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The Bigger Picture: Expect to Fail

In a world where positive thinking and optimism rule, advising people to “expect to fail” seems doomed…to fail. Allow me to explain. A few years ago, my daughter was part of a Brownie Troop. Friends …

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The Bigger Picture: There is No Try

Yesterday, I was speaking with a business partner who owed me some data. I had been waiting too long for the overdue analysis. As we were wrapping up the call, he said to me, “I …

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The Bigger Picture: Turn Envy into Inspiration

Envy gets a bad rap. It all began in the Bible, where the tenth commandment reads, “you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife or belongings.” Following that commandment essentially means that you banish all envy …

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The Bigger Picture: It’s Always Worth an Ask

I have a friend who consistently lands in the cushiest situations. Ever since I have known her, she would wiggle her way out of a final exam so that she could work on a more …

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How to Keep on Trucking Even When it Feels Impossible

It’s always amazing how much shorter the day feels when the sun goes down earlier! And while the days are shorter in my part of the world, your workload is probably getting bigger.  Maybe you’re …

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Tuesday Tip: How to Get Your Applications Done!

It’s odd isn’t it?  We want something so badly, yet cannot seem to find the time to work towards our goals.  We all suffer from this – procrastination, fear…call it what you will, it needs …

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