Be a Great Boss

Nearly everyone who has people working for them wants to be a great boss. What does that mean in practice? Read the rest of this entry »

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Same Old, Same Old Business

The idea of the same old, same old business may not be familiar to you, but you have most likely heard the expression same old, same old. If not, it simply means the same thing(s) keep happening over and over and usually those things are something undesirable. Often it could be that a particular individual continues Read the rest of this entry »

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Contract When You Lack Needed Skills

You probably heard the suggestion to contract when you lack needed skills. For many people this can be difficult to do, but why? Read the rest of this entry »

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No Risk No Progress

You’ve undoubtedly heard the expression nothing ventured nothing gained. In other words, no risk no progress. We simply have to take chances to progress. Read the rest of this entry »

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So What if You Failed?

If there is one kind of individual that represents a business cancer it is the person who likes to focus on others’ failures. Well, so what if you failed? Remember the words attributed to Winston Churchill, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Now, there is some debate as to Read the rest of this entry »

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The Beauty of Trial and Error

Very few things in business go exactly as planned, but that represents opportunity. That’s the beauty of trial and error. You can make changes or start fresh. If something didn’t go right with the first attempt that doesn’t mean you have to Read the rest of this entry »

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Believe It Will Work

When you undertake a new project do you believe it will work? I mean really believe it. Is this important, and if so, why? Read the rest of this entry »

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Beware the Naysayers

In the workplace negative people drain the energy. A word of caution, beware the naysayers. You know the type. They see nothing but problems. In their eyes everything of doomed to failure. Read the rest of this entry »

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Who Says You Can’t Do That?

The world has way too many people with negative attitudes who second-guess everything you try. But, who says you can’t do that? If you are an idea person you probably find people who second-guess every idea to be a drag. But, new ideas are essential to Read the rest of this entry »

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Try Something New to Progress

We live in a time where the rate of change is increasing. That mean you must be willing to try something new to progress. Of course not everything will work. Yet, the possibility something will not work should not paralyze us from trying. Read the rest of this entry »

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