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5 Top Questions For Making New Year's Resolutions Work

Have you ever made a New Year's resolution? Maybe you resolved to lose weight, stop smoking or get fit. Did you see it through? The vast majority of people you probably didn't and by the end of January you, too, will be back into their old habit patterns after promising this year would be different from last year. Sound familiar?

Are You a Cause or Effect Person?

I recently heard about a business owner who, like many others, has seen his sales volumes fall in the economic downturn. He was asked what the problem was as far as he was concerned. His reply was interesting: "It's the adverse exchange rate between the dollar and Sterling." he said.

Now, I don't know this man. Nor am I too familiar with his specific business. But here's what I do know. As long as he is focusing his attention on something that is outside of his control, he is powerless to change things; he is making himself an effect of the environment in which he finds himself.


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