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9 Great Ways to Survive Burn Out

We have all experienced the familiar sting of burnout: the feeling of being mentally and physically exhausted, the fear that any moment now, you will drop down and not be able to get back up. You've .
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8 Simple Ways to Overcome Distractions and Stay Focused

It happens to the best of us: we have a job to do, we get ready to do it. . .in some cases, even starting it. . . and then we get a phone call. Or our favorite show comes on. Or someone knocks on ..
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7 Fast Ways to Overcome Laziness

So many times we are pestered by a lack of confidence in the things that we can do, hindering us from moving forward and accomplishing our goals. Those feelings may come from things like losing your .
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7 Simple Ways to Kill Self-Doubt and the Fear of Making ..

During the American Civil War, President Lincoln had trouble with General McClellan. He was a great organizer, but indecisive. Fear of making the wrong decision can lead you to make no decisions. ..
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6 Great Ways to Overcome Inertia and Easily Get Moving

When faced with a task to perform, many people often find getting started the hardest part of the entire job. But, as Benjamin Franklin said, "Well begun is half done". Getting properly organized, ..
(October 02, 2008)
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8 Simple Ways to Follow Through on Your Success Plans

The single most important step in getting somewhere is the knowing where you're going and having a plan for getting there. If you don't have a goal you won't be satisfied because you won't be able to .
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10 Great Ways to Follow Through on a Project Once You Start

Everyone starts big projects and gets overwhelmed by them sometimes. They can take a long time to complete and problems crop up so you wonder whether it is worth carrying on. But you know you won't ..
(September 08, 2008)
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5 Easy Ways to Drop Self-Doubt and the Fear of Making Mistakes

Each of us is bombarded with many decision-making opportunities each and every day. Some of those decisions we can make quickly without much thought. However complex decisions are sometimes ..
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6 Simple Steps to Big Goal Achievement

If you really want to achieve your biggest goals, you have to tart somewhere. Some goals can be long-term, complex goals which may take months or even years to achieve. That can be overwhelming. If .
(September 10, 2008)
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3 Ways to Stay Motivated Despite Movable Deadlines

It is important to know how to find self motivation when you are dealing with unstructured timetables and deadlines that can change from one moment to the next. Unstructured time and changing ..
(September 11, 2008)
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10 Super Ways to Take Action Right Away With No Hesitation

It's easy to give in to doubt and hesitation, but you will no doubt realize that doing so doesn't get you anywhere. If you have things you need to do, learn how to get started right away and get rid ..
(September 01, 2008)
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5 Powerful Ways to Express Your Ideas and Opinions Clearly

Are you fed up of the everyday trials of life, perhaps struggling to express your thoughts and opinions? These days people want to talk and not listen! It can all become too much in this day and age ..
(August 13, 2008)
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6 Ways to Avoid Getting Stuck For Words

Have you ever been faced with that tongue tied feeling of hopelessness? You most certainly are not alone. Most of the human race will have at some time become stuck for words. How can you help to ..
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9 Great Ways to Deal With Nerves When Meeting People

Everyone suffers with that nervous feeling whilst meeting someone new; it's a perfectly normal feeling. It is human nature to get anxious whilst facing the first introduction, that face to face ..
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Common Small Talk Mistakes You Need To Be Aware Of

Small talk, for many people, can be a difficult undertaking, whereas for others it's as easy as tying their shoes. Of all the conversational styles however, mundane conversation is the most difficult .
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Great People Skills Are The Secret To Happiness

Having and developing great people skills will bring you happiness in work and in your social and private life. Great people skills tend to attract people. People with great people skills are ..
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How To Use Body Language To Read A Person Like A Book

When we first meet new people, we all feel a little awkward and self-conscious until we feel hat we understand the other person a little. Until we can do that, we can't work out what people think to ..
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How To Use Body Language To Lead A Conversation

Body language is a form of human communication that everyone uses, whether they realize or not when they do use it. Body language is used in the business world; in relationships; in general ..
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How to Stay Enthusiastic While Going For Your Dreams

Staying enthusiastic while going for your dreams can be difficult at times. The events of life, at times, have a way of interfering with our goals and can discourage us. However, if you are to ..
(May 25, 2008)
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How to Stay Focused Until You Succeed

Staying focused is difficult for many of us. Some of us get side-tracked by the events of life going on around us. We allow ourselves to be pulled this way and that, sometimes not knowing where to go .
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How to Stay Motivated After Failure

Achieving our goals is not always easy. Sometimes we hit obstacles along the way that, at first glance seem like failure. Or maybe we feel we are not achieving our goals fast enough. The reality is ..
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How to Stay Motivated Around Negative People

The world is filled with a great deal of negativity at times. Negative people are those who see no hope for themselves and because they see none for themselves want to try to take hope from others by .
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How to Stay Motivated in the Face of Office Politics

When you are out in the business world, whether it be as a house painter or a lawyer, you will almost always encounter some form of office politics. If you are lucky, you will find employment with a ..
(May 29, 2008)
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How to Stay Motivated After Rejection

It is a well-known fact that life is not fair. If it were, we would not need laws and courts, or government agencies and promises of rewards in the hereafter. There will be times when you are going ..
(June 01, 2008)
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How to Stay Motivated After Setbacks

Life is full of problems. There is a saying that says something about for every two steps you move forward, you inevitably take one step back. It is a simple fact of life that not everything in your ..
(June 02, 2008)
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