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Get a grip

The moment we are complaining about life, we are already losing it because our attention is clouded by bad thoughts and this leaches us of opportunities, joy and happiness.


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Be the light in your workplace

Be the light in your workplace

People in almost every workplace experience a variety of challenges on a daily basis. In most cases, the issues surround aspects of the workplace, colleagues and internal politics. As the old saying goes: "It is better to light a candle than to complain about the darkness." 


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No Vague New Year's Resolution

No Vague New Year's Resolution

 If you truly want to accomplish anything in life and become the kind of person you admire, then you need to commit yourself to a disciplined program of actions that will help you get where you want to go. You don't just have the power to make vague declarations or have New Year's resolut...


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Mind Shift

Mind Shift

To make a real change, you have to start doing things differently than before; developing new habits; and so forth. This means commitment. This means accepting responsibility for your own life, rather than being a passive observer or an inactive participant.


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Don't focus on your weaknesses

Don't focus on your weaknesses

Some people think the way to get ahead in life is to concentrate on their weaknesses and simply try to eliminate them. That's very bad advice. It's not the things we're bad at that hold us back, but the things we don't do at all - we fail because we never tried in the first place...


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Clarity is everything

Clarity is everything

A lot of people are not clear about what they want and tend to complain about not getting what they want. If you want to get something in life, the first thing you need is clarity. It is always good to start by writing down your goals so that it will be easier to keep your focus on what you reall...


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Focus on doing one thing well

Focus on doing one thing well

Here’s what you should do instead: pick one thing that you’d like to get good at and focus on that for an entire month. If you practice consistently for 1 month, the chances are good that you’ll see a noticeable improvement in your new skill.


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Stop complaining

Stop complaining

Stop complaining about what you don’t have.

We only get one life. Who wants it to be mediocre, mundane and lazy? It is always better to work hard and to go after what we want in life, and not stay the way we are. But success in this sense requires a lot of discipline and ha...


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Get a Grip

Get a Grip

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Business Strategist, Investing in Africa, Tech Evangelist.

Some people feel like they're drowning in their own problems, dreams, wants and desires. They're deeply aggravated and upset about all the things they can't do because of their living situations and/or financial issues. This is to help you get a grip and start living

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