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Dennis M. Postema

Dennis M. Postema, RFC, is a successful entrepreneur, best-selling author, coach, speaker and registered financial consultant. He is the founder of MotivationandSuccess.com, StoriesofPerseverance.org, FinancingYourLife.com and TheRetirementInstitute.org.

Perseverance – A Trait of Great Leadership

Perseverance is a trait common among great leaders. Perseverance is a steady persistence in a course of action in spite of difficulties, obstacles or discouragement. An individual who leads a group of employees, colleagues or another group of people needs to exhibit perseverance in order to successfully lead the team …

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How Does Psychology Work in Sales?

Some people can sell anything. As a sales professional, you might be wondering what the secret is to their success. Speaking in only the broadest terms, I’ll tell you: they understand the needs of their customers and know how to effectively communicate their products and services as solutions. On the …

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The MEMEing of Life: Think Like a Millionaire

Memes seem to be taking over our lives, with their positive messages and distilled life tips. But many see memes as trite and dismiss their power, assuming they are overly simplistic directives that don’t actually help at all. In this series, I want to look at several memes that perfectly …

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Commitment – A Trait of Great Leadership

The dictionary defines commitment as a pledge or promise; engagement; involvement. Whichever variation of the definition you prefer each illustrates a trait which is required in a great leader. It does not matter if an individual is leading a group of employees, colleagues or another group of people, the leader …

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Motivate Millennials in the Workplace

  Explain the Vision:   Millennials want to understand the big picture so they can really dive into their work and get excited and passionate about it.  Unlike other generations they are not afraid to ask why if they don’t understand the vision.  Even though we may feel like it, this …

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5 Things to Know Before You Start a Business

  Most Businesses Fail: You are going to have to persevere and be resilient, and even then the odds aren’t great.  50% of businesses fail in the first year and 95% fail within five years.  If you have the guts to be an entrepreneur you are naturally born to persevere, …

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