The 7 Inevitable Stages of Pain Before You Succeed

Success is a climb. It’s a journey. It’s lifelong and built with undulating and unpredictable ups and downs. Success is always built upon risk, change, and personal development. The journey teaches you to cope with failure. You learn to get...
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5 Questions You Should Never Ask in an Interview

You’ll find countless studies telling you that quite often, recruiters or interviewers tend to cross candidates off their list if candidates aren’t dressed appropriately, don’t show up on time, don’t know enough about the company they’re interviewing at or don’t...
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The 4 People Who Will Help You Achieve Your Goals

Now is the time of year when we are all looking ahead with hopeful and determined eyes. “This is going to be my year. This is the year that I become my best self.” We get to be a little selfish...
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What every business leader needs to know about happiness

There are several theories about how to get the best out of employees, but nine times out of 10, results conclude that happiness is the key. With that in mind, we invited Nic Marks, Director of Happiness Works, to share why entrepreneurs...
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Get ahead with these 10 tips from a career coach

The workplace is a competitive arena, and the people who get ahead are those who know how to play the game, but also those who bring their unique abilities and outlooks to the field. Here are ten things I’ve learnt...
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4 Ways a Follower Can Become a Leader

Do you consider yourself a follower? Have you always wanted to become a leader? What, exactly, distinguishes the two? Leadership comes with additional responsibility, but also additional opportunities, more respect, and more control over your life. While some people are...
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Understanding Mining’s Technology Paradigm

I recently attended a mining conference where the general theme centered around the “digital transformation” taking place in the mining sector. Buzzwords like IoT, OT, Machine learning, Analytics, were being thrown around like confetti on New Years Eve. Then the...
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How to Master the Art of the First Impression

Amy Cuddy, a psychologist at the Harvard Business School, has been studying first impressions for more than a decade. She and her colleagues found that we make snap judgments about other people that answer two primary questions: Can I trust...
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4 Attributes That Set Entrepreneurs Apart From Employees

If you can’t tolerate the risk needed to reach the reward, you’re not ready to start your own business — yet. “What do you do for a living?” “I’m an entrepreneur.” The answer has a sexy ring to it. Plus, there’s...
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Your Career Needs Many Mentors, Not Just One

  These days everyone knows that finding a mentor is valuable. But it’s increasingly rare that we actually have one. In an in-depth study of professional service firms, Harvard Business School professor Thomas DeLong and his colleagues discovered: “Everyone we...
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How to Overcome 5 Excuses That Kill Entrepreneurship

  ou’ve always wanted to be an entrepreneur, and you finally have your business idea. It’s a great idea that solves a huge problem in an elegant way. This idea can scale, and go global. There’s no one in the...
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The 10 Traits That Define Entrepreneurial Success

Why is it that some people succeed more than others? Is it an innate ability, present from birth, or a learned behavior? What are the traits that identify a successful entrepreneur? According to Sangeeta Bharadwaj Badal, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, Entrepreneurship...
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