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Give Honest and Sincere Appreciation

"The ability to arouse enthusiasm among my people is the greatest asset I possess and the way to develop the best that is in a person is by appreciation and encouragement. There is nothing else that so kills the ambition of a person as criticism from superiors. I never criticize anyone. I believe in giving a person incentive to work. So I am anxious to praise but loath to find fault. If I like anything, I am hearty in my approbation and lavish in my praise" -  Charles Schwab

(Extracted from 'How to win friends & Influence people' by Dale Carnagie).


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Common sense commonly forgotten

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Don't Criticize, condemn or complain

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Arouse in the other person an eager want

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Do you know the character of the picture below?
Yes, as you may have answered from the very beginning, this is Rocky Balboa, the character brought to life on screen by Sylvester Stallone in several times and which super skill was a highly noticeable endurance. 
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But where this Consistency comes from? How could we improve ours in order to boost our chances to reach those goals? 
I believe we could classify the main external and internal factors that feed our consistency levels:
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Las Claves Del Sexo

Claves del Sexo

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