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    Who Likes You and Where Do They Congregate?

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    Articles are always suggesting to review analytics of every type. This includes the number of likes and shares of our postings. Unfortunately, unless popularity is consistent, it becomes disheartening to see low figures when it comes to “likes”.

    One source rarely provides the complete picture; analyze many.

    A cautionary note is to not let poor …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Success Strategies

    Solve for Why … The Business Secret

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    How often do you ask why?

    Is there a maximum number of times to ask why?

    Why … do you say that or think that?

    The 5 Why’s

    Asking why five times is a commonly used tool (and expression) to get to the root of an issue. In the system developed in Japan by Sakichi …

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    How to Avoid Burnout

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    If you are a workaholic, committed to work too much or just spend your time between work and office while doing nothing else during the week, then, chances are that you may start to feel overwhelmed, exhausted and even depressed. Below you can find some hints for motivating yourself and avoid feeling burned out.

    Sleep…
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    R3H1: Could This Be the Answer to ALL Your Problems?

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    What is your problem? It may not matter. R3H1 may be the one answer that directly solves about 98% of what is bugging you, getting in your way, and keeping you stressed.

    R3H1 is my code for Rules, Routines, Rituals and Habits.

    Arising from the science of project management, R3H1 gets you focused on working …

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    How to Be Proactive to Exceed Goals

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    Looking at the biggest picture possible for what you wish to ultimately accomplish will help you to develop a robust plan to make it happen. Notably, your grand vision is more likely to be achieved if it comes from a deeply rooted desire to see it come to life. It is something you carry with …

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    21 Steps to Take Today to Ensure Tomorrow’s Success

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    1. Complete final tasks for 2015. Review all loose ends to be finalized to fully enjoy celebration of the year end.

    2. Call current clients to wish them a Happy New Year. Calls made with genuine goodwill builds a strong bond and greater loyalty.

    3. Send a message of warm wishes for the new year …

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    Posted in entrepreneurship, Success Strategies

    What do you want … Money, Labor or Access?

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    When you are asking for help.

    What do you really want?

    What do you really need?

    I typically see requests for one of three things.

    You may be able to get all three.

    However, you should know what you want before you make the ask. As you think about what you need to grow your …

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    Are You the Office Trick or Treat?

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    Organizational leadership guru Adam Grant recently commented on what spoils a workplace culture. It’s surprisingly simple. It takes just one person to obliterate a collaborative, supportive and positive environment. It doesn’t have to be a person at the top. One mean-spirited, conniving, credit-hogging, work-shirking colleague will ruin your day, your week, or however long you …

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    Just Five Minutes … Twice a Day

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    Take 5 minutes — twice a day … to clear your mind.

    Write down everything that crossed your brain.

    Get it out. Dump it. Then decide if you should own it.

    What’s the Point?

    Everyone is inundated with stuff. Every day more and more stuff is crossing our streams. From what we see on TV, …

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    Becoming a Better Listener in Three Easy Steps

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    Everyone wants to be heard.

    Whether they are speaking.

    Or through their actions.

    “When you have been listened to … you have a full measure of empowerment.” ~ Paul Shoemaker

    Become a Better Listener

    When you listen more you will become better at everything you do. This is also true if you are a professional …

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