Tag: personal growth

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Smile… it’s good for you

Most people smile much less often than they think they do. How do you feel when you smile? Pretty good! …

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People like you more when you talk solutions

Do you habitually talk about problems, or talk about solutions? Problem talk includes descriptions of what the problems are, analysis …

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How ‘what you know’ can hurt you

Mark Twain said “It is not what we don’t know that gets us into trouble. It is what we think …

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Advice from a samurai

It happened a long, long time ago in Japan. A man ran a popular tea shop and was a master …

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Your reputation for confidence

Confidence is an interesting concept. You can have confidence in yourself, or others can have confidence in you. From the …

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Who controls the conversation?

Two people are having a conversation. One person is asking all the questions and the other person is giving all …

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Making a difference the simple way

If something is simple, …it is more likely to be practical If it is practical, …it is more likely to …

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Are you a leader?

You are a leader if you have followers, even if only briefly and occasionally. So why would someone follow you? …

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Ask a different question

We often judge others by the level of questions they ask us. It is said that ‘there is no such …

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Are you hiring?

How are your resolutions for 2022 going? WAIT! Don’t go away. This isn’t yet another grit your teeth platitude about …

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