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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The Balance Between Learning And Doing

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To achieve success it is crucial that you continue to learn. Whether you are learning new skills, reading to keep up with changes in your industry, or simply continuing your education learning is crucial to achieve your goals. However, that learning must be balanced with actually doing tasks and following through. Aside from the obvious […] The post The Balance Between Learning And Doing appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Solution to a Tough Problem Isn’t to Overthink It

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We all like to consider ourselves smart, but raw intelligence isn’t everything. When we get stuck on a problem, sometimes it’s because we’re overthinking it. Pay attention to when focused thinking isn’t getting you anywhere; perhaps it has turned into obsessing over the same answers or approaches. Consider whether experimenting with a new strategy or […] The post The Solution to a Tough Problem Isn’t to Overthink It appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Stress Doesn’t Have to Short-Circuit Your Creativity

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When you’re stressed out, it’s hard to decide what to eat for dinner, let alone get work done. How can you produce ideas when you’re feeling this way? First, take a breath and relax. Trying to force yourself to be creative will only lead to more frustration. Instead of thinking, “I must be creative right […] The post Stress Doesn’t Have to Short-Circuit Your Creativity appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Your Business Needs To Go Organic (and we don’t mean food)

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Advertising platforms are getting better at targeting audiences, but when it comes to search and social media organic beats paid every time. To be clear, organic search and social means SEO and content marketing rather than paid ads. While paid ads have their place in any marketing campaign, there are several reasons for you to […] The post Your Business Needs To Go Organic (and we don’t mean food) appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Build Relationships Around What You Care About

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When business people network, they tend to look for people with complimentary jobs or people in their target markets. While this is a good short-term way to connect with people, if you want to build lasting relationships you should connect around topics of interest. If you have an interest in animal welfare, gardening, or gourmet […] The post Build Relationships Around What You Care About appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Be Lazy

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Every book and article on success tells you that you have to get things done, get started, get moving, etc. We’re going to postulate that the true key to success is to be lazy. In all fairness, we’re not talking about procrastinating or spending days in bed. There is an old joke that says give […] The post Be Lazy appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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What’s For Breakfast?

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What’s a typical breakfast? Eggs and bacon? Coffee and muffin? Cereal? How about rice and beans? Americans have a narrow definition of what a breakfast food is. Elsewhere in the world the definitions are different. Rice is big all around the world, as are beans, spiced meats and other foods that Americans usually only consider […] The post What’s For Breakfast? appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Importance Of Living Within Your Means

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With the recent government shutdown, a startling statistic has been stated over and over: 77% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. Living paycheck to paycheck has a ripple effect that causes people to miss out on opportunities and contributes to a negative mindset on money. It also highlights the need to live within one’s means. […] The post The Importance Of Living Within Your Means appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Keep Your Presentation from Being Forgettable

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Advice on giving good presentations tends to focus on structure and style, but there’s something even more important to consider: getting your audience to remember your talk. Here’s how to make sure they remember what you say: Follow the right sequence. Audiences remember the beginning and end of a talk most easily; they have more trouble […] The post Keep Your Presentation from Being Forgettable appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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