Want to Be More Open-Minded?

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Open-mindedness at work — about new products, strategies, business models — is one key to success. But how do you develop it? Research has found there are several things you can do. For one, travel, whether it’s to another country or somewhere closer to home. As you encounter ways of living that differ from the […] The post Want to Be More Open-Minded? appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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One Of The Most Common Pieces Of Coaching Advice Is Wrong

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Coaches say it all the time. It appears in motivational memes on social media. On the face of it the advice makes sense but following it will not lead you to success. In fact, it will hinder you. The motivational statements say things like “Rich people read books, poor people watch television.” Another popular one […] The post One Of The Most Common Pieces Of Coaching Advice Is Wrong appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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When Building a Business, Be Selective About The Work You Take On

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When you’re building a business, it’s obvious that you want to find lucrative projects. What’s less obvious is that, at a certain point, saying yes to all opportunities — even profitable ones — may actually thwart your future success. Why? If you take on too much, you’ll become spread too thin and risk prioritizing money […] The post When Building a Business, Be Selective About The Work You Take On appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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It Doesn’t Matter What Used To Be

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One of the problems that many businesses face is trying to adapt to changing conditions. Technology and industry disruption throw businesses into chaos. How you deal with it can decide whether or not your business survives. The biggest mistake that businesspeople when trying to handle this situation is trying to turn back the clock and […] The post It Doesn’t Matter What Used To Be appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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One Thing That Destroys Your Credibility

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You’re making a pitch. You have prepared and practiced. You know your information backwards and forwards. As you speak, you do one thing and suddenly you have no credibility. What did you just say? “Uh.” That was it. You could have substituted “um” but the result is the same. Say it once and you can […] The post One Thing That Destroys Your Credibility appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Demographics Vs. Psychographics

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The need to understand who your ideal customer is comes down to finding what your customers have in common. Most business people describe their customers in terms of demographic information. To get a better feel, you should look at their psychographic information. Demographic segmentation — i.e., defining audiences by factors such as age, gender, marital […] The post Demographics Vs. Psychographics appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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It’s Not About Being Liked

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There have been a number of studies in gender diversity showing that when people to something generally considered to be normal for the opposite gender, they are found to be less likable. This has been cited as something that has to be overcome in the workplace. People need to realize that the behaviors should be […] The post It’s Not About Being Liked appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Get Away From The Edges

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When you walk into a room, one thing you should notice is where people are standing in a room. At the edges are people who are more tentative. They appear unsure of themselves. Seasoned networkers tend to be closer to the center of the room. The best networkers not only don’t stay at the edges, […] The post Get Away From The Edges appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Surround Yourself with People Who Will Push You to Grow

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When it comes to planning our careers, we carefully choose our companies and jobs. But rarely are we deliberate about selecting the advisers and confidantes who help us succeed. Cultivate a support group for your career by thinking about whose advice and expertise you wish you had on speed dial. Consider who you feel inspired […] The post Surround Yourself with People Who Will Push You to Grow appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Know Your Strengths

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To get ahead in your business or career, whether you are trying to get a  job, a promotion, or a new venture off the ground you need to know your strengths. If you can’t articulate them, you can’t expect your boss or potential employers, partners, or customers to either. Here’s a four-step process to identifying […] The post Know Your Strengths appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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