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7 Traits Of Outstanding Executives

The most outstanding employees everywhere you look are not necessarily the most hard working ones, but the most effective ones. What does it mean to be effective?

To be effective is to be adequate to accomplish a purpose; producing the intended or expected result; successful in producing a desired or intended result. What qualities set outstanding employees apart from the rest? Read more…

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Is Your Toddler Too Young To Read?

You’ve probably heard that readers are leaders. Did you know that there are certain pre-reading skills a child learns before they actually start reading? That’s why it’s never too early to place a book in front of your toddler and read to and with them.

Of course, at two and three you can’t really expect your toddler to read, but if you have a little one you’d love to instil a love of books in, here are a few pointers to start with. Read more…

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30 Days of Awesomeness- September 1

My goal this month is simple; be good to my spirit, soul and body. One thing I have learnt this year is that small changes make a huge difference. So I’m committing to 5 small things this month;

1. Wake up early enough to read one chapter of Proverbs every day (two on the last day) and tackle my intercession list.

2. Eliminate eba from my diet completely

3. Don’t eat dinner later than 7 pm

4. Resume daily power-walking, and jump rope indoors on days when I can’t go out

5. Read a good portion of a book or blog for leisure every day.

That last bit is important to me because, as a writer and editor, I read books, blogs and magazines every day for work, but I rarely have time to just lie down and read a book for my own enjoyment.

I had dinner at 7 pm today. I couldn’t go out for a walk, so I’ve done 15 minutes of skipping. I’m off to read Proverbs 1, pray for my brothers, and start Anna Karenina.