28 Days of Encouragement: Strengths

  "What are your strengths and weaknesses?" It is one of the most common questions in a job interview. Are they looking for character strengths or job strengths? Skills or habits?Do you know the answer to the question or do you just wing it? There are usually no right or wrong answers to this question but …

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28 Days of Encouragement: Challenges

Life is a series of challenges that make us become who we are and helps us to find our purpose in life. How we handle the daily challenges both physically and mentally determines whether the adversity can be transformed into a success or a failure. Often times, we feel like the weight of the world …

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28 Days of Encouragement: Golden Rule

At an early age, we were taught the Golden Rule, "do unto others as you would have them do unto you." Basically, it means to treat people the way you want to be treated. The golden rule was an ancient concept coined by Confucius and found its way into the teachings of many religions and …

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28 Days of Encouragement: Wisdom

A wise man once said, "knowledge can exist without wisdom but where there is no knowledge there is no wisdom." Knowledge is the information gained through experience. Wisdom, on the other hand, is your ability take the information and judge how to use it for a greater purpose. For example, you can gain the knowledge …

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28 Days of Encouragement:Feed your Fire

Feed your fire! Your fire is what makes your life have purpose. It is your dreams, desires, and passion. The fire is what motivates you to get up in the morning and go to work or exercise to improve your health. Without the fire, your life has no purpose or focus. You get stuck in a rut where …

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28 Days of Encouragement: Choices

Life is full of choices. It is about weighing the choices and then making a good decision with hopes of having a favorable outcome. Making the right choices are always a challenge. A good decision can be life changing. A bad decision can also be life changing but it can send you down the wrong path in life. If you …

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28 Days of Encouragement: Being Promotable

Are you promotable? As a leader one of my pet peeves is employees not putting themselves in a position to be promoted. A job will open up and the people that apply haven't done anything to obtain the skills or show leadership capabilities to be able to move up. They have the mindset that they will learn …

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