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The Science of Success

By Tracey C. Jones For many, success is an elusive goal. They feel powerless and resort to blaming their circumstances for the condition of their lives. But success is more scientific than you think. It follows the same universal laws found in natural science. When you look at it this way, you can take concrete […]

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SOB or ESP: What’s your Communication Style?

By Tracey C. Jones Texan: “Where are you from?” Harvard Grad: “I come from a place where we do not end our sentences with prepositions.” Texan: “OK — where are you from, smart-aleck?” We are rapidly losing the art of communication. The very trait which separates us from the animals is about to be our […]

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Does This Excuse Make My But Look Big

By Tracey C. Jones One day, during lunch break, a construction worker opened his lunchbox, pulled out two sandwiches, hoisted them aloft, and cried to the heavens in anguish, “Not peanut-butter sandwiches again!” The next day, he opened his lunchbox, peered inside, and wailed in agony, “Not peanut butter sandwiches again!” Day after day, the […]

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Leakproof Leadership: The Security of Character

By Tracey C. Jones In a time when everything is someone else’s fault and serious wrongdoing often goes unpunished, it often seems as though we’ve lost all sight of what it means to be a business person of character and integrity. Every day, from community leaders to elected officials, from clergy to corporate executives, it […]