How Daily Rituals Drive Success (Podcast Episode 13)

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(Win a copy of the book Your Hidden Riches,  written by today’s guest, Chris Attwood. Just leave a meaningful comment about this podcast. You must subscribe to the Daily Success Mint so we have an email to contact you. Complete details at the bottom of this post.) — What rituals have you incorporated into your […]

7 Strategies to Negotiate Anything Better

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I am far from being an fierce negotiator. When I do it, I have to put on my negotiation hat and get very intentional about it. I am too trusting of other people. Plus, I tend to worry too much about the other guy – is he getting a decent deal? That may be nice […]

Using Your Dark Side to Succeed and Achieve (Podcast Episode 12)

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Admit it. You are hiding a BIG part of you. It’s that part you don’t want anyone else to see. The part of you that gets angry, frustrated, sad, selfish – even mean sometimes. That’s your “dark side.” We hide that side of ourselves because we believe it turns people off and gets in the […]

How To Create Trust In A Low – Trust World

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Do you think people are trustworthy? I like to think so – though there are many cases in my life where that proved NOT to be the case. Stephen M.R. Covey,  (son of Stephen Covey of  7 Habits of Highly Effective People fame) studied trust for his book Smart Trust and he believes people ARE […]

Is Being Too Nice A Liability?

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Most people consider me to be a nice guy.  For the most part being a jerk doesn’t suit me. But I have worked with some jerks – some really big jerks. And I have witnessed how they often get what they demand because they create fear in others. People placate jerks to help turn down […]

The Biggest Threat To Your Success

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What’s the biggest threat to your success? It’s your health. But wait! Don’t stop reading thinking this is just another, “Eat less, exercise more”  lecture. It’s not, I promise. It’s bigger than that. Here’s a concept that has stuck with me for a long time:

Worry! The Arch Enemy of Success (Podcast Episode 7)

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  I’m a worrier – have been all my life. As far as I can see, there isn’t a lot of upside to it. I envy those people who seem so carefree as if the don’t have a worry in the world.

Essential Skills To Be A Better Listener (Podcast 006)

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Shut up, pay attention, lean in, paraphrase and mirror back. That’s the standard “be a better listener” advice. And it’s fine as far as it goes. In this podcast you’ll discover how to take your listening skills to an entirely new level.

How To Solve A Problem Better

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The simple solution is to ask for help. But that is only part of it. Let me tell you a story… I have a friend but I cannot tell you his name. I am sworn to secrecy. So many people want to talk to him already and many more WOULD want to talk to him […]