Summary: By running ‘naked’ you cannot resort to music for motivation – you have to get it from within. This affects other aspects of your life as well.
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Summary: Beware of labels – they can trick you into becoming convenient excuses and can turn into self-fulfilling prophecies.
Summary: Habits are built through consistency. There will be times when you will want to give up – the key is to recognize those moments and not to let them ruin your hard work.
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Dear Sales Person, Customer Service Representative, Company – basically anyone who calls me their “Customer”!
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Summary: By being consistent, focused, having the right guidance and patience to wait for delayed gratification, you’re on the right path to achieving your goals.
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Summary: Examine your relationships at work – a manager might be unconsciously the reason for someone’s poor performance. Be aware of the Pygmalion Effect and don’t let it affect you and your teams.
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Summary: Empathy instead of subconsciously putting yourself in someone else’s shoes and “consoling” them by applying your perspective to their goals.
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Summary: The healthiest way of accepting compliments is The Assertive Way, in which you don’t diminish yourself and you don’t oversell your accomplishments. You acknowledge your effort, learn from your success and grow.
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Summary: You don’t need to come up with a completely new product or a ground-breaking innovation to be successful in business – make it easy for your customers and they will love you.
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Summary: If you are more of an introvert and manage / work with extroverts, you first have to acknowledge that they are different to you and then above all let them speak and don’t kill their enthusiasm. Also, train yourself in the extrovert ways.
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