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  • Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck PhD

Mindset by Carol Dweck

(click on book cover for more details) Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck Published: December 2007 ISBN-10: 0345472322 EP Rating: 5 out of 5 (must read) EP Main Takeaway: Adopt a growth mindset NOT a fixed mindset. See yourself as a work in progress, not a [...]

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Life Lessons Learned from the Late William Zinsser

William Zinsser, American writer and teacher, passed away at the age of 92 this past week. I had the privilege of meeting Bill a few years ago when I interviewed him for the Modeling Success Series. In addition, to the wonderful insights from that interview, we built a relationship that has been invaluable to me. I'm sadden by [...]

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How to Get Along with Almost Anyone (it’s easier than you think)

Over the years, I've received a lot of advice from friends and family, trained professionals and books on how to get along with others and build strong relationships. Most of it is insightful and effective but when I'm caught up in the moment, I find it hard to apply what I've learned. This is especially true [...]

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How to Jumpstart Your Life by Reinventing Yourself

You probably think your life could be better. It's not that it's bad. It's just not what you'll call "awesome". If you want to confirm this, answer this question: What have you been up to? If your answer is: Not much Same old Eh... or any other variation, then you may want to jumpstart your [...]

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The Real Reason You Brush Your Teeth Before Going to the Dentist

I've been guilty of it. A day or two before my dentist's appointment, I will spend twice the amount of time brushing my teeth and triple the time flossing (I'm normally a fast flosser). I even make the effort to brush my teeth again and use Listerine right before my appointment. If I really think [...]

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How to Sell with Integrity – Lesson 3 – Why People Buy

In this third lesson on How to Sell with Integrity, we're going to focus on how people decide to buy. Although this lesson is interesting and helpful on its own, its effectiveness is powerfully multiplied when used within the context created after reading Lesson 1 - The First Thing to Think About and Lesson 2 -  Matchmaker - Assist [...]

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The 7 Warning Signs of Low Self Esteem

Self esteem: it's something you need to have a lot of before you succeed and it's something that no one can give you. The first step towards high self-esteem is knowing where your current level of self esteem is. Most people don't know and it can't be measured just by looking at a person. So [...]

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How to Stay Calm in the Face of Criticism

No one likes to be criticized. Dale Carnegie, when giving advice on how to influence people and win friends, tells his readers that there is never a good time to criticize. As you may have already concluded, not everyone agrees with Dale. I never liked criticism. It always triggered an automatic reaction in me that [...]

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