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What Stops You From Being Productive?

What Stops You From Being Productive? Lots of things get in our way when we are trying to be productive. Most of these are easy to spot and tend to boil down to being distracted from our goals. We want to get something done, but the dog needs to go to the vet. The...

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Why High Risk Lead To High Gain?

There are many myths and facts about investing. Some pseudo facts are that, high return investments are risky and low risk investments are safe. The truth is, there isn’t any exact curve that’ll give risks as a function of return. Low return investments can be very...

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Surviving Office Relocation

One of the major problems of a growing business is the need for expansion or even relocation. The company would be faced on opening up a new branch, remodeling the present office, and relocating to a bigger office space. When a business to be suddenly interrupted by...

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Interesting Types Of Recognition

Especially when they are new to the business, people see their position in the company as fragile. They often need signs other than formal appraisals and skills inventories to help them to feel accepted and appreciated. Providing your staff with a diverse range of...

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Better Than E-mail, Guaranteed

There's a rampaging fascination with E-mail. People send out billions and billions of messages every day. And they're missing out on a more effective tool. So what could be better than E-mail? What guarantees effective communication? What always lets you accomplish...

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Action Vs. Inaction

Spring is a great antidote to long cold winters. It's the same with action and inaction. Action is a powerful antidote to the stagnation of inactivity. Being creatively alive involves abandoning a position of inaction in circumstances which have traditionally...

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A ‘Four Square’ Statement

Here's a quick and simple way to develop a strategic plan for any written document. And while it doesn't require much actual writing, it will help you focus your attention and get a better response to your message. Take a sheet of paper and divide it into about four...

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5 Mistakes I made in 2005

Even though I’m pretty happy with how 2005 turned out, there are still some things I wish I had done differently. Here are 5 things I aim to change for 2006 1. Didn’t take time out for me. I admit it, I have the typical entrepreneur bug. I spent way too much time...

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10 Ways To Stimulate Employee Motivation

Today’s fast-moving business environment demands that the effective manager be both a well-organized administrator and highly adept in understanding people’s basic needs and behaviour in the workplace. Gaining commitment, nurturing talent, and ensuring employee...

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5 Hidden Traps in Meetings

If you have sat through a few bad meetings, you must have experienced the following traps. Here they are and how to fix them. 1) People think they are experts. Many people tell me that they know how to hold a meeting. Actually, all they do is host a party. They invite...

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4 Better Ways to Handle Complaints

If you WOW a customer at the Moment of Truth , the average customer will walk away and tell 5 people about the experience. If you fail to meet the customer's expectations at the Moment of Truth , customers are very likely to tell 11 people about the problem they had...

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3 Myths That Ruin Meetings

These myths have cost companies billions of dollars in wasted payroll money. Myth #1) Structure spoils spontaneity. I once attended a two-day long disaster that easily cost over $40,000. Thirty people spent the first hour seeking an issue to discuss, then spent the...

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