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Pointers for Keeping Your Small Business Thriving During a Global Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic had made a far-reaching impact on small businesses in every sector. Some have had…

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How to Handle Freelancing Setbacks During COVID-19

There are few things more rewarding than building your own remote work career. Unfortunately, the current coronavirus…

A man learns to skate by staggering about making a fool of himself; indeed, he progresses in all things by making a fool of himself. (1)
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Learning Is Supposed to Feel Uncomfortable

From Harvard Business Review, Peter Bregman discusses how being a learner is hard. Peter is one of…

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Karen Kay Leonard

February 18, 1943 to November 21, 2018 I last saw Karen Kay in 2015 and wrote this…

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
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15 Traits of Unstoppable People

From Entrepreneur, Deep Patel provides an excellent list of 15 traits of unstoppable people. These are my favorites from…

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To Recover from Failure, Try Some Self-Compassion

  From the Harvard Business Review, Christopher Germer describes the importance of self-compassion to help you recover from failure….

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The Resilience Habit I Taught Thousands Of Army Drill Sergeants

  From FastCompany, Paula Davis-Laack discusses how she taught resilience to Army drill sargeants.  She based her…

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Talent counts, but grit counts twice: best-selling author gives diversity lecture

  From the Review, Elie Halfacre shares her observations from a lecture by Angela Duckworth.  Ellie writes: Over the…

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Using Harsh Feedback to Fuel Your Career

  From Harvard Business Review, William Treseder offers a five step program for turning harsh feedback into a…

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How to be a Highly Successful Online College Student

Having initiative and grit are key factors in being successful in any area but particularly in being…

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How to Become More Resilient

From Hubspot, Lindsay Kolowich shares a terrific infographic from Happify on how to become more resilient.  More resilient people…

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4 things the grittiest people have in common, according to a psychologist

  From CNBC, Marguerite Ward shares 4 things that are common among gritty people based on the work of…