How to Double Your Salary

How to Double Your Salary

You work to live not live to work and you want to make more in your paycheck. You dream of doubling the amount you make.  Most people deploy a strategy of hope, wait to be noticed and for the rewards of his or her hard work to materialize only to become frustrated when nothing changes.  The problem is that hard work and success isn’t all that it takes to increase your salary.  Like everything else, you can drastically increase the probability of doubling your salary with a defined process. 

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10 Things Never Said by Extremely Accountable Leaders

10 Things Never Said by Extremely Accountable Leaders

Good leaders are accountable and great leaders are fanatical about personal accountability.  So much so that some extremely accountable leaders believe they can control the world spinning on its axis if their success was dependent. Here are 10 things that accountable leaders NEVER say.  Simply by purging these statements from your vocabulary, you will improve your decision making skills and overall leadership abilities.

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Humility – The Leadership Superpower

Humility – The Leadership Superpower

Why is humility so important for leaders?  Simply put, people like to do business with people they like.  This applies to client relationships and internal employee relationships. It applies to all relationships.  All productive human relationships are built upon trust but it is humility that allows trust to climb the learning curve like a driver hitting insane mode in a Tesla.

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5 Ways to Better Communicate Through Better Listening

5 Ways to Better Communicate Through Better Listening

The biggest problem that plagues all human relationships is miscommunication.  What one person perceives as obvious, another misinterprets.  Even the slightest, most mundane discussions can have far reaching consequences.  Wars have been waged over much less. Here are 5 ways to better communicate as the receiver of information to minimize the potential for miscommunication.

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Why a Personal Mission Statement Matters

Why a Personal Mission Statement Matters

We expect our companies to have inspiring mission statements.  Leadership teams can spend days crafting the perfect mission statement that will inspire and last for decades.  It is viewed as a lighthouse that will serve as a beacon for future talent summoning them to the shores of our great organization. But why is it important for all of us to craft our own personal mission statement?

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5 Things Great Bosses do to Build Trust

5 Things Great Bosses do to Build Trust

The foundation of productive human relationships is trust.  Think about the people in your life whom you trust with absolute rigor.  If they asked you to do something, you would seldom even question it.  You certainly wouldn’t question their motivation.  Conversely, when the absence of trust is apparent within the relationship, everything is questioned.  And nothing gets done.

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Ten Temptations of a Bad Boss

Ten Temptations of a Bad Boss

You can spot them a mile away.  The bad bosses of business are everywhere – pretending to hide in plain sight.  Unbeknownst to the bad boss, his or her actions are overruling all potential value brought to the table.  These 10 temptations are worth seeing in writing and calling attention to, thereby ensuring that we don’t inadvertently succumb to the temptations ourselves. 

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Side Hustles and Head Trash

Side Hustles and Head Trash

To many times, the excuse that rings in our ears for not having started that side hustle in which we have dreamed about for years is that we don’t have a good enough idea.  That all the good ideas are already taken.  If the idea that I just came up with is any good – then it would already have been done.  That I can’t think of any ideas to even start.  Is this you?  Well, if it is, you need to know something. All of it is head trash.

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