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How Can You Be Happy?

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Happy People Make a Consistent Contribution to a Community A community is made of 1+, such as: friendship, family, civic, religious, business. How can you make your contribution? Know yourself Accept yourself Grow yourself Know yourself My communication skills are top 5%. I’ve built my business around them. Where do you excel? What do you…

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Five Ways to Prepare for a Great Day, Every Day

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You know how vital it is to prepare for bidding, planning, and building work  You prepare before presenting a proposal to a client. Your PMs put weeks into planning a project. Your foremen conduct tailgate meetings every day, getting ready for a great day of executing work. How much time do you take, each day, to…

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How to Resolve He Said/She Said Conflicts

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One day last week, there was an uproar at my house. My kids were playing, (more like fighting), together. A conflict had occurred, and it turned into a classic, “he said, she said” dispute. These happen when conflicting parties express opposing accounts of an event or situation. When you don’t witness them directly, they are…

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How to Understand, Accept, and Use Adversity

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My five-year-old was having a hard time. In our house, we practice the principle that if it is your toy,  it is your right to do with it what you will. His older brother had a particularly exciting toy, and he refused to allow him to play with it.  It was a time of adversity…

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How to Succeed in Construction Sales

How to Succeed in Construction Sales

Five Ways to Practice High-Quality Business Development Activity Would you like to discover a powerful insight into how to be successful in construction sales, and five ways you can immediately apply it to win more construction projects? If so, let me tell you about what I did last weekend.  On Saturday, one of my friends…

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Demotion: Why it Happens, How it Affects People, and How to Recover

Helping Your Worker After Demotion

(I adapted this article from a recent podcast. Click this link to check it out) Terrifying artillery bombardments, suffocating poisonous gas, mindless mass attacks, and muddy, waterlogged, rat-infested trenches where millions of men suffered, bled, and died. Winston Churchill, one of the greatest leaders the world has ever known, had personal experience with trenches. He also knew demotion….

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