Author of The Final Enemy, Am I the Killer?,
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Posts by danpetrosini

Slackers – How to Handle Them

Tweet We know them, they are in the office,  are in our department, they are everywhere. They are the slackers. They do little, hide a lot and get by while aggravating the hell out of us. Slackers take credit for work done by others, pretending to have contributed. Slackers are experts at appearing to be busy and…

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Time Management – Efficiency

Tweet Certain people are able accomplish many things while others are unproductive to say the least! Why do some habitually hit their goals while others are unable to accomplish things or do so at a slow, frustrating pace?  What contributes to the difference? What do we do with the time we have? An important component of…

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Social Science Experiment Is Over

Tweet Somewhere along the way we lost ourselves. We no longer demanded that you act responsibly, work and civilly participate in society. No One to Blame but Ourselves We looked the other way, selfishly enjoying ourselves, while ignoring our responsibilities to parent and teach.  We didn’t set expectations for those dependent on us and attempt to manage…

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Gratitude – Essential to Happiness and Peace

Tweet Gratitude is the Right Attitude Simply acknowledging things to be thankful for is real a game changer. You will surprise yourself with how your outlook and attitude will improve when you recognize and practice this happiness tool. I am not an advocate of the ‘It could be worse’ crowd as a way for making you…

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Why be Loyal? Key to Relationships

Tweet Key to Relationships and Happiness  Loyalty can be expressed in many forms, to a brand, company, family or person. We hear people professing their loyalty to products or brands,  “I only shop at Saks” or “I’m hooked on Apple” etc. but the most important expression of loyalty is the type shown to other people. Being…

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Copy Cat with a Twist – Improve Rather than Innovate

Tweet Be A Copy Cat Originality is a sure fire way to achieve success. Problem is it can be tough to be original; inventing a new product or idea. It’s far easier to improve an existing product or idea. In fact, most success is nothing more than a twist on something already in the marketplace.…

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Success – Beg, Borrow and Steal

Tweet Why try reinvent the wheel? We live in time where innovation is highly coveted and richly rewarded.  Everyone dreams of coming up with something new and hitting it big. The problem is that ground breaking ideas and implementation are very difficult and rare. I am not speaking of giving up the pursuit of innovation but in support…

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Achieve Success with Lessons Re-learned!

Tweet Lessons to Achieve Success Success is achievable, you can really do anything! A previous blog http://danpetrosini.wordpress.com/2011/03/18/confidence-self-esteem-contd/,  explained how breaking your goal down into achievable sections, and building on those sections leads to success and confidence. Reinforcement A key component of learning and developing a new skill is reinforcement.  Doing something over and over until you  get it. Sounds logical enough and guaranteed…

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Pride? We have lost it!

Tweet Its Obvious We encounter scores of people in our day to day lives who seem to have no pride in what they do.  Their lack of pride contributes to shoddy, uninspired performance and dulls our lives. Without spirited, caring interaction in our daily lives we are less joyful and productive. Somewhere along the way we seem to have…

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