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    Just Answer The Question

    We all know that politicians are incapable of answering the question being asked.

    But, you don’t need to take your queues from politicians.

    Even if you ARE a politician you should seek to …

    Just Answer The Question

    Consider:

    When was the last time you answered the question that was asked of you?

    Think about …

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    Why You Should Be Concerned About Time Famine

    The struggle is real.

    And, it’s getting worse every day.

    The struggle I’m talking about is … The battle with time.

    Time Famine noun. Across a society, a lack of free or leisure time. c2004 via Double-Tongued Dictionary

    Like Land … They’re Not Making Any More Time

    While this is not 100% true about land …

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    Why You Should Document Your Failures

    Do you do this today?

    Do you take the time to document your failures?

    Or, do you sweep past them?

    My recommendation … take the time!

    It’s not to memorialize them or make them part of your LinkedIn profile (but, they may be useful for interviews and mentoring). Rather, document your failures to learn from …

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    OMG I just made a HUGE error

    What do you do when you make a huge mistake at work?

    Well, just like in your personal life, there are a few tips and tricks and best practices for dealing with errors. But, it really comes down to one thing.

    Some errors are simple:

    Calling somebody by the wrong name in front of others.…
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    Four Professional Alternatives to “F**k You”

    When we were bright-eyed young career starters, we undoubtedly all had a certain vision of our career-self as a true professional. We’d wear snappy suits and swan out to important client meetings and say things like “tell Jack it’s imperative that I have the xyz file on my desk by 5pm”.

    Moreover, we’d be the …

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    Great Things can Happen When You Realize This

    When you realize that you are …

    Just an hour of someone’s day.

    This might seem harsh. And, in a lot of senses it is.

    But, the fact is … as you are scheduling your 24 hours of your day you should be cognizant and respectful that you are just an hour in someone else’s …

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    Build Influence On High

    We may learn much from today’s political scene. Newscasters and folks on Twitter are now tallying “Pinocchio” statements for those in the news. That is, counting the lies that spew forth is now in full force in addition to becoming a game. In the business world, no one lasts long when lies are detected.

    Trust …

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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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    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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