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Praise your subordinates to your supervisor by putting plugs for them at every opportunity.
It's an old American custom to admire the fellow who's on the side of the little man. Your
subordinates will appreciate your plugs and their loyalty to you will grow.
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How you think when you lose determines how long it will be until you win.
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Success is determined not so much by the size of one's brain as it is by the size of one's
thinking.
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A personnel selection executive told me that he receives 50 to 250 times as many applicants 
for jobs that pay $10,000 per year as for jobs that pay $50,000 a year. This is to say that
there is at least 50 times as much competition for jobs on Second Class Street as for jobs on
First Class Avenue.
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Build castles, don't dig graves.
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Action cures fear.
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NOW is the magic word of success. Tomorrow, next week, later, sometime, someday often as
not are synonyms for the failure word: never.
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A person is a product of his own thoughts.
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Let your major goal be your automatic pilot. When you let your goal absorb you, you'll find
yourself making the right decisions to reach your goal.
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You win when you refuse to fight petty people. Fighting little people reduces you to their
size. Stay big.
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Everyone you know craves praise. Have a special good word for your wife or husband every 
day.
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Don't wait until conditions are perfect. They never will be. Expect future obstacles and
difficulties and solve them as they arise.
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Accept human differences and limitations. Don't expect anyone to be perfect. Remember, the
other person has a right to be different. And don't be a reformer.
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As you approach your job each day, ask yourself, "Am I worthy in every respect of being
imitated?"
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