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The Top Six Mistakes That Can Sink Your Opportunity to Cruise for Free as a Cruise Enrichment Presenter

By Daniel Hall

Being an approved cruise enrichment presenter is the greatest gig on the seven seas. The deal is simple: Furnish the cruise lines three or four 1-hour talks on subjects you love and receive a free cruise for you and a companion. The best part is the presentations are usually scheduled on sea days, so you'll have every port day totally free to explore. Additionally, you'll cruise as a passenger (no

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What Would Jane Say?, Speak up, Be your brilliant powerful best!

By Kelly Smith

What would Jane Say? speak up be your brilliant, powerful best!Cynthia Nixon, who plays Miranda on Sex in the City,recalled her experiences as a female growing up with a mother who constantly told her not to speak up in a recent issue of O Magazine. As many of us can relate, Nixon says she has paid a high price for not speaking her truth.Nixon says she has finally learned to sp

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Do you supervise someone who "rains" on everyone's parade?...exhausts everyone with negativity?...resists every new idea?

By Pamela Straker

Managers should address people who rob the energy of their coworkers.Many managers fail to confront, supervise, and/or possibly fire this person because of all of the time and energy they feel this will take. After all, documentation of supervision leading to discharging employees does require effort. One way of approaching this difficult situation is to assess how much time this person is r

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Alternatives to Stuffing Or Drowning Stress

By Dianne Sikel

Climbing Out of the WellLearn about new approaches to treating addictions. By Nataliya Schetchikova, PhDReleasing Emotions:According to Dianne Sikel, a life coach practicing in Arizona, another technique that helps some addicts deal with negative feelings and stay true to their goals is a worksheet (available at www.thework.com) developed by Byron Katie, a best-selling author and coa

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Restyle, Don't Retire

By Christine Moriarty

Restyle Dont RetireAre you letting numbers dictate your life: Wondering how much you will need to retire? And if you should retire at 65 or wait until later? Or are you in the mindset I will never be able to retire. You are stuck in the retirement rut. Retirement is an old and out dated concept. Todays retirement mindset often stems from the number 65 which was the full re

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What to Do When Life Throws You a Curve Ball

By Lynn Robinson

For every failure, theres an alternative course of action. You just have to find it. When you come to a roadblock, take a detour. Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay CosmeticsI give Trust Your Intuition seminars around the world. One of the questions Im asked most frequently is How do you know whether its your fear speaking or your intuition trying to warn you away from som

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Should I or Shouldn't I? Your Intuition Has the Answers!

By Lynn Robinson

So there you are with all the evidence spread out before you. Youre comfortable with what you see, and youre comfortable with your view from your corner office overlooking some prime Manhattan real estate. Or maybe its your view from the corner of your home where your daughter, now gone to college, once slept. The rooms an office now, and shes depending on your support to fin

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5 Words and Then Some

By Fran Larkin

Control your destinyFormer Danbury resident offers tips for finding success on the path of lifeBy Erik OfgangCONTRIBUTING WRITERUpdated: 06/08/2009 11:04:17 AM EDTIt's a tough job market for college grads, but don't complain to Fran Larkin. He's conquered plenty of challenges in the game of life, and says you can do the same. Larkin, 62, overcame humble origins and forged a lon

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If You ExpectYou Must First Connect!

By Sandy Cerami

Where, and as importantly, when does the connection with a prospective client begin? Hmmmm QUESTION: Why do you we continually experience poorly trained, disinterested, and unprepared people selling everything from mobile phones to automobiles to finance and insurance products? ANSWER: Simply putBecause we allow it, and in many instances, facilitate it through well-intended, but misg

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Fifteen Steps to a Healthy Self-Image

By Tom Hughes

"Where there is life there is hope. Where there is hope there are dreams. Where there are vivid dreams repeated, they become goals. Goals become the action plans that winners dwell on." --Dennis WaitleyFifteen Steps to a Healthy Self-Image1. Inventory your positive strengths - We all have them, write them down and review them from time to time.2. Winning appearance and hygiene - You on

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