Category Archives: Persistence

Goal mindset versus growth mindset

“now is the best time to start anything.” Ask yourself, if not now WHEN? Growth is intentional, not accidental. Continue reading

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How to handle conflict and commit to the customer

Derrick C Darden, PhD There’s an old saying by Sam Walton: “There is only one boss, the customer. Serving the customer is the reason your business exists. In the professional world, your job, whether it’s in sales, services or manufacturing, … Continue reading

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Distract the Distractive Critic in the workplace

One of the most frustrating experiences at work is having a boss or coworker who gives negative critical comment regarding your work. When there is a consistent barrage of negative criticism, it negatively impacts your self-esteem, feelings, and performance of your day-to-day task. As a matter of fact, it is somewhat common for those that are placed under daily destructive criticism to encounter clinical depression. Continue reading

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How to defeat the grasshopper and elephant mentality in the workplace and in life?

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The individual sees themselves as not having the ability to fit in with peers or able to leverage newer technologies. Continue reading

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