July 27 - Learn to Say “No”

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July 27 - To achieve your goals, you must develop the ability to say the polite “no” to opportunities that are not right for you. This statement works fairly well: “I appreciate you reaching out to me. This isn’t the right thing for me to be doing at this time.”

July 26 - Accept Help Appropriately

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July 26 - People have an innate desire to be helpful, and most people are willing to help you out once or twice. But if you need people to help you on an ongoing basis to achieve your goals (even family members), you need to engage their work on your behalf in a more formal capacity.

July 25 - Let Go of Your Reaction

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July 25 - Recognize when you react in fear to a current day situation - it may be more about your past than the present. Take some time to reflect on what about your past could be coloring your reaction in the present. Identify what you can gain when you let go of your reaction.

July 24 - Ask Before Giving Advice

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July 24 - When you ask people first if they want your help or your perspective, you increase the chances they are open to hearing what you have to say.

June 13 - Choose Your Response

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June 13 - Every day, we get to choose how we respond to situations. Are we going to find fault with what is going on, or are we going to discover how to make the best of any situation? The latter approach not only improves your mental health, but also can significantly reduce conflict.

June 12 - Your Ideal Job

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June 12 - You know it when you have it - that is the ideal job for you. This happens when your personality matches the requirements and temperament of the job.

June 11 - How “Risky” Are You?

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June 11 - People have different levels of risk they can tolerate on projects based on their experience, the importance they place on the outcome of the project, and their personality. Find out your project team members’ risk tolerance levels to better understand how and why they perceive risks facing your project.

June 10 - Push Forward or Fall Behind

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June 10 - Revel in your accomplishments while pushing yourself towards that next goal. Remember that in today’s world, the minute you stand still, you’re falling behind!

June 9 - Where Can You Improve?

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June 9 - What you know is important, but more important is to be aware of what you don’t know. Learning is an endless pursuit and if you know where to improve, you’ll reap the greatest benefits.

June 8 - Pride, Passion, and Purpose

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June 8 - Whatever it is you do, do it with pride, do it with passion, and do it right! Make sure your tasks are performed with purpose.