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Tuesday Tip: Start the Day with Clarity

In Tips and Tricks by Jason Cortel

Nothing has a bigger pay off than when you spend time getting clear about what needs done. Spending time upfront to clarify the goals, strategies and objectives will increase understanding and quickly result in a focused effort. When things aren’t clear people tend to gravitate towards the things that are and …

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Tuesday Tip: A Farmers Work Ethic

In Tips and Tricks by Jason Cortel

Farmers have a strong work ethic. Rarely will you see anyone on a farm slacking, procrastinating, complaining or carelessly completing a task.  Work must be valued You need to get your own attitude in the right place about all of the tasks that your employees are responsible for. Even the …

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Tuesday Tip: 8 Things Smart Leaders Have Given Up

In Lists, Tips and Tricks by Jason Cortel

Success can be based on a number of factors. Most often we are told what we need to be successful when it reality it is what we need to give up. My list of 8 things smart leaders have given up to be successful in life and work.

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Tuesday Tip: 5 Ways to Show Them How Great You Are

In Tips and Tricks by Jason Cortel

Every day you need to have the mindset that you are going to show people how great you are. This has to be what motivates you through the tough days and times. When you walk into a room, when you are on a call, when you are making a pitch …

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Tuesday Tip: Work With Someone New Today

In Tips and Tricks by Jason Cortel

The other day in our training class we started by playing Seal’s Fly Like an Eagle. It got me to thinking how can you fly like an eagle if you’re always with the same flock? The other thing that is of important note is that this class is full of …

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Tuesday Tip: Stop Complaining About These Things

In Lists, Tips and Tricks by Jason Cortel

It is so easy to get stuck in office complain chain. Sometimes you spread the complaining around and other times people draw you into their complaints. These are 5 things that you should stop complaining about at work.

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Want More Credibility? Stop Using These Words

In Lists, Tips and Tricks by Jason Cortel

Word choice matters. It matters when we are speaking and even more so when we are using written communication such as emails, web chat or letters. If you want to have more credibility with your audience rethink your use of these words.

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Tuesday Tip: Why Wait Lead Now

In Tips and Tricks by Jason Cortel

Could you imagine having a billion dollars in the bank and spending zero of it? Or, having a kitchen full of decadent foods and yet starving yourself? That is what is happening when people choose not to lead because they don’t have the title or pay to do so. Leadership …

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Tuesday Tip: 10 Career Killing Habits

In Lists, Tips and Tricks by Jason Cortel

Bad habits are mainly what will hold you back in life and in business. Breaking a bad habit requires acknowledging that change is needed and a concentrated effort on redirecting your behavior when you find yourself doing the habit that needs changed. These 10 habits are bad for your life and career.

Jason CortelTuesday Tip: 10 Career Killing Habits