Category: Personal Development

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Track your own performance

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Don’t depend on someone else to tell you how you’re doing. Don’t depend only on your gut-sense either. Track your performance on key indicators to improve your results. Track your performance on the items on your To Do list. Track key activities that you know lead to success. Track your Key Performance  »  Read More

5 Tips for Improving Self-Improvement

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Everybody wants to do better. Ben Franklin was a master of many things. But he pursued “the arduous task of arriving at moral perfection.” Moral perfection may not be your goal, but I bet there’s parts of your life you’d like to improve. There are over 100,000 books on Amazon on self-improvement. The sheer number  »  Read More

Lifelong Learning (Over and Over Again)

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I’m self-reliant and independent and persistent. Usually, those are good things, but sometimes they’re not. I learned that for the first time more than 50 years ago. I was a young Marine, fresh out of boot camp. My unit was conducting a field exercise. A Gunnery Sergeant pointed to a Jeep and told me to, “Get that  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Make reflection a habit

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Frederick the Great said it well: “What good is experience if you do not reflect?” Reflection is where you discover the real you. So, make time to reflect. Take a little every day. Make some time on the weekend. Schedule time every year to review yourself and your life in depth. This is only one of 347 tips in  »  Read More

Leadership: 3 Habits to Help You Learn from Experience

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Experience is the best teacher, but it’s almost a secret. Leadership experts hardly ever mention it. Learning from experience doesn’t get much love, but it may be the most powerful technique you can master. You learn important lessons faster and better when you learn from experience.  Here are three habits you can  »  Read More

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