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The Power of a Positive Attitude
One of the most important personality traits required for the achievement of a successful life is a positive attitude. What I mean when I say positive attitude might be more accurately described as a realistic attitude. More ...

Dealing With Stress at Work
You can't totally avoid stress. Stress is a normal part of life and work, but too much stress can actually cause health problems. Here's how to deal with too much stress at work. More ...

Techniques - Should You be a "Jack of all trades" or a Specialist?
In your own career, which is the best way to go? Should you be a jack of all trades or a specialist? In this article, you'll learn the advantages and disadvantages of each approach, and techniques to help you succeed in whichever path you take. More ...

Working For a Bad Boss
How to deal with a bad boss who has poor leadership skills, makes unreasonable demands, and has a bad temper. More ...

Make Your Boss Look Good
Your boss is the most important individual to work with to achieve success at work. Your boss is a unique individual that can get in a bad mood, make a bad decision, or exhibit imperfections just like anyone else. The key to achieving success at work is to Work around the idiosyncrasies of Your boss. More ...

Dealing With Idiots at Work
Wouldn't it be wonderful if everyone could work together and cooperate to get the job done without any drama or conflict? In any organization with more than two people, that's just not going to happen. More ...

Beat the Time Bandits
We all have time bandits at work and at home. These are the people and things that block us from reaching our goals and getting through our daily To-Do lists. To beat the time bandits that steal our day, we must recognize who and what they are and take the lead in putting them away. More ...

How to Deal With Customers
Customers are the life blood of any business. Without a sufficient number of customers a business can't make a profit. If a business can't make a profit, they have no need for you as an employee. The short version of this is; no customers - no job. More ...

When You Have to Say I'm Sorry
I've learned a lot of things about apologies over the years. Some of them I had to learn the hard way - at great personal cost. But I learned them, and I'm glad to share them. More ...

40 Time Mastery Tips to Be in Control of Your Life
Time management is managing the time you have each day. Time mastery is deciding in advance what you want (goals), how you will set up your days, and then choosing the best ways to reach those goals. More ...

People Skills - Working With Your Boss
Your boss is the most important individual to work with to achieve success at Work. The key to achieving success at Work is to Work around the idiosyncrasies of Your boss. More ...

Good Cop Bad Cop
Are you a manager who's wondering why other department managers don't have the same personnel problems you have? Are you a supervisor whose manager thinks you can't control the workers under you? More ...

Coping with Difficult People
Difficult people have limited coping skills. Whatever their goal, the discovery over the years that a particular set of actions gets the results they desire has shaped their behavior. Changing our behavior and mindset is the key to coping with these folks. More ...