preparation and opportunity. AKA luck.

    That’s why some people are always lucky. And, some people have no luck.…

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    Posted in Career Development, Personal Branding, Success Strategies

    Are You from Another Planet?

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    Before you talk to a recruiter or hiring manager, ask yourself: “Am I from another planet?” Because you might be, when it comes to expectations, environment, hierarchy, and all sorts of corporate culture.

    The number one reason why most people lose out on bigger salaries, plus a moving allowance, expense account and even a down …

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    Posted in Job Search, Success Strategies, Workplace Success

    Have You Made A Really Big Mistake?

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    The truth about your success is pretty grim. Success shines a light on your mistakes. Success often comes from the lessons you learned. They are most often carved out of experiences where you did not win. Where you lost, but got back up. Where you failed, but stood up to take another chance.

    Your victories …

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