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2 Crucial Elements to Business Success and Happiness

Is it considered ‘old fashioned’ to run your business with honesty and integrity? Honesty in Business The best part about being honest is that you don’t have to remember everything you say, because it’s the truth. Honesty is always the best policy, even when it can be personally humbling or embarrassing. Integrity in Business A common o... Continue reading

When to ‘Let it Go’ and Have a Nice Day

It’s hard to take your own advice. Today, I will suck it up and do it! Here’s the story – shortened for your benefit! My 2008 Mini Cooper broke its engine two and a half months ago, shortly after the warranty ran out. My local mechanic looked at it and sent it to the dealer. There was a one month delay in getting parts. Mini Cana... Continue reading

Dealing With Rejection – A Change in Perspective

I was just fired by my first editor/publisher for a book I am working on!  She explained it like this: “You are no Seth Godin!" Ouch.  We had been working together for over a week! Now I could just quit and sulk over my misfortune but that would not be beneficial. Instead, I have decided to turn this rejection into a challenge. Why not? I ... Continue reading

Motivation in the Workplace – 3 Tips

Although first published in 1959, The Magic of Thinking Big, by David J. Schwartz, Ph.D  has lots of timeless and valuable ideas. He suggests: “To activate others, to make them enthusiastic, you must first be enthusiastic yourself.” I totally agree. Dr. Schwartz provides 3 ways to get motivated or activated: Grow the ‘I’m activated... Continue reading

Increase Business Profitability – One Tip

My good friend and mentor Rick Solomon says: “The world doesn’t care what you think. It just reflects it back as the truth.” As you ponder Rick’s statement, realize that the way you see the world is really up to you. If you base your reality and decisions on the belief that 'the glass is half empty,' then you will see the glass as... Continue reading