How to Lead Your Team Without Authority

Influence Them to Achieve the Tasks Instead of giving Commands.

A good leader knows how to lead a team to a destination without giving commands. This quality of leadership is rare, especially when we want to accomplish more with less people.

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In my first job for non-for-profit organization, I scheduled maintenance for eight cars. Even though I was not their direct supervisor, I worked closely with the drivers. We tracked the mileage of these cars to schedule the maintenance. Soon I realized that I was not getting what I wanted because of the way I was requesting it.

5 Ways You Can Develop Yourself to Become Marketable in the Workplace

Change your mindset if you want to develop yourself

How many times have we dreamed about success, but fail to take the necessary steps to achieve it? The truth of the matter is that we must develop ourselves and change our mindset if we want to achieve success.

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It was a Monday morning; an employee who looked angry walked to his manager’s office. How can I help you? Says the manager. In an angry, tone he said, “I have been here for ten years, why did you promote John, not me.”

How We Paid Less Attention to our Daughters and Sons Failure

A True Friend will not Let You Down

There was a little girl who lived with her parents, an older brother, and a baby sister in a small and busy town. Everyone in the neighborhood seemed busy with their lives and paid less attention to one another.

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At a certain point in her life, the little girl thought that no one cared about her because no one paid attention to her needs.  All that she wanted was a friend who could talk to her and take her to places she had wished to visit.

5 Steps to Develop an Engaging Career Growth Goal

Become ambitious for career growth.

Have you ever thought about a career growth goal? Does your answer describe an improvement or same as where you have been in the past five years?

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I made a mistake that most of us do when we start a new career. I had no plan for personal and career growth. Unfortunately, that act came to haunt me later in my career.

4 Ways to Escape the Dilemma of “I am not Ready Yet”

What Will People Say About My Ideas?

We have great ideas within us, but the vast majority of us will never act on these ideas. We fall into the dilemma of “I am not ready yet” and abandon these ideas.

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To illustrate, I had the idea of starting my blog for many years, but had been delaying it for quite a while. I’d created some excuses for not starting. I convinced myself that I could not do it.

Why You Should Not Postpone a Task For a Later Time

When We Postpone a Scheduled Task, More Jobs Keep Coming.

Sometimes, we postpone a small task to give room for a bigger one. Does this action help us?

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How do you get anything done? People often ask me this question when I tell them I am a full-time employee, a husband, and a father to five kids. Oh wait, did I mention coaching the kids’ soccer teams?

5 Common Lies Procrastination Keep Telling You

If You Postpone It Today, You Will Most Likely Postpone It Tomorrow!

Growing up, I had a bad habit of overthinking without taking actions. Because of the negative impact of the practice, I’ve missed some great opportunities to achieve my life goals.

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Not until recent years, I came to realize that I’d fallen into the trap of procrastination. I had been planning for my life but took no actions on my plans. If you ask me today about all the dreams I had, I’ll give you a dozen of them.

Sometime You Win Sometime You Learn (2015)

This is one of the quick reading books I have read. The way it was written makes it simple to go though and understand its contents.

The book teaches you how to gain from any lose you encounter in your life. A good number of us may think that it is their end of the world when they fail on a task. But, John Maxwell is giving a different insight on using any failure to become better. Add to My Collection

4 Things You Need to Consider to Change a Bad Habit

Replace a Bad Habit with a Good One

Our success depends on our daily habits. Before we start succeeding, we must explore our habits and change the ones that don’t serve us.

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My father used to tell me that lazy people are lazy because they have mastered the habits of laziness. They have the ability to find excuses to use for doing nothing.

On the other hand, busy people are busy because they have mastered the habits of being busy. They will find something to make them active all the time. Lazy or busy, they both have their consequences.

Why You Should Say YES To Experiences That Scare You

You Gain The Focus, Learn New Perspective, and Become Stronger

Highly successful people are those with a habit of saying YES to experiences that scare them. How would you answer the call if faced with a scary experience?

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When I was a young soccer player, I usually controlled the ball using my right foot. For those of you who played soccer before, you know that a good soccer player must use both feet for a good ball control. I was afraid to use my left foot because I had this idea that my left foot was not good enough to control the ball.