A few days ago, my wife hired another lady for her cleaning business which has been taking off with several new recurring clients signing up every week. The lady showed up six minutes late for her interview, and I cautioned her that it was a red flag. She liked her though, and even though a

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If your dream career involves supporting and helping others with their mental health, working as a psychologist could be perfect for you. But before you get there, you’ll need to go through a lot of education. To work as a psychologist, you are typically required to have at least a master’s degree in psychology. However,

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You’ve probably graduated and are looking for a job. Beginning a new position is exciting and scary at the same time. Regardless of whether you’re straight out of school or have been in the workforce for a very long time, going into another workplace can cause you to feel as though you’ve ventured foot on

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Whether you’re dealing with customers, trying to get that raise, or making friends, concepts from the book Raving Fans: A Revolutionary Approach To Customer Service can apply. Primarily targeted at business owners, service managers, and customer service representatives, this short fable is designed to help you create raving fans from those around you. What I

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I visit with a steady stream of business owners and CEOs as a business coach. Nine times out of ten, I find that they are overcomplicating their lives and need to do LESS rather than MORE to improve their results. One of the richest men in the world, Warren Buffett had a 5/25 rule. Write

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If you’re in your twenties, it’s possible you feel torn. Some people are telling you that you have “all the time in the world” while others are pressuring you to make big decisions. It’s difficult to know what exactly you’re supposed to do with this decade. Neither camp is completely right and neither is completely

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I’ve started many groups over the years. An online Toastmasters club where people become better speakers, business owners’ groups, church groups, pick up soccer groups, fitness groups, and this site with all the associated social media groups. I want to tell you that it’s easy to start new things when you know how, but that’s

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Is passion a lie? We’ve all heard quotes like “Do what you love and you’ll never work another day in your life.” Yes, passion exists. Some people genuinely love what they do. There are those who still love their spouses after decades of marriage. But we’ve been told a lie about what passion looks like.

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Recently whenever anyone follows me on Twitter, I’ve been giving them a shout out and saying thanks. It’s a lot of work because the numbers are snowballing, and I haven’t automated it because Twitter doesn’t like that. I’m genuinely grateful that people feel like I’m worth following, but there’s another ulterior reason for me saying

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When I took the One Funnel Away Challenge, one of the things they reminded me was the importance of adding value rather than lowering your rates. Think of the old ShamWow commercials; this was a company that sold millions of glorified hand towels you can buy wholesale for 3/$0.50 at 8/$19.95. The Difference Between Marketing

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As an executive and business owner, I have to chuckle sometimes when I see books like “The 4-Hour Workweek.” Work-life balance is not a 4-hour workweek. Don’t get me wrong, I actually like that book, it has some solid advice. But I feel like the expectation that material like that sets up is completely unrealistic

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In the book, “Built to Last,” a study of highly successful companies, authors identified rejecting the “Tyranny of the OR” and embracing the “Genius of the AND” as one of the habits of highly successful leaders. They found that one of the real powers behind these companies was that their leaders didn’t settle for the

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Our book of the month is Balance: Creating a Well-Balanced Vision for Your Life. Have you ever found yourself working so hard that your relationships suffer? Or working so little that your finances suffer? Maybe you’ve let your health slide while focused on other things. Balance is the key to a happy and healthy life,

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True success is all about balance in your life. Our careers, family, clubs, and health are all competing for our time, and all are important. This session will get you thinking about where you should focus your efforts to make the most of your limited time. Description: Based on the workbook “Balance,” created by Don

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“Failure is not the opposite of success, it is part of success” — Ariana Huffington We all have experienced failure at some point in our lives and that is okay. No one is perfect. One of the common characteristics of successful entrepreneurs is the willingness to fail. Their willingness to fail is their key to be successful.

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Glancing through our most popular posts today, I was a little appalled when I realized that the article, “I’ve lost my passion for life. How do I renew it?” had taken over the top slot. I’ve been through depression, and it’s scary to think that millions of people are flocking to articles like that during this crisis. I

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