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10 Ways to Spot A Weak Finance Executive

September 25, 2013
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My career in finance and accounting began in 1997 when I landed a job as an Audit Associate with Ernst & Young. In the years since, I’ve worked with three of the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms, as well as Financial Controller and CFO in several industries before removing my accounting hat to take on the…

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You and Me and Usain Bolt

September 13, 2013
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  Jamaican runner Usain “Lightning” Bolt is widely accepted as the fastest person ever. A commanding presence in athletics since he burst onto the world stage in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, he is the first athlete to hold world record for both the men’s…

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10 Little Things I’ve Learned as a Female Executive

August 7, 2011
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Here are some of the lessons I’ve learned over the years, and continue to learn every day. 1. Work Hard There really is no substitute for hard work. The law of sowing and reaping and Newton’s third law hold true in nature, and are equally…

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12 Nasty Illnesses You Can Prevent or Cure by Drinking More Water

February 5, 2012
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A healthy body is made up of about 75% water. Every cell, organ and system in our bodies depends on water to work. We all know we should drink about…

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14 Leadership Principles from Steve Jobs

March 26, 2012
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  Like hundreds of thousands of Apple fans, I am fascinated by the incendiary brilliance of Steve Jobs and by the revolutionary products he created. I have no fewer than…

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The Battle of The Bulge: Why Carbohydrates Matter

September 2, 2012
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My Story In early 2003, I was in my late twenties. I gained six pounds as a result of the increased appetite that had accompanied a course of medication. At…

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11 Tips for Brand New Senior Managers

March 19, 2013
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Madeittothetop

You’ve finally gotten the promotion you’ve dreamed of. You’re finally in charge. Being the new corporate head, division chief or general manager will be harder than you could have imagined. Here…

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10 Great Ways to Rise Above Office Politics and Be a Winner in the Workplace

March 25, 2013
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It’s Monday again, groan… This is the exasperated refrain that can be heard around the world, in every language at the start of each new work week. In the photo…

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10 Ways to Stop Talking Too Much

November 1, 2013
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Are You a Chatterbox? Do you know someone who talks too much? I’m sure you can think of an acquaintance or colleague who makes you want to head in the…

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I’ll Always Come Back to You

November 1, 2013
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KING OBSTINATE – I’LL ALWAYS COME BACK TO YOU! And at an early age in the cane field I start to sing I’m from a family of 13, and you…

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How to be a Winner: 10 Attitude-Adjusting Commitments to Make to Yourself

October 18, 2013
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The Comfort of Mediocrity Growing up, I struggled with low self-esteem. Sometimes I would get ‘A’s at school, but because of my poor self-image, I would often get ‘C’s and…

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Viral Video Resignation One-Upped by Former Employer

October 2, 2013
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Marina Shifrin was a disgruntled 25-year old animator at the graphic company Next Media Animation in Thailand. After two years of working there, she decided to say “I quit” – via…

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Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s Epic Goodbye

September 28, 2013
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Microsoft CEO, 57-year old Steve Ballmer, was visibly emotional as he said goodbye to the 13,000 employees of the company that made him a billionaire. The 6’5″ hulk of man…

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10 Great Reasons to be Kind

September 22, 2013
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Did you know that the fastest way to get over feeling sick, tired, sorry for yourself is to do something for someone else? Kindness pays off in ways we cannot…

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Our Deepest Fear

September 16, 2013
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The lines below written by Marianne Williamson in her book, A Return to Love, published in 1996. The verse has also been incorrectly attributed to Nelson Mandela, as having been…

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[Audio] You and Me and Usain Bolt

September 14, 2013
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Usain Bolt crushing failure

Jamaican runner Usain “Lightning” Bolt is widely accepted as the fastest person ever. But before Usain Bolt became the most loved track and field star on earth, there was a…

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What Are You Grateful For Today?

September 14, 2013
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Did you take a moment to be grateful today? Gratitude consists of being fully aware of your current circumstances with all its worrying details, both big and small, and being able…

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The Power of Giving

September 14, 2013
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This powerfully moving video will have you in tears. It is an advertisement from True Move H, Thailand’s third largest mobile telecommunications provider, and subsidiary of the True Corporation communications…

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