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Why Most of Us Won’t Achieve Our New Year’s Resolutions

Most of the talk about New Year’s Resolutions is just that – talk. Despite all of our good intentions, most of us won’t achieve our goals for the year. Research released by the University of Scranton Psychology Department reports that only 8 percent of Americans are regularly successful in achieving their resolution. 49 percent achieve occasional success, and 24 percent are never successful. So in other words, the odds are stacked against you even if you set a goal for the New Year Continue reading

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2011 Business & Workplace Predictions

We’ve been doing annual business and workplace predictions for our clients since 2005. This year we are sharing them with a broader audience.

We’ll begin with a review of our 2010 predictions. Here’s are the five predictions we made going into last year:
• Politics will continue to trump leadership. Continue reading

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Resolutions for Results

The tradition of New Year’s resolutions dates back more than 4,000 years to the ancient Babylonians. Even then people were failing to turn intention into action.

Very few of the good intentions professed as a New Year’s Resolution will ever come to fruition. The goals are noble, but the choices are wrong.

For 2011, consider forgetting your typical resolutions and make this the year of better choices.
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