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Take Back Your Life in Seven Simple Steps

TONY SCHWARTZ What follows are seven steps, but you’re vastly more likely to succeed if you limit yourself to one or two at a time. 1. Start to focus on what you’re doing with your attention. You can’t change what you … Continue reading

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Test Your New Business Concept: 8 Questions

HERDING GAZELLES | Karl Stark and Bill Stewart Before spending a cent on a new investment, answer these eight questions to help you focus your idea and ensure that it can be successful. Whether you are a CEO of a successful, established … Continue reading

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How to Work the Phone

By Geoffrey James When you can’t meet in person, use these 6 rules to build rapport and communicate more clearly. The telephone has been in existence for 136 years, but the way some people use it, you’d think it was invented … Continue reading

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6 Time-Management Tips From Accelerator Programs

BY ALINA DIZIK For startup accelerator programs, teaching wannabe entrepreneurs time management skills is critical. These camp-like incubators have one of the steepest learning curves of any professional environment, and making sure entrepreneurs stay productive is the key to success. For … Continue reading

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3 Biggest Entrepreneur Opportunities Over the Next 3 Years

By Michael Lazerow The cost of starting a business today is lower than ever. If you have an idea, pursue it. Or give one of these three arenas a hard look. I would (if I weren’t already tied up in social … Continue reading

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The 5 Most Powerful Words in Sales

by Jeff Haden Awesome photos, catchy videos, and fancy graphics are helpful, but the most important thing where sales are concerned are the words you use. Why? Words build relationships. People buy from people. Words can also guide your approach to … Continue reading

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Your Business Can Be More Than Just a Job

by Michael E. Gerber Did you start your own business to have the freedom of being your own boss? Maybe you wanted to provide jobs for others. Did you fantasize about the lifestyle you would have as an entrepreneur? And what has … Continue reading

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Relaxation

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service How do you know if you are tense? Strange to say, but it is the case that we can be so habitually tense, almost without realising it, that we gradually become accustomed to the … Continue reading

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Anxiety & Panic

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service What is anxiety? Anxiety is a normal emotional and physiological response to feeling threatened. People differ as to how vulnerable they feel in different situations: this can be influenced by past experiences as well … Continue reading

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Depression

by University of Cambridge Counselling Service Am I depressed – or is it something else? Our mood naturally varies over time and from day to day and everyone gets down sometimes. We may say that we are ‘down’, ‘fed up’, … Continue reading

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