Friday, July 11, 2008

Sharpen Your Axe

Always be working on yourself as an improvement project. Never stop learning. Invest the time and keep upgrading your skills. There is this old story about the Scandinavian lumber jacks cutting down trees in the North American forest. The moral of the story is that the guy that took time from a busy schedule to sharpen his axe managed to cut down more trees in less time than the others toiling all day with dull axes. Make sure to sharpen yours.

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Urban Gavelin a native Swede with more than twenty five years of business experience. He has held positions as director of sales- marketing- and business development on Nordic, European and World Wide levels. Urban has lived and worked in Stockholm, London and New York, now works primarily with leadership development and sales training and is a credentialed coach. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and Stockholm School of Economics.

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