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5 lessons from Animal Farm every leader should understand

Growing up I wasn’t much of a reader… So I can sympathize when I meet people who tell me that they “hate” reading. I mean, why bother reading a book that’ll take a few days when you can watch a movie in two hours? That’s what many people are thinking when I suggest they read. …

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7 Secrets Entrepreneurs Know That Can Help You Relate To Kids Better

Kids and entrepreneurs have a lot in common. Sounds crazy right? They both look at the world differently. They see so many possibilities and seem to revel in the constant change. This is quite different from most people who seem to dislike change, especially big change. Me, I love it and am always looking for …

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The Importance of Respecting Other People’s Time (As Well As Your Own)

“Fashionably late” is a term I first heard when I was living in the US some 20 years ago. I have no idea how this came about, but as my friends explained it to me no one wants to be the first person to show up at a party. Besides, the hosts are often running …

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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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before you build a house you need a blueprint, the same is true for success

“Don’t you trust me?” That is the attitude some people have when asked to write down their plans for their business, their designs or their goals. It’s one thing to be able to explain something to someone, but it’s another to get it on paper. On paper things come alive for both yourself and others. …

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