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Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

6 Best Brain-Boosting Podcasts to Listen to Over Your Lunch Break

Your brain needs food too.<p>Until a year ago, I belonged to the 80 percent of Americans who don't listen to podcasts. I couldn't find time in my day to dedicate to listening. Then, last March, during a weekly lunch meeting with fellow business designers, we got into a discussion about NPR's Planet …

How Outstanding Sales Professionals Achieve Extraordinary Results, Time After Time

Have you ever wondered what kinds of activities top-performing salespeople do to achieve amazing results and hit their sales goals consistently?<p>You may be tempted to think they employ sophisticated strategies to attract those coveted clients. Or maybe they use cutting-edge tools and tactics to land …

Leadership

9 Ways to Get Your Company Out of a Bad Situation

Mistakes are easy to make and hard to cure. These steps will help you make lemonade from your self-inflicted lemons.<p>Recent weeks have featured a number of highly publicized train wrecks, haven't they? The Academy Awards, Secretary Sessions's "forgotten" conversations, that awkward dashcam video of …

3 Ways You Are Pissing Off Your Employees (And What to Do About It)

According to this study of 482 executives, professionals, and managers, they are working an average day of 13.5 hours and blaming YOU! Here's why...<p>An international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which surveyed professionals, executives and managers in …

20 Habits of Highly Successful and Effective Leaders

Effective leadership is the difference between mediocrity and greatness.<p>About six months ago I wrote and article on the 20 Habits of Highly Unsuccessful Leaders which proved to be very popular, over half a million views and shares. Which got me wondering what do people want to know most. What to …

Here’s How to Avoid a War With China

In Avoiding War With China, Amitai Etzioni says that even optimists give the U.S. and China only a one-in-four chance of peace. He thinks those odds …

6 Uneasy Truths About Starting Your Own Business Nobody Talks About

Being a business owner is lonely and challenging<p>Did you know that a new business is launched every minute in the United States?<p>Whether if it's because you want to enjoy the perks of becoming a business owner, like being your own boss and setting your own hours, or you want to chase a dream, there's …

Transgender boy wins Texas girls wrestling championship

Mack Beggs, a 17-year-old wrestler who identifies as male, has won a Texas state title in girls wrestling, overcoming jeers from the crowd en route to a controversial championship.<p>The victory was contentious in part because Beggs is taking testosterone as he transitions from female to male, which …

Why You Should Spend 80 Percent of Your Time on LinkedIn

LinkedIn recently revealed some eye-opening stats about the immense amount of B2B traffic and sales leads it's generating online.<p>If you are marketing your business online and you're not active on LinkedIn, chances are you are missing 80% of your leads.<p>LinkedIn recently shared some eye-opening …

3 Questions Top Salespeople Always Ask Prospective Customers

If you know who's doing what and when, you can avoid waiting in limbo while the big decision is made.<p>Probably the most frustrating aspect of selling to businesses is waiting around, wondering what's going on. You've had a conversation and written up a sales proposal. You've been told they'll make a …

McDonald’s new nut policy draws swift backlash

The company behind the golden arches has spun marketing gold in Canada in recent years with one message: We will answer your questions.<p>Starting in 2012, McDonald's Canada invested heavily in an advertising campaign called "Our Food. Your Questions," which was designed to combat negative perceptions …