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Thursday, July 25, 2013

Five Questions to Ask If You’ve Been Fired

I love watching The Apprentice, if for no other reason than to hear Donald Trump bark out his signature words: “You’re fired!”

However, to hear those words in real life is anything but entertaining. On the Holmes and Rahe stress scale, getting fired is the eighth most stressful life event, and the only one of those eight related to work. Which means that if you’ve been fired, you probably feel very disoriented.

Here are five questions to help you regain some equilibrium.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Five Simple Words That Can Change Someone’s Life

When my Dad entered the fourth grade, his reputation as a troublemaker had preceded him. “I’ve heard all about you,” his new teacher told him pointedly. Then she went on to say, “But I don’t believe a word of it!”

Dad credits that moment as the beginning of a turnaround that affected the course of his life.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Never Sell, Always Give!

For many years, I hated sales. Then I learned to stop selling. That’s when my business really took off!