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For thousands of years stories have been used to educate, entertain and inspire. The books of most major religions are filled with tales that have guided the generations. Movies have influenced fashion, pop culture -even politics. (e.g., Calls for the declassification of Kennedy documents after the movie “JFK”). Stories allow us to connect with other...
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Would you describe yourself as extremely busy? Do you often feel tired and stressed out? Sometimes our ambition is our worst enemy. Many of us with big goals try to do way too much. We spread ourselves a mile wide and an inch deep. We are involved in many different things, but aren’t excelling at...
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In Time Management: Setting Up Your Schedule For Success, we looked at how you need to adjust your weekly schedule to fit into 168 hours. This can be extremely difficult to do. Here are some tips to get the most out of your day and to make sure you’re working as efficiently as possible: 1....
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In the article Shogun: A Lesson In Patience we looked at the power of patience. While it’s important to proceed cautiously, sometimes waiting too long will kill an opportunity. My junior year in high school I was class president and in charge of planning the prom. I took care of every detail except for one...
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We can improve ourselves in two ways: enhancing our strengths and improving on our weakness. Which do you think is the better use of your time? Answer: focus on your strengths. Many people instinctively work on their shortcomings, concentrating on what they believe is holding them back. If this is where you focus, you risk...
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In Managing the Cynic In Your Head I discussed how to manage the negative voice we all have in our heads who stops us from taking risks. Now I’d like to review a few risk taking techniques many of you have heard me recommend. I use these techniques regularly and get great results. Try ‘em...
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As a kid I used to make model airplanes and they never turned out right. I never had the patience to let the glue dry adequately before moving on to the next step. Invariably it would fall apart. Since then I’ve been in a lot of situations when I’ve jumped the gun. I’ve spoken without...
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In my presentations I often speak of the “voice inside your head,” referring to the running commentary in your mind that often criticizes you and makes you feel bad about yourself. You may recognize it for saying such things as “You’re too fat” or “That person would never go out with you” or “You sounded...
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I believe the best way to make a good impression on people is to change the energy in the room. If you apply for a job, give a candidacy speech or just want to impress a group of people, do something to distinguish yourself. Most try to fit in. Leaders stand out. Do things that...
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As a speaker, I think of myself less as a teacher than I do a student. Every time I speak I’m just giving a book report. But I’m always reading, watching and asking questions. It really makes a difference for me not only as a speaker, but as an ambitious person. I’ve learned that leadership...
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