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15 of the Most Popular Pictures on Pinterest

15 of the Most Popular Pictures on Pinterest | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Here are 15 of the most popular pictures on Pinterest -- all of which have raked in more than 15,000 re-pins each...
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3 Simple Steps to Turn Failure into Success

3 Simple Steps to Turn Failure into Success | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
When we handle them well, failures don’t feel so final; they feel like a twist on a path of exploration.
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How to Avoid Panic in Presentations: Coping with Questions

How to Avoid Panic in Presentations: Coping with Questions | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
I’m sure you’ve felt it: the horror at the end of a presentation (which, let’s face it, can be a bit of a trauma in its own right) when you ask the following:
“Any questions?
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4 Things You Didn't Know You Could Put on Your Resume

4 Things You Didn't Know You Could Put on Your Resume | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
You sit down to craft your resume, write that first draft—and it still feels empty. When you’ve had only one job or just a handful of college internships, how are you supposed to show off your personality and set yourself apart?
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How to Salvage Any Blown New Year Resolutions

How to Salvage Any Blown New Year Resolutions | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
As a new month arrives in the year, here's how you can salvage the new year resolutions you made the month before.
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Seth's Blog: You will be disappointed

Seth's Blog: You will be disappointed | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Sooner or later, you'll ask for something or read something or expect something and you won't like what you get. You'll feel like I wasted your time, wasted your money or didn't meet your expectations.
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3 Reasons Why Your Presentation Is A Dud

3 Reasons Why Your Presentation Is A Dud | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
I’m pretty sure none of us stands up to give a presentation and thinks, “Boy, I hope this one is a real sleeper!” or, “Let’s see if I can totally confuse my audience!” or, “Not a soul here looks interested or engaged; SUCCESS!” Yet for many of us that is exactly the result we elicit, much to the dismay of our audience.
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My Pinterest - Matteo Pugliese Sculpture

My Pinterest - Matteo Pugliese Sculpture | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Sculptures by Milan-based sculptor Matteo Pugliese of men, which seem to be trapped in the vertical space of gallery walls.
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How to Work with Someone You Hate

How to Work with Someone You Hate | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Working with someone you hate can be distracting and draining. Pompous jerk, annoying nudge, or incessant complainer, an insufferable colleague can negatively affect your attitude and performance.
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Learn to Practice “Intentional Neglect” to Ditch Unimportant Tasks and Recover from Workload Overload

Learn to Practice “Intentional Neglect” to Ditch Unimportant Tasks and Recover from Workload Overload | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Having more work on your plate than hours in the day is nothing new for most of us, but the key to managing our workload is, sometimes, to learn what can fall off and what needs immediate attention, and let the unimportant work slide, whether we...
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Seth's Blog: Faux familiarity is worse than none at all

Seth's Blog: Faux familiarity is worse than none at all | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Sure, it's easy to grab a first name from a database or glean some info from a profile. But when you pretend to know me, you've already started our relationship with a lie. You've cheapened the tools we use to...

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Mark Twain’s Guide to Living an Awesome Life: 7 Essential Tips

Mark Twain’s Guide to Living an Awesome Life: 7 Essential Tips | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

“The man who doesn’t read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.”


“Name the greatest of all inventors. Accident.”


“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.”


Back in 2009 I wrote an article with some great quotes from Mark Twain – lecturer, satirist, humorist and author of classic books like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – and it became a favorite for me and many readers.


A sequel to Mark Twain’s Top 9 Tips for Living a Kick-Ass Life has been in my ideas folder for some time. But today I have completed it.


I hope you’ll find the result, these 7 essential tips from Mark Twain inspiring and helpful.


Read more: http://bit.ly/ABTAZo 


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Often, the advice we seek is not at all complicated. It can be as simple as "common sense".

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The Secret Power Of Introverts

The Secret Power Of Introverts | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Author Susan Cain says the American cult of personality ignores the leadership qualities and quiet power of introverted employees.
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Meetings Are Stand-Up Jobs

Meetings Are Stand-Up Jobs | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Stand-up meetings are part of a fast-moving tech culture in which sitting has become synonymous with sloth.
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» Going Through a Difficult Time? How Positive Emotions Can Help You Cope

» Going Through a Difficult Time? How Positive Emotions Can Help You Cope | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
We all go through difficult moments in life. These may be ongoing, persistent challenges we face on a daily basis, or more unexpected set-backs that throw us off course.
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Are You Proactive or Reactive?

Are You Proactive or Reactive? | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
“If you’re proactive, you don’t have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.
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The Two-Headed Beast of Successful Habit Change

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Tyler Tervooren of Advanced Riskology.
I used to have a lot of bad habits. I still do, but I used to have a lot more. Here’s just a small sampling:
I woke up late and went to bed early.
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12 Things Successful People Do Differently

12 Things Successful People Do Differently | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

I’ve always been fascinated by people who are consistently successful at what they do; especially those who experience repeated success in many areas of their life throughout their lifetime. In entertainment, I think of Clint Eastwood and Oprah Winfrey. In business, I think of Steve Jobs and Warren Buffett. We all have our own examples of super successful people like these who we admire. But how do they do it?

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Why Productivity Won’t Make You Happy: Life Lessons From a Dying Man

Why Productivity Won’t Make You Happy: Life Lessons From a Dying Man | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
I’m a sucker for productivity tips, they give me hope. I think it’s a hangover from school days when each September you would see me equipped with a new set of notebooks and pencils, just dazzled by the promise of a fresh new start on success.
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10 Weekly Ten Minute Practices to Boost Work Productivity

10 Weekly Ten Minute Practices to Boost Work Productivity | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Boost your work productivity over time by adopting one or more of these weekly 10-minute practices.
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9 Rules of Human Nature that Apply to Work

9 Rules of Human Nature that Apply to Work | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It’s no secret that career success often depends on the quality of the relationships you develop with your managers and co-workers.
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3 Types of Human Communication

3 Types of Human Communication | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Humans are not at their best when sending and receiving messages that are either deferred or blindly broadcast into the stream, desperately hoping someone will see it. We need more concurrent communication.
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How To Protect Your Privacy On Facebook Timeline -- Without Wasting Time!

How To Protect Your Privacy On Facebook Timeline -- Without Wasting Time! | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Here's how to adjust the privacy of your timeline on without spending too much time doing so.
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20 Things to Start Doing in Your Relationships

20 Things to Start Doing in Your Relationships | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Family isn’t always blood.  They’re the people in your life who appreciate having you in theirs – the ones who encourage you to improve in healthy and exciting ways, and who not only embrace who you are now, but also embrace and embody who you want to be.  These people – your real family – are the ones who truly matter.

Here are twenty tips to help you find and foster these special relationships.
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