You Must Leave Your Comfort Zone to Achieve Your Goals

Goal Setting can be challenging because it challenges you to move beyond your comfort zone.  Leaving your comfort zone means traveling into the unknown.  Facing your fear head-on is the most important things you can do. It can be scary and paralyze you if you let it. These challenges are put into our lives to […]

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Perfectionists Put Unacceptable Burdens on Themselves and Others

As a perfectionist, you put high expectations upon yourself and others which are not always attainable.  Who are we really? We’re human, we have flaws, and we have unfounded fears. Love Yourself First We need to love ourselves first and except all our flaws as a part of who we are. Often we expect perfection […]

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Listening: Are You a Good Listener or Do You Need to Improve Your Skills

Are you a good listener? Techniques of Good Listening To be an effective communicator depends on your clarity,speech style, and the tone of voice you use and how the listener hears the message. Listening Approaches Appreciative– someone who is listening for enjoyment—watching a show, movie, or listening to music Empathetic–someone who listens to provide you […]

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Active and Passive Listening Are a Part of Communicating Effectively

Active and passive listening are two sides of the same coin. A passive listener is someone who attends a concert and enjoys the entertainment. An active listener is when two people are talking such as in a coaching session or a counseling session when two people all working together. If the message is factual, then […]

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To Work From Home Remotely For Your Favorite Company

To work remotely from home for a company, means you’re hired to work from home for a company.  They provide the equipment and you set up the phone and Internet service.  You also get tax breaks for working from home and the company cuts their overhead.     Benefits for Working From Home Remotely Employers Benefits […]

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Toastmasters: Improving Your Speaking Skills Builds Self Confidence

The first Toastmasters meeting was held in 1903 by founder Ralph Smedley at the YMCA.  In 1924, when clubs became permanent Dr. Smedly put together a “Manual of Instructions” and “Ten Lessons in Public Speaking”, which were copyrighted in 1928.  Every member that joins a club has the opportunity to practice various skills useful in […]

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Time Management: Managing Your Time Effectively

Managing Your 24.5 Hour Day The biggest problem entrepreneurs have in time management is managing their 24.5 hour day because they try to wear all the hats in their business.  The trick is to learn to delegate projects to other employees or outsource the work.  As entrepreneurs with a limited budget, we want to cut […]

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Behavioral Styles Influence the Way You Interact with People

Determine Your Behavioral Style with These Questions How do you respond to problems and challenges? How do you influence others to bring them to your point of view? How do you respond to the pace of the environment around you? How do you respond to rules and regulations set by others? Behavioral Styles Are Made […]

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