Why write your own Book? Watch This Australian Travel Video

by Dominic Kotarski Thanks to Harvey Pogrund and Hannah Direct Australia, I just recently had an opportunity to fly to Australia and New Zealand and visit The Hannah Direct Groups headquarters in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Auckland. I had a chance to meet some amazing people in his organization and talk about my experiences from…

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Inquisitive? Why?

What do you need to know to grow? What kinds of questions should I ask? If I could ask someone who could help me with all my current problems/challenges and issues who could give me honest, straight advice with no strings attached what would it be? If I could get the right advice that works…

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Why Social Rules?

Post by Dominic Kotarski. I had to Get Out from behind my screen and meet some real people to show me how to be more effective behind my screen. As it turns out, I had no clue what I was doing on social media. Thank goodness I was set somewhat straight by Vicki McLeod at Main Street…

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Watch Your If’s, And’s and But’s or more ifs and ands and less buts

If – According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary means – in the event that and/or used as a function word to introduce an exclamation expressing a wish or you could substitute with whether. And – A conjunction used to indicate connection or addition especially of items in the same class or type or to join words or…

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What is True G.R.I.T ?

When it comes to legends few of us can dispute the DUKE! John Wayne set the standard for many Hollywood actors that followed. I  was an impressional 5 years old when John won his Academy award for his leading role in “True Grit.”  By that time, John Wayne’s career had already spanned over 5 decades.…

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Well Being is your Birthright – 7 Tips to Claim it back

1. Start where you are. There’s no better time or better place than NOW! 2. Find your light, your anchor and what’s most important to you. We can get motivated by Bonnie Ware, a palliative nurse who spent  many years recording the most common regrets of the dying. She first recorded her dying patients epiphanies…

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Relationships and Burning Bridges

There’s only two reasons for burning a bridge, you’re at war and the enemy is coming or you’re being chased by someone or something (Zombies came to mind) and you get across the bridge first. I’m wondering though, what happens if you burn the bridge only to find that there’s an even greater enemy or…

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2 Little Words with Big Implications

Where you’re from says everything and nothing about you and your character. The two most important attributes you can develop over your lifetime are integrity and authenticity. I can remember when I was young thinking I didn’t belong in my town. I wanted so bad to experience different parts of the world and different cultures,…

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Litmus Test for Your Chief Financial Officer

There’s a very easy way to tell if you’ve hired the right person to trust with your company finances. All you need to do is look at the accounts and check the dates when they paid themselves their salary or bonuses. If they paid themselves before anyone else my suggestion would be to start looking…

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It’s all about (to) change

Change your life!

I’ve spent the last two weeks studying change management and reduction in force (RIF) or was it RIP? There are over 700 books written on this topic and countless theories. The way organizations manage change and people manage change are closely linked for obvious reasons. Most Managers are on a constant learning curve. They are…

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