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14 Tips to Help You Build More Confidence

14 Tips to Help You Build More Confidence | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Confidence can be built and strengthened until it becomes natural, just as any other habit. It simply takes a little time, some effort, and a bit of attention.
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How to speak up safely in the workplace

How to speak up safely in the workplace | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Most employees are afraid to voice their concerns -- here's how to create a safe environment for airing grievances...
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Time-Saving Tricks for the Overworked {Infographic}

Time-Saving Tricks for the Overworked {Infographic} | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Finding the right work-life balance is not always easy. Many folks simply can't stop working and don't take enough vacations to recharge their batteries.
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The Critical 10-Second Gap Between Thought and Action

The Critical 10-Second Gap Between Thought and Action | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The 10 seconds between thinking about taking an action and actually taking it can be life-altering.
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The New Rules Of Business Etiquette

The New Rules Of Business Etiquette | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
One languid summer afternoon, I was coming from a midday yoga class at the office gym when I ran into my top boss at the elevator. “How are things?” he asked. Fresh from blissing out in corpse pose, I blurted, “It’s August.
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Hit "delete" on these age-old truths

Hit "delete" on these age-old truths | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Some wisdom is timeless, but many cherished "truths" have either outlived their usefulness or were never valid to begin with...
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10 Things I Dare You To Do Today

10 Things I Dare You To Do Today | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
What you do every day is already important because you are exchanging a day of your life for it.  But today, I dare you to take it up a notch, pump some extra life into every hour, and really make your time count.
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Pessimism vs Optimism

Pessimism vs Optimism | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Imagine you divided everyone in the world into two psychological groups. You put all the optimists on one side and all the pessimists on the other (let’s leave the realists aside for now).
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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is the Best E-Ink Screen You Can Buy [REVIEW]

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite is the Best E-Ink Screen You Can Buy [REVIEW] | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Amazon's Paperwhite Kindle is a solid update to the existing touch-screen Kindle and offers the best e-ink screen on the market.
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Hate

Hate | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It's a powerful thing, this Internet of ours. The greatest tool for the distribution of knowledge, the administration of compassion, and development of conversation ever created.
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9 Rules for Turning Endings into New Beginnings

9 Rules for Turning Endings into New Beginnings | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
When you can no longer think of a reason to continue, you must think of a reason to start over.  There’s a big difference between giving up and starting over in the right direction.  And there are three little words that can release you from your past regrets and guide you forward to a positive new beginning.  These words are: “From now on…”
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I Lost My Heart at Work

I Lost My Heart at Work | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Somewhere in countless, windowless meeting rooms, we lost our hearts at work.

Hearts have gone missing. Trampled upon mistaken for roaches. Many seen fleeing office buildings away from the abundant fluorescent lighting. Hearts have grown weak from a lack of use; told they aren’t needed and to make room for the brains, hands, and feet.
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19 Ways to Bounce Back from Just About Anything

19 Ways to Bounce Back from Just About Anything | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you’re in the middle of a bad situation, it’s time to really see what is happening. You must be completely honest with yourself - no more denial or wishful thinking that it will get better.
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Don’t Let Stress Steal Your Energy

Don’t Let Stress Steal Your Energy | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Know your stressors and manage them. We all have different ways we react to stress — some people yell and scream, some get depressed, some turn it all internally.
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What Stops You From Getting Things Done?

What Stops You From Getting Things Done? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Are you struggling to get things done?

There is no day of the week called ‘someday’. It is either important enough to do it now or not at all. Little do we realize that unfinished work is a very heavy burden and fills our mind with sorrowful regret of under utilizing the resources at hand, especially our time and talent.
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12 Most Annoying Workplace Habits. Why can’t we all just get along?

12 Most Annoying Workplace Habits. Why can’t we all just get along? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Meghan M. Biro shares a dozen of the most annoying workplace habits.
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Apple Remembers Steve Jobs With Emotional Video

Apple Remembers Steve Jobs With Emotional Video | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Exactly one year ago, Oct. 5 2011, Apple's co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs died after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Today, Apple's home page is replaced by a video eulogy and a public letter to employees from the current Apple CEO, Tim Cook.
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How to Know When It's Time to Quit

How to Know When It's Time to Quit | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
You're thinking of jumping ship. Maybe it's your job, a relationship, a degree, or some other commitment that's both so hard to keep doing and so hard to leave.
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Specs Compared: Kindle Paperwhite vs. Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight

Specs Compared: Kindle Paperwhite vs. Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
For those who like to stay up late reading in bed and don't want to wake their partner -- or just like to read in dimly lit spots -- Amazon and Barnes & Noble have two backlit e-reader options that illuminate the screen and make the experience a whole lot easier on the eyes.
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Steve Jobs seems to predict iPad in rare 1983 recording

Steve Jobs seems to predict iPad in rare 1983 recording | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The complete recording of Jobs' talk at an Aspen, Colo., design conference contained hints of Apple products to come. Read this article by Casey Newton on CNET News.
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How to Wait Less

So much of our lives are spent waiting.

We wait in lines, we wait for the perfect person, we can’t wait for our dreams to come true, we look forward to the day when we have a better body and a better life, we look for ways to make our goals become reality someday soon.
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Mick Jagger, Pole Dancing & the Art of Non-Verbal Communication

Mick Jagger, Pole Dancing & the Art of Non-Verbal Communication | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Let’s face it.Mick Jagger gets nothing but satisfaction. 69 years old and he can still hold 75,000 people in the palm of his hands.Yes, he’s got the reputation, the raspy rock ’n’ roll voice and one killer song after another.But, it’s more than that.
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If You Could Do It All Over Again, Would You?

If You Could Do It All Over Again, Would You? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
What if you could do it all over again? Relive your past but this time as the person you are right now?
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The Best Productivity Tool Available Is Coffee

The Best Productivity Tool Available Is Coffee | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
While many would tell you that coffee is bad for productivity, they don't consider all the good it does you! Coffee makes you more productive. Fact.
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