Tag: 7 Habits

The First Habit of Highly Effective People – Be Proactive

The first habit of Highly Effective People is to be Proactive.  What exactly does being Proactive mean?  What are the implications of being Proactive? In life, we generally know what is about to happen, whether we want it to or not.  The rent or mortgage payment will always be due on the first day of…
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5 Things Successful People Do

I’ve been looking at my life over the last year or so, and thinking about what specifically sets successful people apart from others.  My life has changed dramatically in the last 5 years, and it accelerated dramatically about a 15 months or so ago when I changed careers.  I started wondering, what do successful people…
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7 Easy Steps to Sink Your Job

As a manager, leader, and company owner, it is always interesting to me to see people’s behaviors.  You’d think that if they’re being paid well for a position, that they’d be on their best behavior, especially in front of the boss.  Surprisingly, that isn’t always the case. Easy Steps to Sink Your Job Bring your…
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Take Time To Enjoy the Snow

      I’m pretty sure that by now, most people have heard that the south is snowed in, and have been having a field day with the cars stuck on the roads, and the pictures that went viral on the internet.  I posted one of them above.  The roads are a mess, and let’s…
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5 Reasons Revenge Doesn’t Work

I work with a lot of different types of personalities, and one of the ones that really is interesting to me are people who want to make someone else “pay”.  Whether it’s for revenge, to right a “wrong” or some other reason, there are no end of reasons for it.  I’m sure that there are…
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Let Go

  “We must let go of the lives we have planned for ourselves so as to have the life that is planned for us”. Truthfully, no matter how much you plan, things don’t always work out according to plan.  Layoffs happen.  People get sick.  People sometimes die.  Sometimes it’s best to let go, and pick…
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