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The Interview: What NOT To Do

The interview is a crucial part of securing the job you want. Your resume opened the door but it’s the interview that usually clinches the job. It’s during the interview that you will convince the interviewer that you are the ideal person for the job and...

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Women on Top: How to Break Through the Glass Ceiling

Despite the great strides for equality women have made over centuries of struggle, an imbalance still exists in the workplace. The "glass ceiling" refers to these barriers that can be seen but are difficult to overcome. Traditionally this term was geared...

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The Importance of Taking Risks in Your Career

Some people are content to let their careers develop in a meandering fashion, receiving promotions when they are due rather than asking for them, or even silently accepting that they may simply be stuck in the same dead-end job until the day they retire (or die of...

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Making more Conscious Decisions

By now, many people's New Year's resolutions have fallen by the wayside. Instead of thinking of your resolutions as new habits that you need to "get into", consider them to be sets of ongoing life choices that you actively pursue.

We can...

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Overcoming Challenges That Prevent Business Growth

 

In any business there are going to be successes and failures, but as long as you overcome the challenges you face you can count every failure as a step towards success because you learned from it and you won't make the same mistakes again. But of...

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Is Your Idea of Success Unattainable?

At some point in your career, you probably made a decision about what success looked like for you and how you were going to reach it. This is quite possibly one of the most important decisions affecting your future, however, if you are having issues reaching your goal...

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How Diet and Exercise Can Spell Success at Work

You might not think that what goes on in your personal life has any bearing on your successes or failures at work, but in fact, the two are closely linked.  For all that people talk about separating business and pleasure, it is almost impossible to truly...

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Raising Tomorrow's Leaders: 6 Skills to Teach Your Children

Everyone dreams of their kids becoming the great leaders of the future. Whether that is President of the United States or CEO of a corporation, seeing your child grow up to become important and successful in their career is something every parent wants.

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Not Everyone Gets an A+

I was an A+ student throughout K-12, so it was a real shocker when I got to my first semester at university and ended up on academic probation with a D average. Granted, it's an Ivy League school, I was taking 21 credits, spending hours in studio, and participating...

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Charisma - Can you Increase your Personal Abilities?

"You can't change where you started, but you can change the direction you are going. It's not what you are going to do, but it's what you are doing now that counts." - Napoleon Hill

The word "charisma" originates from the Greek "charizesthai", which...

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Five Principles for your Project's Success

Having done my Malcolm-Gladwell-esque "10,000 hours of experience" (in his book Outliers, Gladwell suggests that it takes 10,000 hours for someone to become an experienced professional, in any field), I feel like there are some fixed principles that apply to all...

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Top Ten Steps to Building your Business

My partner and I started our web design company with two Mac laptops, a burning drive and passion for connecting people to the Web, and our personal address books.

We were determined to focus on our core skills, which...

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27 Things to Feng Shui Your Home: Virtual Tour With Author Tisha Morris

Join Tisha now as she combines her experience as a certified life coach, with her education as an interior designer and her knowledge of feng shui to help us detach from our stuff.

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There is no Hidden Secret to Success

One thing that I've found, time and time again, is that there is no hidden "secret" to achieving what you want. The path is simple and it is plain to see. Directly in front of you, maybe underneath the piles of clutter and junk, is your destiny, the one...

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Follow the Path and Go Straight to your Destination

I'm re-reading some of my favorite books from Paulo Coehlo: this time it's his first novel, "The Pilgrim", which is about his road through the pilgrimage route of Santiago de Compostela.

There is an interesting section when his guide gives him a talking-to, and he...

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Succeed by Breaking Your Big Goal into Smaller Chunks

If I told you that you needed to make a million dollars, could you do it? Why or why not?

.... while you're working on the ideas of why or why not, here are some brainstorm ideas to get you started on the "how" --

What...

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What's in my Toolkit? The Tools I Personally Use

I'm often asked what kinds of tools I use in my daily work, web development, and writing tasks. Here's a sample of the types of tools and websites I use on a regular basis.

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Macbook running Mac OS 10.5.6
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Lessons in Success: #28 Surprise Yourself

 

So many of our days are a simple continuation, in a never-ending loop, of our previous days, weeks, and months. When we focus on a particular area, like our health, our finances, our personal relationships, or our career, we start to see how small,...

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Your Definition of Success

I talk a lot about how to achieve success, but on a greater level, what does success mean to me? What does it mean to you?

A few things are absolutely solid for me:

1) We must each define what success means to us as individuals, families, and...

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Lessons in Success: #13 Practice Mindfulness

Practicing mindfulness runs counter to what much of the typical Western go-go-go culture requires.

We run from dawn to dusk, never taking ten deep breaths to focus ourselves, listen to our hearts, and just be within our environment.

I encourage you to...

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Lessons in Success: #12 Measure what you want to Improve

Measuring a benchmark always improves it. This is *always* true if you’re focused on attaining your goals. Whatever you measure is going to improve: so, if you want to improve, measure the correct number!

What is your correct number to measure? This depends on...

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Lessons in Success: #10 Expand your Network

This is one of a series of "lessons on success". This particular lesson is very important to me and ties in with the idea that we all work, live, and share in concentric circles of community.

Your current circle of friends determines to a large...