The Little Boy With Silent Tears

By Charlie Seraphin

Many years ago I crashed into a deaf boy with my toboggan. I was yelling for him to get out of the way, but he couldn't hear me. It was an accident, but the incident is woven into the fabric of my being. Sometimes we do things that we don't intend to do and other people get hurt. Often there is nothing we can do to fix it, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't try. Unreconciled mi

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Kids Grow Up Faster Than You Think

By Charlie Seraphin

Mike Clark was kind enough to share his "One Stupid Mistake" on the website. It's a good message for every new parent."Years ago, as a young father, I neglected to "listen" to what my father told me about raising children. I have two grown sons now and had I focused more on them instead of directing nearly all of my energy, time, and focus on my businesses, I w

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Progress Report

By Charlie Seraphin

  Here's what one person reading One Stupid Mistake has to say: "I’m loving your book. I’ve been reading one chapter a day. Throughout my career, I’ve found myself having to deal with others’ mistakes as a PR person. However, chapter 3 resonates with me on a personal level. I continue to make the same mistake over and over when it comes to rel

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The most powerful motivational tool

By Gary Brose

The Most Powerful Key to Motivating Employees- Delinking reviews and raises             Many clients have asked me, “Gary, what is the ONE thing I can do that has the greatest impact on employee productivity?”   I have struggled with the answer to that question but, after many years, I’ve settled on

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5 Steps to Achieve Your Goals

By TJ Hoisington

Some months ago while out for a run, I realized that the achievement of any goal could be 'simplified' into five steps or words that begin with the letter “D.” I call this formula “The 5 Ds of Success.” These five steps are related primarily to the 'mindset' of success. Watch TJ Hoisington share the 5 D's of Success 1. DESIRE:&n

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4 Ingredients for Creating Happiness at Work

By TJ Hoisington

Does your organization bring out the best in its team members—or are you disenchanted at work? Are you a leader who struggles to improve culture, motivation, and performance? Recently, I had a craving for peanut butter cookies. I asked my eleven-year-old daughter, who runs a small, local, cookie company named “Kyla’s Cookies,” if she would mind making peanut bu

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4 Ways to Communicate with People Successfully

By TJ Hoisington

People are too anxious to talk about themselves. We live somewhere between the "Me Generation (30 years ago) and the ME, Me, Me, Generations (recently) - according to Time Magazine. Unfortunately, many people miss the mark when it comes to connecting and communicating with people, so here are four ways to communicate with people successfully. Watch the video!  

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How is Your Get Along IQ?

By Arnold Sanow

How’s Your “Get Along” IQ? Rate yourself on a scale of 1 to 5 on the statements below:  1-Never2-Almost never3-Sometimes4-Almost always5-Always How often do you...  ____ Listen to others attentively, even when you disagree?____ Boost good feelings in others?____ Project a positive presence?____ Expres

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Rev Up Your Rapport

By Arnold Sanow

Rev Up Your Rapport  Arnold Sanow, MBA, CSPwww.arnoldsanow.com  Rapport can be defined as “bringing agreement, harmony and accord to a relationship”. Isn’t that what we want in our connections – to discover points of mutual interest or common ground, reach agreements, live and work together in harmony and enjoy interactions along the way- with

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Language, Words and Phrases that Destroy Relationships

By Arnold Sanow

Language, Words, and Phrases that Destroy RelationshipsArnold Sanow, MBA, CSPwww.arnoldsanow.com speaker@arnoldsanow.com    Certain words and phrases block connections cold and at the same time can make people steaming mad  Here are some tips on language, words and phrases to avoid: You – If you tell someone “You did

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