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IS IT LUCK OR YOUR THINKING?

IS IT LUCK OR YOUR THINKING?

General, Keys to Success
Many people believe in luck, especially bad luck. “It’s just my dumb luck.” We use this statement when something undesired befalls us and we need a reason. “My team hasn’t been lucky in years.” We also use luck to explain repeated failure, to divert from any issues with the team or leadership, thus making it more comfortable for us to ‘keep the faith’ with our team. Research today is reporting our mindset — way of thinking, attitude, faith, self confidence — determines what is brought into our experiences. This is true for a single life, or for fans about their team. Shawn Achor writes about the frame we chose to view life events dictates how we function in that event. For example: If the salesperson lets the spilled coffee and less than delightful comments he or she encounters crea...
HAPPY NEW YEAR, PROSPEROUS RESTART

HAPPY NEW YEAR, PROSPEROUS RESTART

General
Today is New Year Eve 2019, slipping into 2020. Besides the bubbles and fireworks, most of use are doing a bit of inner reflection about our goals and how profitable they have been. Do you stay in the stable job or try to build your own business? If so, is it a brick and mortar lashed to a physical location; limiting customer draw. Maybe it should be some kind of website or Internet business — selling others’ products or developing your own. Maybe it is time to expand the brick and mortar business to the online world community through a commerce site, shipping and social media marketing. Many start with a blog website, a place you can talk about your products, offer tips and insights, and gradually start monetizing the site. Most blogs run on “WordPress“, have a dedicated domain [e.g. ...