Recognize the Difficult People

I’ve mentioned more than once in this series of posts the importance and inevitability of working with other people. That’s mostly good news, because people are interesting and can be capable of great, wonderful ideas and actions. But there’s bad news, too,

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Building Your Resilience

In a recent post, Weathering Change, I wrote that change is often the one constant in our modern world, and that learning to cope well with changes is crucial to maintaining your productivity and success. After that post appeared, a lot of

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Compare Your Choices

It’s a confusing world out there, and while we sometimes like to think of our choices as “either/or,” or “yes/no,” the plain fact of the matter is that very often we face a situation containing a complex set of important factors with

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Attitudes That Promote Success

There are many factors that go into achieving success, including hard work, good luck, innate talent, intelligence, help from others, fruitful choices, and more. In this piece, however, I want to write about attitudes.   Attitudes are important to success because they

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Kill Your Fear of Success

Most of us understand and easily recognize fear of failure. But there’s an equal and opposite fear of success that often hides among the more obvious obstacles to greater productivity and higher levels of achievement. This largely unrecognized fear of reaching our

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