Posts Tagged ‘attitude’

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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When Compromise is Not Compromise

The expression when compromise is not compromise may sound like double-talk, but believe me when I say it’s not. Read the rest of this entry »

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It Has to Be True

How often have you heard someone use the expression it has to be true? Often this statement is an expression of wishful thinking. My latest blogs have dealt largely with thinking appropriately and this continues in that vein. Read the rest of this entry »

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Outside the Box Thinker

You’ve undoubtedly heard a statement like, “She’s a real outside the box thinker”, right? The truth is everyone is in a box when it comes to their thinking. The question becomes one of how did that box get created and Read the rest of this entry »

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Beware the Negative Employee

The warning beware the negative employee is important as at some point nearly every worker has an encounter with one. But just why is the warning so important? Read the rest of this entry »

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Employees are Not Pawns

Have you ever worked at a company where the everyday employee was treated as if they were expendable? There was likely either an owner who alone or with the cooperation of a favored few simply ran roughshod over everyone else. They perhaps have either forgotten or chosen to ignore the reality that employees are not pawns to be manipulated like they were part of some sort of game. If you’ve ever played the board game of chess you know that pawns are Read the rest of this entry »

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How Do You Define Failure?

The question of how do you define failure is an important one. The way you think of failure strongly impacts the results you get. Consider this quote of Winston Churchill, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” In other words, Read the rest of this entry »

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