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Learning how to work is rarely a taught skill. Usually we have to learn how to do it on the job. Mind workers need to know how to manage their internal resources so their results are effective, focused and achieved with an appropriate expenditure of 'mind energy'. This scoop curates topics to help individuals become more effective mind workers.
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Should we scrap benefits and pay everyone £100 a week?

Should we scrap benefits and pay everyone £100 a week? | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
The idea of a universal basic income is about to leap from the margins to the mainstream, bringing promises of a happier and healthier population
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5 Struggles Only Highly Intelligent People Suffer From

5 Struggles Only Highly Intelligent People Suffer From | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
Sometimes, being too smart is more of a curse than a blessing. Exceptionally intelligent people can be highly troubled by the following five things.
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Hmmm. Interesting observations.
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Circle of Friends Article - Inclusive Solutions

Circles of friends By C. Newton, G. Taylor and D. Wilson Summary This article describes the background to and the actual setting up and running of ‘circles of friends’ . We outline this approach to the inclusion of children with severe emotional and behavioural difficulties. In this paper we wish to: To share our experiences …
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7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders

7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
Is your parenting crippling your child's growth? Here are 7 ways your behaviors may be holding your child back from growing into a leader.
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Leadership from early beginnings

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The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership

The Six Deadly Sins of Leadership | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
By Jack and Suzy WelchBeing a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the right behaviors is a never-ending task. Knowing –
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E-Myth Revisited - by Michael Gerber | Derek Sivers

Derek Sivers Home, Blog, About, Projects
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Excellent game plan.

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How to Make a Personal Development Plan – The Ultimate Guide

How to Make a Personal Development Plan – The Ultimate Guide | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
How to make a personal development plan. A complete, free guide with examples and step-by-step instructions.
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It does what it says on the tin! Give yourself 45 mins to an hour to work through this.

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8 Things Remarkably Successful People Do

8 Things Remarkably Successful People Do | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
The most successful people in business work differently. See what they do--and why it works.
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Why Do I Blog On Personal Development

Why Do I Blog On Personal Development | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
I've asked the question 'why do I blog' of myself before, but never why do I blog on personal development?
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Intuition as a Personal Development Tool – Part 1 | Warrior Mind ...

Intuition as a Personal Development Tool – Part 1 | Warrior Mind ... | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
Creating a personal development plan that includes intuition training will help your brain and your unconsciousness mind work for you and your success.
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Time Management Basics « Naga Chokkanathan

Today I gave a talk on Time Management Basics (& few related topics), to a team of young engineers @ Moolya Bangalore. Special Thanks to my friend Dhanasekar, who invited me to speak on this topic. Moolya wanted me ...
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9 Characteristics Of Highly Desirable Women

9 Characteristics Of Highly Desirable Women | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
Decoding the 9 most fascinating characteristics of highly desirable women. What is it that makes them so fascinating and charming?
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Could this list apply to men as well?
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19 Real Life Examples of An Extroverted Introvert So You Don’t Get Confused

19 Real Life Examples of An Extroverted Introvert So You Don’t Get Confused | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
Extroverted introverts are confusing. Here are 19 examples to clarify what we're like so that we don't unintentionally annoy you.
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Am I an introverted extrovert, or am I an extroverted introvert?
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7 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don’t Do

7 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don’t Do | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
Ever wonder what things emotionally intelligent avoid doing? Here's seven of them.
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How to Trigger Word of Mouth

How to Trigger Word of Mouth | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
There’s a science behind word of mouth and why things go viral. Six key principles. Here is the second one.Last week I wrote a post about the secret science behind viral that went, well…
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The Importance of Scheduling Nothing

The Importance of Scheduling Nothing | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
If you were to see my calendar, you'd probably notice a host of time slots greyed out but with no indication of what's going on. There is no problem with my Outlook or printer. The grey sections
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The Value of Coaching | Facebook

The Value of Coaching | Facebook | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
iZar Services | Internet Marketing for Business and Personal Development wrote a note titled The Value of Coaching. Read the full text here. (#Executive #coaching can prove to be #effective and #profitable.
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Putting some numbers to a service that is hard to quantify in bottom line terms.

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How much sleep do we really need to work productively? - The Buffer blog: productivity, life hacks, writing, user experience, customer happiness and business.

How much sleep do we really need to work productively? - The Buffer blog: productivity, life hacks, writing, user experience, customer happiness and business. | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
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"Sleeping your way to success.." Now where have I heard of this before? Oh, not like that.. You mean: "Sleep-deprived workers may not know they are impaired. “The periods of apparently normal functioning could give a false sense of competency and security when, in fact, the brain’s inconsistency could have dire consequences,”"

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The Pomodoro Technique®

The Pomodoro Technique® | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
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I use this when coding or working on bottom up tasks to help me stay focused on the current mission. Setting individual 'pomodoros' is a great way to refactor problems (and code) into smaller more easily worked on segments. The Android store has a number of useful apps, I use the one supplied by pomodorotechnique.com on a Galaxy S2 and find it great.

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Futurity.org – Finger length ratio hints at angry mouth

Futurity.org – Finger length ratio hints at angry mouth | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
The research team hypothesized that if prenatal exposure to testosterone influences the ratio of ring finger to index finger lengths and high levels of prenatal testosterone exposure are linked to verbal aggression, then digital ...
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The next time you are shouted at, stop and ask if you can measure their finger length! Go on, try it.

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A Compass for Success: Your Personal Development Plan | Silva ...

A Compass for Success: Your Personal Development Plan | Silva ... | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
A personal development plan gives structure to your dreams; organizes your thoughts and visions into a plan for development and achievement of important goals.
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Working top down, from vision and goals then building from bottom up, one brick at a time, really works. Try it.

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5 Tips on How to De-Stress in the New Year... Jamaican-Style - Huffington Post

5 Tips on How to De-Stress in the New Year... Jamaican-Style - Huffington Post | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
5 Tips on How to De-Stress in the New Year... Jamaican-Style
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Who gets stressed out in Jamaica? That's what the laid-back Jamaicans want to know.
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Deciding "Not do... " can be more productive than deciding "to do.."

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Master The 10 Foundations of Personal Productivity « IQTELL's Productivity App, Everything In One Place

Master The 10 Foundations of Personal Productivity «  IQTELL's Productivity App, Everything In One Place | MindWorkers | Scoop.it
Want to know why it's so hard to be productive? Productivity has a structure and only after you master the 10 foundations of personal productivity you can maintain high performance.
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