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Keep Up by Slowing Down, Says Inspirational Speaker Shawn Ellis

As featured on MarketWatch.com, the somewhat contrarian advice of inspirational speaker, Shawn Ellis, is being called a “breath of fresh air” by attendees of his “This Moment Matters” seminar and keynote presentation. There’s no question that heavy workloads are getting people down: The accelerating pace and complexity of life and work today has 63 percent …

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Should I really care about employee happiness? [INFOGRAPHIC]

In recent years, it seems that everywhere you turn someone’s talking about happiness. (Even me.) There are well over 30,000 books on the subject at Amazon.com, like: The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun The …

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Scrap the Five-Year Plan & Ask This Question Right Now (Video)

[leadplayer_vid id=”51A4F5DCD24D9″] Have you ever created the perfect five-year plan, only to encounter a “surprise” that blew it right out the window? Yeah. We’ve all been there (including me). In this clip from a recent event, I shared why five-year plans often fail, and how asking one simple question will allow you to create a …

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Free advice from best-selling authors and leading authorities on life and business

Good Advice for a Better Life and Better Business

Since 1999, I’ve had the privilege of working with many top speakers, best-selling authors and thought leaders. Recently, I asked a select group of them this question: “What’s your best advice to live a better life and build a better business in 2013?” I compiled their wisdom into an ebook titled “Good Advice” which you …

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“Help, I Hate My Job!” – Three Solutions

Stuck in a job you don’t like? You’re not alone. When The Conference Board conducted their annual job satisfaction survey for 2009, only 45 percent of Americans said they were satisfied with their jobs — down from over 61 percent who said they were satisfied when the survey was first conducted in 1987. And get …

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