Archive | June, 2011

Managing your to-do list

People often use a to-do list to make sure they do the things that will make them achieve their day-to-day goals. But what if that to-do list grows faster than the speed at which you can complete tasks on the list? How can you make sure you are spending energy where it will make the […]

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Cuban Picadillo (a spiced ground beef dish)

A Good Food Diet Cuban classic with spiced ground beef Think Cuba. Think cigars, Ché Guevara, Castro and classic 1950s cars. Also think picadillo (pronounced pee-kah-DEE-yoh), a very simple, everyday dish enjoyed throughout Cuba. Picadillo is not Cuba-specific; it’s a Latin-American dish that is highly popular in Spanish-speaking countries. You’ll find it featuring in various […]

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The A to Z of selling – How to sell more by saying less (Part 2 of 3)

This is the second (of three) parts of 26 pointers that will help you create business-critical communication, improve your selling ability and increase your return of training investment.  Imagine how effective you’d be if you communicated only what was relevant 100 percent of the time. You would be better at talking to others, presenting, networking […]

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Am I burnt out or just lazy?

Burn-out, as I understand it, is a condition resulting from stress over a long period of time. It is mostly work related and it happens specifically when you work with people or render a service to people. Red lights should go on when your capacity to work with people is dropping and your ability to […]

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How to write headlines that hook people

A headline should invite people to actually read the full article it is referring to. Headings and subheadings are becoming increasingly important as people scan content before deciding to read the entire text. Here’s help to avoid horrible headlines. These pointers, in no particular order, can help you to write titles that draw people into your text: […]

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