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Don’t Make Assumptions

Do you know what assume spells? Assumptions make an ass of u and me. Assumptions are dangerous, yet we make them all the time. We assume that other people know something. We assume that others are in agreement with us … Continue reading

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Get Inspired

The people in our lives who see us as bigger and bolder than we see ourselves are the best friends to have. These are the people who inspire us—they tell us to believe, they show us how to believe, and … Continue reading

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Do Not Gossip

Let’s be clear: Gossip is creating rumors and innuendo about other people’s professional or personal lives that may or may not be  true. Gossiping about other people, whether true or untrue, leads to misinformation—intentionally or not. And when it does, … Continue reading

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Think Before You Speak

Maybe you’re not under-assertive. Perhaps you know that far from pussyfooting around, you can come across as being  a little brusque. Maybe it’s your choice of words, or maybe it’s just your manner. Or both. Are you the type to … Continue reading

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Is it really so bad?

Is it really so bad that you have a difficult task ahead of you, or is that just your opinion? When the alarm clock rings, is it really so bad that you must get out of bed and go to … Continue reading

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Positive lessons

Everyone you meet today has something to teach you. When you feel yourself getting angry, frustrated or impatient with the behavior of others, ask yourself this question. What is this person helping me to learn? Even those who treat you badly can teach you valuable lessons in patience, compassion, forgiveness and other important virtues. Continue reading

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Leadership

True leadership comes not from position but from participation and effectiveness. Those who are willing and able to get things done are best suited to lead. To be a leader, be a shining example. Do that which you would lead others to do, and do it spectacularly. Leadership at its best enlarges and duplicates the efforts of the leader. Make those efforts the best they can be, and they’ll result in true, effective leadership. Continue reading

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