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Here’s What Happens When You Don’t Trust Your Gut

How Successful People Deal With Manipulators

How Successful People Deal With Manipulators Some people are born manipulators, and not in a good way. A psychological manipulator deliberately creates an inequality of power, exploiting a victim or circumstance to serve their agenda. This can be beneficial, of course, and many successful business men and women are master manipulators. The problem is that a psychological manipulator isn’t necessarily going to have the best interests of the business at heart. According to Psychology Today, most manipulative people have four common characteristics: They know how to detect weaknessesOnce those weaknesses are found, they use them against you or your businessThrough shrewd machinations, they convince you to give up something of yourself in order to serve their self-centered interestsIn work, social, and family situations, once a manipulator succeeds at taking advantage of you, that person will continue repeating the violation until they are stopped. How do successful people deal with manip…

26 Qualities That Will Lead You to Greatness

In the words of John Quincy Adams“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” Great leadership has the potential to excite people to achieve extraordinary things, which makes leadership among the highest of callings. Measure yourself against these 26 attributes and ask yourself how you can lead from your very best qualities: 1. Authentic Be genuine and reliable, trustworthy, and always the same person. 2. Brave Develop courage in the face of risks — and bad outcomes. 3. Character-driven Character resonates with people and impels them to follow and trust. 4. DecisiveDetermination and daring make great leaders unshakeable. 5. Engaging Connect with enthusiasm, empowerment and encouragement; remember that everyone can make a positive contribution. 6. Fearless If you are brave in your thinking and daring in your actions, you can accomplish anything. 7. Goal-oriented Goals provide governance to vision and mission, guiding people an…

Making Your Intuition Work for You

TRUST YOUR INSTINCTS…INTUITION DOESN’T LIEEach of us has an internal guidance system, our intuition. It can come to us in many ways: gut feelings, dreams, a sense of knowing, energetic guidance, images, voices, signs from our environment, and notions from other people. By observing this great source of information you will strengthen your ability to make better choices in your personal and business life. Plenty of us use our intuition regularly without recognizing it as that. You might have a knowing or a hunch about something that is going to happen in your life. A knowing might be that you think about talking with your mother on the phone and she calls. Similarly, a hunch would be to take a different route on the way home and find out that you bypassed a huge accident on your regular route. There are situations that guide you to important people in your life. You’re compelled to attend a party where you meet your life partner. You sit near someone at a meeting that has similar inter…