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Are Your Words and Actions Effective?

Are Your Words and Actions Effective? | Inspiration | Scoop.it
We do and say many things every day but have you ever considered or thought about how effective those words or actions are? We would like to believe that we are adding value to something or someone...
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Two Ways To Live Your Life

Two Ways To Live Your Life | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Moments, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months and years are being added to your life. You quickly develop memories and before you know it life rushes by. Are you creating the best possible memories?...
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Why Happiness is Your Secret to Productivity

Why Happiness is Your Secret to Productivity | Inspiration | Scoop.it
If you aren't feeling fulfilled by your work, you'll have a hard time getting it done. Here's how to gain back that fire to be at your best.
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How are happiness and productivity related? If you want to improve productivity, look no further than your mindset. Marcus Aurelius reminds us: "Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking."

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5 Habits Of Emotionally Intelligent People

5 Habits Of Emotionally Intelligent People | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Emotionally intelligent people are super successful. Here's why.
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Emotional intelligence is the most powerful tool for success — not only in in romantic relationships, but business, too. In fact, the same rules for achieving your goals in business also apply to love.

 

Here are five practices that people with high EQs use to achieve success at both work and in their personal lives:



Read more: http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233040#ixzz32is9mjkm

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10 Ellen Quotes to Help You Love Your Laugh Lines

10 Ellen Quotes to Help You Love Your Laugh Lines | Inspiration | Scoop.it
If laughter really is the best medicine, funny lady Ellen DeGeneres has just what the doctor ordered.
The daytime talk show host and selfie overlord has provided plenty of jokes that are more than just skin deep.

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What Makes a Leader?

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 What is the “right stuff” that leaders are made of?  This article explores the role of Emotional Intelligence in leadership.  Read more now. 

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Learning By Thinking: How Reflection Improves Performance

Learning By Thinking: How Reflection Improves Performance | Inspiration | Scoop.it

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Maria Rachelle's curator insight, May 1, 2014 12:15 PM
The effect of reflection on learning is mediated by greater perceived ability to achieve a goal (i.e., self-efficacy). The study results reveal reflection to be a powerful mechanism behind learning, confirming the words of American philosopher, psychologist, and educational reformer John Dewey: We do not learn from experience ... we learn from reflecting on experience." Reflection ha a role in leadership as well.  Read more now.
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Title says it all!  Like most great and worthwhile activities, even better when done with others!

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Are you speaking the language of appreciation? | Staff Motivation Matters

Are you speaking the language of appreciation? | Staff Motivation Matters | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Employees have their own individual preferences for how they like to receive appreciation. If you get it wrong you could demotivate instead of motivate. (Are you speaking the language of appreciation?
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Care and Compassion

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Sympathetic awareness and consciousness of the distress and suffering of others.
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Wise Wisdom

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There is always something new to learn. I think that we are at our best when we realize that we can learn something from everyone. It keeps us humble and appreciative of everything that everyone co...
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You Have The Life You Want

You Have The Life You Want | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Your life is the way it is because you choose to live like this. You know that you can change what you wish because you have the ability to make decisions about your life. You chose the life you ha...
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One Perspectives That Will Change Your Life

One Perspectives That Will Change Your Life | Inspiration | Scoop.it
It is your responsibility to create the mental tone for your day and your life. Nobody can do that for you. You can make the best of what you have or spend the day complaining. Take charge of your ...
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Staying Resilient Through the Ups and Downs

Staying Resilient Through the Ups and Downs | Inspiration | Scoop.it
To make it in the startup game, you better be strong and willing to persevere through the hard times.
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Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back stronger than ever. Rather than letting failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise from the ashes.
- Psychology Today

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Two Easy Steps To Self-Renewal And Reinvention

Two Easy Steps To Self-Renewal And Reinvention | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Recognizing your own flaws involves a heightened degree of self-awareness and maturity. Yes, now and then, our way of thinking and attitudes may need an upgrade or an adjustment. The question is: W...
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 Continuous self-development is what helps you to reinvent and transform. Become that new, improved version of yourself by working at it every day. Baby steps are okay.

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The Best Leaders Make Unforgettable First Impressions

The Best Leaders Make Unforgettable First Impressions | Inspiration | Scoop.it

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Maria Rachelle's curator insight, April 4, 2014 3:03 AM

Leadership is not about acting the part, but rather being your most authentic self to serve the organization and advance others, while avoiding the traps of self promotion.  How does your first impression begin to impact performance, morale, attitude, trust and innovation?   

 

 This article highlights 14 things to consider if you want to make an unforgettable first impression.  Read more now.

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5 Small-Business Tips for Hiring the Right People

5 Small-Business Tips for Hiring the Right People | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Learn five tips to help you in hiring the right people for your small business. Don't settle for employees who are just "good enough."

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Get to know: From grandmother's loss, Nepalese teen finds motivation - Omaha World-Herald

Get to know: From grandmother's loss, Nepalese teen finds motivation - Omaha World-Herald | Inspiration | Scoop.it
Get to know: From grandmother's loss, Nepalese teen finds motivation Omaha World-Herald He spills his mind into the endless series of scholarship essays he's written over the past year, drawing inspiration from sources throughout history and across...
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Shortstack by Timothy Hurley

Shortstack by Timothy Hurley | Inspiration | Scoop.it
This collection of short stories by Timothy Hurley is hilarious, and totally recommended to anyone who enjoys really top class laugh out loud reading.
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Thoughts and Words Housekeeping

Thoughts and Words Housekeeping | Inspiration | Scoop.it
  Every day you must realign your thinking. The best time to do this is when you are alone. Sometimes that might mean readjusting your perspective. You may have to literally crush those useles...
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Six Sentences, Six Ways to be Happy!

Six Sentences, Six Ways to be Happy! | Inspiration | Scoop.it
  Realize what it means to be alive. Let go of whatever or whoever is stressing you out. Build your life around what is important. Let the past be the past. Live now, in the moment. Appreciate...
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