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Be a difference-maker

Although Stephen Colbert talks about it tongue-in-cheek, far too few people are difference-makers. It’s not about working hard, being smart or good at your job – lots of people are those. It’s about moving the…


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Be passionate, not emotional

I spoke yesterday with a rather aggressive attorney about a fairly routine matter. During the course of the conversation he became heated as he struggled to make his point, got flustered and ended in slamming…




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How to manage your To Do list

Are you busy? Feel busier than you did 12 months ago? Yeah, me too. And I expect you’ve tried several time management systems as well; and found many of them wanting. Ultimately we all need…


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The big O – organized

But it’s important to wage war on that stuff – the piles of mags you haven’t read, the freebie crapola you were given at a show, all those conference passes, that folder of reference information, and… the filing. … But it is important to acknowledge that ‘being organized’ doesn’t stop at having an updated To Do list, or even a tidy desk – it needs to extend to other aspects of your life to produce a sense of control and calm.