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2 Ways Successful People Learn Faster

Years ago, Chuck Yeager (the first person to break the sound barrier) sent me on the wrong path. Okay, maybe it was my fault. I read Chuck’s autobiography and somehow came away with the mistaken impression that a good pilot becomes a great pilot by taking great risks. Superior skills can only be acquired by constantly pushing the envelope, intentionally crossing the line between control and potential … Read More »

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How to Get Paid As a Speaker

Remember way back when you were just getting started in your industry?  That eagerness you felt, that secret lack of confidence because you really weren’t as sure of what you were doing as you wanted people to believe you were, that thirst to learn? Right now, there are entire groups of people who would trade … Read More »

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How To Handle Pressure Like An Olympian

With the Olympics underway, elite athletes across the world are in an arena that they have likely dreamed about for a lifetime. Imagine the pressure of knowing that your shot comes once every four years. Most will get only one chance to achieve their goals. One opportunity to demonstrate what they have been training for their entire lives. This … Read More »

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19 Things Really Productive People Refuse to Do

Next year marks a full decade since the debut of Tim Ferriss’s massive bestseller, The 4-Hour Workweek. If you haven’t read it, you pretty much need to go download it now, reports Inc. If I had to characterize the book, I’d say it’s less of a “how-to” guide to success and productivity than a “how not to” book. It’s largely about eliminating the things that … Read More »

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11 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

I’ve been a millionaire three separate times in my life. The first time I saw $1,000,000 in my bank account, I almost fainted. Even though I knew it was hitting my account, it still caught me off guard. Becoming a millionaire isn’t as far-fetched as you would believe, reports Entrepreneur. With dedication, patience and focus, becoming a millionaire is … Read More »

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5 Ways To Reboot Your Recruiting Strategy

A whole lot of crickets. That’s what many frustrated recruiters say they hear when they post a job opening, reports Forbes. Even when they deliver all the trimmings—fancy perks, a cool title, and a high pay grade—newly posted openings just don’t receive the attention they deserve. In fact, the average number of days to fill … Read More »

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