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Career Change: What could go RIGHT?

Career Change: What could go RIGHT?

Many people would like to quit their jobs and pursue a different line of work. What holds them back? It’s thinking about all the things that can go wrong, like going broke. Focus instead on what could go right. The purpose of this article isn’t for you to create a pie-in-the-sky dream of what life(…)

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Accept People for Who They Are or Give Notice

Accept People for Who They Are or Give Notice

One of the things I’m discovering as I get older is that I have less patience for people. Whereas I used to be pretty tolerant of those who didn’t exactly meet my standards of human behavior, these days, I save myself from the agony of hanging around people I just don’t like. I have an(…)

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Create The Plan for Your Next Career While You’re Still at Your Current Job

Create The Plan for Your Next Career While You’re Still at Your Current Job

According to the  many entrepreneurs I have interviewed, the leading cause of stress and fear when someone  is starting over or changing careers is not having a solid, detailed plan. Imagine  this: It’s Friday. You just quit your job. Monday morning rolls around and you’re not sure how to start the first day of your entrepreneurial life.(…)

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Manage Your Health with Science, Not Hearsay

Manage Your Health with Science, Not Hearsay

Many of us go out of our way to buy and prepare foods that are good for us. For example, my wife and I only eat certain foods if they are organically grown. Arguably, avoiding foods that contain measurable amounts of pesticides is a good thing, and one that many of us are willing to(…)

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Sleep is NOT overrated!

Sleep is NOT overrated!

If you’re someone with a busy schedule, you might look at sleep as a necessary evil that takes you away from other things that you would rather be doing. Embrace sleep! Sleep is almost as essential as air, the only difference being that the effects of sleep deprivation occur over a long period of time(…)

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Replacing the Lotto Dream with a Solid, Workable Plan

Replacing the Lotto Dream with a Solid, Workable Plan

Last Friday, I stopped in a supermarket to pick up a few groceries. As I was passing the Lotto desk, I decided to get a Lotto quick-pick. There was a man in front of me who had the cashier checking stacks of tickets. He was very polite and told the cashier to take care of(…)

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Four Things That Kill Relationships

Four Things That Kill Relationships

John Gottman has spent 40 years researching marriages. He is the author of the book, The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. In the book, Gottman deflates some of the myths as to why marriages go bad. Specifically, he uses The Four Horseman of the Apocalypse as a metaphor to describe the communication styles that(…)

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The Death of Robin Williams Teaches Us Who We Really Are

The Death of Robin Williams Teaches Us Who We Really Are

Hollywood news, whether it’s good or bad, often has little impact on how people feel. The news about the loss of Robin Williams was different. Many of us connected with Robin. He made us laugh, he entertained us in his movies, and his wit and unorthodox way of looking at uncomfortable topics made us think.(…)

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Giving Notice Starts with Believing You Can Choose

Giving Notice Starts with Believing You Can Choose

There is nothing more dis-empowering than believing you don’t have choices. If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you live in a country where you are free to choose how you live your life. You get to choose where you reside, the friends and acquaintances you socialize with, and how you earn your living. While(…)

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