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Why the Most Successful Entrepreneurs Say No

 “People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on. But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done. Innovation is saying no to 1,000 things.” – Steve Jobs

I’ve been a career coach for nearly 25 years and I’ve run my business for 20 years. My goal remains the same: help my clients create huge shifts in their personal and professional lives.

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5 Books Successful People Read from Nikola Tesla to Elon Musk


Often times, when we want to learn something new to inspire innovation in our entrepreneur lives, we read books. Reading a fantastic book to educate yourself and create more internal motivation and inspiration to develop new ideas is not a new concept, nor is it one that should seem uncommon to people competing in today’s business world. However, there are so many books to pick from, which ones are best for creating the type of invigoration that leads to success?

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5 Lessons of Failure from the World’s Most Successful People

 We’ve all heard the famous cliché, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Nowhere is this statement truer than in the business world, where failures can be common, and can totally detract and derail executives from successfully utilizing their ideas, no matter how fantastic they are. When you experience a failure as you try to reach a goal in the business world, remember, that failure doesn’t necessarily mean you need to give up.

The Candidate EVERY Employer Wants to Hire

What do all these statements have in common?

“I’m a great team player.”
“I am so excited about this job.”
“I am the best person to join your company.”
“I have a great deal of experience.”

Employers have heard them all before.

And while not exactly a problem per se, the words aren’t magic to their ears either.

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