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Do You Feel Like You’re Losing Control?

Get Motivated and Take Charge of Your Life Do you feel like you’re losing control? Many…

Do You Say, “It’s Not My Job?”

Did you ever see someone step over a piece of paper and fail to pick it…

Try to Keep Things in Perspective

One of the most valuable skills you can have is the ability to think clearly and…

Make Personal Development a Priority

People often do things that come back to bite them. Examples include living an unhealthy lifestyle,…

A Sorry Apology Can Add Insult to Injury

A Sorry Apology Can Add Insult to Injury We’ve all been raised to say “I’m sorry”…

Take the Shoe-on-the-Other-Foot Test

Fairness affects many areas of our life. And yet, even though there’s consensus that things should…

Is Morality a Thing of the Past?

In the good old days, people embraced values such as hard work, playing by the rules,…

If Your Behavior Is Contagious, What Will People Catch?

Did you ever tell scary stories around a campfire? At first, everyone laughs at how ridiculous…

35 Questions to Inspire Soul Searching

When was the last time you paused to reflect on your life? You’re too busy for…

Live by Example and Inspire Others to Do the Same

What does it take to be a great parent, an exemplary role model, or a highly…

Symptoms of a Victim Mentality

How often do you say, “Other people have it easier,” “Why does this only happen to…

What Are Your Biggest Regrets in Life?

How would you feel if you discovered that you were chasing the wrong priorities — but…

15 Decisions That Can Undermine Your Business

You make decisions that affect your business every day. It pays to step back every so…

How to Earn Credibility

How to Earn Credibility Here are 14 factors that contribute to your credibility: Be genuine. Credible…

Listen to Your Conscience. That’s Why You Have One

It gives me great pleasure to introduce my new book — Listen to Your Conscience: That’s Why…

How to Create a Win-Win Relationship

What’s on your mind before you make a new networking connection, negotiate a deal, or entertain…

Selfish People Are Losers

Some lessons are so important that they withstand the test of time. Remember Aesop’s fable The…