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Learn to Say “No”

Some people are incapable of saying no when asked for help.  They are eager to please and always willing to pitch in.  But at some point, being agreeable becomes counterproductive.  Know your limits and realize when you are piling on … Continue reading

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Open the Door

The best solution to a problem isn’t always going to come from the people you’ve always gone to for solutions.  Open the door and let some fresh faces in.  The people who will have the biggest impact on your business … Continue reading

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Summer

Summer is my favorite time of the year…kids home from school, the oldest home from college — no more carpools, lunches, school loop — nice! Summer to me is business in the morning with the reward of the beach or … Continue reading

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No Fear

“Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.” ~ Hafiz Imagine what you can accomplish today without fear or doubt.  Be confident in your abilities and strengths.  Learn something new … Continue reading

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Appreciation

People want to feel what they do makes a difference. Continuous, supportive communication from managers, supervisors, associates and on the personal end family and friends is too often under emphasized.  It is a major, major motivator. Say thanks and don’t … Continue reading

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Leadership

A team lacking leadership winds up asking ‘What would you do?” “I don’t know, what do you think?”… Good leaders set out to find potential leaders. Great leaders don’t just find them, they transform them into a great leader.  Great … Continue reading

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Who’s at the Meeting

According to What They Still Don’t Teach You at Harvard Business School one of my all time favorite book recommendations ~ Each of us brings something different to the table through our innate business style.  Here is a clever list … Continue reading

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“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with … Continue reading

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Achievement

“What is the recipe for successful achievement? To my mind there are just four essential ingredients: Choose a career you love, give it the best there is in you, seize your opportunities, and be a member of the team.” ~ … Continue reading

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Credit

There are two kinds of people, those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group; there is less competition there. ~ Indira Gandhi

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