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12 Steps to Creating a Life You Love

Date Posted: 
24 October 2014 - 9:00pm

By Marilyn Foreman: 

Learn 12 easy steps you can take to start creating a life you love. Even if you don't know what you want yet, these steps will start things moving in your life and get you closer to narrowing down what you want for yourself.

The Battle to Achieve Discipline, Can You Achieve It

Date Posted: 
17 September 2014 - 11:00am

By Michael G A Brown: 

To achieve discipline is one of the hardest battles you can and will face. The fact is, to achieve discipline, is not easy, If you fall down, the way you will succeed is by getting back up. It takes more than will power. The most successful people are the people who have fallen down the most, but have fought to get back up each time. This battle can take a life time to achieve but it may be the best thing you can achieve. It is easy to speak words, but it is harder to live by your words. But to get up after a fall is the way you must walk if you are to achieve discipline. You will achieve success, but you have to keep getting up every time you fall.

Are You Addicted to the Past?

Date Posted: 
8 July 2014 - 9:00am

By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

I could see immediately, in the third Skype session I was having with Vicky, that she was feeling very sad. "Vicky, what are you so sad about?" "Since I've been learning Inner Bonding, I keep looking back and feeling so sad about many of the choices I've made in my life.

Three Strategies For Keeping Motivation High

Date Posted: 
3 June 2014 - 10:30am

By Kevin Dee

Sometimes motivation is tougher to come by than at other times. That is a very normal situation... everyone feels that way occasionally.

Is There an 'I' in 'Team'? Does Competition Have a Place in the Team Environment?

Date Posted: 
8 April 2014 - 10:30am

By Mark R Stephens

The natural response of many leaders to this question is 'no - only the team goals matter'. But how realistic is this?

How to Turn Backstabbing Into Productive Front Stabbing!

Date Posted: 
18 March 2014 - 11:30am

Tips and advice for leaders how struggle to manage conflict, disruptive employee behavior, or who is looking to make a change within their team or company culture. Backstabbing can destroy a business culture, Bernadette provides tips for modifying your role and those of your employees.

Are You Making These 2 Mistakes With Your Company and Your Career?

Date Posted: 
18 March 2014 - 10:00am

Why don't people do the things that will make their business stronger, grow more profits and ultimately help them retire with a nice nest egg? People who've grown their business to the current level. Problem is they then fixate on maintaining that level, rather than growth. Why's that a problem? Read on.

Three Golden Rules for Profiling Decisions

Date Posted: 
20 February 2014 - 8:30pm

The marketplace is awash with profiling tools to help organisations recruit and develop in a more informed way. How do you decide whether to use profiling? How can you make sure you choose the right profiling tool? The Three Golden Rules tackle these questions.

Why HR Managers Are Embracing Coaching Worldwide

Date Posted: 
27 January 2014 - 12:30pm

HR managers rarely have the time or resources to be able to do the same work that executive coaches can do. Because every individual has different motivational needs, it can be nearly impossible for HR to provide the proper encouragement for everyone.

Motivated by Emotion

Date Posted: 
14 January 2014 - 10:00am

Although many people claim that they work purely for their pay packet, research findings show again and again that this is far too simplistic an explanation. The author muses on the fact that although we claim to be rational creatures, we really make decisions based on emotion, and that goes for work too. Thus, in surveys of workplace motivation, as well as in the author's own experience, it is emotional factors that make the difference between being satisfied with your job or not, and she urges all managers to bear this in mind in their interactions with their team members.

12 Magical Steps To Make New Years Resolutions Come True

Date Posted: 
7 January 2014 - 12:30pm

Most New Years resolutions lose steam in January. In this how-to article, the author reveals his "12 Magical Steps" designed to make New Years resolutions stick. Learn how to create and implement your resolutions step-by-step in a way that will create results, both long and short term!

Management Skills: Do You Feel the Need to Know All the Answers?

Date Posted: 
11 July 2013 - 10:00am

When I'm helping managers, team leaders and business owners develop their people management skills I often come across some reluctance to take action to practice those management skills - to actually take action to manage their employee's performance. Often this reluctance is about managers being fearful of not knowing all the answers or not knowing how, exactly, to do something.

Tips To Enhance Your Customer Service

Date Posted: 
8 August 2013 - 1:45pm

Customers expect more these days, and this means that companies need to go above and beyond the standard service offering to retain and attract business. Going beyond the call of duty and exceeding expectations can make a real difference, particularly at smaller firms and those with strong competition.

What Could Possibly Go Right? Don't Retreat - Reload

Date Posted: 
24 July 2013 - 7:15am

By Ronald D Ross: 

When you were in the first grade you thought things would be so much better when you got to the seventh grade. Once there, you discovered that life was full of more contradictions and uncertainties than you could have imagined. The opposite sex repulsed you and attracted you at the same time. Talk about confusion! And you couldn't figure out what happened to your parents. For your entire life they had been so considerate and intelligent - and somewhere between you're ninth and 13th birthday they became increasingly disagreeable and alarmingly stupid.

What Every Executive Mom Needs To Know For Success!

Date Posted: 
11 July 2013 - 3:15pm

So what are you willing to do for success? Your answer may change from time to time depending on your life circumstances. For instance, when I was working my way up the ranks of the corporate ladder, I was more willing to stay late, do tasks and projects that other people were not willing to do, and sit patiently and listen to a story that my boss had told me at least 30 times previously, while my friends were waiting for me at the happy hour watering hole. I was driven. I had a plan for success.

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