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20 INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES ABOUT HARD WORK FOR THE SELF-EMPLOYED

Posted on 9/18/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

Being self-employed, you probably understand hard work better than most people. However, that doesn’t mean that the during your climb to the top you won’t start to question the value of your hard work or lose some inspiration along the way. Keeping up the faith when we are in the middle of trying times isn’t easy. Zig Ziglar said it best when he said, “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”

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27 Psychological Reasons Why Good People Do Bad Things

Posted on 9/11/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

It's an old story: The star executive who gets caught waist-deep in a fraud scandal; the finance phenom who steals millions by skimming off the top. What causes these smart, successful people to get wrapped up in illegal activities and unethical behavior? Dr. Muel Kaptein of the Rotterdam School of Management tackled this question in a paper about why good people do bad things.

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10 Tips for Navigating Family Life as an Entrepreneur

Posted on 8/28/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

Entrepreneurship's ups and downs can have a devastating effect on your family. What is one practical tip you have for entrepreneurs who are falling short in this department?

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Why Taking a Vacation Can Make You Better At Your Job

Posted on 7/16/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

A 2014 Oxford Economics Assessment of Paid Time Off in the U.S. showed 42% of employees with paid time off finished the year with unused days, leaving an average of 8.1 days unused.

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Nurse Reveals the Top 5 Regrets People Make On Their Deathbed

Posted on 5/22/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

When patients were questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently, common themes surfaced again and again. Here are the most common five!

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Here Is How Entrepreneurs Think About Problems

Posted on 5/1/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business Personal Development

We all encounter problems, but we don’t all handle them same way. Among problem solving approaches, one of the more unique - and effective - is the entrepreneur’s.

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Tim Ferriss's Top 3 Productivity Tips For Small Business Owners

Posted on 4/10/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Managing Your Business Personal Development

Productivity guru Tim Ferriss, author of the best-selling book “The 4-Hour Workweek,” popularized the idea that many seemingly difficult pursuits — running a business, getting in shape, learning a language — can be achieved in much less time than most of us imagine.

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10 Things Super Successful People Do To Stay Calm

Posted on 2/18/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.

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4 HABITS OF PUNCTUAL PEOPLE

Posted on 2/14/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE ALWAYS ON TIME? HOW TO THEY DO IT? IF YOU ARE PART OF THE 20% OF AMERICANS WHO ARE CHRONICALLY LATE, GET READY TO CHANGE EVERYTHING.

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10 Steps to Achieving Work-Life Balance

Posted on 1/31/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Personal Development

When you run your own business, having a personal life tends to get placed on the back burner, and not just when you’re first starting out. Cultivating a balance between running your business and living your life is essential to the health of your company. Without time to relax and socialize, you may miss opportunities for the kind of creative growth that leads to truly successful business ideas. Here are 10 ways to achieve and maintain the work-life balance you’ve been longing for.

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