Category - Business Skills

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Leverage Accountability to Achieve Goals
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Find the RIGHT mentor
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Hard Times Make Us Strong

Leverage Accountability to Achieve Goals

“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” — T. S. Eliot We all have goals. Either expressed in statements like “one day, I plan to …” or you actually have it written down as a goal, we all are working towards a dream. Our goals are only as good as the action we put to support them. It is human nature to loose focus, cut corners and skip steps. However, these actions prevent us from achieving our goals and are avoidable. The magic component to stay on the path to success is accountability! Accountability is easily accessible and comes in many forms! You can set up an accountability partner or a group of partners. The idea is to have someone keep you honest to your goals. Below are a few ideas and resources to find accountability partners: Paid Coach –[…]

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Find the RIGHT mentor

“A great mentor helps you achieve what seems impossible” – Mariela Dabbah Dating back to the Ancient Greeks, there have always been mentor/mentee relationships. Closely related to apprenticeships, the knowledge and experience of the mentor is utilized to speed up the process for success. A great mentor is one that aligns with your values and pushes you beyond your comfort zone to achieve more and be more. There are many types of mentor relationships and mentors can be found in various ways. Although the mentorship is often the act of a successful person volunteering their time and attention, it is a two-way relationship where the mentee can provide return value. Not only speeding up success, a mentor can help with times of failure. The proper mentor can help you recover from those failures or reduce the collateral damage as you work to fix a problem. You can leverage a mentor’s experience and guidance[…]

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Hard Times Make Us Strong

The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. Martin Luther King, Jr. Think back on a tough time in your career or your business. I mean, think of a really tough time. Yeah, you’ve got a story. I bet it was really, really not fun times. None of us enjoyed the those times, but you probably remember a major lesson learned from it – something you have vowed never to do or allow to happen again! I  bet you also had to get really creative and improvise to just to survive. Then, little by little and step by step you started to gain back your confidence and were able to overcome the challenge. Today, you are now stronger and smarter because of that hard time! I’m sure you remember the scenario:[…]

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