About Mike MacDonald

Mike Macdonald was born and raised in Minnesota and attended the University of Minnesota for entrepreneurship and economics. Mike is currently a success coach, and consultant with a vacation club. He specializes in helping people with personal development and motivation and leadership training. Mike also has an extensive sales background and has been in the direct marketing industry for 8 years. Follow on Google +.
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Strategies for getting out of a slump

Stuck in a slump? Blogger Mike MacDonald tells you what he does to bust out of funks.
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Rise to the challenge: Become the leader your team needs

Leaders aren’t chosen. Leaders rise to the challenge. Blogger Mike MacDonald tells you what great leadership looks like and how to become the leader your team needs.
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Build trust and close deals in 3 easy steps

Struggling with your sales approach? Blogger Mike MacDonald says fixing those problems are can be as easy as one, two, three!
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The only known cure for worry

At some point in time we've all worried about something. Blogger Mike MacDonald shares the only known cure for this age-old problem.
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If it’s meant to be, it’s up to me

Blogger Mike MacDonald shares ways you can take inspiration from the way successful leaders deal with life's many setbacks and road blocks.
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Teach people how to treat you

Blogger Mike MacDonald tells you what you can do to ensure friends, coworkers and even customers treat you the way you'd like to be treated in this blog post.
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People will work for a living but they will die for recognition

There are lots of ways to motivate your team at work. Blogger Mike MacDonald tells you why encouragement and recognition are more effective tools than fear and punishment.
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3 simple ways to double your productivity while telecommuting

Chores, kids, spouses, and family pets are just some of the distractions telecommuters have to deal with. Blogger Mike MacDonald shares three tips he believes will help you get the most out of your day.
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Why businesses succeed (and fail)

Most new businesses don't succeed. Mike MacDonald tells you why the company you keep and their mindsets may have a lot to do with how far your business goes.
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