Critical Success Factor: Developing a Moral Character to Achieve Greatness

No matter what you do, your ultimate SMART goal, beyond what you are trying to accomplish at the moment, is to achieve your own happiness and become a good person. An individual can exercise a key success factor for developing a moral character to achieve the kind of happiness everyone longs for.

People are successful in life to the degree to which they can organize their world in such a way that they are genuinely happy. The only difference between people in this area is that some people are better at achieving their own happiness and others are not particularly successful. Some people make choices and decisions that make them unhappy and worse off than they ever would have been if they had done nothing at all. But always, happiness is your goal…. Read more

An Attitude of Gratitude in Uganda, Africa

I often speak about having an attitude of gratitude and how this simple saying can have so much power to change your life and the lives of others. Today we’re taking it to another level, as a couple of my top executives traveled to Uganda, Africa to experience it firsthand. After learning about their tremendous experience, I insisted I interview them and share their incredible story with the world…. Read more

Starting a Business? 5 Disciplines Every Business Owner Should Practice

Many people think about starting a business, but not many of them end up becoming a successful entrepreneur and business owner.

To start your own business and become a successful entrepreneur, you need special disciplines; disciplines that are practiced by all successful entrepreneurs and self-made business millionaires.

You can either learn and practice these disciplines early in your entrepreneurial career or you can learn and practice them later. Sooner or later you must become knowledgeable and skilled in each of these five areas if you are going to build an enterprise and become a successful entrepreneur.  … Read more

9 Success Factors for Personal Growth: Moving Forward to Achieve Your Best Life

There are nine success factors that you must know in order to start moving forward in life.

Each one of these success factors has been proven to be critical to the achievement of the best life possible for any given person. By systematically implementing one or more of these success factors into your life, you can put your foot on the accelerator of your own career and achieve the best life for yourself…. Read more

How to Persuade and Influence People to Achieve Personal Power

Your ability to persuade and influence people to help you get the things you want in life is one of the most important skills you can develop. By learning how to persuade and influence people, you can achieve greater personal power and get more of the things you want faster than anything else you do. It can mean the difference between success and failure. It can guarantee your progress and enable you to use all of your other skills and abilities at the very highest level. Learning how to persuade people will earn you the support and respect of your customers, bosses, co-workers, colleagues and friends. The ability to influence others to do what you want them to do can make you one of the most important people in your community…. Read more

How to Negotiate: Using Business Communication and Interpersonal Skills to Get What You Want

Life may be viewed as one long, extended negotiating session, from the cradle to the grave. Learning how to negotiate and improve on interpersonal skills is an important part of business communication.

Negotiation never stops. It is the way that individuals with differing values and interests find constructive ways to live and work together in harmony. The ability to negotiate successfully with exemplary interpersonal skills is essential to success in all your interactions with other people…. Read more

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