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Five Simple Ways To Bring Out The Best In Others

Five Simple Ways To Bring Out The Best In Others | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it
Do your best, and you might have a nice little career. Bring out the best in others, and you can change the world. Do the math - to accomplish anything significant, you have to involve other people.

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Smiling while I read this post...thanks Barb for the original scoop!

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Marianne Cloeren's curator insight, August 5, 2014 8:22 AM

This line caught my interest - is there a way to communicate this to injured employees who are getting stuck in disability thinking? "With persistence, you can communicate two critical lessons: you have talent burning inside you, and you can bring it out if you are willing to put in sufficient effort."  How do we help patients see the way out of bad situations, especially when it seems the systems conspire to keep them stuck?

Graeme Reid's curator insight, August 6, 2014 10:51 PM

Bring out the best in others, and you can change the world.

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Five Communication Traits That Turn People Off

Five Communication Traits That Turn People Off | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it
We all fall victim to expressing ourselves in ways that alienate the very people we're trying to impress. Here are five annoying communication traits to avoid.

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How do you listen?

How do you listen? | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

When you are willing to listen there's an untold amount of knowledge, experience and perspective just waiting to be shared. From the person who serves you coffee in the morning to the colleague at work for whom we have neither patience nor time, to the three-year old just starting to figure out how to express their thoughts. 


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Listening is an often overlooked skill in group dynamics and PBL that would benefit from mini-lessons or mini-reminders.

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Carolyn Williams's curator insight, February 20, 2014 6:42 AM

This week has been a huge learning curve for me. Those you are closest to ...your family, friends and work colleagues can have the least patience. Sad

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What's Not Revealed is Often Most Revealing

What's Not Revealed is Often Most Revealing | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it
Become more deeply connected to diverse people in ways that support you both by recognizing what they aren't saying, "defensive driving" to avoid conversational crashes, and getting them to ask sequential questions that reveal their underlying...

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from Barb Jemmott: " Become more deeply connected to diverse people in ways that support you both by recognizing what they aren't saying, "defensive driving" to avoid conversational crashes, and getting them to ask sequential questions that reveal their underlying..."

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How to Actually Keep Calm and Carry On

How to Actually Keep Calm and Carry On | Thinking, Learning, and Laughing | Scoop.it

Travis Bradberry, co-founder of TalentSmartand author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and, recently wrote a piece on how successful people stay calm.


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From this longer post at Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/travisbradberry/2014/02/06/how-successful-people-stay-calm/

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