WE

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Any project that requires the collaboration of more than one person to be completed proves how important teamwork can be.  No price can be put on the power of “We.” Harvey Mackay feels teamwork actually beings with the hiring process.  Interview questions should uncover teamwork skills.  Stories of past employment accomplishments should include examples of […]

SAY NO!!

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Successful people like Warren Buffet and Steve Jobs have created great empires by mastering the ability to “say No.”  Steve Jobs was more proud of what Apple didn’t do as he was of the successes they achieved. We are all guilty of trying to become masters of many things.  Long hours working are different than […]

MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED

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“MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED”      The Wall Street journal reported that about thirty-three percent of the high school graduates who received the tag of “Most Likely to Succeed” carried it around as a burden.   Forty percent with the title were motivated and driven to live up to the title bestowed upon them (now called […]

Think, Speak, Do

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Saying the Right Words I believe that the main source of discouragement is negative self-talk. Dr. Lloyd-Jones a heart surgeon in England said, “Most of your unhappiness in life is due to the fact that you are listening to yourself rather than talking to yourself”. By that, I think he means that we often passively […]

Greetings Earthlings!

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This is Captain Kirk from the Starship Enterprise contacting you! Although I don’t actually fly around in the Starship Enterprise, I often wish I could beam myself from campus to campus! I serve as Commander (President) of our three great fleets (campuses)—Community Care College, Clary Sage College and Oklahoma Technical College based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. […]