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Posts tagged Motivation

On Tradition and Accomplishments…

I have often though that certain traditions can be a destructive force to productivity. The engineer in me cringes whenever I hear the phrase “Well…that’s they way we’ve always done it…”; blindly following the traditional way of doing things, without questioning why, should always raise a red flag. Something happened to me recently that caused […]

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You, the expert!

In my post entitled “On risk, and the fear thereof…” I ask the reader to enter “+Skype +English” into Google to show that there are people out there who sell their expertise translating documents or by teaching a foreign language. This got me thinking, are there other sites or services out there that expedite the […]

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On risk, and the fear thereof….

I am going to address something I read in an online forum this morning. It was written by someone who read through my blog and posted a comment on it. I write this not as a slam on him/her, but because until quite recently, I thought the same thing. The comment that the poster made […]

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The secret of my success…

Even though I currently work for a fairly large corporation, I have always tried to maintain an entrepreneurial attitude. For me, it’s not “our customers”, they are “MY customers”. I have been with the company for several years now, though layoffs, outsourcing, reorganizations and buyouts; this is probably the main reason they keep me around […]

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Move To…Move Away…

I remember reading something somewhere that all of human behavior derives from two basic tendencies: “seek pleasure” and “avoid pain” or on a more basic level, move towards something, move away from something. Yesterday, I posted a link to Catherine Lawson’s excellent collection of resources for entrepreneurs. She saw it and came to my blog […]

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Four Habits to Improve your Life

I have been catching up on my blog reading lately and saw this over at 43 Folders. The post is about Don Miguel Ruiz’s book “The Four Agreements”. Basically the Four Agreements are as follows: 1) Be impeccable with your word. 2) Don’t take anything personally. 3) Don’t make assumptions. 4) Do your best. Yeah…the […]

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