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Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

Without learning to manage your time, you let urgent tasks and other people control how you spend your life.

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Learning These 9 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

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9 Skills That Will Immediately Improve Your Life

  • Thinking of your time as money
  • Scheduling your energy
  • Networking
  • Getting started early
  • Planning everything in advance
  • Setting short goals
  • Meditating and winding down
  • Active Listening
  • Eliminating ANTS(automatic negative thoughts)

“Remember, people do business with people they know, like, and trust.” - Susan Solovic

“Remember, people do business with people they know, like, and trust.” - Susan Solovic

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