Category: Personal Development

Take the Time

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It’s a cliché because it’s true. We all have the same amount of time. But the successful people I’ve known seem to squeeze a lot more out of the time they have. How do they do it? They do the important things. All the important things. Here are some important things the rest of us overlook too often. We speed past  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Getting to Carnegie Hall

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There’s an old joke that says the way to Carnegie Hall is “Practice, practice, practice.” That’s still true if you’re a boss, but the practice is different. Practice mentally. Rehearse things in your mind. Imagine difficulties that you’ll encounter and how you’ll deal with  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Make time to read

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There’s truth to the saying that “leaders are readers.” Reading is a way for you to learn from other people’s experience and discover things you want to try. But reading for self-improvement won’t happen by accident. You must make time for it. Start with fifteen minutes a day. This is only one  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: No pain, no gain

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It’s an old saying and a true one. There’s no gain without pain, at least a little bit. If there’s no spot in your life where you’re not at least a teeny bit uncomfortable because you’re learning or trying something new, it’s a sign that you’re not growing. This is only one of 347  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Commit to continuous improvement

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There’s always more to learn and there are always things you can improve. Commit yourself and your team to continuous improvement, to doing things better every day. Read, talk to others, observe, and take classes to find good ideas. Critique your own performance. Improvement is a job that’s never done, but  »  Read More

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