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The Secret To Why The Secret To Getting Things Done Isn’t Working For You

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Not sure where to look while walking through world-famous Times Square? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. With massive digital billboards whose bright lights make midnight look like mid-afternoon; star-studded Broadway and Off-Broadway shows (and reduced – price tickets to see them available from the TKTS Discount Booth); people peddling art and jewelry on the street; and, of course, the Naked Cowboy — who plays guitar in his tighty-whities — the expansive stretch of Midtown is a feast for all five senses.

Suck-Sess

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Silver Linings. Everything seems to have them these days. I can't say much about playbooks but I do know that success does bring with it six not-so-cool side effects. They are embodied in the words: doubt, guilt, reality (our own doing), andnegativity, jealousy and isolation (the mirrors that other people reflect back on us). The six are ...

Get Everything You Want With This One Magical Word

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We all want more of something in life. Money, time, customers, influence, respect, responsibility, free time, love, sex, happiness. And one word gets us all of that. It’s not luck, it’s not passion, and it’s not hard work. It’s leverage. leverage (n): to use (a quality or advantage) to obtain a desired effect or result. Leverage is the force you ...

If A Tree Falls In The Forest, Do You Have To Start A Company To Fill Its Void?

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Before the explosion of possibility the information revolution has brought us, the entrepreneurial world seemed like a tough nut to lay your roots into. Everywhere you looked, there was hierarchy, scarcity, and a bunch of old, gargantuan trees looting most of sunlight. So you felt like you had two choices: 1) Be a leaf on a tree ...

The One Simple Difference Between Successful & Unsuccessful People

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I’ve been thinking a lot about this lately. My brain started to stockpile descriptions of successful people: good networkers, exquisite communicators, committed, driven, passionate, educated and blessed with strong teams, but the problem was, that cache can look quite similar to those of unsuccessful people. Rats. So I stopped looking at the characterizations they harbored and instead investigated ...