Yes, There is Such Thing as a Stupid Question

Yep, you read that right. There is a way to ask a stupid question: asking the wrong one. When we aren’t able to get the information we need from the questions we ask, there’s room for improvement in the way we pose our questions. Asking the right questions can improve
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Be Your Own Ecologist; Start a Domino Fall in Your World

We all have personal ecosystems in our lives at home and work. The better we understand them, the easier it is to create a productive environment. So when we stumbled upon this video, “How Wolves Change Rivers,” we were inspired to think like ecologists and focus on starting our own
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The ONE Thing holiday gift

Giving Friends and Family THE ONE Thing This Holiday

As the holidays draw near and we begin getting our gift-shopping list together, who is the one person you want to buy The ONE Thing for? Gary Keller and Jay Papasan wrote The ONE Thing with the hope that others would realize the same benefits they have found through focusing
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Mistakes We Make When Looking for Job Mentors

Job mentors make it much easier to identify the steps you need to take to get where you want to be in your career. Being able to tap into their experience – in hindsight – is invaluable and can make all the difference in the world when it comes to
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Top 5 Apps to Keep You Organized

5 Game Changing Organization Apps for 2016 Getting more done in the day often requires leverage. Technology has given us many new means of leverage, and apps are chief among them. Since we carry our smart phones around with us everywhere we go, apps are a great way to keep
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Seven Healthy Ways to Stifle Stress

Stress has been labeled the “silent killer.” Ominous yes, but it’s also accurate. You see, stress is unique in that it affects the body on all levels – physical, mental and emotional. And, even though the body is designed to withstand and at times harness stress, too much can overwhelm
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Investing Tips for Tax Season from the HOLD Authors

You’ve filed your taxes – or an extension – and are banking on a lump sum back, or another bill to show up in the mail. Whichever your outcome, it’s safe to bet that when it comes to tax season, you’ve got money on the brain. So, let’s talk investing.
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Finding the Best Way of Doing Things

The best you can do and the best something can be done are two entirely different things. It’s a concept that goes right back to the old saying, “There’s more than one way to skin a cat.” Simply defaulting to how we know to do something doesn’t mean we’re doing
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Creative Ways to Keep Your Employees Active in the Workplace

Stress, sitting for hours, artificial lighting – there are a lot of things around the workplace that aren’t always conducive for a healthy, active lifestyle. Not to mention the difficulty of trying to fit exercise into an already packed schedule. For companies it’s a serious concern because inactivity lowers productivity.
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From First to Worst, Why it Pays to Start with a Bad Idea

If you’re trying to come up with a fresh idea, it’s often hard to know where to start. That’s why we suggest you begin with your worst idea first. It’s called “reverse thinking” and we think your ONE Thing this week should be to see where it takes you. It
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