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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Success?

If you’ve done any professional networking at all, you’ve probably heard this line: “People like to do business with those they like and trust.” I believe this is true, and I also feel that those who succeed in the business world typically have qualities that transcend competence or intelligence. This doesn’t mean being inept or not very smart will get you far, but it does demonstrate the importance of emotional intelligence as a precursor of success. What is emotional intelligence? It’s the ability to … Read More >

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Keep Moving Forward; Standing Still = Going Backward

World-class athletes understand the important of operating at peak performance, and they also realize the work that got them to where they are today won’t get them to where they want to be in the future. Think about it this way: the man who ran the first four-minute mile achieved a great milestone, but he needed to push himself to be even better as his contemporaries trained to best his time. You can learn a great deal from athletes about peak performance—working in the … Read More >

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