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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Unlock Your Self Improvement Power

When we look at a certain object, a painting for example - we won't be able to appreciate what's in it, what is painted and what else goes with it if the painting is just an inch away from our face. But if we try to take it a little further, we'll have a clearer vision of the whole art work.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020

A Key To Success

Emulating successful people is one key to success. Be careful, though, if you ask them for advice. Often, people don't really know why they succeed, but they will give you as many explanations as you want anyhow. One night on the news, I saw a 100-year-old man explain that smoking a big cigar every day was one of the secrets of his longevity. It might be nice to know why he has lived so long, but I'm pretty sure we won't learn by asking him.

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Sunday, October 18, 2020

Monday, October 12, 2020

Don't argue - Ask questions

As the saying goes "It takes two to tango." Well, it also takes two to argue. It is impossible to have an argument with someone if they don't participate. If your goal is to reach a solution and create a win/win outcome, arguing isn't the route to take. Instead the best way to reach a collaborative conclusion is to ask questions.

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Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Giving and Taking

Is there anything that gives us more joy than giving of ourselves? I'm not talking about giving gifts; I'm talking about giving time and effort to make a difference in another person's life. Putting some effort into giving is so much more rewarding than taking.

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Saturday, October 3, 2020

How To Tell If Someone Is Lying

How to tell if someone is lying? Carefully. All methods of lie-detecting, including polygraph machines, are regularly fooled or used improperly, resulting in mistakes. There are a few good ways described here, but try to confirm the truth by other means as well, such as confession or investigation of the facts.

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