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You Can Write Your Way Out of an Emotional Funk. Here’s How.

You Can Write Your Way Out of an Emotional Funk. Here’s How. | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
It takes 20 minutes.
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40 years of research highlight the links between writing and emotional processing.
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Need an Excuse Not to Change your Culture?

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Cracking the Culture Code of how things are done around here.
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Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away

Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
Researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer found that students remember more via taking notes longhand rather than on a laptop. It has to do with what happens when you're forced to slow down.
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Extra cognitive processing occurs when writing by hand.
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The New Science of Building Great Teams

The New Science of Building Great Teams | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
The chemistry of high-performing groups is no longer a mystery.
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Measuring Team Buzz for higher performance prediction!

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The Authenticity Paradox

The Authenticity Paradox | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
Why feeling like a fake can be a sign of growth
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Strike the right balance of authenticity. 

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Why Some CEOs Are Ordering Employees To Take Vacation

Why Some CEOs Are Ordering Employees To Take Vacation | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
They’re getting serious about the quest for work-life balance.
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Improve productivity x improving working & non-working conditions. #notjustlipservice
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Awesome version of Bloom's Taxonomy for learning!

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Why Being A Little Grumpy Actually Makes People Stronger Leaders

Why Being A Little Grumpy Actually Makes People Stronger Leaders | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
Go ahead, be grumpy. It's good for you.
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"nothing wrong with being a little negative on occasion, and there’s no need to feel guilty for naturally occurring emotions."
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The Smartest Ways to Network at a Party - WSJ

The Smartest Ways to Network at a Party - WSJ | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
Reading a room is a skill that can be learned; keep an eye out for nonverbal cues like how people stand or hold their hands.
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Excellent article on networking! Worth the read.

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Your HR Department Is Having an Identity Crisis

Your HR Department Is Having an Identity Crisis | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
Forget payroll and benefits, and say hello to happiness and culture
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"HR got demoted."

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A Former CIA Executive's Advice On How To Make Hard Decisions

A Former CIA Executive's Advice On How To Make Hard Decisions | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
A five-step decision-making process from a man who spent 25 years making life-and-death decisions.
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Thinking thru the complexities up front will lead to the right outcomes.

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Cannes Film Review: 'Inside Out'

Cannes Film Review: 'Inside Out' | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
On paper, “Inside Out” sounded like another lunatic gamble: an adventure that takes place entirely within the head of an 11-year-old girl, featuring her Emotions as characters.
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A creative way to teach EQ.

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Signs That You’re Being a Pushover

Signs That You’re Being a Pushover | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
Persuading others matters as much as getting along with them.
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Assertiveness and Ownership are undervalued traits. 5 signs that you're not speaking up for yourself enough.

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15 Body Language Secrets Of Successful People

15 Body Language Secrets Of Successful People | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
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Review ur body language. What message r u sending? 
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9 signs people see you as a great leader

9 signs people see you as a great leader | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
No one wants to follow a leader that's just hungry for power.
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Leadership is more about the way you carry yourself and less about title.
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6 Stoic Rituals That Will Make You Happy – Daily Stoic

6 Stoic Rituals That Will Make You Happy – Daily Stoic | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
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Reflection in practice. "As long as you live, keep learning how to live." - Seneca
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Can Your Employees Really Speak Freely?

Can Your Employees Really Speak Freely? | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
Despite their best intentions, managers tend to shut people down.
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Steps to assure that it’s safe & worthwhile to contribute.

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7 Things You Need to Know About Fear

7 Things You Need to Know About Fear | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
Is fear your ally or enemy? The more you understand about fear, the less scared of life you will be.
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Learning to leverage fear.

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5 Types of Bosses You Want to Avoid

5 Types of Bosses You Want to Avoid | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
The number one reason people leave a job is their manager. What kind is yours?
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Focused Q's to ask to find out their leadership style.
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10 Things Passive People Say

10 Things Passive People Say | Our World of Work | Scoop.it

 effIf you always say, "I might be wrong," others may never think you're right.

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Eliminate these to speak more effectively.

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10 Smart Apps With Built-In Adaptive Learning Mechanics - TeachThought

10 Smart Apps With Built-In Adaptive Learning Mechanics  - TeachThought | Our World of Work | Scoop.it

"Adaptive learning means different things to different people, but adaptive learning technologies are usually designed to adapt content to the abilities and knowledge level of the user. In turn, the user is presented with a personalized learning experience. According to CEO Jessie Wooley-Wilson of adaptive learning company Dreambox Learning, “I think that in a matter of a few years, blended learning with apps is going to be so ubiquitous that people are going to expect this technology to have a place in the classroom.”"


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I believe this is the future of any L&D group in a corporate environment.

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10 Behaviors of Genuine People

10 Behaviors of Genuine People | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
In a world of phony fads, media hype, virtual personas, and personal brands, being genuine is becoming an endangered quality.
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Intentional alignment of what you think/feel/say/do.

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Quiz Yourself: Do You Lead with Emotional Intelligence?

Quiz Yourself: Do You Lead with Emotional Intelligence? | Our World of Work | Scoop.it

tesRate yourself on five key dimensions, and see how you compare with others.

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Short quiz to assess your EQ.

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Living Inauthentically Makes Us Feel Morally Tainted

Living Inauthentically Makes Us Feel Morally Tainted | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
A new study suggest that the human drive for authenticity — being true to ourselves and living in accordance with our values — is so fundamental that we feel immoral or impure when we hide our true colors. This sense of impurity then leads...
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Inauthenticity may cause feelings of moral distress. Psychological impacts of not being true to yourself.

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The Necessary Art of Persuasion

The Necessary Art of Persuasion | Our World of Work | Scoop.it
The language of leadership is misunderstood, underutilized—and more essential than ever.
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Get work done through others.

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