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5 Practices To Boost Midday Work Productivity

5 Practices To Boost Midday Work Productivity | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Some people struggle with being productive after lunch. Here are 5 things to do increase productivity in the afternoon.
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Michele's Thoughts on Time Management

Michele's Thoughts on Time Management | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Best one liner take away from the article:

“Everybody ends up somewhere, but not everybody ends up somewhere on purpose.”

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Time Management Tips - WebMD

Time Management Tips - WebMD | Personal Development | Scoop.it
While people have increased the number of time saving devices in their lives, they have filled those voids with more things to do.
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Sadly, a great reality :(
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"A Piece of Blarney Stone" 10 ways to empower your communication

"A Piece of Blarney Stone" 10 ways to empower your communication | Personal Development | Scoop.it
This is an excellent article on communication that is often overlooked.

"So what better way to start learning to be an effective communication is to know the very person closest to you: yourself."
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Time Management

Time Management | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Goodbye, 2010 – hello 2011! If you’re like a lot of people, 2011 snuck up on you and you didn’t get nearly as much accomplished in 2010 as you had planned. Your New Year’s resolutions for 2011 probably look remarkably similar to the ones you planned in 2010…if only you could remember where you wrote them down. But this year is going to be different – right?
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10 Quotes to Inspire Creativity

10 Quotes to Inspire Creativity | Personal Development | Scoop.it
When you find yourself struggling to think of something new and innovative, consider these words from 10 great thinkers.
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Failure is relative, success based on perspective.

Failure is relative, success based on perspective. | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Good read on what should be the obvious but seldom is.
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Are You Anchored to the Past?

Are You Anchored to the Past? | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Here are some good ways to get rid of those things in your past that are weighing you down. Based on NLP, this does work.
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Meditation As a Way to Improve Self Development

Meditation As a Way to Improve Self Development | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Here is a step by step for a DIY at home meditation program.
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Podcast #001 - Intro to Personal Development Transcript available

Podcast #001 - Intro to Personal Development Transcript available | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Hi All, I wanted to let everyone know that I have the first transcript from Steve's podcasts now available. Podcast #001 - Intro to Personal
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9 Lies Unhappy People LOVE To Tell

9 Lies Unhappy People LOVE To Tell | Personal Development | Scoop.it
If you strive to be a happy person then this is a good reminder list of how not to act. It also provides insight into how unhappy people think and view the world. If you know of others who do this, you may have some decisions to make.
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11 Proven Methods to Help You Land a Job | RISMedia

11 Proven Methods to Help You Land a Job | RISMedia | Personal Development | Scoop.it
RISMEDIA, December 21, 2010—Today's job market is not for the faint of heart. Unemployment seems stuck at just over 9%, so whether you're laid off and looking
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Take More Daydreaming Breaks to Improve Your Focus

Take More Daydreaming Breaks to Improve Your Focus | Personal Development | Scoop.it
[There is] some interesting new research on the link between resting state activity - the performance of the brain when it's lying still in a brain scanner, doing nothing but daydreaming - and general intelligence. It turns out that cultivating an active idle mind, or teaching yourself how to daydream effectively, might actually encourage the sort of long-range neural connections that make us smart.
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How To Build Effective Communication Skills?

How To Build Effective Communication Skills? | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Listing of a good set of basic skills needed to be an effective communicator. Many consider these to be so simple they neglect to master them, especially body language. Get these basics down and you are 60% there.
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Time Management: Doing The Right Thing, At The Right Time, All The Time

Time Management: Doing The Right Thing, At The Right Time, All The Time | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Time Management: Doing The Right Thing, At The Right Time, All The Time Copyright (c) 2010 Bryan BecksteadSomeone asked me what Time Management meant to me. I... (Time Management: Doing The Right Thing, At The Right Time, All The Time http://goo.gl/fb/9B5lX)
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Personal Development Books

A growing list of personal development books and reviews to help assess the wealth of personal growth reading material available. Add your reviews and comments too. (Personal Development Books Help Solve Problems: "To solve any problem, there are three questions to ask yourself... http://bit.ly/aTy87l)
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Running Efficient, Productive Meetings

Running Efficient, Productive Meetings | Personal Development | Scoop.it
There is a lot of advice out there on the best ways to run an efficient and successful meeting. Some of the books and seminars ...
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How to Remain Calm During Uneasy Times

How to Remain Calm During Uneasy Times | Personal Development | Scoop.it
A few physical routines can keep you in balance. We need to engage in activities that maintain anxiety at manageable levels so ...
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Stop the Negativity

Stop the Negativity | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Studies show that dwelling on negative thoughts magnifies their power in your mind. This interferes with moving forward as these thoughts get tangled up with truly useful ones.
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Homeworking can boost productivity

Homeworking can boost productivity | Personal Development | Scoop.it
An expert has advised bosses to consider allowing employees to work from home, claiming such arrangements can help to boost company productivity.
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How To Stop Negative Thoughts

How To Stop Negative Thoughts | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Sometimes we focus to much on what we need to start doing and not enough on the benefits of what we are doing that we should stop.

Thoughts have power. As we think, so we become. If we allow negative thoughts to dominate our mind, we will be frustrated, ...
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Happiness Is Already Inside You

Happiness Is Already Inside You | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Good article on looking within for happiness.

Seeking for happiness externally is a never ending cycle. ...many of us constantly attempt at feeding ourselves with external things to try and fill an internal void.

... key may already be within ourselves; yet that concept conjures up fear and ideas of difficult work. ... After all, who wants to look deep inside themselves for the answers when they can just go online and purchase another set of shoes they don’t need.
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3 Proven Ways To Once & For All Defeat Procrastination

3 Proven Ways To Once & For All Defeat Procrastination | Personal Development | Scoop.it
The author says it best:

The way I’m going to do this is by presenting you with three memorable three-word-phrases that, applied to your life, will help defeat procrastination.
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Resolutions With A Reason: 10 Things That Should Be On Your List But Probably Aren’t

Resolutions With A Reason: 10 Things That Should Be On Your List But Probably Aren’t | Personal Development | Scoop.it
Here is a good list of resolutions that you won't find on most sites. However, you will be able to keep these - I know I will.
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Guerrilla Job Interview Secrets

Guerrilla Job Interview Secrets | Personal Development | Scoop.it
A good interview with the author of this book. If you are in the job market, you should read it. If your not in the job market you should read it to see what is important to your employer.
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