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5 Tips For Leading Change Without Authority

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May 9, 2014
5 Tips For Leading Change Without Authority

Tweet During periods of change, we sometimes think too far ahead. If we allow ourselves to get caught up in “what if” thoughts, we lose track of today. Take on the changes one day at a time, and the process seems less overwhelming. Here are five tips for making that happen from your friends...
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A Clear Mind Starts With a Clear Desk

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April 27, 2014
A Clear Mind Starts With a Clear Desk

Tweet Roland L. Williams, President of the Chicago and Northwestern Railway, once said, “A person with his desk piled high with papers on various matters will find his work much easier and more accurate if he clears that desk of all but the immediate problem at hand. I call this good housekeeping, and it...
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Top 5 Questions to Prepare for When Going on an Interview

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April 12, 2014
Top 5 Questions to Prepare for When Going on an Interview

Tweet It’s human nature to be nervous about an upcoming interview. Besides trying to find out all you can about the company you need to present yourself in the best light possible and prove that you’d be a valuable asset. The anxiety that comes with interviewing can be lessened, however, if you remember that...
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The Key to Peace and Happiness

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March 1, 2014
The Key to Peace and Happiness

Tweet Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver’s Travels, was the most devastating pessimist in English literature. He was so sorry that he had been born that he wore black and fasted on his birthday; yet, in his despair, this supreme pessimist also praised the great health-giving powers of cheerfulness and happiness. Dale Carnegie talks about...
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Tips for Handling an Angry Client

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February 15, 2014
Tips for Handling an Angry Client

Tweet Occasional stressful client interactions are inevitable, and it’s not always easy to be kind and patient when someone is angry or upset. They often have an unending list of requests, demands and deadlines, and they expect you to meet all of them. But you must remain committed to your clients, for they are the...
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Develop a Positive Mission Statement for Success

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February 1, 2014
Develop a Positive Mission Statement for Success

Tweet The key to success lies in developing a mission statement that is personal and positive. Keep your mission statement short and to the point such as “I am an exceptional leader.” Then, after every sales meeting, you should quickly review your mission statement and ask yourself if you conducted yourself in a manner...
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How to Elicit Cooperation From Others

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September 27, 2013
How to Elicit Cooperation From Others

Tweet People tend to have much more faith in ideas that we discover for ourselves rather than ideas that are handed to us on a silver platter. And if that’s true, isn’t it bad judgment to try to ram your opinions down the throats of other people? Isn’t it wiser to make suggestions—and let...
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Keep Learning, Be Persistent, and Keep Moving Forward

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August 3, 2013
Keep Learning, Be Persistent, and Keep Moving Forward

Tweet A condition known as “analysis paralysis” is one of the greatest impediments to progress. Never heard of it? Don’t feel bad. Many people experience it without ever knowing that it’s holding them back. The meaning of the term, according to Wikipedia, “refers to over-analyzing (or over-thinking) a situation, so that a decision or...
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Appreciate Your Life and Just be Yourself

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June 29, 2013
Appreciate Your Life and Just be Yourself

Tweet Dale Carnegie liked to tell stories of celebrities who didn’t discover their fame until they accepted themselves for who they were. There was Charlie Chaplin, who didn’t become famous until he discovered his unique gift for humor and began to talk as he twirled his rope. Gene Autry tried to drop his Texas...
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3 Ways Senior Leaders Can Foster Business Professionalism

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May 6, 2013
3 Ways Senior Leaders Can Foster Business Professionalism

Tweet Senior business leaders are often the ones younger professionals look to for how to conduct themselves. And no matter how long you have been in business, it’s likely that you’ve seen someone handle himself in a less than professional manner. Whether it was a lack of etiquette during a business lunch or dominating...
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