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See Dr. Mark Goulston on Good Day LA: Leaders Should Dare To Care About Everybody

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Don’t Let Your “Naysayers” Drive Away Your “Yaysayers

Imagine that the top 10 % of a company are “Yaysayers,” the middle 80 % are “Maybesayers” and the bottom 10 % are “Naysayers.”

If the middle 80 % can be pulled in either direction, the last thing you want is for the “Naysayers” to suck them down into their negativity.  What should you do?

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No More "Freebies" you sacrifice being respected
in order to liked,
you won't be either.
And if you expect to be paid without asking
you won't be that either.

Sound familiar? I recently sat down with a fellow excess “freebie” giver. 

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3/28, 10-11 am pst, FREE Webinar on Follow Through with Dr. Mark Goulston

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What separates the people that habitually achieve their goals and create the results they desire from those who don't?  

You already know the answer.  It's follow through. Why is it that some people follow through while others don't? Follow through means never having to say you're sorry... or make excuses that only cause others and you to feel badly about yourself.

In this engaging free webinar you will discover the real reason people don't follow through and how you can make sure that YOU do.

If you or someone you know would like to improve your or their follow-through, you will want to catch this program with Dr. Mark Goulston, Ivan Misner, and Eddie Esposito

Dr. Goulston is the #1 international best selling author of six books including: Get Out of Your Own Way, "Just Listen" Discover the Secret to Getting Through to Absolutely Anyone and REAL INFLUENCE: Persuade Without Pushing and Gain Without Giving In. He writes the Tribune syndicated career advice column, "Solve Anything with Dr. Mark," and blogs for Psychology Today, Fast Company, Business Insider and the Huffington Post. He appears frequently on television and radio including: Good Day LA, CNN and Oprah and speaks to audiences around the world.  He is the Co-Founder of the global community, Heartfelt Leadership whose Mission is Daring to Care.
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How to Improve Cooperation - Try a Double Dose of Assertive Humility HBR: To Collaborate More, Try an Olive Branch on Steroids

With the exception of “dyed-in-the-wool” unforgiving types (you know, the ones who seem to delight in ruining family holiday dinners), one of the things that nearly the rest of all other people are defenseless against is a sincere, earnest, unsolicited apology.

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10 Things Smart Founders Do to Mess Up Their Company

“Everybody here has the ability to do anything I do and much beyond. Some of you will and some of you won’t. For those who won’t, it will be because you get in your own way, not because the world doesn’t allow you.”

- Warren Buffett speaking the University of Washington

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Calling All Skeptics, Cynics and Pessimists

- A skeptic is someone who is reluctant to believe;
- A cynic is someone who refuses to believe;
- A pessimist is someone who has given up on believing.

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Dr. G's Relationship Tool Box - Stopping FACA

How to nip FACA in the bud, before it takes a huge bite out of your relationship (a.k.a. it's tough to stop a jumbojet, once it gets rolling).

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Why People Resist Change, But Not Tools you agree with the following?

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