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Personal Development Training – Getting Yourself a Coach

[ad_1] Part of most personal development training programs is getting a coach or a mentor. Now perhaps you're wondering whether this is really important or not. Well, there are several reasons as to why it makes sense for someone to get a coach, but first it is useful know what a mentor or coach really is.You cannot just pick anyone to be your mentor. Ideally, a mentor is someone who has had more experiences than you, and it is important that this person knows you at some kind of personal level. In other words, if you are to get a coach, it is important that he is somehow able to watch you from a distance. You see, a mentor is...

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How Do Successful Entrepreneurs Become Successful?

[ad_1] I just came back from a 3-day conference in Los Angeles, and I learned a lot from the long 16hour, 7am-10pm days...Brian Tracy is a personal development coach; his talks and seminar topics include leadership, sales, managerial effectiveness and business strategy. In short, he helps people become successful.He dropped by our conference en route to his own presentation, and Jay Abraham took the opportunity to ask him what he's observed as traits of the most successful entrepreneurs. Brian Tracy shared 3 of the most important things he sees successful entrepreneurs do, and because he's a pretty smart guy, I'd like to share his thoughts with you because I think you might just be interested in knowing what he had...

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Jeff Olson Review – The Truth About Jeff Olson of Prepaid Legal Services

[ad_1] Jeff Olson, Senior Marketing Associate at Prepaid Legal Services, Inc., and author of the book The Slight Edge is one of the most respected individuals in the network marketing industry as well as in the business world as a whole.Mr. Olson's story begins as a self described "beach bum" on Daytona Beach. With no real goals or ambitions in life, Jeff spent a lot of his time surfing and lifting weights. After getting a job at the Orlando Country Club cutting grass Jeff began to wonder what was so different about him and the wealthy club members who didn't seem to have a care in the world. These questions began to burn inside Jeff's consciousness and he started to...

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What is Motivation?

[ad_1] Motivation is the characteristic that helps you achieve your goal. It is the drive that pushes you to work hard and reach whatever it is that you are after. It is the energy that gives you the strength to get up and keep going - even when things are not going your way.Unfortunately, we cannot buy motivation - it is not something that is bottled up and sold in shops. The good news though is that we can all cultivate this 'motivation'. The only thing we need though is a desire to change. We then need to work on ourselves, conquer our fears and push ourselves forward to reach our desired destination.Motivational books are one of the prime ways...

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Creating A Written Employee Coaching Plan

[ad_1] I'm often asked to help companies create individual employee coaching plans. As we begin to think about creating this type of document, HR professionals need to fully understand the landscape that they are being asked to traverse. We need to ask three critical questions: Is this a coaching plan or a performance improvement plan? Are we targeting this person for the next level? How will we measure our success? Once we have the answer to these three questions, we can begin to craft our Employee Coaching Plan. The first question, "Is this a coaching plan or a performance improvement plan?" is the fundamental piece of knowledge we need before we can move forward. If you are asking "What is...

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Career Counselor Limitations for Planning a Career Change

[ad_1] Spending a lot of time and a lot of money working with a career counselor is not necessarily the first action you should take when planning your career change. Career counselors are trained to assess aptitudes and skills, and then match them against a variety of jobs and vocations to determine the best use of your talents. These jobs are listed in the Standard Occupational Classification system.The limitations to this approach are twofold. One drawback is that a professional career counselor's training generally discounts the client's own dreams and desires as a valid piece of the picture. As a group, they do not understand that the power of desire can override poor results on aptitude tests and skills assessments....

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Inspiration And Special Olympics

[ad_1] Commitment, hard work, dedication, hours and hours of practice and a clear goal in mind, is the life of an athlete. Good health, proper nutrition and being of strong mind and body is essential to keep the machine working. Every athlete looks for inspiration and fortitude to stay on their path.Today, I had one of the most wonderful sporting experiences and it has really touched my heart and soul.I was invited to attend a special function as a Sports Celebrity. This special function was the 2010 Special Olympics Festival, more specifically, a fundraising breakfast for Special Olympics.There were a great many accomplished celebrities there, professional athletes, legends in various fields, the sporting elite and TV personalities, all to support...

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How to Improve Your Leadership Skills – 4 Key Skills

[ad_1] Contrary to popular opinion, few men are born with leadership skills. Most leaders acquire them through a combination of luck and experience. In this article, I'd like to share four key leadership skills with you.Have A Clear And Decisive VisionLeaders know who they are and where they are going. Don't worry if you don't know that yet. What's important is that you work on it over the next few weeks and decide on a plan. All leaders and all strong men have a plan and they don't waver from it.Find out what makes you tick and set yourself some new personal goals. Then go about doing everything you need to in order to achieve them.A leader with a strong...

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Worthy Goals and Ideals – What Should My Goals Be?

[ad_1] First, before even thinking about your long-term and short-term goals, its important to take into consideration your ideals. Your ideals over-ride your goals, however important they may be. Man is an idealist. He works according to his ideals, so they cannot be ignored. Goals are direction finders that we impose on ourselves. Ideals are there naturally.As for the authenticity of your goals, use common sense, but don't be afraid to stargaze. Dreams do come true, especially if you believe you can do it, are capable of it and are passionate about it. Found your goals on what you really want out of life. Think hard about the person you ultimately wish to become. Don't listen to those around you...

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Motivation in the Workplace

[ad_1] Motivation plays a huge role in any organization or company. The level of motivation can directly affect not only the quality of life but can strengthen or weaken the bottom line. Every manager and or leader should know and work to make sure they keep their employees motivated no matter what place those employee's are in their careers. Managers can keep their employees motivated by identifying individual factors that influence behavior, understanding and applying motivation theories and enacting effective behavior modification that encourages a higher level of motivation for the individual employee. A motivated workforce can make any company or organization a competitive force. Employees who are motivated usually produce at a higher level, create a better product or...

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