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Seth's Blog: The benefit of the doubt

Seth's Blog: The benefit of the doubt | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Doubt is corrosive. Someone faced with doubt rarely brings her best self to the table. Doubt undermines confidence, it casts aspersions, it assumes untruths. Yes, of course you need to qualify your leads.
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9 Reasons Why Hitting Rock Bottom Will Make You Stronger

9 Reasons Why Hitting Rock Bottom Will Make You Stronger | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it

Maybe your business has failed or your venture gone off track. 


Maybe you were supposed to be the next Steve Jobs, but it's all gone bad. For whatever reason, you find yourself in a place you never imagined--rock bottom. But failure is not fatal and rock bottom is not forever, unless you make it so. There are very important lessons to learn when you've hit rock bottom. Here are nine of the most important:


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I needed to read this today. I think you do as well.

(From the article):  Rock bottom can become the solid foundation on which you can rebuild your life. Whatever life gives you, even if it hurts a lot, be strong. Remember, strong walls may shake but they never collapse. You were given this life, this pain, this struggle, so work to keep yourself strong enough to make it through.
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Why Acceptance Is The Answer to Most of Your Life's Problems

Why Acceptance Is The Answer to Most of Your Life's Problems | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Instead of expecting, you should be accepting. See what it means to practice acceptance in daily life and find peace:
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Want to Be a Great Leader? Ask Yourself These Questions Weekly

Want to Be a Great Leader? Ask Yourself These Questions Weekly | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
The art of asking questions is the source of all business success.
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The Lasting Benefits of Growing Up Around Books

The Lasting Benefits of Growing Up Around Books | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
A new study links access to non-schoolbooks in childhood with a higher income later in life.
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The Art Of Leadership Is Not Without Struggle - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

The Art Of Leadership Is Not Without Struggle - Lolly Daskal | Leadership | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
At the age of seven, a young boy and his family were forced out of their home. The boy had to work to help support his family. When he was nine, his
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5 bulletproof confidence strategies from a former FBI agent | SmartBrief

5 bulletproof confidence strategies from a former FBI agent | SmartBrief | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Confidence is a critical building block for a successful career because it is the one mindset that will take you where you want to go. The good news is that confidence is a set of learned skills and beliefs.
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Seth's Blog: The possibility of optimism (the optimism of possibility)

Seth's Blog: The possibility of optimism (the optimism of possibility) | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Is the glass half full or half empty? The pessimist sees what's present today and can only imagine eventual decline. The glass is already half empty and it's only going to get worse.
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How to Find Your Place in the World After Graduation

How to Find Your Place in the World After Graduation | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
A few guidelines for creative people: First, stay in the room. You might need to be a little bored. Don’t fill those moments with cat videos.
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Let These Game Theorists Show You A Better Way To Resolve Conflicts

Let These Game Theorists Show You A Better Way To Resolve Conflicts | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Coin tosses might seem fair at first, but they create envious losers. Here's an alternative that leaves everyone happy.
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What Makes a Good Life? Lessons from the Longest Study on Happiness | Robert Waldinger | TED Talks

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger

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A 75-year longitudinal study on what makes people happy. I'm glad this one is from Harvard.
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Why Americans Ignore the Role of Luck in Everything

Why Americans Ignore the Role of Luck in Everything | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
In a talk about his new book on luck, the economist Robert Frank offered some ideas for increasing luck awareness.
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Nobody’s Perfect – So Get Over Yourself

Nobody’s Perfect – So Get Over Yourself | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it

Sorry if I'm the one to burst your bubble but, nobody is perfect. Not even you. You don't need to handicap yourself by carrying around that kind of burden. Aim for the bull's-eye? Absolutely. Strive for perfection? Yes - always - but understand that some times you can't attain the unattainable. 


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Worth Remembering … Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence – Vince Lombardi
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The One Skill I Kept Practicing To Save My Life — The Mission

The One Skill I Kept Practicing To Save My Life - The Mission - Medium
If I had bad grades, my dad would hit me. Later, when I was thrown out of school, I lost my friends. When I was fired from a job, I became…
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Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away.
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The Best Advice From 2016 Commencement Speeches

The Best Advice From 2016 Commencement Speeches | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
From Sheryl Sandberg to Spike Lee, here's a collection of some of the most inspiring advice from this year's commencement addresses.
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7 Powerful Ways to Turn Every Failure Into Success

7 Powerful Ways to Turn Every Failure Into Success | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
How much you learn when you fail determines how far you go in creating success.
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Great Leaders Learn To Fail Without Becoming A Failure

Great Leaders Learn To Fail Without Becoming A Failure | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
If knocked down, I will get back up every time. I am never out of the fight. - Navy SEAL Creed
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The 3 Best Ways to Find Joy in Everything You Do

The 3 Best Ways to Find Joy in Everything You Do | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Did you know that you can find joy in life by doing the same things you do daily, just in a different way? See 3 positive ways to do it:
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7 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Is One Of The Fastest-Growing Job Skills

7 Reasons Why Emotional Intelligence Is One Of The Fastest-Growing Job Skills | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Here's why hiring managers say they often value emotional intelligence more highly than IQ.
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Happy Ambition: Success, Status Cocaine, and Happiness

Happy Ambition: Success, Status Cocaine, and Happiness | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Why do super rich people work so hard? Are they addicted to status? How can you strive toward your ambitions but also prioritize happiness?
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12 Sure Signs You Are Doing Better Than You Think

12 Sure Signs You Are Doing Better Than You Think | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Sometimes we don't know how good we have it until we actually pay attention.
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The Insanely Simple Way To Prioritize Your Work And Life

You already have values. Your company already has values. And they're not what you've sticky-noted to your laptop.
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How To Be Persuasive: 7 New Secrets From Hostage Negotiation

How To Be Persuasive: 7 New Secrets From Hostage Negotiation | A Change in Perspective | Scoop.it
Whether it’s dealing with family members, buying a car or negotiating a raise, persuasion is always a useful skill.

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