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How Being Resourceful Creates Opportunities

Mine your natural resources for uncommon results. 


Resourceful people think outside the box and visualize all the possible ways to achieve things.

A firm needed a researcher. Applicants were a scientist, an engineer and an economist.

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Here's How Highly Successful People Generate Their Own Good Luck

More than a dozen founders and executives share their advice on how to open more doors than everyone else.


It can be tempting to look at successful people and think they've been luckier than everyone else. Maybe. But more likely they're just better at creating opportunities and opening doors. Here's advice from more than a dozen high-achieving executives on how to do it.

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Why Your Team Is More Important Than Your Business Strategy

Finding the Right Leader for the Right Market


Have you ever worked for a total jerk? If so, how much did it matter to your day-to-day happiness that the business was a success?

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Boss vs. Leader: 10 Crucial Differences

People don’t leave jobs, they leave managers


The saying “people don’t leave jobs, they leave managers” may have some truth behind it. A 2015 Gallup Poll of 7,272 U.S. adults found that at some point in their career, one in two had left their job to get away from their manager. Only one in three people are engaged at work, and managers account for at least 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement scores.

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The 7 Biggest Appointment Making Mistakes Your Small Business Can Easily Avoid

How can you learn to recognize and fix these mistakes?


Many small businesses, including hair salons, family doctors, and pet grooming services, rely on appointments to keep their businesses running. The more appointments you can get, and the more reliably you can get them, the better. In today’s world, appointment scheduling happens 24/7. In fact, 40 percent of online scheduling happens after hours, typically through an online portal.

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How to Use Customer Recommendations to Grow Your Business

Anatomy of a good recommendation


At a time when one-click LinkedIn endorsements are stacking up faster than rush-hour traffic, obtaining sincerely worded recommendations is a lot like pulling into the carpool lane. You have to invest upfront in planning, personal contact and collaboration, but the effort is rewarded by access to a less-crowded environment and a quicker route to building credibility and trust.

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