Being RIght
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Being Right is Not Always “Right”

Being Right: Sometimes it’s about keeping the peace. If you knew me in my early twenties you wouldn’t have wanted to become entangled in an argument. I would pull out all the stops just to prove my argument was the best. It didn’t matter to me how you felt afterwards. Deep down I wanted to be […]

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Respect
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Gain Respect with These 3 Little Things

Earn Respect by Thanking Someone We live in a world where it’s all too easy to become myopic and forget to look at those around us that go the extra mile. For some, that “extra mile” could simply be saying “thank you”. A “thank you”, carries so much more weight than you might think.

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Get Up and Move with the Help of a Stand-up Desk!

If you work in an office, chances are you know how difficult it is to keep moving. If you’re like me, it’s probably more conducive to remain sedentary. In a recent American College of Physician Annals of Internal Medicine entry,  a sedentary lifestyle appears to be linked to diabetes and heart disease. While I try to fit […]

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Self Improvement is Not Fluff

Some consider the genre of “self improvement” fluff. The idea that your life can be changed by a simple attitude adjustment seems too easy. There is perhaps a subtle truth to what they say. Positive thinking won’t pay the bills or put gas in your car. I don’t think we should be blind to hard work and […]

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Change of Schedule

Beginning this week you’ll start seeing new updates on Tuesdays and Thursdays only. This will allow more time to dedicate to content quality. Enjoy Your Day! -Thomas thomas@thomasmiller.me

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blogging frees your mind
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Blogging Frees Your Mind and Opens Doors

Blogging Can Open Doors! I started blogging about 4 years ago. It started as a way to vent my feelings on topics ranging from customer service to personal thoughts. Over time I’ve narrowed down my focus to more of a “Self-Improvement” structure. This seems to bring me the most joy. Blogging is very easy to do, […]

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Purpose
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5 Ways to Start Your Day with a Purpose

Your Day Can Have Purpose How do you start your day? Do you wake up with a purpose or would you rather sleep-in until the last possible second? The overall goal is to allow time to focus for the day ahead of you. Here are some purpose driven suggestions that have helped me. 1) Exercise […]

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Productive Day
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Avoid These 3 Things to have a Productive Day

Less Distractions Make for a Productive Day We’re easily distracted during the day. Cell phones, emails, various alerts, and co-workers can deter us from finishing our projects on time. Here are 3 methods I’ve used that pay off well and keep me productive. 1) “Water-cooler Talk” While as tempting as it may seem, avoid “water-cooler […]

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Success
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The Secret to Measured Success

Measuring success is a finely tuned process The term “success”, is very open ended. It could mean the success of a person, organization, or idea. It’s a subjective word, meaning each person may have their own interpretation. I often hear phrases like, “Let’s get our numbers up.”. They may be in reference to something simple like […]

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