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Want to Become a Powerful Leader? Tell a Good Personal Story

Want to Become a Powerful Leader? Tell a Good Personal Story

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Entrepreneurs tell stories. They tell investors about how their business model is unique; they convince consumers about their products’ benefits and they advertise online about how their brands will disrupt the whole industry.

However, there’s just one story that entrepreneurs must never forget to tell, as it’s arguably the most important one for their business to succeed: their own personal…

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How To Overcome The Boredom That Follows Mastery

How To Overcome The Boredom That Follows Mastery

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A few years ago in this very publication I read a piece by Amity Shlaes (who was writing about the dour nature of her family) called Family Affair that stopped me in my tracks. She said:

[My father] gave the best career advice I’ve ever heard: There will come a moment when you are bored with an area of study and will want to try something new. But that boredom is the signal you’ve achieved…

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3 Ways to Make Managing Millennials A Little Bit Easier

3 Ways to Make Managing Millennials A Little Bit Easier

The young workforce can infuse your office with energy, but come with unique risks.

Millennials are invigorating the workforce with their youthful energy. If you run a fast-growing startup full of them, though, there are two unique risks that you absolutely must manage: quick turnover and rebellion against bureaucracy. If you don’t, you will lose control of your business.

I discussed these hiring…

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Share Worthy :: WHAT CULTURAL DIFFERENCES CAN REVEAL ABOUT THE WAY WE WORK HOW CULTURAL DIFFERENCES AFFECT OUR WORK, AND INTERACTIONS IN THE OFFICE.

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“Most people are blissfully unaware of these deep influences of their culture on the way they think. Luckily, by knowing more about the way culture affects thought, you can change your own typical way of doing things. If you have a tendency to focus on individual people and objects, then start paying…

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At This Very Moment.

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The Truth is… each and every circumstance we face in life presents us with an opportunity to choose to see the miracles that exist in that current situation.

Though we may not be where we WANT to be; we are exactly where we’re SUPPOSED to be.

All things in our life are unfolding as they should be.

We ignite our personal power when we make a decision to focus less on where we should beand…

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ShareWorthy :: How You Can Say ‘No’ Like a Pro By Jeff Shue

"The truth is you don’t always need to back up your “no’s” with a reason, but usually the person asking wants to know why.

ShareWorthy :: How You Can Say ‘No’ Like a Pro By Jeff Shue

"The truth is you don’t always need to back up your “no’s” with a reason, but usually the person asking wants to know why.

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Waiting on Perfect…

Waiting on Perfect…

“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you cramped and insane your whole life, and it is the main obstacle between you and a shitty first draft. I think perfectionism is based on the obsessive belief that if you run carefully enough, hitting each stepping-stone just right, you won’t have to die. The truth is that you will die anyway and that a lot of…

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Perspective.

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Changing Your Perspective…Changes Your Experience. ~ Unknown

It has often been said that through our journeys in life we all share common experiences yet we have our own perspectives on those experiences.

The Secret along with other law of attraction philosophies have helped many of us discover that the way we think can make a direct impact on our lives.

As an entrepreneur, I work with many…

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