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3 Things Oprah Believes About All People
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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We’re all wondering if we matter. And of course we do. But Oprah’s empathetic understanding of this desire and her affirmation of people on these three levels might explain a lot about her success.

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Why It Always Pays To Tell The Truth
Steve Moakler
By Steve Moakler
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You’ve probably heard the saying “money follows value.” It seems to be thrown around a lot in the business world, but I believe it also has a lot of light to shine on the desks of writers and creatives like me.

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Are You The Assassin of Your Own Ideas?
John Richmond
By John Richmond
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I was recently chatting with a friend about the idea of running a half marathon. It has been several years and a few Moon Pies since I last embarked on a 13-mile run. To be completely honest, I like the idea of being someone who runs half marathons more than the reality of actually lacing up my shoes and doing it.

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What We Can Learn About Relationships From A Hostage Negotiator
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I recently read an article about a hostage negotiator that has significantly changed the way I interact with people. Specifically, I’ve become a much better listener and it now matters less to me that I talk or am even heard in casual conversations.

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Are You Afraid Of Admitting What You Want?
Andrea Lucado
By Andrea Lucado
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We’ve all said, “I don’t want to get my hopes up.” Whenever the possibility of a good opportunity is in sight, or you start dating someone new, or your boss hints at a job promotion, our reaction is often to not get our hopes up. It seems smart, right?

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Why 80% Of The Work You Do Is A Waste Of Time
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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It’s called The 80/20 Principle. The book was written by Richard Koch and the argument is this: 80 percent of the results you’re getting at work flow from just 20 percent of your efforts. And not only this, but 80 percent of your profit likely comes from 20 percent of your products.

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Two Types Of Pain You’re Going To Experience
Scott McClellan
By Scott McClellan
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Avoiding pain was my default mode for a decade or two. I avoided pain like it was my job. I steered clear of situations and relationships that might’ve been painful, and I tried to keep my emotional investment at a minimum. Obviously, this was a disaster.

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If You Turn Down Your Noise, You Might Finally Hear The Truth
By Mike Foster
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Double Your Productivity With Your Time Off
By Donald Miller
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How To Know If You’re Keeping Score In Your Friendships
By Tim Schurrer
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Waiting For Good Things To Happen Is A Lazy Plan
By Donald Miller
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