Tag: practice

Leadership Has Different Meanings

It is interesting to see how much the term “leadership” is used these days.  Eagle Scouts, and Girl Scout Gold Awards are leadership projects.  Clubs try to teach leadership, and Ravenscroft has started a phenomenal program to teach and instill leadership in the kids that go there.  But with all of that, I think that…
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Always Get Better

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ Even if you’ve been doing the same job for the last 5 years, you can always get better. There are always to learn to be more efficient, more pro-active, and generally do things better. One of the things that I’m learning as I get older, is that even when I’m the…
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7 Tips for Managing Text Messages

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ The sheer number of text messages we get in a single day can be mind-boggling. Back and forth – Do this! Hey, did you remember that? What’s for dinner? Who’s going to pick up the kids. Beep.. Beep.. Another text, and another! They keep adding up. You can’t control how many…
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Encouraging Girls to Lead

  I spend a considerable amount of my time leading three Girl Scout Troops.  One of the biggest gifts that the program gives girls is the opportunity to lead, in ways that other organizations simply don’t.  Since there are fundamental differences in the ways in which girls and boys interact with the world, I think…
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5 Tips to Stay Sharp in Your Career

Progressing in one’s career is a pretty common goal.  But a lot of times, we get lazy where we are.  Think about it- when was the last time you updated your linked in profile or your resume.  I did update my linked in profile recently, but unfortunately, well, my resume is sadly out of date.…
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The Key To Success Is Practice | LinkedIn

The Key To Success Is Practice | LinkedIn. I do believe that the key to success is practice.  By learning to do things extremely well, we will get continually better at them, whether they are sports, negotiation skills, or any other business skill.