Motivational Digest Week Ending 18 May 2013

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Articles Week Ending 18 May 2013 (Pacific Time):

4 Career Decisions That Highly Successful People Make: http://www.personalbrandingblog.com/4-career-decisions-that-highly-successful-people-make

When to Close a Business:  http://www.marieforleo.com/2013/05/close-a-business/

12 Tips to Help You Sell Anything to Anyone:  http://managerialmayhem.com/everybody-sells-12-tips-to-help-you-sell-anything-to-anyone

The Secrets of What Makes a Product Go Viral: http://blog.hepcatsmarketing.com/2013/03/26/the-secrets-of-what-makes-a-product-go-viral-by-nadia-goodman

Leadership Advice: Listen for the Future:  http://blog.focusleadership.com/Zen-Leader-Blog/bid/290004/Leadership-Advice-Listen-For-the-Future

Forgiveness is All About You: http://marbethdunn.com/its-all-about-you-2.html

Tips to Consider When Picking a Business Partner:  http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/5/18/business/13121901&sec=business

The Apathy Epidemic: Why Your Startup Will Suck You Dry:  http://pandodaily.com/2013/05/17/the-apathy-epidemic-why-your-startup-will-suck-you-dry/

Why Dressing for Success Means Wearing Color:  http://www.shebytes.com/2013/05/16/why-i-dress-for-success-in-color/

Wisdom is Knowing When to Stay the Course:  http://www.100pedals.com/wisdom-is-knowing-how-to-stay-on-course/

Go After Your Dreams with a Vengeance:  http://theselfimprovementblog.com/self-improvement/featured/key-to-success-go-after-your-dreams-with-a-vengeance/

Quotations, Images, etc. Week Ending 18 May 2013:

The authentic self is the soul made visible. ― Sarah Ban Breathnach

Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. ― Oprah Winfrey

Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place. ― Kurt Vonnegut

The discipline you have when you’re not motivated determines your success. ― John Maxwell

Choose to be around people who make your life easier, not harder. ― Meg Bertini

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GoalsHappenHere Articles Week Ending 18 May 2013:

Recognizing Self-Sabotage:

If you have an area of your life that’s regularly in turmoil, you are probably sabotaging yourself in that area.

Take a moment to think about the areas of your life that flow smoothly. Maybe you have a lot of great friends, or maybe your career is right where you want it to be. Maybe you’re wealthy and don’t have to worry about money.

Read more here.

Hanging Onto Your Resolve: We all know the moment: You look at the scale first thing in the morning and resolve to eat less and exercise more. You look at your bank account balance and decide you need to find a better way to make money. You read a great book and think “I can do that, too.”

Read more here.

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