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How to Deal With Stupid, Needy, Irritating, Toxic, and Generally Crappy People

by Stephen Mills November 13, 2011

These kinds of people are not worth your time or stress. Every second of your life that you spend with someone who is a negative is not only a second you lose from something you value more, it takes something out of you. It’s not not neutral it is a draining negative. The effect of dealing with them will linger with you and continue to take away from your precious life. It’s like a left hook to the head followed by a right. And for particularly crappy people you might as well take an uppercut to the chin as well. You may suffer the effects for days to come.

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Why First Impressions Matter

by Stephen Mills July 25, 2011

Note from Stephen: This is a guest article from Bill Post. His information is at the end of the article. I think I’m a pretty sensitive guy. But if you showed up to a first ever business meeting in a T-shirt and shorts, would my feelings be hurt? Would I feel that you were not […]

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Eight Ways to Build a Magnetic Personality

by Stephen Mills February 7, 2010
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We know people who can light up a room with their presence. They are good at building and maintaining relationships. They establish rapport quickly and effortlessly. It seems like everybody is their best friend. Bestselling author, Malcolm Gladwell, call these people connectors.

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