Sense of Self: How to Excel in Business and in Life

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” – Harry S. Truman How much of what you do, would you say is ego driven? One indicator of this is whether you await or actively seek the approbation of others when you accomplish things and then don’t feel …

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I am what I am

Elmer Wheeler, one of America's classic salesman, understood well the power of persuasive writing and the importance of asking the right questions. He coined the famous slogan: "Say it with flowers" and was the originator of the maxim: "Don't sell the steak - sell the sizzle." One of his most powerful pieces of advice came …

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Doing Your Best II

There is no greater habit to develop than that of giving your best in everything you undertake, without excuse, pretense or apology. It is a simple matter, really, yet we in all of our intelligence tend to complicate it unnecessarily. We let our emotions take over, develop bad habitual reactions and develop prejudices over time …

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The Golden Mean: Cognitive Brilliance!

"Beauty is truth, truth beauty," -- that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know." ~ Aristotle David Brooks does it again with his thought-provoking summary of edge.org's "The Edge Question 2011." The event organizers asked participants: "What scientific concept would improve everybody's cognitive toolkit?"and what came back was fascinating. According …

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