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Do You Have a Sense of Urgency?

What kills me are people who lack a sense of urgency in a constantly evolving and quickly shifting marketplace. There is a delusion that a lot of people operate under that has them making excuses for inaction while wrapping it up in a nice little ribbon. Here are two of the more common myths.

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That’s Not My Job

These are perhaps the four deadliest words to your career. If you tend to see things through the prism of who else is responsible for a particular project or task or problem, I recommend you rethink that approach.

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5 Steps For Solving Large Problems

If you run a business, or are a leader in an organization, you’ll undoubtedly encounter large, complex problems. These are the problems that keep things from getting done or act as roadblocks to growth. Here are 5 steps to fix them.

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You Better Love It

I’ve had the opportunity to talk with a few entrepreneurs lately and something keeps coming up – building a business to sell it. I’ve got nothing against selling a business. But building a business with the sole purpose of selling it is a great way to ensure that it realistically never happens.

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The War of Art and Entrepreneurship

In his book The War of Art, Steven Pressfield tackles the constant battle that rages inside of artists. Art, according to Pressfield, is war. So is trying to start a business. Have you ever considered the similarities between artists and entrepreneurs?

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Two Skills Everyone Needs But Very Few Possess

Do you want to be successful? I’m not referring to money. I’m talking about getting from where you are to where you want to be – starting that business, getting a promotion, landing a new client, creating a new product line, etc. I believe there are two skills you need.

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