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It’s a kind of magic

“Those who speak most of illness have illness; those who speak most of prosperity have it.” - From the movie The Secret I have met many successful people in my life, and they all have one element in common. They're optimists – their glass is always half full, not half...

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10 Powerful Ways to Crush Your Sales Goals in 2021

How ready are you for 2021? Most sales are won and lost based on ONE key factor: YOU. You hold the keys to your sales success. Competitors don't win because their offerings are more impressive than yours, they win because they deliver a superior sales experience. You...

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Too old to start over and too young to lie down and die

“I want to die young at a ripe old age.” - Ashley Montagu Does all success in life require an early start?   If so, does this mean many have lost their chance?   Not according to a man named Ray Kroc, the founder of McDonald's. I recently read that he launched the...

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How will you grow your profits in 2021?

If you want to improve on this past year’s results, you'll need to improve on the marketing strategies, tactics and techniques. The best way to do this is to ensure that you know precisely what is and isn’t working with your marketing and what to change. If a...

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Do you hire for skill or attitude?

“Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” - Ralph Marston       A study by Leadership IQ found that 46% of new hires are either fired or disciplined within their first 18 months. And in a staggering 89% of those cases, the reason for the action isn’t...

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Refuse to be a victim  

“We focus on the negatives, losing ourselves in the ‘problem’. We point to our unhappy circumstances to rationalise our negative feelings. This is the easy way out. It takes, after all, very little effort to feel victimised.” - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross What is a victim? ...

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Living a meaningful life

“A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes.” - Hugh Downs I'm always wary of any quick-fix solution or overnight formula for success. In my opinion, they don't exist. Success takes hard work....

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