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The Benefits of a Positive Attitude for Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

By |March 3rd, 2020|

Entrepreneurs (or small business owners) with positive attitudes are hopeful and confident about the future success of the businesses they start, regardless of the challenging circumstances of the present.
It’s hardly breaking news, but most surveys indicate individuals prefer to work with someone who is positive rather than negative. What is interesting is that a more positive attitude can dramatically improve the decisions we make, the opportunities we pursue, the people we connect with, the focus on our current mission, the determination to continue learning, and the level of our performance.

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Managing Mistakes at Work: An Effective Five-Step Process

No one is immune to making mistakes—it’s universal among human beings. However, it’s the determination and ability to overcome our mistakes that distinguishes some in business as exceptional. Successful business and organizational leaders learn how to manage their mistakes objectively. They logically accept their fallibility and are prepared to overcome potential problems they may have unintentionally created. Unfortunately, when I hear employees and management acknowledge mistakes in the workplace, too often, their reason for doing so is to blame someone else.

By |July 23rd, 2019|

Management Leadership Skills Support Your Potential for Advancement

More organizations are augmenting the traditional criteria for advancement to management roles in an increasingly competitive business environment. Obviously, technical skills, past employee performance, and tenure are all crucial factors, but they’re no longer sufficient for determining management potential.

By |February 4th, 2020|

Earning Respect at Work: 10 Essential Characteristics

Earning respect: Why is it important? Earning respect is essential to your job success and career opportunities. You may be a business owner, working to increase quality and productivity. You may be a middle manager seeking further advancement. Perhaps you started as an entry-level employee a few months ago, and are now under consideration for your first promotion.

By |June 25th, 2019|
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