2 critical components of leadership in the 21st century

Long hours…sleepless nights…stress…pressure… These are just a few of the things that come along with being a leader. It’s never easy leading an organization. People look to you for answers. They seek guidance. And they want answers. If things weren’t hard enough with the global recession going on, the speed at which information changes has…

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there are many twists and turns as you make your way through life

Isn’t life interesting? Start out thinking you’ll go one way and end up somewhere completely different. The thing is that often times what we envisioned work or our dreams to be turn out to be quite different from what they end up being in reality. We envision work being challenging and rewarding when it can…

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3 tips on how to build a team to dominate your market

Success is a team sport… But just how do we go about selecting our team members? In school it was easy. We all knew who were the best players so we’d start off with those strongest and work our way down. John. Peter. Chris. Hmmm…Eddie. Err…Steve…and it goes on till you get down to the…

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the big 3 8…and the lessons I’ve learned

Life is short. It feels like just yesterday that I was back in high school with not a worry in the world. Fast forward 20 years and here I am. Living in a country I never thought I’d live in. Doing a job I never thought I’d be doing. Time has a funny way of…

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lessons from Lebron James drive to the top

The King… Lebron James has been called that for years. They called him the heir apparent to Michael Jordan. He earned MVP honors three times. He has upped his numbers year in and year out, averaging close to a triple double a night. He has amazed people with his high flying antics ever since he…

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not beginning with the end in mind is a mistake that so many students make

Mistakes make us human… Mistakes also can hurt like hell. There are financial mistakes, relationship mistakes, business mistakes, parental mistakes…regardless of where you live, what your financial standing is or what work you do mistakes do happen. Steven Covey in his landmark classic, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, touched upon numerous areas which people tend…

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Adrian Shepherd’s 5 pillars of success

K.I.S.S. I’ve always loved this acronym – Keep it simple (stupid) That’s what this site is all about. That’s what iSucceed is all about. Too often people make things more complicated than they need to be. Big businesses often fall victim to complexity, eventually to the point when it hurts them. At that time, smart…

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don’t let things get you down, design your own life

People are amazing… We’ve gone to the moon, we’ve gone to the highest mountains and the deepest trenches of the ocean, we’ve created the iPad, the Internet and digital cameras. We truly have come a long way in a very short period of time. Knowledge compounds which means each generation gets to stand on the discoveries…

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9 reasons why people fail in business or at school

Ah, failures… I’ve had my fair share. I’m sure you have, too. And I’m sure you’d agree that some definitely leave a bad taste in your mouth. But we should never forget the value of failure. Back in school, we are taught that failure is bad. But in the real world, failure happens. Sometimes it’s…

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3 new projects, lots of exciting news from iSucceed

TGIF. 4 letters that demand attention. Simply hearing the letters activates the daydream gland…people eagerly await their reward for working hard for 5 days – the weekend. Call me crazy, but I love Mondays. While I love weekends as much as the next person, Mondays begin with all sorts of news. It’s like the whole…

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