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How to deal with competition: Four key strategies

Looking over your shoulder is a good thing.

It’s rare to find someone who wants competition, but let’s be honest… we need it! Competition helps us grow, learn and evolve. Whether in life, athletics or the job market, rivals push us to hone our existing skills and develop those we lack. They drive us to look inward, dig deep and rise above challenges or setbacks.…

Motivation must-haves: five tips for staying on track

I have a love/hate relationship with motivation. 

It’s easy to come by, but hard to keep. What do I mean by that? You know that feeling when you first start a project or set a goal? Your bright, shiny dream seems so close. It’s within reach, just around the corner. You have energy. You have a plan. Then come the challenges, perhaps a set back or two.…