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April 4, 2019

How to Challenge the Status Quo Successfully!

"Well, that's just how we do things here... It's how we've always done it... It's best that you don't

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June 15, 2018

How to Achieve Business Success: Inspirational Stories

Think, just for a moment, about your favorite brand or product. Once upon a time, it was the brainchild of a struggling startup. It may have started out as someone’s "crazy idea" or "pet project." But now, you use it regularly, perhaps even every day. So how did it get to you? After all, it […]

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February 14, 2017

Is Feedback Just Thinly Disguised Criticism?

#MTtalk: Please join us! What: #MTtalk Where: Twitter When: Friday, Feb 17 @ 1pm EST (6pm GMT) Topic: Is It Criticism or Feedback? Host: @Mind_Tools About this week’s chat "Long after your words are forgotten, people still remember how you made them feel." – Maya Angelou The other morning my husband and I overslept and […]

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December 22, 2016

The Greiner Curve: Will Your Organization Sink or Swim?

What's the key to a successful business? Why do some sink and others swim? Is it just a case of having the right product at the right time? Or is it that the company is good at managing and deflecting crises when they arise? The Greiner Curve is a simple tool that lays out the […]

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May 27, 2016

Pareto, Dweck and the Harsh Realities of Life

Guest blogger Bob Little explores the truth of two contrasting mindsets. You might think that your current level of success is based on your innate abilities. Or that it reflects your determination to work hard and keep learning. According to Carol S. Dweck, the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, you […]

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May 8, 2015

Leap Before you Look!

There are many occasions in life when it seems easier to stay on a familiar, risk-free, but ultimately unsatisfying path, rather than to strike off into uncharted territory. And it's easy to understand that position. If you have a family or a mortgage, or economic conditions are tough, the risks of change can appear to […]

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