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6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day

6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day | Personal Development | Scoop.it
In the lives of busy people, we sometimes forget what's important. These six questions will help you gain focus and productivity.

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In the lives of busy people, we sometimes forget what's important. These six questions will help you gain focus and productivity. 

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John Michel's curator insight, May 20, 2014 2:09 PM

You don't have to be crazy busy to get value from these daily questions. On the slowest of days, they will help you center your mind so you can be confident, mentally free, and fully appreciative of the things you, as well as the people around you, do.

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SIX EMPOWERING QUESTIONS

  1. Why am I here?
  2. What more should I do?
  3. What can I let go?
  4. How can I be more efficient?
  5. Whom should I thank?
  6. How should I start tomorrow?


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JASON CAVNESS's curator insight, May 26, 2014 6:16 PM

I would add " What are you doing to improve your subordinates?"

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How to Promote your Business to the Media

How to Promote your Business to the Media | Personal Development | Scoop.it

Every brand has a story to tell, but is your story newsworthy? When it comes to the media relations aspect of PR, all a business needs is a great story to tell.


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What great stories does your business have to tell? You only need one to attract free media coverage; the type of coverage that will raise awareness of your business throughout your local community. If you have a great story (look harder if you haven't), and the story has wide interest beyond your immediate environment, then the steps outlined in this article will help you to get the press coverage your story deserves.

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Internet Funnels System Finding a Successful Online MLM Business for 2016

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9 Ways to Say No to Negativity

9 Ways to Say No to Negativity | Personal Development | Scoop.it
When you’re naturally a glass-half-empty kind of person, hearing slogans like “Think positive!” can make you feel like you’re an occasional jogger being told to run a marathon… tomorrow. Before you can implement positivity strategies—and reap their benefits of improved health, better relationships and more happiness—you have to start by decreasing negativity.
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The Best Way to Change Your Habits? Control Your Environment

The Best Way to Change Your Habits? Control Your Environment | Personal Development | Scoop.it
There’s just one way to radically change your behavior: radically change your environment. —Dr. B.J. Fogg, Director of Stanford Persuasive Lab Most of us would like to think that our habits follow our intentions. The truth is that one of the mind’s chief functions is to spot and utilize patterns as shortcuts, in order to

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Lisa McCarthy's curator insight, July 17, 2014 11:44 AM

Some very good advice for those of us who feel pulled in too many directions at once.

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6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day

6 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Day | Personal Development | Scoop.it
In the lives of busy people, we sometimes forget what's important. These six questions will help you gain focus and productivity.

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In the lives of busy people, we sometimes forget what's important. These six questions will help you gain focus and productivity. 

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John Michel's curator insight, May 20, 2014 2:09 PM

You don't have to be crazy busy to get value from these daily questions. On the slowest of days, they will help you center your mind so you can be confident, mentally free, and fully appreciative of the things you, as well as the people around you, do.

The BioSync Team's curator insight, May 20, 2014 8:16 PM

SIX EMPOWERING QUESTIONS

  1. Why am I here?
  2. What more should I do?
  3. What can I let go?
  4. How can I be more efficient?
  5. Whom should I thank?
  6. How should I start tomorrow?


Read more ...

JASON CAVNESS's curator insight, May 26, 2014 6:16 PM

I would add " What are you doing to improve your subordinates?"

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10 Cliche Truths About Life People Forget

10 Cliche Truths About Life People Forget | Personal Development | Scoop.it
We tend to forget it from time to time, so much so that we start telling ourselves we lack confidence, self-esteem or courage to do what we want. Here are 10 cliche truths about life people forget

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5 Emotional Intelligence Tips We Can Learn From One Of America's Wisest Leaders

5 Emotional Intelligence Tips We Can Learn From One Of America's Wisest Leaders | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Sure, Abraham Lincoln was a great leader. But what can the 16th president teach us about emotional intelligence? A whole lot it turns out.

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The reasons for Abraham Lincoln's success have been widely debated, and there is good evidence to suggest that Lincoln possessed a high level of emotional intelligence that allowed him to overcome countless obstacles that would have stopped most people.

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Patricia Clason's curator insight, May 15, 2014 7:32 AM

Are you practicing these 5 tips? 

Agnes Ng's curator insight, May 16, 2014 2:03 AM

Equip oneself with emotional intelligence to overcome obstacles and achieve success. 

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Will You Be A $1M Or $50M+ Entrepreneur?

Will You Be A $1M Or $50M+ Entrepreneur? | Personal Development | Scoop.it
We know in recessionary times, the number of start-up businesses significantly increases. Aspiring entrepreneurs, tired of being linked with golden handcuffs to employers, venture out on their own.
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In the life arc of a business, entrepreneur owner-managers spend the early years focused on cash flow. They address short-term symptoms to keep the business alive, rarely making time to look at the big picture.

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8 Powerful Ways to Inspire Courage in Others

8 Powerful Ways to Inspire Courage in Others | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Leaders who don’t feel fear are oblivious to the challenges of leadership. Leadership of any consequence takes courage. Be afraid of leaders who aren't afraid. Courage only exists where fear exists...

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Leaders who don’t feel fear are oblivious to the challenges of leadership. Leadership of any consequence takes courage. Be afraid of leaders who aren't afraid. Courage only exists where fear exists...

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Allan Shaw's curator insight, February 16, 2014 6:11 PM

'"In the realm of ideas everything depends on enthusiasm… in the real world all rests on perseverance.”

Goethe

Leadership goes beyond personal courage to inspiring courage in others.

Inspiring courage:

Acknowledge the fears of others...Elevate courage by acknowledging your own fears......Courage transforms fear into preparation...Focus on purpose. ...Facing uncertainty without purpose makes chickens of us all.

The surprising side of courageous leadership is finding the courage to let others lead.'

David Hain's curator insight, April 30, 2014 2:41 AM

Feel the fear, do it anyway, and others will follow...

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15 Ways To Stay Positive At Work

15 Ways To Stay Positive At Work | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Going to work doesn't have to be a drag. Check out these tips on how to be positive at work, and be happy when you wake up every morning!

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The Difference Between What You "Should" Do And What You "Must" Do

The Difference Between What You "Should" Do And What You "Must" Do | Personal Development | Scoop.it
If you aren't doing what you love, it's time to examine your ideas about calling, career, and how to chase both toward success.

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John Michel's curator insight, April 17, 2014 12:17 PM

There are two paths in life: Should and Must. We arrive at this crossroads over and over again. And each time, we get to choose.

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Working Without Purpose Is A Waste Of Time

Working Without Purpose Is A Waste Of Time | Personal Development | Scoop.it
"Sometimes you can learn best about a topic by identifying what it isn’t before you define what it is." This hit home with me when I was asked how you could know when an organization lacks purpose. The interviewer was Shawn Murphy, a workplace consultant and host of the popular “Work [...]

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How To Become An Expert At Nothing (And Build A Great Marketing Organization In The Process)

How To Become An Expert At Nothing (And Build A Great Marketing Organization In The Process) | Personal Development | Scoop.it

Don't try to do everything for your business, advises columnist David Rodnitzky. If you really want it to grow, you need both “visionaries” and “integrators” and to fire yourself from jobs that others can do.


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Martin (Marty) Smith's curator insight, February 9, 9:16 PM
Great post about what NOT to do as much as a prescription for startup success.
Jeremy Barton's curator insight, February 10, 12:39 AM

This is so true. 

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Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever By Discovering... Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever By Discovering... How A Brain-Damaged Man Can Help You Earn Up To $1000 In Daily Commissions Working From Home As Little As 60 Minutes Per Day. If He Can Do It... You Can Too! We are confident anyone can make money …
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You Only Live Once, Do It Warren Buffett’s Way

You Only Live Once, Do It Warren Buffett’s Way | Personal Development | Scoop.it
"You’d get very rich if you thought of yourself as having a card with only twenty punches in a lifetime, and every financial decision used up one punch. You’d resist the temptation to dabble. You’d
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I think the punch card analogy applies equally well to life, and to the decisions that define and shape our lives over the five, six, seven or eight decades most of us are on the earth. 

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How To Hack Into Your Flow State And Quintuple Your Productivity

How To Hack Into Your Flow State And Quintuple Your Productivity | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Can being "in the zone" more often turn our good-enough into above-average work?

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If you want to do more, learn more, and gain more, you might want to think like surfer.  6Steps2Success  Inspired Living and Giving

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David Hain's curator insight, May 28, 2014 9:28 AM

Hack of the day!

donhornsby's curator insight, May 28, 2014 9:33 AM

(From the article): “Flow shows up when we’re stretching, pushing our skills to the max,” says Kotler. “It’s an uncomfortable place to be in the moment, but the payoff is a deeper life satisfaction.”

Agnes Ng's curator insight, May 30, 2014 3:32 AM

Achieve into the state of flow that enables you to improve your productivity. It is that moment of engaged and total absorption when you feel and perform your best.

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Women at Work: Emotional intelligence a key measure

Have you ever heard of the term "Emotional intelligence?"

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Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to perceive, control and evaluate emotions. Some researchers suggest that emotional intelligence can be learned and strengthened; others say it is an inborn characteristic.  Inspired Living and Giving

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Barbara Kerr's curator insight, May 18, 2014 12:54 PM

Could you be sabotaging your success by ignoring Emotional Intelligence skills?

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4 Reasons Why Being Comfortable Isn’t a Good Thing

4 Reasons Why Being Comfortable Isn’t a Good Thing | Personal Development | Scoop.it
We should all be comfortable, shouldn't we? Well the answer may be obvious to most; yes of course everyone should have the right to a comfortable life.

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Well the answer may be obvious to most; yes of course everyone should have the right to a comfortable life. However comfort most often goes hand in hand with stagnation, in whatever your goals may be.  Inspired Living and Giving

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Why Your Life Needs A Mission Statement

Why Your Life Needs A Mission Statement | Personal Development | Scoop.it

The same strategies used to create a business plan can tell you if you're on the right track in your career and personal life.



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We’d all love to say we wake up in the morning feeling exhilarated--joyful even--and move through the day with purpose and intention, but the reality is most of us spend the larger part of our day going through the motions, feeling exhausted and wondering what the point of it all is. 6Steps2Success  6StepsCoaching 

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Kenneth Mikkelsen's curator insight, May 8, 2014 4:11 AM

Management consultant and coach Allison Rimm, author of The Joy of Strategy: A Business Plan for Life says it’s possible for all of us to find joy in our business and personal lives, but to do so requires strategy.

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The Power of Emotional Intelligence

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The Power of Emotional Intelligence @oleskoo http://t.co/4LyirWRrLi #HR #emotionalintelligence

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Barbara Kerr's curator insight, May 1, 2014 11:10 AM

Offers a few suggestions on hiring  emotionally intelligent employees. 

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10 Unusual Ways to Improve Employee Productivity | Switch and Shift

10 Unusual Ways to Improve Employee Productivity | Switch and Shift | Personal Development | Scoop.it
With employee productivity so crucial to business growth, it should be encouraging to companies to learn that employee happiness is so closely connected to (Put employees first: "10 Unusual Ways to Improve Employee Productivity" by @findmyshift #Humanbiz...

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With employee productivity so crucial to business growth, it should be encouraging to companies to learn that employee happiness is so closely connected to their performance, because employee happiness is not a myth; it can and does exist.

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17 Things Happy People Say Every Day

17 Things Happy People Say Every Day | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Are you as happy as you wish you were today? If not, try saying a few of these simple, inspiring things to other people. They won't just improve your mood; they'll trigger positive reactions that will legitimately make you feel happier, too.

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What High Performers Do When Things Get Tough

What High Performers Do When Things Get Tough | Personal Development | Scoop.it

The last decade of entrepreneurship has taken place within a rapidly changing environment of growth, struggle, triumph and confusion. The cornerstones relied upon in the past for small business stability and growth have crumbled, leaving an expensive hodgepodge of misguided efforts and bipolar business strategies. 


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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 15, 2014 9:15 PM

Creativity is a chaotic place to be and for managers this is not where they want to be. They want certainty, but the real certainty is in uncertainty. This requires conversations and embracing the uncertainty along the way. Consider the way we hold curriculum as a plan that leads to learning. When learning does happen, it is because the classroom is a chaotic places where great conversations happen and bring meaning and life to inert outcomes.

John Michel's curator insight, April 16, 2014 7:56 AM

Social changes make it easier than ever to build and maintain relationships that matter. External boundaries such as time zones, location and means of communication have rapidly evolved. People can now share pictures, video, quick thoughts or even their current location with thousands of individuals with just a few clicks of a button. Business is now about rich conversations with an audience all over the world

Whitney Rhodes's curator insight, April 16, 2014 1:38 PM

Entrepreneur strategies

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How To Feed Your Brain: Improving Your Focus, Productivity, and ...

How To Feed Your Brain: Improving Your Focus, Productivity, and ... | Personal Development | Scoop.it
How To Feed Your Brain: Improving Your Focus, Productivity, and Information Management. by Frost on April 8, 2014. If you're an average North American man, your brain has been reduced to tepid mush. You probably won't make it through ...

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Rémy Ginoux's curator insight, April 13, 2014 6:00 PM

Lot of interesting tips...nevertheless, maybe not easy to applied when you're one of those connected workers...