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Complaining is Toxic - Stop Complaining and Start Living

Do you complain a lot? I know I do. But, I never really thought I did until I started paying attention. I was actually shocked by how much I was complaining. Here's what some of my complaints sounded .
(April 03, 2008)
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Goal Obsession - You Are Here

You are here. Which means you can ONLY be here. And ain't that grand? It seems that so many people are rushing around to be someone else, be somewhere else or have something they don't. As if ..
(April 16, 2008)
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You Already Have Everything You Need

Do you ever find yourself starting a sentence with “if only. . . "? Do you realize that just voicing those words, even if only in your head, can result in immediate negative energy in your body .
(April 16, 2008)
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An Environment For Success

If you want to be truly successful in your life, you have to surround yourself with people and things that support your success. Sounds simple right? Well, actually it is but unfortunately too many ..
(April 27, 2008)
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Success is Closer Than You Think

Do you ever feel like you spend a lot of time preparing for the future or thinking about how you are going to get what you want? Well, you're not alone. The truth is most people spend a significant ..
(May 07, 2008)
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Eliminate the Fear of Success by Acknowledging Your Control ..

Fear of success - isn't that simply one of the most curious of emotions we have? When I hear it I think about some equally perplexing fears such as the fear of being beautiful, the fear of being ..
(June 02, 2008)
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Love at First Sight How to Make Your Prospects Fall in Love ..

Attraction, whether we are talking about it in terms of attracting a mate or attracting a prospect, the same theories and rules apply. Have you ever wondered why some people fall in love with your ..
(July 01, 2008)
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The Law of Contrast and How You Can Use it to Sell More to ..

When I was a kid one of my favorite games to play with my parents was to come in the house and tell them something I did that was really bad. This would heighten their awareness and depending upon ..
(July 01, 2008)
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Questions That Can Change Your Life - Every Time You Ask Them

"Some men see things as they are, and say, ‘Why?’ I dream of things that never were, and say, ‘Why not?'" - George Bernard Shaw Have you ever noticed that when you think, you are ..
(June 10, 2008)
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What Does the State of Your Garage (or Junk Drawer) Have to Do .

I am a firm believer that your surroundings tell a lot about the state of your career, finances, relationships, etc. and that the more clutter and junk you have, the less room you have to grow and ..
(July 25, 2007)
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The Power of the Personal Statement in a Job Interview

No matter how many job interviews you go on, one thing is sure to remain the same - you will always be asked to “Tell me about yourself". How you answer this question, which is usually the very .
(July 08, 2007)
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You Are Not Still Sending Out that Generic Resume Are You?

The resume game has changed - have you? First, let me say that if you are still sending out piles of resumes that all say the same thing. . . . STOP! Sending out a generic resume to multiple ..
(July 09, 2007)
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Salary and the Job Interview - How to Answer Questions About ..

Many people have a pretty good idea of the type of salary they want to make when changing jobs or looking for the first time but when the issue comes up in an interview, many people stumble. When ..
(July 04, 2007)
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5 Time Wasters and How to Eliminate them to Increase ..

"Waste of time is the most extravagant and costly of all expenses. " - Theophrastus 5 Time Wasters and What to Do About Them Problem #1: E-mail. I don't think there is a more prevalent time waster ..
(June 26, 2007)
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Are You On Sale? 10 Ways You Know That You Are On Sale?

All day long I talk to people who act as though they are on sale – and I don’t mean FOR sale, but ON sale. I can spot it anywhere because I used to be on sale. I was on sale in every area of ..
(June 27, 2007)
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Career Authenticity - Step 8 - Create a Strategy for Handling ..

Now that you have defined where you are and where you want to be as well as what you are willing to do to get there, you now have to get real about things that might hold you back from getting what ..
(May 29, 2007)
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Career Authenticity - Step 10 - You will Get Exactly What You ..

Step 10 – Acknowledge that no matter what you decide, you will get what you are committed to getting. This is probably one of the most difficult concepts for people to accept but it is absolutely ..
(May 30, 2007)
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What Do You Do for a Living? or Why Our Titles Say Nothing ..

How many times in your life have you been asked “what do you do for a living”? And how many times have you actually answered the question? I bet very few. You probably answer this ..
(May 31, 2007)
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Career Authenticity - Step 6 - What Benefits Do You Want from ..

There are many aspects to our careers and it is having the whole package that leads to satisfaction. We will experience fulfillment and success to the extent that our needs in the 4 key areas are ..
(May 25, 2007)
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Career Authenticity - Step 3 - Feeling Authentic Outside of ..

We all want to be genuine, authentic - it is just that sometimes we don't know what that means. Step 3 – Identify some specific moments during the past several weeks where you felt like you were ..
(May 25, 2007)
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Career Authenticity - Step 4 - What Needs to Happen to Feel ..

Step 4 – What would have to happen for you to be able to fully express your authentic self at work? What do you feel is getting in your way? It is easy to focus on what is not working but it takes ..
(May 25, 2007)
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Career Authenticity - Step 5 - What Payoff Are You Getting At ..

You get what you pay for does not just apply to shopping. You are paying a price, whether you know it or not, at work and you are getting exactly what you pay for. Step 5 – If in step 4 you were ..
(May 25, 2007)
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Take Charge of Your Career - How To Position Yourself in Times .

Some of you may have heard me emphasize this before but I think it is worth repeating. Whether you own your own business or you work for a major corporation, consider yourself self-employed and you ..
(April 10, 2007)
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The Law of Attraction and Coaching

The law of Attraction is a universal principal that states we attract into our lives whatever we give our attention to – wanted or unwanted. This universal law has been around since the beginning ..
(February 20, 2007)
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Entrepreneurial Women: 7 Keys to Success

Women entrepreneurs make up one of the fastest growing sectors of the business world today and there are as many expressions of entrepreneurialism as there are the kinds of women who choose this ..
(February 17, 2007)
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