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Do you deserve to be followed?

Recently I was at Starbucks and overheard two people having an animated conversation about their leader.  Given the proximity of their table and the volume of their conversation, I could not help but hear everything they said.

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Where are your habits taking you?

Central to the The R Factor™ lies a fundamental principle:  your habits are perfectly designed to get the results they’re getting.  The outcomes in your life are the natural result of the habits you have developed.  While it is very tempting to attribute success or failure to circumstances, the truth is that the outcomes you get are the result of the way you Manage the R™ in response to circumstances.  The quality of your life is determined by your patterns of attitude and action.  How you Manage the R shapes your destiny.  You don’t determine your future; you determine your habits and your habits determine your future. 

We should continually ask ourselves,

“Are my habits producing the results I want?” 

The answer, of course, is that we all have a mixture of habits:  some of our habits are good, some are just OK, and some are counter-productive.  Common sense tells us to keep doing the habits that help us and stop doing the ones that hold us back. The difficulty, however, is that habits are hard to change.

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7 Reasons To Stop Complaining

BCD is a serious problem. It afflicts millions of people every day, and is often triggered by work stress. BCD is also known as Blaming, Complaining, & Defending. Sadly, BCD is the standard response for many people when they encounter challenges or difficulties in life. But blaming others, complaining about circumstances, and defending yourself is a bad investment of time & energy. Here are 7 reasons why...

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10 Communication Problems

It is no secret that communication is essential to a healthy relationship. Nevertheless, we engage in behavior that creates communication barriers. We often act in ways that undermine our relationships and disconnect us from the people we work with and care about. Here are some common barriers to communication to watch out for. We call them The 10 Disconnectors:

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