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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As 2014 comes to a close, many of us look toward starting off on the right foot in 2015. About 40 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, only 8 percent achieve their goals for the new year! Want to be in the 8 percent that succeeds? Here is the best way to reach your New Year’s…

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The most successful people that I have seen don’t just set proper SMARTER Goals, they are able to focus on them constantly and consistently. No matter how great your goals, they are useless unless they are front and center all the time. Here are give ways to make sure you meet your goals by keeping…

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Napoleon Hill is considered one of the most successful writers on success and wealth in history. As a journalist in 1908, Hill interviewed Andrew Carnegie, one of the most powerful men in the world at the time. Impressed with Hill, Carnegie gave him an assignment to interview 500 of the most successful people in America…

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In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab (not the financial guru Charles Schwab), Andrew Carnegie’s right-hand man and president of Bethlehem Steel, wanted to increase his efficiency and that of his management team. John D. Rockefeller Sr. suggested Schwab meet with Ivy Lee, a well-known efficiency expert and his personal consultant. Schwab was extremely busy,…

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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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