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Look outside your industry for insights

Look outside your industry for insights | encouragement | Scoop.it
Today all industries seem focused on what changes will bring and how to deal with them. What can you learn from another industry? Read more...
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I look for the greatness in people and share what I observe.
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Blanca Vergara » Enough Is The New Wealth

Blanca Vergara » Enough Is The New Wealth | encouragement | Scoop.it
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Are you led by the next shiny thing or appreciation for all you have?

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A Secret to Happiness: Take a Vacation.

A Secret to Happiness: Take a Vacation. | encouragement | Scoop.it
One secret to happiness is knowing when to give yourself a break. And now it's vacation time for me. I'm off!  Back in a week. Do you have trouble taking vacations?
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How To Make More Friends : 5 Simple Strategies - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How To Make More Friends : 5 Simple Strategies - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement | encouragement | Scoop.it
You probably feel that knowing how to make more friends is the key to having a great circle of friends, while avoiding getting lonely and misunderstood.
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Richard Branson Says That Marissa Mayer Got It Wrong About Remote Employees

Richard Branson Says That Marissa Mayer Got It Wrong About Remote Employees | encouragement | Scoop.it
"Working life isn't 9-5 anymore."
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Are remote employees producitve?

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Lessons Learned Last Weekend From My Mom

Lessons Learned Last Weekend From My Mom | encouragement | Scoop.it
The plates reminded me of dinners in our old house, and looking around the living room, I could imagine my father (who had passed away 27 years ago this month) sitting on the sofa.
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TED: Tyler DeWitt: Hey science teachers -- make it fun - Tyler DeWitt (2012)

High school science teacher Tyler DeWitt was ecstatic about a lesson plan on bacteria (how cool!) -- and devastated when his students hated it. The problem was the textbook: it was impossible to understand.
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Lessons Learned: Maria Bamford gets through difficult days by being kind

Lessons Learned: Maria Bamford gets through difficult days by being kind | encouragement | Scoop.it
Bamford has bipolar disorder, and her comedy reflects this by sometimes veering into some unexpectedly dark places about mental health.
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It's amazing how Maria Bamford transformed a huge challenge into a great career.

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Sen. Mark Kirk on how his stroke made him a better senator — and a better man

Sen. Mark Kirk on how his stroke made him a better senator — and a better man | encouragement | Scoop.it
How misfortune transformed into hope.
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You can turn "poison" into medicine if you have enough courage, tenacity, and determination.

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Richard Branson: To Be Successful in Business, You Need a Little Luck

Richard Branson: To Be Successful in Business, You Need a Little Luck | encouragement | Scoop.it
Highlights from the billionaire entrepreneur's recent video discussion with LinkedIn.Get the latest blog articles on business ideas and trends from...
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Luck. Perseverance. Success.

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The 3 Most Emotional Ways to Getting Yourself Motivated

The 3 Most Emotional Ways to Getting Yourself Motivated | encouragement | Scoop.it
Doesn't it suck to know that you lack motivation to actually do what you want to do?

You know you SHOULD do it, but yet, you can't seem to ever get off your ass to start work.

Procrastination has become the ugliest word in your vocabulary.
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Read to get motivated for now and the future. Read on.

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Motivation in the present and the future.

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Some Tips for Happier Holidays

Some Tips for Happier Holidays | encouragement | Scoop.it
Happier Holidays! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving, and that you enjoyed eating, relaxing, and remembering all that you have to be thankful for.
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How To Stay Positive When a Relationship Ends

How To Stay Positive When a Relationship Ends | encouragement | Scoop.it
Break-ups are never fun. It is easy to find ourselves in a funk.

If we’re not careful we can fall into a black hole of negativity and end up throwing a pity party that goes on for days, weeks, maybe even longer.
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Faisal Hoque :: The Old Man in Valencia, Spain

Faisal Hoque :: The Old Man in Valencia, Spain | encouragement | Scoop.it

Inspiration comes in many forms and the universe constantly reminds us of our own life’s journey, and our true devotions.

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SEED OF LETTING GO

SEED OF LETTING GO | encouragement | Scoop.it
"Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don't.”  ~ St
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Words of Wisdom to My Teenager From a Been There, Done That Mom

Words of Wisdom to My Teenager From a Been There, Done That Mom | encouragement | Scoop.it
It's so hard to believe that 15 years ago, your father and I were introduced to someone who would change our lives in the most amazing way possible.
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Lee Wise's curator insight, May 15, 2013 8:38 PM

Heart to heart Sharing.  Enjoy.  

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Warren Buffett: 7 New Bits of Wisdom for Your Life - Forbes

Warren Buffett: 7 New Bits of Wisdom for Your Life - Forbes | encouragement | Scoop.it
Warren Buffett speaking to a group of students from the Kansas University School of Business (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Disclaimer: Warren Buffett is the person I try (largely unsuccessfully) to emulate the most.
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How To Avoid Co-Founder Conflict

How To Avoid Co-Founder Conflict | encouragement | Scoop.it
Most startups fail. That's not surprising. What is surprising is that so many of them fail not because of competition or failure to build product -- they fail because of co-founder conflict. If you
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4 Ways To Deal With Negativity in the World

4 Ways To Deal With Negativity in the World | encouragement | Scoop.it
Sadly, life still carries on as it is. There are 7 billion people in this world and there's always a clash in among cultures and differences in religions.
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Why Making Friends Is Critical To Your Life

Why Making Friends Is Critical To Your Life | encouragement | Scoop.it
Based on recent research, people with a best friend at work are SEVEN times more productive, engaged at what they do. That means that making friends in the context of work will skyrocket your productivity and motivation.
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Friends are crucial to true happiness.

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How to Cultivate Compassion in Your Life

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ Dalai Lama Why develop compassion in your life? Well, there are scientific studies that suggest there are physical benefits to practicing...
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There are scientific benefits to practicing compassion for your happiness and success.

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Wee wisdom: Silence may be golden, but kid talk has value, too

Wee wisdom: Silence may be golden, but kid talk has value, too | encouragement | Scoop.it
At dinner a few nights ago, Sophia, my first-grader, suggested we play the 'quiet game.'
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Children have a lot to say - if we listen with an open mind and heart.

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How to Spark Your Life: 4 Valuable Steps

How to Spark Your Life: 4 Valuable Steps | encouragement | Scoop.it
Changing our lives for the better takes hard work. The hard work feels cumbersome, and it takes some time. But, once we're ready, we produce spark that can set everything ablaze in light.
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What are you waiting for?

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Wojciechowski: Rick Majerus gave his heart and help

Wojciechowski: Rick Majerus gave his heart and help | encouragement | Scoop.it
They say Rick Majerus died of heart failure. They're wrong. The Rick Majerus I knew was all heart. His life, all 64 years of it, was a breadcrumb trail of random acts of kindness.
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Must-Have Job Skills in 2013

Must-Have Job Skills in 2013 | encouragement | Scoop.it
For employees who want to get ahead, flexibility, productivity, communications skills and a strong personal brand will be essential.
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Start Designing Your Life

Start Designing Your Life | encouragement | Scoop.it

Throughout Change by Design, I tried to show that the designer’s skills can be applied to a wide range of problems—and also that these skills are accessible to a far greater range of people than may be commonly supposed. These two threads come together when we apply them to one of the most challenging problems of them all: designing a life. There is a big difference, though, between planning a life, drifting through life, and designing a life.

 

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