Category: Initiative

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Practical Strategies on Managing Small Business Growth

Developing a budding business is tough. It comes with challenges, uncertainties, and growing pains. The majority of…

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The Two Word Trick For Becoming More Creative

From Time, Erik Barker writes about little bets — an experiment to test a theory that doesn’t…

Posted in Grit Initiative Whatever you are, be a good one.

Leadership and Self Deception — getting out of the box

  Leadership and Self Deception — getting out of the box by the Arbinger Institute is an interesting…

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R+U LUCKY? by Jason Zweig, Money, 2003

I read and loved this article so I saved it.  Recently, I have been linking to the…

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Ready to be a Thought Leader? How to increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success by Denise Brosseau

In Ready to be a Thought Leader? How to increase Your Influence, Impact, and Success, Denise Brosseau…

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The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom

  I was pleasantly surprised by the wisdom in The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal…

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Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future by Dorie Clark

If you are interested in personal branding, you should read and follow Dorie Clark.  Period.  There are…

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Action Trumps Everything

There is an ongoing conflict between two themes in idioms:  “haste makes waste” and “look before you…

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Is career warfare the way to get ahead?

In a previous post, I supported and wrote about Adam Grant’s theory that givers with ambition will…

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Will Being a Giver Make You Successful?

Adam Grant in his book Give and Take:  a Revolutionary Approach to Success argues that a Giver –…

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Do You Want To Fascinate More??

Start by visiting Sally Hogshead’s website,  or HowToFascinate.com, or read her book Fascinate: Your 7 Triggers to Persuasion…

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Power and Influence by John Kotter

Had I read Power and Influence:  Beyond Formal Authority by John Kotter, published in 1985, sooner, perhaps…