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5 Essentials To Make Mentoring Worthwhile

5 Essentials To Make Mentoring Worthwhile | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
A good mentor is hard to find. Before trusting someone with your personal and professional goals, consider these characteristics.
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4 Soft Skills That You Need To Learn

4 Soft Skills That You Need To Learn | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
These skills may be soft but that doesn't mean they won't make a huge difference in your life.
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Feed Your Career Octopus: Tips For Finding (And Keeping) Awesome Mentors

Feed Your Career Octopus: Tips For Finding (And Keeping) Awesome Mentors | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
Research shows that mentors are an important and valuable asset for career planning. Everyone from Martha Stewart to Kid President to your high school...
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Kathryn Schulz: On being wrong | Video on TED.com

Most of us will do anything to avoid being wrong. But what if we're wrong about that? "Wrongologist" Kathryn Schulz makes a compelling case for not just admitting but embracing our fallibility.
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Dan Pink: The puzzle of motivation | Video on TED.com

Career analyst Dan Pink examines the puzzle of motivation, starting with a fact that social scientists know but most managers don't: Traditional rewards aren't always as effective as we think.
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Your Best Brand Asset Is Understanding Yourself

Your Best Brand Asset Is Understanding Yourself | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
The world isn't looking for a copy of an existing writer, musician, politician, CEO, or leader; they're looking for someone new, innovative, and original.Your job is to discover how your unique gifts and talents can differentiate you from everyone...
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How To Be Thankful For The Opportunity To Do What You Do, And Defining Your Own Success

How To Be Thankful For The Opportunity To Do What You Do, And Defining Your Own Success | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
As a self-taught filmmaker who spent the last year trying to get his first real project up and running, I've come across my fair share of disappointments, near misses, and financially tight times.
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Want To Live Longer? Be More Creative

Want To Live Longer? Be More Creative | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
Nursing homes offering activities like writing seminars, poker nights, and pottery lessons might just be on to something.In a study of 1,349 older male veterans, creativity--serving as an indication of openness, the willingness to try new things...
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“You Got This!” 5 Easy Tips to Shake the Networking Jitters | The Savvy Intern by YouTern

“You Got This!” 5 Easy Tips to Shake the Networking Jitters | The Savvy Intern by YouTern | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
Sweaty palms, check. Nervous flutters, check. Dry mouth, check.

If you’re feeling this way, I’m going to venture to guess you’re attending a business n...
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Feeling Blah About Work? Don't Blame Your Boss--Get Engaged

Feeling Blah About Work? Don't Blame Your Boss--Get Engaged | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
As an employee, you have three choices: Accept what you've been given, change what you've been given, or leave what you've been given. We want to focus on the second option. If you feel underused and undervalued, you can do something about it.
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11 Productivity Hacks From Super-Productive People

11 Productivity Hacks From Super-Productive People | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
Productivity is a hot topic at Fast Company, and one that our contributors and the CEO types we cover spend time thinking about (efficiently, before crossing it off a list, of course).In 2012, I got addicted to swiping to-dos off the...
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6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d both agree that this is one of the most important days of their lives.
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How to Develop Sherlock Holmes-Like Powers of Observation and Deduction

How to Develop Sherlock Holmes-Like Powers of Observation and Deduction | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
If there's one spy skill we all envy, it's the Sherlock Holmes-like ability to quickly read a situation and come up with a theory that explains it (like the toothpaste stain that reveals your co-worker overslept, or the nervous twitch that shows...
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How To Reinvent Yourself with An Entrepreneurial Mindset

How To Reinvent Yourself with An Entrepreneurial Mindset | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
Like it or not the modern world forces us to constantly reinvent ourselves. And the reinvention process requires an entrepreneurial mindset.
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Ideo's 3 Steps To A More Open, Innovative Mind

Ideo's 3 Steps To A More Open, Innovative Mind | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
According to Ideo CEO Tim Brown innovation springs from curiosity. So where does curiosity come from
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5 Things You Can Do Today to Make Yourself More Creative, And Productive, Tomorrow

5 Things You Can Do Today to Make Yourself More Creative, And Productive, Tomorrow | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
As we’ve noted here before, Simon Rich is a mind bogglingly prolific creative force. At 29, he’s built a body of work that includes screenplays, novels, magazine articles, short stories and Saturday Night Live sketches.
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Why Too Much Data Disables Your Decision Making

Why Too Much Data Disables Your Decision Making | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
Quick, think back to a major decision. You know, the kind that compelled you to read everything on a topic and lead you to spend hours devouring every last scrap of data.How'd that work out for you?
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10 Tips For Success From George Lois, The Original Mad Man

10 Tips For Success From George Lois, The Original Mad Man | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
Often billed as the original Mad Man, George Lois could also be called advertising’s original Bad Boy. Starting in the '50s, he dished up in-your-face campaigns for the likes of VW, the Four Seasons restaurant, and MTV.
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3 Ideas For Cultivating Creativity At Work

3 Ideas For Cultivating Creativity At Work | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
Creativity is often regarded as an elusive concept, especially the kind that results in innovations that draw new boundaries of human possibility.Researchers have determined that one of the most important factors in generating breakthrough...
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How To Move Past The "Everything's Been Done" Trap And Find Your Next Great Idea

How To Move Past The "Everything's Been Done" Trap And Find Your Next Great Idea | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
Have you ever felt the sheer terror of a stark white document? Have you raged at your inability to simply tap your keyboard and put down just one semi-original thought? Yes, you have.
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7 Ways Kate White Teases Out Bold, Brilliant Ideas

7 Ways Kate White Teases Out Bold, Brilliant Ideas | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
One of the reasons for the success you have today is that along the way you must have had a few damn good ideas.
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3 Ways Successful People Prioritize Their To-Do Lists

3 Ways Successful People Prioritize Their To-Do Lists | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
To be successful, businesses must prioritize their focus. Any growing business has resource constraints: limited people, time, and capital. It is critical that the entrepreneur spend his or her time on the most important areas that can drive success.
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How To Find The Best Job For You

How To Find The Best Job For You | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
There aren't many 21-year-olds you should talk with for career advice. But when that 21-year-old, like Spencer Thompson, has built an elegant website that uses survey questions and data to find a career that suits you best, you might want to listen.
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How I Learned to Rely on My Own Memory (and Stop Depending on Technology)

How I Learned to Rely on My Own Memory (and Stop Depending on Technology) | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
The majority of us rely on "external memory" of some kind. Whether it's calendars, to-do lists, notes, or even Google Maps, we frequently outsource our memories to paper.
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Leading Through The Power Of Persuasion

Leading Through The Power Of Persuasion | Enhance Yourself | Scoop.it
Taking part in the adventure of persuading others, sweeping them up into an idea, an unexpected action or an unproven vision, is a wonderful experience. The ability to create excitement all around you is what leadership is about.
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