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Eliminating the Barriers to Change

How do you convince your workers to go along with a change? Employees are typically resistant to change because they have grown comfortable to doing things a certain way. It’s hard for them to see the benefits in fixing what doesn’t seem broken. But that doesn’t mean it has to turn into a battle every time you change something. In fact,...

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The Heart of an Olympian
The Heart of an Olympian

Michelle appeared to have it all - a successful soccer career, awards, honors, friends, travel, money, husband... When her life began to fall apart, Michelle found a hidden strength. Find out how this Olympic Gold Medalist rose above her trials. Michelle graduated from the University of Central Florida in 1989. She has been a member of the United...

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The Consequences of Bad Decisions
The Consequences of Bad Decisions

Bad decision making strategies lead to bad decisions and bad consequences. If you work in the business world, you've likely witnessed the consequences of bad decisions made by a company president or CEO. But you don't have to work in management for your decisions to have a big impact. Just ask former Barings Bank employee Nick Leeson, whose poor...

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Reading for Success in College
Reading for Success in College

How can students prepare themselves for success in college & university English classes? Surprisingly, a study has found "virtual unanimity" among English professors at top US schools regarding the importance of studying the Bible. "The survey reveals that English professors surveyed at leading universities -- including Yale, Harvard, Princeton...

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How to Be Successful and Satisfied
How to Be Successful and Satisfied

Success is:______. How would you fill in the blank? "That's easy," you might say. "Success is ... for an athlete, winning the Super Bowl, the World Series, or a gold medal: for an entertainer, winning an Oscar, a Grammy, or an Emmy; for a businessperson, being a top executive with one of the Fortune 500 companies: for a university student, being...

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Do We Still Push Kids Too Hard?
Do We Still Push Kids Too Hard?

Do too many parents and grandparents try to live through their kids and put too much pressure on them? At a young age, kids are often pushed into playing sports or music or other activities. While there are some great benefits that can come from these activities like learning teamwork and gaining self-confidence, there are also dangers, none...

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Is it Possible to Overcome Alcoholism?
Is it Possible to Overcome Alcoholism?

Over 16million Americans suffer from alcoholism, based on US census data. That's about twice the population of New York City. The problem is also widespread in Canada and other countries as well. It doesn't help that alcohol advertisers constantly remind those struggling with alcohol about their problem and tempting them to abandon their attempts...

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Attainable Goals DO Exist
Attainable Goals DO Exist

New Year’s Resolutions used to be my enemies. Why is it that we as humans even have this tradition in place?  It inevitably results in failure for me almost every year.  Except for this one.  This year, I have actually attained the goal that I resolved to attain.  Wonder of wonder, miracle of miracles! My secret to being successful this...

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