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Turn your Passion into Income

Is it Possible to Turn your Passion into Income?

I read the results of a recent survey which found that most Australians are unhappy in their job. According to a survey of 4,800 people (carried out on behalf of SEEK Learning) more than half were dissatisfied with their work. Another survey I came across, run by Careerone, found that more than 80% of employees
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How to Dramatically Improve your Negotiation Skills

How to Dramatically Improve your Negotiation Skills

The other day I met up with an old friend. Our plan was to eat together. He suggested dining at an Italian restaurant, but coming from an Italian family I know how difficult it is to find good Italian food. I didn’t want to eat at some random Italian restaurant. Thai was my suggestion. Bu
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How to Effectively Deal with Liars

How to Effectively Deal with Liars

We tell our children that Father Christmas is real, that the Easter Bunny is real and many other lies, but a nice lie of course. The myths of the Easter bunny and Father Christmas are meant to bring joy in childhood. However some children feel hurt and angry when they find out it was a
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How to Turn your Limitations Into Over Achievement

How to Turn your Limitations Into Over Achievement

I read in The New York Times recently that there is a new type of literature called the anti-self-help or anti-improvement genre. A New York Times article told me that a number of authors have written self-help books telling people to stop reading self-help books. I did think those authors were a little hypocritical however
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How to Build and Manage a Team of Players

How to Build and Manage a Team of A Players

Yesterday I wrote about the importance of recognising your own strengths and weaknesses, and how that ultimately helps you to understand yourself and relate to other people. Today I want to talk about the importance of recognising other people’s strengths and weaknesses, and how that can help you build a strong team. Do you belong
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How to Grwo Your Career as a Life Coach

How to Grow your Career as a Life Coach

An area I have been very interested in, in the past few years is life coaching. Life coaches arrived in Australia in the 1990s and demand for life coaches has grown exponentially ever since. The International Coach Federation, a US based-group and the world’s leading organisation for life coaches, had only 150 Australasian members in
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