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Quote of the Day: There is no excuse for not trying

Many great ideas fail to in the earliest stage. That is, they are never tried. If you have or hear what you believe is a good idea, try to make it a reality, for as former US...

Quote of the Day: You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do

Gaining a good reputation with colleagues and other stakeholders at your job is important. By earning the confidence of others through your actions, such benefits as job security...

Quote of the Day: I never could have done what I have done without the habits of punctuality, order, and diligence, without the determination to concentrate myself on one subject at a time

Completing great projects normally requires some structure to how you approach your work. When you train habits of focus, perseverance, punctuality and organized note-taking, the...

Quote of the Day: Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm

Be it at work or in your personal life, achieving something great requires that you put your heart into it. Putting it another way, the famed Harvard lecturer Ralph Waldo Emerson...

Quote of the Day: Don’t count the days, make the days count

Some work weeks can be tough and you may find yourself counting the days left until the weekend.  However, the days actually go faster when you remain focused and committed to...

Microsoft Word Tip 2: Built-in Save to PDF

There was a time when exporting your Word document to PDF required extra software that effectively pretended to be a printer. Those days are gone. Now transforming your word...

Quote of the Day: Self-trust is the first secret of success

Many people will tell you of many different paths to success. Such advice may help direct you along the way, but the first step always starts with the belief that you can do it...

Microsoft Word Tip 1: Format Brush

Microsoft Word has a leading share of the market for word processing software, and the odds are that you will use it at some point if you are not already. You may even use to...

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Quote of the Day: Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm

Be it at work or in your personal life, achieving something great requires that you put your heart into it. Putting it another way, the famed Harvard lecturer Ralph Waldo Emerson once observed:   Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.   - Ralph Waldo...

Quote of the Day: Don’t count the days, make the days count

Some work weeks can be tough and you may find yourself counting the days left until the weekend.  However, the days actually go faster when you remain focused and committed to your endeavours. For as Muhammad Ali once advised:    Don't count the days, make the days...

Microsoft Word Tip 2: Built-in Save to PDF

There was a time when exporting your Word document to PDF required extra software that effectively pretended to be a printer. Those days are gone. Now transforming your word document file into a sleek and professional PDF can be done with three clicks of the mouse....

Quote of the Day: Self-trust is the first secret of success

Many people will tell you of many different paths to success. Such advice may help direct you along the way, but the first step always starts with the belief that you can do it put into action. As the famous Bostonian, Ralph Waldo Emerson once reflected:   Self-trust...

Microsoft Word Tip 1: Format Brush

Microsoft Word has a leading share of the market for word processing software, and the odds are that you will use it at some point if you are not already. You may even use to prepare your resume for your next job. With this in mind, Contemporaries, Inc. is doing a...

Tip 10 for Being a Better Leader: Don’t Stop Learning and Improving

Our final tip for being a better leader is to never stop learning and improving. It can be tempting to stick with approaches and systems that work but even with smoothly running motor there are often ways to improve performance and efficiency. This may be as simple as...

Tip 9 for Being a Better Leader: Avoid the Same Mistakes

You will make mistakes. You will choose the wrong approach at times. BUT that happens with any role in which you must make decisions and leadership roles are full of those.  Once a mistake is made however, our next tip is that you take the time to apply the lessons...

Tip 8 for Being a Better Leader: Mind the do-it-all Pitfall

Good leadership involves both how you respond in the moment with your team and how your team responds without you around. You cannot and should not make every decision, even if you are an elite micro-manager. What you can do through anticipatory leadership is to...

Tip 7 for Being a Better Leader: Emotional Intelligence

The desire to keep your personal life separate from work should not prevent you from feelings empathy or performing acts of compassion. While there is often a stigma against public displays of emotion in the workplace as Carly Okle counters, “business is ultimately...

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