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Don't give up on your dreams

J.C. Penney, founder of the retail giant that bears his name, once evaluated one of his young clerks, stating he "wasn't thorough and wouldn't have much of a future in the retail business."  The employee?  Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart.
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AREA: A Research and Decision-Making Roadmap

“In developing AREA, I realized that the process does much more than provide a research and decision-making roadmap, it makes your work work for you. It heightens your awareness of the motivations and incentives of others. It helps you to avoid bias
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Why are you afraid to say who you are?

Have you noticed that the vast majority of job applicant résumés say nothing about the person?They say a lot about professional aspects of the individual. Career experience is carefully outlined with names of companies, positions held and periods
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Losing isn't the opposite of winning, it can be a part of winning

Vince Lombardi once said, "Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing."Like most kids growing up, the importance of finishing first or winning was always stressed.  As a competitive person, I thought that second place was the same as last.
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The Greatest Leadership Trait of Successful People

Our lives improve only when we take chances—and the first and most difficult risk we can take is to be honest with ourselves - WALTER ANDERSON, Editor of Parade magazine for 20 yearsI want to really dive into the one common trait that all
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The most important things in life are not things

Because I have a birthday coming up, I get plenty of ribbing about getting older from my peers. (For the record, I usually reciprocate.)But one of my closest friends recently forwarded an email that took a more serious view about life.  It said
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EPIPHANY’16 – An E-Cell NIT Trichy Initiative. (21st October 2016)

The E-Cell of NIT Trichy is a student-run, non-profit organization based in the NIT Trichy campus which aims to fire up the entrepreneurial dreams of young and innovative minds from across the globe.Epiphany’16 - A series of Ideation boot
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Take a visual approach to solving problems

There’s an old saying that goes:If you can dream it, you can achieve it.That’s a good start, but I think that statement needs a qualifier.I would add a few words:If you can dream it, you can achieve it if you are truly determined. Visualization is
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GET POSITIVE RESULTS WHEN GIVING NEGATIVE FEEDBACK

Lucy, who constantly criticizes Charlie Brown in the comic strip “Peanuts,” is one of my favorite characters because she always says exactly what is on her mind.Peeved at Charlie,she once told him, “You are a foul ball in the line drive of life.”She
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What spurs innovation in organisations?

What spurs innovation in organisations?Two glaring misconceptions emerged from the discussion :Some felt it is creative people. They offered the example of advertising agencies. You have to recruit and retain creative types to produce work that

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