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How to Believe in Yourself and What You Do

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Wednesday, December 2, 2020

When you ask many great people how they achieved what they achieved, they’ll tell you that they believed in what they did. What exactly does this mean? And how do you do it? Is it possible to suddenly start believing in what you do? Or is belief reserved for special things—the things that you really…

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Don’t Always Be a “Giver” in Work Relationships

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Wednesday, November 25, 2020

We’ve all had days when we were simmering inside our heads because of some seemingly innocent comment that one of our coworkers made. Maybe they said something about what a great weekend they just had. But you know that they only had a great weekend because they passed on their work to you, which meant…

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Why Should You Stop Saving Things for a Special Occasion?

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Monday, November 16, 2020

One of the worst things that we do nowadays is saving things up without using them. Everyone is guilty of this to a certain extent. Maybe you made an impulse purchase, but it stays in your closet for months or even years before you use it. A great example of this can be seen in…

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Ways to Keep Kind and Stay Strong when Running Your Business

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Tuesday, October 27, 2020

We have all experienced a toxic workplace. Have you worked for a caring boss that ran a weak business that was crumbling? Maybe you have worked for a thriving business with a boss with poor empathy and compassion towards its employees. Either situation is not ideal. There are steps you can take to maintain a…

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5 Tips to Start Your Day in a Pleasant Way

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Saturday, October 17, 2020

Most of us start our day in a predictably routine manner—by snoozing the alarm a couple of times, rolling out of bed to have a cup of coffee and then getting dressed for work. If we work at an office, then some time invariably goes in commuting there, by car or by public transportation. And…

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Nurturing Personal and Professional Relationships for Greater Happiness

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Friday, October 9, 2020

Most employers will tell you that the one thing they look for in new employees is the ability to get along with people. This can also be referred to as the ability to communicate well or to be a team player. There are certain things that we associate with someone who gets along with people—a…

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Change Your Life in the Long Run by Listening to Your Inner Voice

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Friday, October 2, 2020

We live in a world where we are pushed to do one thing above all others. As children, maybe we were pushed to do well academically or in sports. As grown ups, we’re pushed to do well in our careers and in our personal lives. Although we live in the 21st century, it may still…

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Saying “Yes” to Opportunities

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Friday, September 25, 2020

A number of people feel dissatisfied with the things they have achieved in life and think that they could have done a lot more. However, when they are given opportunities, they often say “no” because of one reason or the other. Maybe the job isn’t exactly what they had in mind or maybe they feel…

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Increase Motivation Levels by Putting Yourself First

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Thursday, September 17, 2020

If you read any self-help literature at all, then you may have already tried various ways of motivating yourself—from affirmations and visualizations to taking naps and exercising. Obviously, leading a healthy lifestyle can help a person to increase their productivity. It can also help with mood. But sometimes, you get to a point where you…

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The Importance of Having Employees You Trust

Posted by Mitzi Branvold | Thursday, September 10, 2020

There are a lot of things to consider when running your business, and it can be a little overwhelming.  Sometimes it feels like all the work falls on you, but it doesn’t have to be that way.  One of the most important things you can do as a business owner is to employ people you…

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