Shaa Wasmund

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Stay Focused: 5 Ways To Increase Your Attention Span

<b>If you guys are anything like the readers of Slate.com, 38% of you are already gone.</b><p>You couldn’t stay focused long enough to engage with this post at …

Seth's Blog

When you say, "my customers," or, "my readers," you're using a shorthand, but you're also making a mistake.<p>We're not yours.<p>We're ours.<p>Your readers …

Seth's Blog

There are two ways to make your shoes scuff-proof:<p>1. You can invest in a chemical process that involves an impermeable shine and be on high alert to …

Seth's Blog

At the grueling Iditarod, there's a prize for the musher who finishes last: The Red Lantern.<p>Failing to finish earns you nothing, of course. But for …

Far too many people are fearful of the unknown, comfy with…

Far too many people are fearful of the unknown, comfy with putting in the least amount of effort, and not willing to put up with short-term pain for long-term gain. Don’t be one of them – you know better than that. You know that growth and progress require discomfort. Every time you stretch your emotional, intellectual, and physical muscle groups, discomfort arises just before progress is made.<p>In all walks of life, by committing to continuous, small uncomfortable steps forward, you are able to …

James Altucher's Alternatives to College [DailyFinance]

Choose Yourself! Talk by the Author: James Altucher

See James Altucher Speak In New York City (About His Book Choose Yourself)

I'm James Altucher, and This Is How I Work

James Altucher is all over the place, and I mean that in the best way. He's not only an investor, hedge fund manager, and entrepreneur several times …

Galaxy Note

Altucher Confidential - Ideas for a World Out of Balance

The police were running after me and yelling “STOP!” I was sure I was going to jail. I was driving the wrong way down a one way street. I was afraid …

How to Hone Your Creative Routine and Master the Pace of Productivity

We seem to have a strange but all too human cultural fixation on the daily routines and daily rituals of famous creators, from Vonnegut to Burroughs to Darwin — as if a glimpse of their day-to-day would somehow magically infuse ours with equal potency, or replicating it would allow us to replicate …

Brand Thinking: Seth Godin, Malcolm Gladwell, Dan Pink, and Other Mavens on How and Why We Define Ourselves Through Stuff

The art of the interview may be nearly obsolete, but a handful of its contemporary masters still hold its fort. One of them is <b>Debbie Millman</b> who, besides being an extraordinary artist and modern-day philosopher, is also a maven of design and branding who has spent nearly a decade interviewing some …

When You’ve Done Enough, Do More

How do you become truly influential? We’ve found that the most highly respected leaders avoid techniques to gain short-term compliance; they also steer clear of a self-centered “How can I get people to do what I want?” mindset. Instead, they take a different approach altogether.<p>We interviewed over …

Three Myths About Your Strengths

One of the most dramatic changes in leadership development in the last decade has been the shift in focus from correcting weaknesses to identifying and expanding on strengths. As this movement continues to catch hold, three myths have emerged that deserve to be dispelled.<p><b>Myth #1: Focusing on</b> …

How to boost collaboration at work: Sit at round tables

Pre-school teachers have been right all along: sitting in a circle is the best way to encourage sharing, even among 30- or 50-year old professionals.<p>The round table approach may work to foster collaboration for corporate boards, at workplace meetings or at restaurants, new research from two …