Surviving Leadership Chaos
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" We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give. " - Winston Churchill
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4 Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else

4 Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Surviving Leadership Chaos | Scoop.it

After surveying more than 5,000 people who prospered in spite of calamity, one researcher and his team found these practices are statistically linked to higher success in life.

 
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Taking quiet time every day is a powerful habit. When we look beyond the headlines and history books at the personal habits of great historical figures, we see a pattern of self-imposed solitude. It allows us to see the bigger picture. In practice, cultivating this habit means completely turning off all technology for part of each day. Here we can connect with the wisdom within us. Many great ideas come to us in the shower because of the solitude it provides. When we get up and jump right into our day, our brains generate only beta waves, which are associated with alert conscious thought. However, when we meditate, our brains switch to alpha waves, and this is where bursts of creative insights emerge.
 
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How Many Goals Are You Chasing Right Now (And Do You Have Too Many)?

How Many Goals Are You Chasing Right Now (And Do You Have Too Many)? | Surviving Leadership Chaos | Scoop.it
Are you going after too many different goals right now?

 

Do you have a long list of projects that you rarely make any progress on?


There’s no “perfect” number of goals … but, generally, the fewer goals you have, the higher your chances of succeeding with each.


Two Approaches to Goal-Setting


Imagine two people, Alice and Bob. They’re a couple; they have two kids, and they both have day jobs....


Via Anita, David Hain, Richard Andrews
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