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How to Write a Powerful Mission Statement for Your Business

Have you ever felt lost in the minutia of your job? As a business owner, I can relate to getting bogged down in the day to day operations of my business. Things like inventory, payroll, scheduling, purchasing and employee management take up the bulk of my day. While these things are important and need to get done, focusing too much on the details can make you lose sight of the big picture. This is…
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10 Powerful Ways to Influence People Positively

Most discussions on positively influencing others eventually touch on Dale Carnegie’s seminal work, How to Win Friends and Influence People. Written more than 83 years ago, the book touches on a core component of human interaction, building strong relationships. It is no…
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9 Types of Emotional Vampires to Protect Yourself From

Let’s start off by saying that not all emotional vampires are bad people. Sometimes, they don’t even realize what they are doing. After reading this, you could realize that you have been an emotional vampire to someone. That is not to say that they cannot be vindictive…
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How to Provide Positive Feedback to Your Colleagues

Most of us are familiar with the dreaded “yearly review.” It’s oftentimes viewed as little more than a paperwork requirement for the HR department, but that’s too bad, because when done properly, feedback is useful for the growth of both the worker and the…
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40 Acts of Kindness to Make the World a Better Place

What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Jane Goodall So, you want to change the world? Who says you can’t? You’ve had the power this whole time. You just have to tap into it and embrace the ways you make…
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What Is a Complete Life? 5 Rules to Live By

“You complete me!” It sounds like a sappy phrase from a romantic movie. Sometimes, however, we do have experiences that make us feel that way. Imagine the feeling you have after eating a delicious meal and biting into an equally decadent dessert. Or imagine you are at…