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How to Recognize a Leader

How to Recognize a Leader | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Make sure you don't focus so much on the appearance of leadership that you miss the true leaders in your company. These are some qualities to look for in finding a good leader.
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Emotions at Work: 5 Ways to Deal and Still Get Work Done

Emotions at Work: 5 Ways to Deal and Still Get Work Done | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Sometimes work isn't the most important thing happening to you. Here are five ways to navigate emotional turmoil and still get your work done.
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re:Work - The five keys to a successful Google team

re:Work - The five keys to a successful Google team | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Pod. Work group. Committee. Autonomous collective. Whatever you call it, you’re part of one at Google and probably wherever you work: a team. So if we know what makes managers great, why don’t we know what makes a team great?
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Seth's Blog: Entitlement is optional

Seth's Blog: Entitlement is optional | Innovatus | Scoop.it
It's not forced on us, it's something we choose. And we rarely benefit from that choice. That emergency surgery, the one that saved your life, when the ruptured appendix was removed—the doctor left a scar. We can choose t
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"Entitlement gets us nothing but heartache. It blinds us to what's possible. It insulates us from the magic of gratitude. And most of all, it lets us off the hook, pushing us away from taking responsibility (and action) and toward apportioning blame and anger instead."

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How To Invest In Yourself. - Jon Westenberg - Pocket

How To Invest In Yourself. - Jon Westenberg - Pocket | Innovatus | Scoop.it
My framework for getting places, accomplishing things and living in a way that makes me happy. 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.
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Doing What You Love Is Going To Be Fucking Hard. – The Mission – Medium

Doing What You Love Is Going To Be Fucking Hard. – The Mission – Medium | Innovatus | Scoop.it
I’m not sure who said that. Like all quotes that we don’t know the origin of, it’s attributed to Confucius – but that’s probably inaccurate. In any case it’s truly one of the worst cliches I’ve ever…
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These 8 Things Are Wasting Your Valuable Time Everyday

These 8 Things Are Wasting Your Valuable Time Everyday | Innovatus | Scoop.it
What has been your most productive day, week or month? Millions of people spend the greater percentage of their time doing things that does not add value to their lives. Among other things, internet…
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The 'quitter's mindset' could be the secret to success

The 'quitter's mindset' could be the secret to success | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Ellen Chisa knew she had to quit Harvard Business School.
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Never Listen To The People Who Want To Limit You. – Creatomic – Medium

Never Listen To The People Who Want To Limit You. – Creatomic – Medium | Innovatus | Scoop.it
I don’t know who said you couldn’t for the first time in your life. It might have been your parents, or a teacher, or a well meaning family friend. But somewhere in your origin story, someone told…
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Brutal Truths That Will Improve Your Life (And Make You a Better Person)

Brutal Truths That Will Improve Your Life (And Make You a Better Person) | Innovatus | Scoop.it
“The most important thing to remember is this: to be ready at any moment to give up what you are for what you might become.” — W. E. B. Du Bois Changing habits is tough. Really hard. Your brain is…
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Start with Patience

Start with Patience | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Patience is the foundation of nearly every good habit. Without it, you cannot save money, learn a new skill, or lose weight. Patience is also one of the hardest qualities to cultivate.
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Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck

Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck | Innovatus | Scoop.it
“A man is likely to mind his own business when it is worth minding. When it is not, he takes his mind off his own meaningless affairs by minding other people’s business.” — Eric Hoffer It is human…
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5 Ways to Know If It's Time to Quit Your Job

5 Ways to Know If It's Time to Quit Your Job | Innovatus | Scoop.it
It’s easy to stay in a comfortable job. Many people stay in their comfort zone of a long-term role – even if they outgrew it years ago – simply because it seems easier than quitting. Even if the job doesn’t make them happy, motivated, or fulfilled, the thought of having to navigate a job search …
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What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team

What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team | Innovatus | Scoop.it
New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter.
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How to be mediocre and be happy with yourself - BBC News

How to be mediocre and be happy with yourself - BBC News | Innovatus | Scoop.it
We're often urged to strive for excellence, to be the best we can be, to push for more - but some argue we'd be happier if we calmed down and embraced mediocrity.
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Why You Should be Planning for 2018, Not 2017. – The Mission – Medium

Why You Should be Planning for 2018, Not 2017. – The Mission – Medium | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Before writing the first chapter of Harry Potter, J. K. Rowling planned for seven years at Hogwarts. Harry Potter is one of the most read books of all-time. Before creating the first Stars Wars movie…
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Mediocrity is a Virus. Here’s How to Banish it from Your Life.

Mediocrity is a Virus. Here’s How to Banish it from Your Life. | Innovatus | Scoop.it
When you justify and allow even little things into your life which your intuition warns you against, you permit a virus to enter your life. It spreads to other areas. When you introduce a change to…
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The Cold Truth: You’re Not Unhappy, You’re Insecure

The Cold Truth: You’re Not Unhappy, You’re Insecure | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Two weeks into my first job as an investment banker and I already wanted to quit. I averaged 80 hours both weeks and my VP already chewed me out over a ridiculous formatting issue. I still vividly…
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How to Avoid the Trap of Self-Improvement - Mindful

How to Avoid the Trap of Self-Improvement - Mindful | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Recognize the inner critic who wants nothing to do with compassion.
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Tell Me What You Did Today, And I’ll Tell You Who You Are

Tell Me What You Did Today, And I’ll Tell You Who You Are | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Gandhi was completely right. When you don’t act in accordance with your values and goals, you’re internally-conflicted. You know you should be doing something — whether that’s working on your project…
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You probably know to ask yourself, “What do I want?” Here’s a way better question

You probably know to ask yourself, “What do I want?” Here’s a way better question | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Everybody wants what feels good. Everyone wants to live a carefree, happy and easy life, to fall in love and have amazing sex and relationships, to look perfect and make money and be popular and well-respected and admired and a total baller to the point that people part like the Red Sea when yo
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The Purpose Of Life Is Not Happiness: It’s Usefulness - Darius Foroux

The Purpose Of Life Is Not Happiness: It’s Usefulness - Darius Foroux | Innovatus | Scoop.it
For the longest time, I believed that there’s only purpose of life: And that is to be happy. Right? Why else go through all the pain and hardship? It’s to achieve happiness in some way. And I’m not the only person who believed that. In fact, if you look around you, most people are pursuing …
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Stop Waiting for The Perfect Time. There isn’t One!

Stop Waiting for The Perfect Time. There isn’t One! | Innovatus | Scoop.it
“Do not wait: the time will never be ‘just right’. Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command and better tools will be found as you go along.”― Napoleon Hill…
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How Finding Flow Helped Me Decide What I Should Do With My Life

How Finding Flow Helped Me Decide What I Should Do With My Life | Innovatus | Scoop.it
For most of my life, I’ve just drifted. I would work passionately at one thing for a while, then I’d burn out on that thing and move on to something else. I felt like I had a good grip on what I needed to do today, but in terms of thinking about the big picture of my life, I just didn’t have any idea.
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