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How to Be Successful without Sacrifice

How to Be Successful without Sacrifice

No pain no gain. We’ve all heard this saying and we’ve been sold on the idea that it is true. Is it really true that you cannot achieve success without sacrifice? This is something that most people go through in their lives without ever finding any answers on how to...

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How to Be a Motivational Leader

How to Be a Motivational Leader

If you are the leader of an organization, it is mostly understood that it is your responsibility to motivate employees and other people on your team to do the best they can. Is it really your responsively to motivate people? I will argue that the priority of a leader...

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How to Develop Empathy as a Leader

How to Develop Empathy as a Leader

Some people think of empathy in leadership as a weakness. Some believe it to be a weakness even as a virtue.  Empathy is a right-brain activity, which instigates people to think that it is a discipline associated with being touchy-feely. However, empathy is currency,...

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How to Become More Approachable as a Leader

How to Become More Approachable as a Leader

You can’t expect everyone to be receptive to you, but one of the most important traits of a leader is to be approachable. If you want to ensure that your reputation amongst your peers and the people you lead is stellar, you have to be an approachable person; someone...

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How to Be Authentic as a Leader

How to Be Authentic as a Leader

Everyone has dreams, aspirations and ambitions. Although these differ from person to person, there comes a time in every person’s life when we begin to expect for our aspirations to become reality. Sometimes our aspirations are truly ours, and other times they are...

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How a Culture of Warmth Enables Innovation

How a Culture of Warmth Enables Innovation

Creativity and the innovative problem-solving abilities of employees should be fostered from the inside. While manifesting ideas require a lot of structure and a high degree of adherence to deadlines, a truly innovative organization provides its employee enough room...

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Autonomy and Ownership Enable Engaged Employees

Autonomy and Ownership Enable Engaged Employees

Employees who are disengaged cause losses to companies in the long run. The cumulative revenue impact across companies can add up to $500 billion every single year. As a result of loss of efficiency, companies around the world are actively searching ways to create...

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How to Create Trust by Setting People Free

How to Create Trust by Setting People Free

While several nations are celebrating their independence from foreign rule every year, the same cannot be said for the superimposition of various factors on people in workplaces. Employees also deserve freedom and independence from the command-and-control structures...

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How to Apply Innovation to Customer Success

How to Apply Innovation to Customer Success

A lot has changed in the customer service space in the past 20 years. Few businesses use to pay attention to the quality of their customer service. They spent more time and resources on things that could bring them revenue. Businesses also didn’t pay much attention to...

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How AI can Deliver Sales Innovation

How AI can Deliver Sales Innovation

We often speak about innovation as it relates to design, products, services, and people strategies. Innovation in the sphere of sales and marketing is probably the greatest opportunity of our time in any industry. Salespeople are always racking their brains for newer...

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How To Help Your Team Manage Pressure

How To Help Your Team Manage Pressure

The weight of pressure is an inborn piece of work culture. Each of us faces pressure regardless of position, profile, title, insight, or sexual orientation. Steady pressure can cause us to fail to remember that others around us may be experiencing similar...

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Can Entrepreneurship Lead To Self-Realization?

Can Entrepreneurship Lead To Self-Realization?

Self-realization is a term historically associated with having a family or traveling the world, but it truly means empowering yourself to bring about real change in people’s lives. As an entrepreneur you get the opportunity to create something of value for the world....

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Managing Change During Times of Uncertainty

Managing Change During Times of Uncertainty

Unplanned circumstances this year have drastically altered our personal and professional life. The changes that we have gone through so far in 2020 have left us overwhelmed. Some of us have lost loved ones while others have lost their livelihood. We are perpetually...

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How to Become a Manifesting Machine

How to Become a Manifesting Machine

Have you recently lost a job or suffered personal loss? Learning to become a manifesting machine might be just what you need right now. People talk about manifestation a lot. Manifesting your dream life, job, relationship, and every other thing. Often many people...

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How Being Grounded Makes You a Better Leader

How Being Grounded Makes You a Better Leader

Can climbing the corporate ladder have a positive or negative effect on your personality and how you work? Being a part of the corporate world, one can get sucked into enjoying titles and very lucrative positions, and the focus on success can end up with many of us...

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How Buddhist Principles Can Improve Communication

How Buddhist Principles Can Improve Communication

Communication is the building block of relationships. This includes your self-talk and how you communicate with those around you. “How we connect with ourselves defines our behavior and bond with the people we love.“ You should enjoy the relationships you form as you...

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How One Smile Can Change the World

How One Smile Can Change the World

It is one thing to put on a great smile in front of everybody and say you are doing great but realize there is a deeper more genuine smile that we often miss out on. We are so busy with the ways of the world around us that we can easily forget what a genuine smile...

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How to Trade in Weak Love for Strong Love

How to Trade in Weak Love for Strong Love

Every human being on this planet spends considerable time searching for love. Today is the era of speed dating, matchmaking, online dating, and every other modality you can think of. It’s no longer a question of being able to find love, the issue is more often than...

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How to Lessen Anxiety and Stress at Work

How to Lessen Anxiety and Stress at Work

Almost all of us have felt anxious and stressed in the workplace at one time or the other. There may be some important presentations coming up, high-impact decisions, or interpersonal conflicts that could trigger possible anxiety in the office. However, anxiety...

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How to Make an Organization More Adaptable

How to Make an Organization More Adaptable

Adaptability is the key to an organization’s ability to react effectively to unexpected business conditions. Almost every organization plans on how to operate when business conditions are predictable, but the key to surviving the long term is to plan effectively how...

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How to Lean in To Empower Your Team

How to Lean in To Empower Your Team

Organizations are shifting from the conventional authoritarian leadership model to more empowered workers. This transition requires a complete behavioral change from top to bottom of any organization. Empowerment is not about taking your hands off to let employees...

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How Leaders can Facilitate Conflict Resolution

How Leaders can Facilitate Conflict Resolution

Conflict at work can either fuel or disrupt the momentum of an organization. When teams are working in a hectic and tense environment, it gives rise to disagreements and unnecessary arguments. Managing conflict can become challenging, especially for leaders who are...

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How to Create Positive Impact as a Company

How to Create Positive Impact as a Company

The success of every business has always mostly been measured by the amount of money that it makes. The focus of leadership, company goals, and market position are all mostly tied up around making money. However, there is a social responsibility of every business that...

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How to Effectively Manage Change as a Team

How to Effectively Manage Change as a Team

Change is a constant phenomenon. Small changes occur every day. In the workplace changes are efficiently catered to by an active leadership environment. From time to time organizations have to adapt to major changes. A leadership change, a reorganization, a merger or...

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Employee Engagement Is About Building Trust

Employee Engagement Is About Building Trust

With the advent of modern communication technology, there has been a significant transformation on people’s expectation for transparency, access to information, and knowledge. Organizations are continuously trying to keep up, and in many cases, catch up. The success...

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Effective Leaders Create Highly Engaged Cultures

Effective Leaders Create Highly Engaged Cultures

To have a seat in the corner office and delegate tasks with deadlines is the most commonly perceived image of a boss/leader. The strange thing is that some authority figures do believe that to be true and have accepted it as part of their work culture. This is mainly...

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Removing Self-Judgements Can Help End Violence

Removing Self-Judgements Can Help End Violence

Nothing will ever change for the better in our world until each of us looks inward, and identifies our own self-violence and conflicts. What we experience outside is a manifestation of the friction that is going on inside each of us. We all spend a considerable amount...

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How to Choose a Satisfying Career

How to Choose a Satisfying Career

You finished school and are now heading towards your professional life. You are exposed to the fact that there are multiple career options available to you, and they are all equally intimidating and exciting at the same time. This equal attraction to many career...

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How to Convert Failures into Opportunities

How to Convert Failures into Opportunities

For entrepreneurs, the only constants in business are hurdles, challenges, pivots, and often more failures than successes. They face obstacles all day long. From convincing investors to give them money, to struggling to meet payroll. Dealing with failed expensive...

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Failures Add to Your Knowledge and Growth

Failures Add to Your Knowledge and Growth

The meaning of learning has changed enormously over recent decades. In the modern world, with every source of knowledge available for everyone, learning can be categorized as acquiring knowledge or discovery and exploration. Discovery and exploration being more...

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How to Develop Healthy Stress Management Habits

How to Develop Healthy Stress Management Habits

We all face times in our lives when we feel overwhelmed or unable to cope due to unmanageable pressures. Our body’s response to shattering situations is what we call stress. This is one of the rapidly growing concerns today. The Covid-19 pandemic is having a major...

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How to Get Through Grief with Grace

How to Get Through Grief with Grace

Life brings opportunities, happiness, and skyrocketing success when we decide to live it fully and without fear. Along with that, we will face challenging times that will cause us to grieve. Globally, we are all facing a form of grief right now. Be it the loss of a...

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Achieving Happiness Through Self-Discipline

Achieving Happiness Through Self-Discipline

Self-discipline and happiness seem to be two contradicting concepts, and using them in the same sentence is unacceptable. Self-discipline brings to mind the idea of “work and effort”, while happiness is usually associated with “pleasure” and the absence work. For...

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The Inward Journey Towards Success

The Inward Journey Towards Success

Most people define success by some tangible effort and its consequential output based on favorable result. We think that our efforts concerning our outside environment leads us to success. It can be true for a few, but for most people success can only be achieved...

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