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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 …

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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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the 5 biggest mistakes “students” make in mastering anything

Babies, teenagers, college kids, entrepreneurs, parents, and retirees have one thing in common; they are all students. Some study things willingly, others unwillingly. There is conscious study, and unconscious study. But all that same, we are, at every moment of our life, studying. Our mind has been hard-wired to learn. From the minute we’re born, …

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I know – two of the most dangerous words in the English language

“I know.” How many times have we heard people say this only to find out later that they didn’t? Growing up in Asia, due to the language barrier, I often found myself in situations that led to major misunderstandings. People would say, “Yes” or “I know” when they really should have been saying, “I have …

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if you’re serious about success, grow up

Napoleon Hill’s classic, Think and Grow Rich, can be simplified into one single word – action. If that’s all it takes, why aren’t more people rich? The problem isn’t that people don’t take action. The problem is that they take action on the wrong things. Most of us believe that if we work hard that …

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it’s not the school that matters but the teachers and the student

The suit does not make the man. I always loved that saying. A suit is simply made of cloth. It has no special powers. It won’t make you run fast, jump any higher or work any better. That said, one should never underestimate its value. A suit has the power to influence others and it …

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have you ever noticed that it’s always something with some people?

Don’t you hate it when someone lets you down…again? Don’t you hate showing up on time on to be kept waiting…again? Don’t you hate hearing someone say they’re sorry…again? If you’re like me then you’ve probably been on the wrong side of these equations…again and again. People who know me know I’m both patient and …

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new technology can come with a steep learning curve but it’s worth it

I am the proud owner of the iPhone 4GS. And just in the nick of time. My iPhone 3G, which I purchased two years ago was on its last legs. I must have dropped the thing about 30 times and had to replace my cover because my first one got so damaged. So yesterday morning …

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