Monthly Archives: September 2013

7 Steps You Can Take When Your Best Isn’t Good Enough

Traditionally, Canada does not place well in the Olympic Summer Games. (The winter games is a better story.) Canadian athletes competing often surpass “personal best” results or break Canadian records for their sport. However, that’s not always good enough on … Continue reading

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10 Christmas Organizing Tips

I know. It’s still September. However, we’re less than three months from Christmas. Getting an early jump on the planning can make a world of difference on how well things go in December. Have you been a bit stressed during … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Stimulate Your Creativity

Self Motivation – If you want to make new things happen you need to be able to drive yourself. Most people have the misconception that creativity is exclusive to those with special skills or some sort of genetic predisposition to … Continue reading

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The Principle Components of Communication

Understanding the basic components of communication can help you become a better communicator. Aristotle outlined the basic model of communication in 336 B.C. Whereas Aristotle viewed rhetoric as an art, we tend to see it now more as an experience. … Continue reading

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Stop waiting…

Waiting for just the right time to do something is a big problem. Many of us spend too much of our lives waiting for something. We can probably relate to this little verse, more than we would like to admit. … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Improve Your Attitude

No matter how you define success, a proper attitude plays a key role in reaching success. I know people who blame their lack of success on a lack of education. I know educated people who blame their lack of success … Continue reading

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