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7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness

7 Habits of People With Remarkable Mental Toughness | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
You don't have to be born mentally tough. Here's how you can develop the vital trait.
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How can you improve yourself today? Taking on one of these and trying to make a habit can make a huge difference.

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Cialdini's Six Principles of Influence: Convincing Others to Say "Yes"

Cialdini's Six Principles of Influence: Convincing Others to Say "Yes" | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
This tool explores six approaches that you can use to influence and persuade other people.
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The art of persuasion - how often do you use these techniques everyday?

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How to cut noise and maintain focus

How to cut noise and maintain focus | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
Have you ever been looking to buy a new car? Or learned a new word? Do you suddenly start seeing it everywhere? This effect is caused by a part of your brain called the Reticular Activating System
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Ben Hunt-Davies on getting closer to your goals...

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7 Steps to Defusing Anger in the Workplace

7 Steps to Defusing Anger in the Workplace | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
Dealing with confrontation at work is not always easy. Use these 7 steps to defusing the situation next time there is a conflict.
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Great quick read on getting back to business in the work place and getting over emotions that can get in the way of the day.

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How Short-Term Focus Contributes to Future Disasters in Business Negotiations

How Short-Term Focus Contributes to Future Disasters in Business Negotiations | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
Negotiators tend to concentrate too closely on the here and now. By incorporating future concerns into your talks, you’ll make sounder decisions and g
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Long term goals have been ruined by little foresight this article reminds us of why we should think about the future in our decision making!

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The 6 Steps For Retaining Good Employees

The 6 Steps For Retaining Good Employees | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
A dedicated customer support employee left the company last month to pursue a career in recruiting and HR.  I was surprised that she didn’t think to ask if there were internal positions that could give her a similar opportunity, since we’re a recruiting company ourselves. I reached out to her [...]
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Great tips on building a happier work force!

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7 Little Tricks To Speak In Public With No Fear

7 Little Tricks To Speak In Public With No Fear | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
There was once a time when I had no fear. I was 11 years old and I entered a story telling competition. I was confidently telling the story and captured ev
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Very interesting tips to improve your public speaking and a great sentiment of "there are no failures, only different results!"

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10 Tips To Manage Your Social Media Presence

10 Tips To Manage Your Social Media Presence | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
10 Tips To Manage Your Social Media Presence [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Could your social media presence be improved? This infographic outlines the main areas to work on.

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Science Reveals How Not to Choke Under Pressure

Science Reveals How Not to Choke Under Pressure | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
Sian Beilock has a formula for performing in the clutch: Don’t pay too much attention to what you are doing.
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How to train yourself to Think Clearly Under Pressure - have you tried these tips?

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The All Blacks guide to being successful (off the field) - Telegraph

The All Blacks guide to being successful (off the field) - Telegraph | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
The tricks and tactics of the New Zealand rugby team can lead to success whatever your chosen career, writes James Kerr
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Great Article about the All Blacks culture - can you take on any of these tactics?

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Harrington Starr Appoint World Leading Elite Performance Coach Simon Hartley | Harrington Starr

Harrington Starr Appoint World Leading Elite Performance Coach Simon Hartley | Harrington Starr | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
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Very exciting times for Harrington Starr with our new Performance Coach!

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6 Tips for Making Better Decisions

6 Tips for Making Better Decisions | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
The one thing everyone on the planet has in common is the undeniable fact we’ve all made our fair share of regrettable decisions. Show me someone who hasn’t made a bad decision and I’ll show you someone who is either not being honest, or someone who avoids decisioning at all [...]
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There are so many options for people today - it worth taking a second to see how to make the most effective and speedy decisions that more importantly will be the right ones!

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5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend.

Via Melissa St Hill
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Excellent articles about giving yourself the best start to the day!

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Some very true points here... need to do more of 1, 3 and 5 personally! - Are these points you agree with - is there anything else you think should be done before 8am to maximise your day/week?

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Is your hiring process costing you? | Harrington Starr

Is your hiring process costing you? | Harrington Starr | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
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Read Melissa St.Hill's article on realistic hiring! Very relevant in today's market where candidates have so many options. 

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The top 5 must-watch films if you are involved in the recruitment process | Harrington Starr

The top 5 must-watch films if you are involved in the recruitment process | Harrington Starr | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
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Great top 5 by Scott Richardson - any others that people would recommend?

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Plan a Great Day in 2 Minutes

Plan a Great Day in 2 Minutes | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
Ever get to the end of the day and think, that was a waste? Here are some more common complaints: “I feel like an automaton, cranking out widgets.” “I’m totally overwhelmed.” “I’m totally bored.” “My kids didn’t see me all day.” “I didn’t do anything fun!” “I just wanna watch TV for the rest of… more
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Did you want to get more done yesterday? Try this today...

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Top 10 Lessons in Improving Communication

Top 10 Lessons in Improving Communication | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
“ They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them feel.” – Carl W. Buechner Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Eduard Ezeanu. Eduard blogs at People Skills Decoded and is a communication’s coach with an attitude-based approach. Here’s Eduard on his top 10 lessons learned in improving communication.
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Communication should always be worked on to improve our every day interactions. Lesson #8 is my favourite - LISTEN INSTEAD OF ASSUMING!

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How You Play the Game: 5 Business Lessons Learned From Sports

How You Play the Game: 5 Business Lessons Learned From Sports | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
In sports, it's never just one thing that creates a winning team. It's a combination of a number of factors and how they are implemented. It's the same in business, because successful businesses have to do a number of things well -- every day -- in order to serve customers and create value.
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Brilliant lessons from the world of sport! My favourite is preparation makes perfect!

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10 Time Management Tips That Work

10 Time Management Tips That Work | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
Time management tips to help organize, prioritize, and schedule your day from Entrepreneur.
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We all would like to get more out of our day - these tips have helped me! Any others people have used?

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5 Keys of Dealing with Workplace Conflict

5 Keys of Dealing with Workplace Conflict | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
Here’s the thing - leadership and conflict go hand-in-hand. Leadership is a full-contact sport, and if you cannot or will not address conflict in a healthy, productive fashion, you should not be in a leadership role. From my perspective, the issues surrounding conflict resolution can be best summed-up by adhering to [...]
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5 Keys we should all work on - are you able to turn conflict into an opportunity?

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The 2014 Decision Maker's Guide to Java Web Frameworks

The 2014 Decision Maker's Guide to Java Web Frameworks | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
In this report we focus on the application and test use cases with varying application types to determine which frameworks are best suited for that app.
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For the Java technologists a great article on Java Web Frameworks - do you use any of these and agree?

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6 Ways Effective Listening Can Make You A Better Leader

6 Ways Effective Listening Can Make You A Better Leader | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
When employees say they want their voices to be heard, they are really saying they want leaders who will not just hear them, but really listen to them. As employees seek more attention, feedback and support, leaders must become more mindful of individual needs in order to more effectively inspire professional development and overall performance. Leaders who listen are able to create trustworthy relationships that are transparent and breed loyalty. You know the leaders who have their employees’ best interests at heart because they truly listen to them. Here are six effective forms of listening that will help get you started:
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How effective are you at listening? Can we improve the 25% comprehension rate today by following these 6 ways to increase the effectiveness of your listening?

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Majority of SEFs adopt FIX Protocol | Financial Industry & Algorithmic Trading News | Automated Trader

Majority of SEFs adopt FIX Protocol | Financial Industry & Algorithmic Trading News | Automated Trader | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
FIX becomes the pre-eminent standard for OTC Derivatives trading on Swap Execution Facilities.
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Automated Trader writes about the rise in use of FIX protocol in the first half of the year!

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Advantages of Scala, the Programming Language

Advantages of Scala, the Programming Language | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
Is Scala poised to become the next popular programming language? Find out more about Scala with this look at some of its benefits.
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Scala as a new trend - will it enter the fin tech mainstream or will people stick to Java?

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Be World Class. Events | Harrington Starr

Be World Class. Events | Harrington Starr | Making more of your day | Scoop.it
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Our event is only two weeks away - thanks to all who have already confirmed their place! Please cntact me if you would like an invite.

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