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Believe in yourself even when no one else does

"Some people succeed because they are destined to, but most people succeed because they are determined to."   When Henry Ford said those oh-so-true words, he wasn't just talking about himself -- even though he is the
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Practice reciprocity without keeping score

When we were growing up, most of us learned to live by the Golden Rule:  Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.  Not "as they do unto you," but "as you would have them do unto you." As working
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The road to millions is paved with hard work

The game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? is a suspenseful half-hour that offers contestants the opportunity to dramatically improve their financial picture.  Answer a dozen or so questions correctly, with help on a few if
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Obey the 24-hour rule

Don Shula is a legend -- an incredibly successful professional football coach.  Some years ago I negotiated a contract for a first-round National Football League draft choice with Shula, and I've been closely following his career since
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The Happiness Work Ethic

The single greatest competitive advantage in the modern economy is a positive and engaged workforce. That is not conjecture. That is now a confirmed scientific fact.After spending over a decade at Harvard University, I started a small research based
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Success in 2011 depends on your goals

So this is the year you're going to break away from the pack and set reasonable, achievable goals.  And then, you're going to get through your whole list so you can reach even higher in 2012. Call them New Year's resolutions,
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THE PROFESSIONALISM IMPERATIVE what is it, how to be   Most people seem unable to clearly define ‘professionalism’. Try asking this in your office. Responses will be varied, and you won’t get a clear and succinct
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CUSTOMERS – SOME SURE-FIRE WAYS TO LOSE THEM Enough has been said about retention of customers. Now here are some tips for successfully getting rid of them, since many companies seem determined to lose customers…to the competition
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How great leaders inspire action

In your message do you focus on the What and the How or do you focus on the Why? Simon Sinek in this very interesting Ted talk, says that great leaders focus on the Why. A very useful think to remember when designing your communication or possibly
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Succeed in the marathon of life

I ran my first marathon after my fiftieth birthday.  I've run nine more since then, including the New York and Boston marathons.  I'm proud of that fact for a number of reasons, not because I ever came anywhere close to finishing