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What Happens When You Put Aside Your Ego And Take Your Mentors' Advice

What Happens When You Put Aside Your Ego And Take Your Mentors' Advice | Serving and Leadership | Scoop.it

You are a twentysomething entrepreneur ready to launch a new business and your emotions are running wild. You're frightened, intimated, and stressed, but at the same time you're enthusiastic and confident about what the future holds.

 

At this point, it's time to step back and listen to those who have been in the same situation.

 

It would be a foolish mistake and a missed opportunity not to value the advice, experience, and knowledge a mentor can offer. Put your ego aside; be a sponge and soak up as much wisdom as possible.

I was in this exact position prior to launching SDC Nutrition Inc. I was confident and probably a little too self-assured, but I knew I had to set aside my ego to listen and absorb as much invaluable advice as possible from my advisers.


Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor, Ricard Lloria
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(From the article): Whether you're an established entrepreneur or fresh to the world of entrepreneurship, you should never hesitate to ask for advice from your mentors. Their expertise and perspective may be the knowledge needed to help you and your business succeed and prosper for many years to come.

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Ian Berry's curator insight, August 7, 9:46 PM

Very good advice!

victor carney's curator insight, August 11, 10:52 AM

when you listen to somebody that knows more than you do you learn and grow into the best you can be 

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13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do | Serving and Leadership | Scoop.it

Mentally strong people have healthy habits. They manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in ways that set them up for success in life.

 

Check out these things that mentally strong people don’t do so that you too can become more mentally strong.


Via Vicki Kossoff @ The Learning Factor, Jean-Philippe D'HALLUIN, Roy Sheneman, PhD
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(From the article): Mentally strong people can tolerate being alone and they don’t fear silence. They aren’t afraid to be alone with their thoughts and they can use downtime to be productive. They enjoy their own company and aren’t dependent on others for companionship and entertainment all the time but instead can be happy alone.

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Sarah Frame's curator insight, April 30, 4:58 AM

Good habits to practice, and not as easy as it sounds

Michael Binzer's curator insight, June 24, 12:33 AM

I like this article. In gives inspiration and highlights the need to be in touch with yourself

Joe Boutte's curator insight, June 24, 4:40 AM

Everyday leadership requires mental strength and stamina, or more simply, perseverance.  The 13 things that mentally strong people don't do is a great reminder of how to keep your wits about you and persevere through the daily struggles of life and leadership.

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Building Self-Confidence - Prepare yourself for success

Building Self-Confidence - Prepare yourself for success | Serving and Leadership | Scoop.it

From the quietly confident doctor whose advice we rely on, to the charismatic confidence of an inspiring speaker, self-confident people have qualities that everyone admires.


Self-confidence is extremely important in almost every aspect of our lives, yet so many people struggle to find it. Sadly, this can be a vicious circle: People who lack self-confidence can find it difficult to become successful.


After all, most people are reluctant to back a project that's being pitched by someone who was nervous, fumbling and overly apologetic.


On the other hand, you might be persuaded by someone who speaks clearly, who holds his or her head high, who answers questions assuredly, and who readily admits when he or she does not know something.


Self-confident people inspire confidence in others: their audience, their peers, their bosses, their customers, and their friends. And gaining the confidence of others is one of the key ways in which a self-confident person finds success.

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/KJYFrN


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27 Traits Of Successful People

27 Traits Of Successful People | Serving and Leadership | Scoop.it

Is it really possible to become a successful person in just one day? I actually believe you can become a successful person in just one second.

 

Why? Because to be a successful person you only have to change your thoughts and start to think like a successful person. Your have to program your brain to respond differently to situations that it was previously refusing.

 

But how exactly are successful people made and how do they think? I’ve read and studied a lot of books on the subject, as well as experimenting and asking around. The following is list of 27 traits that distinguish successful people from ordinary people. If you take the commitment to apply every day each principle in your life, you’ll start to see amazing results in no time.

 

They are positive. Successful people don’t let negative events alter their ego. They see the glass half full and not half empty. They are known as the ones who raises positiveness among others. Benefits: other people want to stay with them because they make them feel better. They say yes to everything. They take every opportunity they can. They are not afraid of doing something new, like giving a talk in public. They take everything like a challenge with themselves...

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/LIdSq2


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The Fifty Success Habits

The Fifty Success Habits | Serving and Leadership | Scoop.it

So I thought that I might write a quick review of every self-help book ever written all right here in this one little post. Simple enough. I love the easy jobs. Surely it couldn’t be that hard, could it? I figured that maybe I could take the important lessons from every self-help book I’ve read and every life experience I’ve endured, condense all that into fifty key points and save everybody a whole bunch of reading time. Sure, global book sales in the self-help field might take a down-turn for a decade or so, but I’m willing to take that chance and put in a solid sixty minutes (or so) work for the good of humanity; my gift to mankind.

 

Selfless I know.


I thought that perhaps I could follow Stephen Covey’s lead (the Seven Habits) and come up with my own list of say…

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/K0qqcN


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Slavica Bogdanov's comment, May 1, 2012 5:24 PM
Thank you. It felt good to read this, more than words can say.
Martin Gysler's comment, May 2, 2012 12:54 AM
Great Slavica! Yes, this post gives us a lot of interesting insights to be successful and it easy to read!
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Leadership Mantra: Noise.

Leadership Mantra: Noise. | Serving and Leadership | Scoop.it

This noise who changing our life.

 

About what noise are we talking about here? There is talk about the discontinuous noise in our head, which is an integral part of our daily live.

 

Have you ever paid attention, if so, what was his tone? It was a pleasant tone, beautiful, positive or rather, unpleasant, ugly and negative?

 

Here, you can imagine, is the big difference.

 

Why am I talking about this today? Just because our attitude is dictated by this dialogue. If you are in the unpleasant and negative plan, it goes without saying that it will be difficult for you, to have a full and balanced life – which should ultimately be the goal of all of us.

 

Read more: http://martingysler.com/2012/04/11/leadership-mantra-noise/


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5 Leadership Skills you must have to Succeed

5 Leadership Skills you must have to Succeed | Serving and Leadership | Scoop.it
You may think of leadership skills as something that belongs to corporate culture, but they're just as critical to any entrepreneurial business.

Via TechinBiz, Dan Forbes, juandoming, Aki Puustinen
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(From the article): Ask yourself the following: What do I need to do to keep up with the pace of business with the increasing complexity of today’s workplace? What can I do today to hone in on my leadership skills to be successful?

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Jean-Pierre Greeff's curator insight, July 28, 11:38 PM

The Seed SA is passionate about leadership development, and we found this article to be a promising read.

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7 Reasons You Aren't As Smart As You Think You Are

7 Reasons You Aren't As Smart As You Think You Are | Serving and Leadership | Scoop.it
Owning and operating a brain is hard.

Via Anita, David Hain
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Interesting article: You believe a lot fewer ridiculous things than even the smartest people did just a few hundred years ago, but that doesn't make you smarter than them, just less dumb. 

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Anita's curator insight, August 9, 2013 6:14 AM

How knowing this could give you an advantage.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, August 10, 2013 9:35 AM

This is an interesting article with good examples.

Rim Riahi's curator insight, August 10, 2013 9:55 PM

Owning and operating a brain is hard. You are issued one at birth, a model that comes riddled with delusions and biases, prone to logical fallacies, and built to create stories to help explain the difficult and messy business of being a person.

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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)? | Serving and Leadership | 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....


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11 productivity tips from successful entrepreneurs

11 productivity tips from successful entrepreneurs | Serving and Leadership | Scoop.it

When everything’s a priority, how do you maximize your productivity and continue getting things done? We asked eleven entrepreneurs about their strategies for staying on top of mounting piles of work, focusing on what’s important, and otherwise holding on to their sanity while building a company.

 

Outsource, outsource, outsource
Everything may be a priority, but you are not equally brilliant at everything. Eliminate the unnecessary tasks and outsource your weaknesses so your time and focus is directed to where you’ll make the biggest impact for the business.

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/JRdkjb


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Leadership Mantra: Delegation.

Leadership Mantra: Delegation. | Serving and Leadership | Scoop.it

Delegation, an indication that identifies a real leader!

 

“Following the suggestion of a reader, in my last leadership mantra, I’ll approach with you a topic that is, in my opinion, very often misunderstood and not often enough used to fair value.”

 

What does mean delegation for you?

 

What are the words that come to your mind when you hear or you think to delegation?

 

Before reading further, you could invest a few minutes, to be clear about this issue.

 

What is emerged and to which group you belong to?

 

Here are a few groups:

 

Read more: http://bit.ly/IKMOVE


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