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2 Simple Ways to Identify Your Strengths


In a typical interview, sometimes your potential employer will ask you, “What are your strengths?” and “What are your weaknesses?” We will tell them basically what we’re good at and what we can improve on because that’s the way we define “strengths.” But ask yourself this, are there things you’re good at but you don’t enjoy doing? You might have…

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When You Forgive, You Set Yourself Free


That was exactly what Reon Schutte said on the stage when I was at the event called Power of Choice, Power of Change organized by Billy Kueek International. Yellowshorts Consulting was a proud marketing partner for this event. To be honest, initially I was so tied up with work, I was afraid to commit to marketing this event. If I…

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Why Go to School? Get Educated Online!


You can bring the chicken to the tap water but you can’t make it drink. If you force it, that’s when you get a dead chicken. How do we know the chicken was thirsty in the first place? Okay, forget about the chicken. I was supposed to use the common “drag a horse to the river” phrase but I got…

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50 Simple Ways to Create a Positive Personal Brand


Personal branding is a long process similar to corporate branding. Unlike corporate branding, which can stay stagnant for a long time, your personal brand evolve from time to time. For those who cannot invest the time and effort to develop their personal brand, the least you could do is to go through this list and make a conscious effort to…

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You Can Make a Difference


This is a story by Loren Eiseley. After you read this story, you will understand that whatever you do with good intention, however small, can make a difference. Image by Getty Images. Buy this as a poster. The Boy and The Starfish One day, an old man was walking along the beach in the early morning and noticed the tide had…

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Are You Taking Time for Granted?


Love this image? Purchase it as postcard. Most of us procrastinate and think to ourselves that there is always plenty of time.  At the same time, we are aware that when the time is spent, we can never get it back. This is why we don’t have the luxury of not making any decisions whether it’s in business or in…

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6 Ways to Increase Your Productivity


We all have 24 hours a day but some of us get more things done in a day compared to others. Although we share the same amount of time, we don’t share the same level of productivity. We can blame Facebook, television, the dog and everything else but it boils down to our own habit. To double our productivity, we…

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Be the Best Version of Yourself!


When we’re trying to compete with others, we intimidate them because of our winning spirit which sometimes can be unhealthy when we start to put others down just to win. They may feel that we’re self-centred and think of nothing but ourselves. That’s why it is important to not compare ourselves with others. If we try to beat others, we can only progress that…

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