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225 Famous Quotes to Inspire Development - People Development

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Facebook<br>• Google+<br>• LinkedIn<br>• YouTube<br>• Pinterest<br>• Latest Posts<p>Christina Lattimer<p>Owner at People Development Network<p>I help leaders develop self- …

Motivation

77 Books That Changed My Life and 3 Recommendations to Read More Books

If you want your life to be different… READ!<p>Words are thoughts that when shared are accepted as good ideas or bad ideas. Every single word you hear …

The 5 Most Romantic Places to Get Married in America

<i>by BRIDES</i><p>Photo: Courtesy of Dunton Hot Springs<p>Whether you're marrying in Michigan or Maui, searching for a fairy-tale castle or a soaring city loft, we've compiled a list of the dreamiest spots in the country to say "I do."<p>Photo: Courtesy of Montelucia<p><b>1. Montelucia Resort & Spa</b><p><i>Scottsdale, …

12 books you should read to impress your boss

Not only that, it improves your vocabulary, expands your world, and generally makes you a more educated and interesting person to be around.<p>Below, 12 entrepreneurs from YEC suggest books that they themselves have loved and passed on to their employees.<p>Read just one and you'll find yourself ahead of …

5 Reasons People May Not Be Following Your Leadership

There are times throughout a leader's tenure that he/she must look behind them and see if anyone is following. Are the goals that have been set being accomplished? Is the organization moving in a positive direction? Are people working together to achieve the desired outcomes?<p>Losing your influence …

Toxic workers a drain on the bottom line, but you can spot them, study says

Toxic employees aren't just a drag to have around. They can be a major drag on the bottom line.<p>New research led by Dylan Minor, an assistant professor of managerial economics and decision sciences at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, found that companies can save far more …

How To Deal With These 3 Difficult Managers At Work

One of the biggest challenges for any employee is learning how to work well with a manager. A good working relationship with your manager can increase productivity and engagement, while a bad working relationship can help inspire you to find a new job.<p>After all, a recent Gallup survey of 7,272 U.S. …

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a "morning person." In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush to shower, do my hair and …

5 TED Talks That Will Mold You Into A Competent Leader

Whether you’re a business owner or a leader of any kind, these 5 TED talks will inspire you to break free of old expectations and lead from a wiser, …

Leadership

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson review – how to feel OK when you have a brain that is trying to destroy you

On the front of Jenny Lawson’s book is a stuffed raccoon looking like the most thrilled guest at a surprise birthday party. Arms outstretched, mouth fixed in an ecstatic grin, this is a raccoon determined that the evening will go with a swing. He – Lawson tells us that his name is Rory – is much …

Books

10 Days to Become a Better Leader | Inc.com

Real change in leadership only happens when we make a focused effort. We have to be intentional and determined to make changes. Too often, we nod in agreement with those who say we need to become better at communicating with employees, but them we fail to actually do anything about the problem. Or, …

Leadership

8 Psychology Hacks to Increase Your Creativity and Productivity

Serial Entrepreneur • CEO at Amerisleep • CEO at OCLU<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When there are only 24 hours in a day and a million things to do, burnout is inevitable. Yet staying stressed-out and fatigued will not help you tackle that mountain of emails or think …

8 TED Talks that will help you save your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to save, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we are …

Carrie Underwood Sizzles in Daisy Dukes in “Smoke Break” Music Video: See Her Stunning Post-Baby Body!

Smokin’ hot! <b>Carrie Underwood</b> debuted her first music video since giving birth to son <b>Isaiah</b> in February, and it didn’t disappoint. In the clip for her …

10 Deathbed Regrets You Can Avoid by Making Changes Now

<b>“While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die.” ~Leonardo Da Vinci</b><p>It’s terrifying, isn’t it?<p>There you are—days, …

9 Jim Rohn Quotes That Will Inspire You To Work Harder on Yourself

<b></b>I love Jim Rohn! I can’t seriously tell you how many times I listen to his audiotapes. After meeting with his mentor at the age of 25, Jim Rohn …

Motivation

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7 Motivational Quotes From Popular Disney characters

Although it seems like Disney movies are meant for kids, adults too equally enjoy the entertainment they provide.<p>In fact, at times Disney does better …

Motivation

7 Ways Science Can Make You Happier, Smarter and More Successful

Science can make you more awesome.<p>Yes, really! It can make you happier, smarter AND more successful.<p>BOOM!<p>If you're a super science geek like me, then you are super turned on right now. So, let's keep going...<p><b>Science Porn:</b><p>I decided to do a fun round-up of all the science experiments that have turned …

5 Simple Ways to Slow Down

School is starting tomorrow and it is seriously bumming me out. I know I should be happy for my son and on some level I am, but he is growing up so fast and I can't stop it. I look at him and take snapshots of each stage in my mind with hopes of remembering each moment, but with our busy …

Parenting

The 1 Thing That Will Ultimately Determine Your Success as a Leader

Leadership is a complex endeavor, but it doesn’t have to be complicated.We tend to make things more complicated than they need to be and that’s …

Self-improvement

The 3 Differences Between A Boss And A Leader

Acting “like a boss” may not be the best way to get respect from your employees. A strong leader aims to shift workplace culture.<p>Consider for a moment the difference between a boss and a leader–what distinguishes the two?<p>Some immediate differences come to mind. Leaders are inspiring; they’re …

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20 Productivity Apps to Be Your Most Efficient You

For the majority of my life I’ve been an inefficient and unorganized mess. I’ve somehow managed to get by, but I’m highly distracted, lose things, …

Productivity