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Former Google career coach shares a visual trick for figuring out what you want to do with your life

Former Google career coach shares a visual trick for figuring out what you want to do with your life | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
How to make a mind map, and why it will help.
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Don’t Bother With New Year’s Resolutions! Focus on These Instead

Don’t Bother With New Year’s Resolutions! Focus on These Instead | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
In 2017, many people will make resolutions again and then immediately break them. Why? Because they won’t do anything different. They don’t have commitment plans. They’re just wishing. Studies show…
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The 8-Step Daily Routine That’s Enabled me to Write 100’s of Articles and 3 Books

The 8-Step Daily Routine That’s Enabled me to Write 100’s of Articles and 3 Books | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
On the days when I’m rigid about following this routine. I’m able to immerse myself in deep work for long stretches, and I’m more prolific, productive and creative. On the days when I turn on my…
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7 Simple Yet Effective Exercises To Strengthen Your Self-Control — Personal Growth

7 Simple Yet Effective Exercises To Strengthen Your Self-Control - Personal Growth - Medium
Originally published at growthzer.com.

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Randy Bauer's curator insight, October 30, 2015 1:21 PM

"When you’re in doubt and your self-control levels reach the bottom, knowing what truly matters to you might save the situation that could have been ruined."

What is of value to you, health, relations, work, etc. will provide a path to your journey, and decisions.

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Little Things Done Repeatedly Lead to Big Changes in Our Lives

Little Things Done Repeatedly Lead to Big Changes in Our Lives | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Every decision that we make, every action we take, and every interaction we have is either moving us towards our goals or away from them, toward the mountain or away from it. How we spend our days…
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Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More.

Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More. | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Environment is the invisible hand that shapes human behavior.
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7 Destructive Habits You Need to Eliminate From Your Daily Routine

7 Destructive Habits You Need to Eliminate From Your Daily Routine | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
These common habits are a lot more damaging than you might believe.
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prgnewshawaii's curator insight, December 19, 2016 4:02 PM

Some sage advice about eliminating personal habits that will make you vulnerable to exploitation and abuse. To quote Oprah Winfrey:  "Surround yourself only with people who are going to lift you higher." These guidelines also apply to all kinds of situations, ranging from business relationships to your conduct on the internet.


Russ Roberts


Hawaii Intelligence Digest


https://hawaiiintelligencedigest.com.

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Practice Doesn’t Make Perfect | The Creativity Post

Scott Barry Kaufman and David Epstein Reconsider the Science of “10,000 Hours” to Greatness. “There are actually some drawbacks to suggesting a one-size-fits-all model of development.” - Heleo Conversation.
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Productivity Ninja: 5 Powerful Tips For Getting More Stuff Done

Productivity Ninja: 5 Powerful Tips For Getting More Stuff Done | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
5 tips from scientific research and experts on how you can accomplish more and turn yourself into a productivity ninja -- without more effort.
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Ditch Time Management Courses in 2017: Do These 4 Things Instead

Ditch Time Management Courses in 2017: Do These 4 Things Instead | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Time management skills are a wasted investment without a well-fueled brain.
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The Dark Side of Believing in Natural Talent

The Dark Side of Believing in Natural Talent | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it

In the game of chess, children with higher IQs generally find it easier to learn and remember the rules of the game and to develop and carry out strategies, giving them an early advantage in winning at chess.


But according to recent research, the most significant predictor of chess skill over time is not IQ—but how much children practice.


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David Hain's curator insight, December 15, 2016 3:18 AM

Turns out practice does make perfect when it comes to fulfilling our potential...

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3 Ways to Block Out Clutter and Focus on What’s Important – Personal Growth

3 Ways to Block Out Clutter and Focus on What’s Important – Personal Growth | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Yesterday was one of those days that simply caught up to me and got me worked up. Because I’m a time-tested veteran of battling through worry and fears, I was able to identify the problem right away…
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Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman

Why time management is ruining our lives | Oliver Burkeman | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
The Long Read: All of our efforts to be more productive backfire – and only make us feel even busier and more stressed
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How To Invest In Yourself – Creatomic – Medium

How To Invest In Yourself – Creatomic – Medium | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
This isn’t a bullshit, head in the clouds, you can do it if you just *believe*post. There’s plenty of those out there. I’m not going to write another one. This post is about how to actually…
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5 ways to hack your workspace – The Startup – Medium

5 ways to hack your workspace – The Startup – Medium | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Few things affect our productivity as much as what we surround ourselves with. Yet most of us rarely take the time to step back and really analyze our working environment. We go to the same office…
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How To Master Your Life With The Decision-Making Diet — Life Learning — Medium

How To Master Your Life With The Decision-Making Diet - Life Learning - Medium
When I first noticed that Steve Jobs, Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg are mostly seen in the same clothes, I wondered w…

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If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing – The Mission

If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing – The Mission | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself. The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can…
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The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on Things

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don’t Follow Through on Things | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
The ancient Greek term "akrasia" helps explain why we don't follow through on things. Read this article to learn how akrasia works and what to do about it.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, December 26, 2016 6:50 PM
Procrastination is not good, but it happens for good reasons. We think we have other important things to do.
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The 10 most common mistakes young people make

The 10 most common mistakes young people make | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Mistakes do not have to lead to failure, writes entrepreneur James Altucher.
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How To Deal With Anxiety, Tragedy Or Heartache - 4 Steps From Research

How To Deal With Anxiety, Tragedy Or Heartache - 4 Steps From Research | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Scientific research has found a simple answer for how to deal with anxiety. University of Texas professor James Pennebaker explains what you need to do.
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Want to Be Exceptionably Likable? 5 Things the Most Likable People Always Do

Want to Be Exceptionably Likable? 5 Things the Most Likable People Always Do | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
The good news is that there are some surprising lessons that can be learned from naturally likable people.
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The Big Release: 3 Brain Hacks to Give You Brilliance on Demand

The Big Release: 3 Brain Hacks to Give You Brilliance on Demand | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Produce genius every day by learning to release these high-performance hormones--in yourself and others.
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How to motivate someone who has no interest in changing

How to motivate someone who has no interest in changing | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Every once in a while, I run across someone who doesn’t want to change. How do I motivate them to change when they don’t want to?
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The 12 Important Life Skills I Wish I’d Learned In School – The Mission

The 12 Important Life Skills I Wish I’d Learned In School – The Mission | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
“Formal learning can teach you a great deal, but many of the essential skills in life are the ones you have to develop on your own.” I learned an immense amount in school. I think teacher’s have…
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