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Become Incredibly Selfish

Selfish. It's a little adjective that can carry a big load. The dictionary defines selfish as "caring unduly or supremely for oneself; regarding one's own comfort, advantage, etc; in disregard, or at the expense of, that of others"  But it's something else entirely. For the sake of your personal and professional success, you need to grasp a new way of viewing selfishness. Holding on to and being ruled by other people's definitions of selfishness have probably created a barrier that you'll need to break.  Because fortune really does favour the brave and the brave are guided by their own lights.  This is just as true about small concerns as it is...

Top 10 Time Wasters

The only thing that we don't have an endless supply of is time. One of my bugbears is the many time wasters that pop into my life on a regular basis. Here is a list of the top ten time wasters and some tips on how to avoid them from the wisdom of Thomas J Leonard and his book Working Wisdom
  1. You allow yourself to be interrupted.

    This may be due to such things as cold calls, unscheduled visitors, or unplanned telephone socialising.
  2. You surround yourself with junk.

    Most people have too much junk in their lives - junk email, junk mail, junk meetings, or junk around them.  Clear out some...