Be Decisive
Achievement & Success

Five Tips For Being Decisive

 

It’s no accident that these are the people we turn to when whenever a decision needs to be made. The skill of being decisive creates respect and trust, and one of the core qualities that employers look for when hiring or promoting. It is also key component of being perceived as competent – which tells customers and colleagues that they can trust you.

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Get things done
Achievement & Success

Getting Things Done

 

The ability to break through the talking and actually get things done is the hallmark of all highly successful people.

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How to accept a compliment graciously
Achievement & Success

Accept a Compliment Graciously

 

“When you dismiss their compliments – or worse – mock them, you make people feel silly for having made the effort. Don’t ever do that. The most powerful thing you can ever say is a simple, unqualified, “Thank you.””

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What is work life balance
Achievement & Success

A New Old Look at Work-Life Balance

 

Maybe you’re looking at work-life balance the wrong way. Yes, working is something we have to do to survive. We also, however, have to eat to survive. Yet, how often do you hear someone roll their eyes and say, “Having to go to a restaurant is cutting into my Eat-Life balance.”

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Achievement & Success

Attitude Check

 

It’s a valuable exercise to occasionally turn our focus a little more inward. The truth is, many of the challenges we have with other people can have origins right in our own little brains.

Here are five questions you should ask yourself from time to time:

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3 Ways to Motivate People
Achievement & Success

3 Ways to Motivate People

 

The ability to motivate the people around you is a tremendous skill to acquire. But how do you do it? Here are three general strategies you can use to motivate other people:

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The Surprising Payoff of Being a Mentor
Achievement & Success

The Surprising Payoff of Being a Mentor

 

The things you will learn as a mentor will stay with you all of your life.

The first thing you’ll learn is that the process of teaching and guiding an eager student will have a unexpectedly positive impact on you.

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How to stand out at work
Achievement & Success

How to get noticed at work

 

If you work in a large organization, you can sometimes feel like a tiny, invisible piece of a gigantic puzzle. What does it take to get noticed if you’re hoping for career advancement, or even just a little recognition? Here are 5 rules of getting noticed:

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