When choice outflanks prime

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Diplomacy is all about making the right choices. When I persuaded my wife, Carol Ann, to say "I do" ages ago, we entered serious negotiations to nail down the ground rules for our marriage. Then we hit on it. In our family, I would make all the major decisions, and she would make all the

JK Rowling's Harvard Commencement speech

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Seven years after graduating from university, Rowling saw herself as "the biggest failure I knew."Her marriage had failed, she was jobless with a dependent child, but she described her failure as liberating: Failure meant a stripping away of the inessential.

Premature Solicitation

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  Has someone you didn’t even know ever solicited you for a referral or business? I call this “Premature Solicitation.” (Say that fast three times and you might get in trouble!)I’ve been a victim of “premature solicitation” many times.

Read any good business books lately?

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People who read business books earn more money -- a lot more!

The 50 New Rules of Work

Niiraj's picture
Some great rules here to help any business move forward! Here are 50 powerful rules to amp up your game so this business cycle is one of your best business cycles yet....From Robin

Learning Networking Skills: Organized Study vs. “Winging It”

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My colleagues and I, as co-authors of my most recent book (Business Networking and Sex– not what you think), thought that it would be interesting to see if men and women learned how to network differently. So in one of the surveys we created during the course of writing the book, we asked

The ABCs of entrepreneurship

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I was recently asked by master marketer Jay Abraham to appear on his radio program, "The Ultimate Entrepreneur" along with several others including Stephen Covey and Mark Cuban.  In that company, I knew I had my work cut out for me!   Start with the basics:  What bette

Counter Strike

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By the title of it, you may be wondering what this post is going to be all about.  If you haven’t heard about this PC game yet, here is the link for a clearer picture.http://blog.counter-strike.net/ Counter Strike is a tactical first person shooter game, where you win each round by ei

Consolidating Networks

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We all know the value of Networking... But few of us really bother to get our networks streamlined and efficient. The process of doing that is Concolidating Networks.  In a fast paced world, it is important to be lean and travel light.

One Thing At A Time – Increase Productivity, Reduce Stress

Here is a video summary of the Harvard Business Review (HBR) blog post - "The Magic of Doing One Thing At A Time".This explains the impact of juggling too many things at a time continuously - on both the quality of the work at hand, and on stress levels.It also proposes how you can overc