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The Worst Thing You Could Be Called As a Boss and How to Avoid It

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I’m sure I’ve been called a lot of names in my career, probably even bitch at times, but there’s one name I hope has never been attached to me. And that is HOT MESS.In this month’s Vanity Fair, a female executive, caught up in a nightmare situation at work, is deemed a hot mess by an anonymous company insider. In another blind quote someone says, “She was all over the place, she had ADD and that caused a lot of stress for everyone.”When people think of you as a hot mess, it means you look incompetent or out of control. It’s all unraveling around you,
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Lessons From The Samurai: The Secret To Always Being At Your Best

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What secret did the samurai of Japan know about always being at your best? It doesn't have to do with swordsmanship. It's a very simple idea we can all use.

Via Jose Luis Yañez
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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, February 6, 2014 1:33 PM

The qualities discussed are important in the heat of battle. They can only help in dealing with our daily lives.

Carolyn Williams's curator insight, February 7, 2014 5:22 AM

Good read before the ☆ ツ RBS Six Nations Cup ツ Wales v Ireland match tomorrow.

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The Four Pillars

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"Everyone has a personal story about change. Our society has defined success as money and power. But this is like a two-legged stool that just falls over.  We need a third measure of success." 

This third measure of success is made of four pillars. Cammy Bean's notes during Arianna Huffington's opening keynote at #ASTD2014.

Karen Bowden's insight:

1. Well being

2. Wisdom

3. Wonder

4. Giving

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