Skill for Success

​Meeting the goals we set for ourselves is not easy. It takes a tremendous amount of energy, focus, and discipline. If you are like me, you probably have your purpose and priorities all laid out. However you may often find yourself off track at times. It is easy to become overwhelmed by obstacles and distractions that get in the way. So what is…

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The best financial goals and plans can be easily derailed by common mistakes that can act as roadblocks. Here are some of the top financial goals people have: Generating current income (59%) Providing health insurance coverage (55%) Managing/Reducing debt (53%) Building a Retirement fund (51%) Building an Emergency Fund (47%) Preparing for future medical needs…

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  About a year ago I wrote an article about the importance of setting goals, using the term S.M.A.R.T. as a handy acronym for five important components for well-designed goals. The simple mnemonic stands for: Specific: Create goals that are clear and well-defined. This helps you understand the why, what, when, where, who and how…

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In the book What They Don’t Teach You At Harvard Business School, Mark McCormack tells about a study of Harvard MBA graduates. After tracking the graduates for 10 years, the survey found that 3 percent of the graduates earned more than the 97 percent combined! Was it a particular skill, trait or industry that differentiated…

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Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, working with the right people, and completing a series of legal activities. Taking the right steps can make the difference between your business succeeding or failing. If you are considering setting up a new business, read these SMART steps below. What Type of Business Do You…

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Day trading and retail investing has surged since the onset of the COVID pandemic. Trading apps like Robinhood and social news platforms like Reddit have seen a large surge of business and visitors. There are many markets day traders can participate in – stocks, options, future, bitcoin, funds, forex, and much more. “Forex” (FX), which…

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Automation has become one of the most disruptive technologies in terms of operational and developmental processes for organizations. Many are widely adopting this technology to reduce costs and increase efficiencies. Labor shortages are not as big a concern as automation makes businesses more self-reliant than ever. It helps businesses like manufacturers to overcome the challenges…

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Lockdowns are still in place amidst the rising number of cases. The general scare and anxiety for safe health have propelled people to keep working from their homes for more than a year now. According to the statistics, about 88 percent of organizations have allowed their employees to work from home. On one hand, it…

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“Once you have a clear picture of your priorities – that is your values, goals, and high leverage activities, organize around them.” Stephen Covey Having an organized office space with files and documents filed correctly, and having a clean work area can help reduce stress. Studies show that it can even uplift your mood as…

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