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Using priority setting to maximize the positive and minimize the negative impacts of failure

So how do you feel about failing?  You have a plan, and you don’t meet your desired result, you’ve experienced a lack of success, you fell short.  The kind of failure that’s not spectacular like having a building topple over or having a dot com blow up in your face.  It could be a little thing like not doing the...[ read more ]

Busy Does Not Equal Productivity

Are you confusing being busy with being productive?  Do you put off major tasks to get the quick satisfaction of completing a relatively meaningless task?  Are you hiding from success behind a to do list stuffed with unimportant, in comparison, jobs? Stop right now.  Don’t do another thing without answering those questions.  Well, do you see yourself there?  Which one...[ read more ]

Why being busy isn’t the same as being productive – and how to change that

It’s all about setting things straight Are you confusing being busy with being productive?  Putting off significant tasks to get the quick satisfaction of completing a relatively meaningless task? Hiding from success behind a to-do list stuffed with unimportant, in comparison, jobs? STOP right now. Don't do another thing without answering those questions. Well, do you see yourself there? Which...[ read more ]

Start Right Now!

How often have you heard things like, “when is the best time to plant a tree?”  The traditional answer is, “20 years ago.”  The moral being, if you had, you would have shade or fruit by now.  The proverb continues, “the second-best time is now.” That is an “if everything goes right,” answer.  What if drought got it before it...[ read more ]

The Power of Black Belt Focus

I was wondering one day about how many students who began Martial Arts went on to receive their black belt.  I typed in the question, and both Wikipedia and Yahoo Answers supplied the same result.  (see below) Answers Best Answer: “ There is no source that keeps all those stats. There is no central governing body that sets standards. What I can tell you is...[ read more ]



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