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GE Falls To Walgreen’s – How To Avoid The Same In Your Business Practice

By Financial Advisors

In 1901, Charles R. Walgreen opened a drug store on the corner of Bowen Avenue and Cottage Grove in Chicago. Within 12 years he had four stores on Chicago’s South Side. Last week Mr. Walgreen’s chain of pharmacies replaced long running stalwart General Electric as the newest company to be listed on the Dow Jones Industrial Index. To borrow a reference to famed Chicago White Sox Shoeless Joe Jackson; “Say it ain’t so, Joe!” GE became a member of the Dow in November of 1907. In the last two years the Dow is up nearly 45% and shares of GE…

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2 Questions Guaranteed to Simplify Your Life

By Financial Advisors

Today is the first day of the rest of your life!… a.k.a. day #1 of your New Year’s resolution. This is the time the majority of us will discard our bad habits, magically replacing them with good ones like broccoli, brussel sprouts, and tofu. At least that’s our plan. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the truth is as follows (source: www.StatisticBrain.com): 58% of us will make New Year’s resolutions 73% of us will stick to them for one week 68% will make it two weeks Only 9% will report success on their resolutions twelve months later…

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370,000 People Want to Know Why This Surgeon Hired a Coach

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Why hire a coach? This Harvard trained surgeon, Dr. Atul Gawande, has studied this question with a surgeon’s precision. He shares what he’s found to be the key. Having a good coach to: He says having a good coach… Provides a more accurate picture of our reality Instills positive habits of thinking Breaks our actions down and then helps us build them back up again “It’s not how good you are now; it’s how good you’re going to be that really matters,” Gawande says. Join the 370,000+ people who have viewed this TEDTalk to hear Gawande tell WHY he did it and HOW…

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