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A Good Life is Habit Forming

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Overthinking is overwrought. Just a few simple habits will make a great difference throughout the day. That’s the premise of Amy Landino’s book, “Good Morning, Good Life: 5 Simple Habits to Master Your Mornings and...
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How Much Money Will Make You Happy?

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According to two Nobel Prize winners, $75k should be enough. Money and happiness. Two very different concepts that have gotten a lot of attention on the field of economics. So much so, that there is...
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Stop Using These Excuses When It Comes to Personal Development

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“Ninety-nine percent of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses.” ―George Washington Carver It’s nearly New Year’s resolution season, a time of brazen hope and familiar disappointment. You’ve been here...
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What’s the Word for Success?

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Words matter. The best idea in the world will go for naught for lack of description. Whether oral, written or conveyed in sublime body language, improved communication can enhance your business and -- ultimately...
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Vertical, and the horizontal knowledge illustrative embodiment of preconception at the talent stage

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One of the most innate, yet rewarding idiosyncrasies of any primate is standing competitive. The perception of accomplishing the ample ahead of the rest is vital, like the two newly hatched bird chicks competing...
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Preventing‌ ‌Low‌ ‌Back‌ ‌Pain -‌ ‌A‌ ‌Guide‌ ‌For‌ ‌The‌ ‌Office‌ ‌Ninja‌

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Almost everyone reading this has had or will have some form of nagging low back pain. Given the current pandemic, much of the world is now working from home and unable to see their...
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How Working From Home Increased My Productivity

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Stories of success, anguish and the internal state of affairs from a “self-proclaimed” productive human Working from home really brought out the best in me, it made me more productive. Because working from home gave...
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The Difficult Job of Making Decisions

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How many important decisions did you make lately? Difficult, isn’t it? Most of us would likely underestimate this number; It mainly depends on what the term “important” evokes to you. Generally speaking, an important...
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Why are we talking about pivots?

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Being adaptable is more important and long lasting for success. Here are eight steps to be a more adaptable person and organization. There are a lot of articles and talking heads using the word “pivot" as...
Anti-Fragility

Anti-Fragility

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Some things benefit from shocks; they thrive and grow when exposed to volatility, randomness, disorder, and stressors and love adventure. Yet in spite of the ubiquity of the phenomenon, there is no word for...
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Even In Business, It’s All About Getting Up Again

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Steve Jobs and Muhammad Ali also had their knockdowns There’s a saying about anxious people. Whilst they think that they’re weak because they fall at some of the final hurdles, they’re actually much tougher than everyone...
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How to Get People to Really Listen to You

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There’s no magic 5 step formula. That might not be what you want to hear right now but trust me in the long run it’s easier to accept that life is nuanced and has...
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Controlling the Narrative

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There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. - William Shakespeare We often hear a form of nonsense, enough that we don’t even notice how foolish it is. It seeps into...
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We Are All in a Boat, But Not in the Same Boat

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What can we learn from the crisis , and how can we come stronger out of the corona crisis? "We are all in the same boat now." - Yes, that is partly true: We are in a boat, or on a ship. We...
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How to Avoid Losing

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It’s your lucky day! You meet a kind stranger who offers you your choice of a great deal, something for nothing. No tricks, really: you’re getting a free lunch.  She gives you $45. Then, she...
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Embrace Enjoyment, and your work will deliver

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Enjoyment doesn’t fit any clear definition, so get to know it If I don’t catch myself enjoying it, I drop it. Enjoyment is not everything, it is the only thing. I am not encouraging hedonism,...
Office Culture

Take a Head Start Toward The Future of Work

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The dynamic of office culture has matured over the years. Learning from bullpen, cubicle, and open office layouts, today’s employees seek a flexible office environment. This values a healthy work-life balance within the office, ultimately...
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Five Tips to Start and Stick with Your Goals

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“Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success.” —Pablo Picasso I...
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Triad for Developers to Increase Productivity

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In this world where we are bombarded with a lot of workloads, everyone is looking for new ways to increase productivity in a particular time period. There is a lack of the ability to...
Risk

Take a chance on risk

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Risk + Awareness = Lessons Learned Or Victories Claimed “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking...