John Duffy's Personal Empowerment
62 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Boston celebrates Irish woman, 73, who finished last in Marathon

Boston celebrates Irish woman, 73, who finished last in Marathon | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
Joan Price has run 21 marathons, but Boston was her first in 12 years.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

This Insane New App Will Allow You To Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes | Elite Daily

This Insane New App Will Allow You To Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes | Elite Daily | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
The reading game is about to change forever. Boston-based software developer Spritz has been in "stealth mode" for three years, tinkering with their program and leasing it out to different ebooks, apps, and other platforms.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

This Is So Touching. Everyone Should Watch This At Least Once.

This Is So Touching.  Everyone Should Watch This At Least Once. | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
This video is SO powerful. We are all amazing people. Disabled mannequins will be eliciting astonished looks from passers-by on Zurich’s Bahnhofstrasse today. Between the perfect mannequins, there will be figures with scoliosis or brittle bone disease modelling the latest fashions. One will have shortened limbs; the other a malformed spine. The campaign has been [...]
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

This Little Boy With a Rare Condition Lived His Life in Fear. But Then He Met This 3-Legged Dog.

This Little Boy With a Rare Condition Lived His Life in Fear. But Then He Met This 3-Legged Dog. | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
In January 2012, an Anatolian Shepherd named Haatchi was not yet a year old when he was deliberately tied to a railway line in North London and hit by a train. His tail was severed and his rear leg severely damaged. Haatchi managed to stagger away and hid for around 5 days before he was rescued […]
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

7 Reasons Why You Will Never Do Anything Amazing With Your Life — Life Learning — Medium

7 Reasons Why You Will Never Do Anything Amazing With Your Life — Life Learning — Medium | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
Read original article @ Raymmar.com

Help send Raymmar.com
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Don't Cry for Me, Justin Bieber - Aleteia

Don't Cry for Me, Justin Bieber - Aleteia | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
Why do we feel so fabulous when the famous go on the skids?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

10 Twitter Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Following | Slideshow

10 Twitter Accounts Every Entrepreneur Should Be Following  | Slideshow | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
For those entrepreneurs looking to get a little inspiration in short, succinct bits, follow these people on Twitter.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

14 Inspiration Quotes That Will Change Your Life in 2014 | TIME.com

14 Inspiration Quotes That Will Change Your Life in 2014 | TIME.com | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
Words not just stick to on the wall...but to inspire actions that lead to greater success this year.
John Duffy's insight:

Apply Them and Watch the Difference

-- John Duffy

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

WATCH: 6 Insanely Popular TED Talks To Make 2014 The Best Year Of Your Life

WATCH: 6 Insanely Popular TED Talks To Make 2014 The Best Year Of Your Life | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
To kick off the New Year, TEDWeekends is proud to present a compilation of six insanely popular TED Talks from our 2013 programming.
more...
Kurt Kelly's curator insight, January 4, 2014 12:35 PM

Make 2014 the year: To kick off the New Year, TEDWeekends is proud to present a compilation of six insanely popular TED Talks from our 2013 programming.

Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Ireland Heads Forbes' List Of The Best Countries For Business

Ireland Heads Forbes' List Of The Best Countries For Business | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
The Irish economy was hammered in the Great Recession, but its pro-business environment signals a brighter future.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time

Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
Every business library should include at least one of these gems.
more...
Kurt Kelly's curator insight, January 4, 2014 12:36 PM

What's in your reading: Every business library should include at least one of these gems.

Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Surviving and thriving

Surviving and thriving | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
I am always amazed by the incredible capacity of the human spirit in the face of adversity...
John Duffy's insight:

Inspirational People - Inspiration Stories 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

12 Things You Never Knew On How To Think Effectively

12 Things You Never Knew On How To Think Effectively | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
Easy tips on how to think effectively and catapult yourself toward success. Learn quick ways to align your brain and heart to think effectively.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon | Live Learn Evolve

10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon | Live Learn Evolve | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon. Life lessons you should never forget!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

What it takes to be a great leader

What it takes to be a great leader | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
There are many leadership programs available today, from 1-day workshops to corporate training programs. But chances are, these won't really help. In this clear, candid talk, Roselinde Torres describes 25 years observing truly great leaders at work, and shares the three simple but crucial questions would-be company chiefs need to ask to thrive in the future.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Video: VHS vs. Communism

In Communist Romania in the 1980s, a young translator became an unlikely voice of freedom. She illicitly dubbed thousands of foreign films, distributed on VHS tapes, turning B-movie stars into heroes.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Mandela’s five strategies from Davos - Virgin.com

Mandela’s five strategies from Davos  - Virgin.com | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
It was after midnight at the World Economic Forum. I had been nodding off in my chair when Mandela appeared around the corner – extending a warm embrace and a tired smile. I shivered as he leaned on my shoulder and took a seat beside me on the leather couch. In that conversation, he shared his adv...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Apple’s Latest Ad Is Probably Going to Give You Chills | TIME.com

Apple’s Latest Ad Is Probably Going to Give You Chills | TIME.com | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
Moving stuff
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Leadership Takes Humility

Leadership Takes Humility | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
Tim Westergren, cofounder of Pandora, believes that the most effective leaders are humble; they learn by doing. 
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

10 Things Happy And Successful People Never Say

10 Things Happy And Successful People Never Say | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
A good way to start making progress in your life and your goals is by being more positive about life.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful

19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
You have to do the things that no one else is doing, that scare you. That's the difference between mediocrity and outrageous success.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Thicker brain sections tied to spirituality, study finds

Thicker brain sections tied to spirituality, study finds | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
For people at high risk of depression because of a family history, spirituality may offer some protection for the brain, a new study hints.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
Editors' Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a Dec. 3 guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here.
John Duffy's insight:

It's all about Attitude and Mindset 

more...
Kurt Kelly's curator insight, January 4, 2014 12:37 PM

Be careful what you think: Editors' Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a Dec. 3 guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here.

Scooped by John Duffy
Scoop.it!

Must-see morning clip: Hugh Jackman’s biggest fear in filming “Les Miserables”

Must-see morning clip: Hugh Jackman’s biggest fear in filming “Les Miserables” | John Duffy's Personal Empowerment | Scoop.it
The actor told Oprah that he went to see life coach Tony Robbins because he was afraid of not being good enough VIDEO
more...
No comment yet.