Keeping your New Year’s resolutions

As a New Year dawns that annual excitement is in the air, when you start thinking about fresh starts, turning over a new leaf and kicking off a New Year’s money resolution. To help you win a resolution in 2017, you should consider fine-tuning your goal so you’re primed for success. For starters, your goal …

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How to love your job

When you first moved your things into your office, you couldn’t wait to put your talents to use and impress your new colleagues with your dedication and drive. But at some point, that passion to succeed did a slow fade. Instead of doing great projects, you found yourself going through the motions, bored and uninspired. …

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Habits that will boost your career

What if you could do wonders for your career and even finances … in 30 seconds flat? The truth is that you can get a lot done in half a minute—especially if you start adopting some of these 30-second habits.   #1: Zero in on a Trio of Important Tasks: As soon as you pour that cup …

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Achieving your money and fitness goals

Have you noticed how crowded your gym suddenly is at the beginning of the year? Or that all your coworkers who binged on holiday cookies at the end of December are now munching on salad? That’s because it’s time for New Year’s resolutions and getting in shape is one of the most popular goals set …

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The Best Way to Ask for a Pay Raise

Sure, we all want to earn more. In particular, if you aren’t getting regular enough pay raises, you might actually be losing money to inflation. But, sometimes it’s tough to know the best timing and etiquette for negotiating your salary. Here’s how to take your paycheck from meager to mega: Know What You’re Worth and Ask …

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Top 10 Secrets of Getting Rich

As many people have observed, “Success leaves clues.” If you want to achieve extraordinary success in the coming year, study the experts, do what they do, and modify their techniques to suit your particular situation. It’s easy! In the belief that we all need to be reminded of them regularly, here are some of the …

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Key Points to consider when setting Goals

Goal setting is an important method of: • Deciding what you want to achieve in your life. • Separating what’s important from what’s irrelevant, or a distraction. • Motivating yourself. • Building your self-confidence, based on successful achievement of goals. Set your lifetime goals first. Then, set a five-year plan of smaller goals that you …

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How to Set a Goal

First consider what you want to achieve, and then commit to it. Set SMART (specific, measureable, attainable, relevant and time-bound) goals that motivate you and write them down to make them feel tangible. Then plan the steps you must take to realize your goal, and cross off each one as you work through them. Many …

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Getting Motivated

“Motivation is fire from within. If someone else tries to light that fire under you, chances are it will burn very briefly” – Stephen R. Covey Motivation is the energy that drives you to accomplish goals, and it’s necessary for all types of success. You need motivation in huge doses and you need it daily. …

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Starting Your Start-Up

Starting a new business in this economy may be tough, but it’s not impossible. Here are some things you should consider and prepare before you jump into launching your own startup. A Good Sense of Timing Picking the best moment to launch your company (the ebbs and flows of your industry, the success or faltering …

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