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Transform Everyday into Thanksgiving!

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” — William Arthur Ward

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Gratitude is a gracious acknowledgement of all that sustains us.

Gratitude is the confidence in life itself.

Gratitude is the unshakable belief that “all is well”.

Gratitude does not envy or compare.

Gratitude grows and it …

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Can You Over Prepare for the Interview?

And a related question we will answer here about the interview PROCESS: who is interviewing whom?

You are there to find out what they need. And when you find out what they need you can share with them what you have that will help them address that need and get the results they are looking for.

The key to finding out what they need is to ask questions.

In order to ask good questions you need to get a little insight into the context of the job, get a general understanding of some of the needs they may have and results they …

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Become a Believer in Asking Questions!

Be curious. Ask great questions!

Going for an interview or exploring some potential employers?

Ask open ended questions of people you meet who work there –What do you like best about working there? What is the prevailing management style? What is the average age (or most prevalent) age of employees? How long have people on staff been on the job?

How often does the leadership meet face to face with the employees? What is important to the organization? What kinds of goals do people have? Are there incentives offered for performance? Is information shared in all directions? …

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4 Keys to Being Indispensable!

Becoming valued, indispensable, the “go-to” person, the source, the sought after team member – is a great foundation on which to build your career and your business!  Here are 5 tips on how to have people want you!

1.  Be interested in others. Find out what is important to them, what they most want, what matters to them, and what really gets their juices flowing!

2.  Listen for those needs out there that are a match for what you are passionate about.  Step up and say I would love to be involved in that, contribute to that this way.  Don’t hesitate. Don’t …

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6 Simple Steps To Being Your Vision!

“Men often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn’t have it in the beginning.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Make it up and make it juicy!

You’ve heard the story of that unknown little fish market where the employees laughingly declared they want to be “world famous” and so they started stamping it on the boxes of fish they shipped out!  You’ve heard the story because that little fish market became the “World …

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4 Ways for Making Impossible Dreams Possible

Life happens and the dreams you had as a teenager or young adult get back-burnered for the demands of “real life”- marriage, kids, job, and the hard work of making it!  Is it now time to dust off that old dream and see whether it still gets your juices flowing!

1. Put aside the question of how you are going to make it happen.  It is in looking at this questions that all of the voices in your head and around you say it can’t be done, it will never happen, Why bother?

2. Put yourself in the picture. What is it …

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It’s All In What You Say!

In the world of work (as well as in other areas in your life) you create your future in what you think and say right now!  So, instead of saying what you DON’T want where you work, say what you DO want!

Instead of worrying about how long it is taking, talk about accelerating your relationship building activities, uncovering more project possibilities and getting the perfect spot on the perfect team!

Instead of dwelling on how hard finding the right fit is, declare that wherever you are is a great opportunity for exploring and relationship building!  And then experience what you say …

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