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Loss and Failure,Increasing Your Batting Average at Work

by Richard French The number of youth players in baseball has been declining over the last several years. It’s hard. You hit a round ball with a round bat and it’s a game of attrition and failure. There is no … Continue reading

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The Most Powerful 4-Letter Word

by Larry Lipman How many of you have ever been rejected? How many of you have ever failed at something? How many of you have been told “NO”? Well, there is a way to bounce back quickly. I discovered one … Continue reading

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How to Build Opportunity Creating Behavior

by Craig Forman How Former Senator Bill Bradley Creates More Luck in His Life One person who epitomizes many of the best opportunity-creating behaviors I describe in my new book Be Luckier in Life, is former Presidential candidate Senator Bill Bradley. His accomplishments and achievements … Continue reading

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How to Win The Battle for Chinese Talent

by Michael Whelan I have always jokingly told my friends that if China has the same incidence of characters as the rest of humanity, then its stands to reason that there are more geniuses, thieves, brilliant people and crooks than … Continue reading

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Richard Branson Key Leadership Skills Video

Have you ever noticed how large companies will often describe “entrepreneurial experience” as a key desired trait for future employees. No wonder. It takes a certain steely resolve and “do whatever it takes” attitude to be an entrepreneur. Large companies … Continue reading

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How to Become More Resilient & Succeed

“Becoming comfortable with the uncomfortable” is a skill all of us can use more of as the world changes and new opportunities and threats present themselves to us individually and to our organizations. Resilience is a powerful trait and comes … Continue reading

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Resilience:Becoming Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Resilience is one those awesome traits we really don’t know we have until we come face to face with it. That can happen from a life setback or business failure. Entrepreneurs actually accelerate their odds of facing it by putting … Continue reading

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Google Cliff Notes on Creating Great Managers

We’re a big believer in not re-creating the wheel and learning from the best. If a company is successful in motivating workers and consistently hitting or exceeding financial targets through innovation and productivity, it must know what it’s doing in … Continue reading

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Workplace Resilience After a Tragedy – What to do

by Karlin Sloan Right out of college I had a job at a small telecommunications company. One of the employees just didn’t seem right. He was quick to anger, slammed his fists against his desk, pushed his co-workers when he … Continue reading

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Finding Great Talent and Becoming a Rare Talent

Would you hire someone who had an early success but then was fired or failed?  After this person was fired, he went on to start a new company but that didn’t do well. Finally, he succeeded.  Would you hire him or … Continue reading

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