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The Biggest Workplace Trends for 2016 #Infographic

The Biggest Workplace Trends for 2016 #Infographic | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
The workforce is ever evolving. Did you know that more than one in every four Millennials will become a manager by the end of this year? The reason for this is partially due to the fact that the Baby Boomers are beginning to approach retirement age. What is interesting in terms of the workforce is…
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Stop Being Shy and Increase Confidence in These 3 Ways

Stop Being Shy and Increase Confidence in These 3 Ways | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Check out 3 powerful things you can do to become more confident, stop being shy and feel comfortable when communicating with others.
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This Is How To Make Good Habits Stick: 6 Secrets From Research

This Is How To Make Good Habits Stick: 6 Secrets From Research | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
What really improves your life over time? Your personal habits. Here's what scientific research says will help you start good habits that stick.
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The Career Limitations Of Emotional Intelligence

The Career Limitations Of Emotional Intelligence | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Surely by now you’ve heard: Highly emotionally intelligent people are more successful, and companies are bending over backward to recruit them.

The term "emotional intelligence" (often abbreviated to EQ or EI) was first coined by the psychologist and former New York Times journalist Daniel Goleman in 1995, and while it’s had its critics, the term’s buzzword status hasn’t relented much since. That’s partly because the skills and attributes it describes are indeed in hot demand by employers.

But for job seekers, there’s also reason to be cautious about prioritizing emotional intelligence at the expense of all else.

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David Hain's curator insight, May 25, 4:22 AM

High EQ is worth having - but it's not the only thing worth having!

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If Grit Breeds Success, How Can I Get Grittier?

If Grit Breeds Success, How Can I Get Grittier? | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
University of Pennsylvania psychologist Angela Duckworth talks about her new book and the importance of the personal quality

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Sandeep Gautam's curator insight, May 22, 8:28 PM
Grit made up of 4 things: purpose, interest, deliberate practice and resilience/perseverance. Red in conjunction with http://www.flourishmentoring.com/2016/05/beyond-psycap-and-grit-towards-work-life-flourishing/
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How To Be Persuasive: 7 New Secrets From Hostage Negotiation

How To Be Persuasive: 7 New Secrets From Hostage Negotiation | Good News For A Change | 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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Inspirational People, 7 Common Qualities Leaders Should Know

Inspirational People, 7 Common Qualities Leaders Should Know | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
I have always admired people who have made a significant impact, and have been inspirational people. There are many people who particularly inspire me
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Why Tony Robbins Helped Me And Turned My Life Around | Addicted 2 Success

Why Tony Robbins Helped Me And Turned My Life Around | Addicted 2 Success | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
In 2013 Tony Robbins helped me by turning my life around. In this article I share with you the fourteen lessons I learnt from him and how you can use this
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Relax, You Actually Procrastinate Much Less Than You Think

Relax, You Actually Procrastinate Much Less Than You Think | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
There's a wide range of behaviors you accomplish so automatically that you hardly realize when you do.
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Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong: Our research was key to the 10,000-hour rule, but here’s what got oversimplified

Malcolm Gladwell got us wrong: Our research was key to the 10,000-hour rule, but here’s what got oversimplified | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Yes, it takes effort to be an expert. But Gladwell based 10,000-hour rule in part on our work, and misunderstood
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How I've Learned To Get Through A 100-Hour Workweek In One Piece

How I've Learned To Get Through A 100-Hour Workweek In One Piece | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Step one: Don't be a hero. If you can avoid pulling crazy hours, do. If you can't, try this.
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How to Stick With Good Habits Every Day by Using the "Paper Clip Strategy" | James Clear

How to Stick With Good Habits Every Day by Using the "Paper Clip Strategy" | James Clear | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
In 1993, a bank in Abbotsford, Canada hired a 23-year-old stock broker named Trent Dyrsmid. Dyrsmid was a rookie so nobody at the firm expected too much of his performance. Moreover, Abbotsford was still a relatively small suburb back then, tucked away in the shadow of nearby Vancouver where most of the big business deals …
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3 Reasons You Need To Speak Up To Your Boss More Often

3 Reasons You Need To Speak Up To Your Boss More Often | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Sometimes even half-baked ideas start important conversations.
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A 3-Step Process to Crushing Success

A 3-Step Process to Crushing Success | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Crushing success comes down to a few basic elements that, over time, help you change your approach, improve your mindset and get results.
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Tony Robbins on the Science Behind Focusing on What Matters Most

Tony Robbins on the Science Behind Focusing on What Matters Most | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Tony Robbins, life coach and author of Money: Master the Game , describes how to train your brain to block out distractions.
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Is Overcommitment Destroying Your Leadership?

Is Overcommitment Destroying Your Leadership? | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
I have watched a very talented leader self-destruct before my very eyes. He wants to do it all, both professionally and personally. He works long hours in his office, always taking on tough

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donhornsby's curator insight, May 25, 9:21 AM
(From the article): Do you have a sense of not being able to reach an end? 

Does it seem like as soon as you finish one project, there is always another one to be tackled immediately? Is there no finish line in sight? TIP: Celebrate when assignments are completed by taking a walk, getting some treat or just sharing the news with a colleague or friend.
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Rethinking The CEO Title — ReadThink (by HubSpot)

Rethinking The CEO Title — ReadThink (by HubSpot) | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
The title “Chief Executive Officer” doesn’t really say very much about what the person is supposed to do.
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11 Fantastic TED Talks That Explain How Your Brain Works by Joel Lee

11 Fantastic TED Talks That Explain How Your Brain Works by Joel Lee | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Why are we the way that we are? Is there anything we can do to change the way we think, behave, and react? And even if we come to know how the brain works, are we limited by our underlying circuitry or can we overcome our limitations?

Over the years, TED has put on dozens of amazing presentations that highlight the mysteries of the brain and break them down in ways that we — laymen — can understand. Here are the most fascinating ones we’ve watched and enjoyed.

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How Planning To Fail Can Help You Succeed

How Planning To Fail Can Help You Succeed | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Setting "implementation intentions" is about creating an automatic, specific response to each obstacle in your way.
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This Is The Research-Backed Way To Increase Grit

This Is The Research-Backed Way To Increase Grit | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Angela Duckworth, MacArthur "Genius" Award winner, explains how you can develop the inner strength necessary to build grit and achieve your goals.
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The Productivity Killers In Every Office #Infographic

The Productivity Killers In Every Office #Infographic | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
There are no shortage of things that can decrease productivity in your office. From March Madness to Serial podcasts to chatty coworkers, a number of distractions can invade your office and decrease your employees’ output. However, blocking every website on the Internet and forcing everyone to work in soundproof cubicles probably isn’t the best way…
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The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It | Good News For A Change | Scoop.it
Humans are the only animal that experience chronic stress and anxiety. Read this article to learn why we worry and what to do about it.
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