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How to Activate Extreme Self-Confidence and Destroy Chronic Anxiety and Fear

This curated column is authored by Anthony Moore, Founder, StuffGradsLike WhenThe post How to Activate Extreme Self-Confidence and Destroy Chronic …

Self-improvement

The One Habit That Will Increase Your Focus

To cut through the noise, try being quiet.<p>Some days it feels like your brain is moving in slow-motion. And despite your best efforts, you find it difficult to focus -- and even harder to accomplish your goals for the day. That can be frustrating.<p>Instead of a second cup of coffee, try something …

10 Key Traits

“People buy into the leader first –then the vision.” - John Murphy<p><i>I coach CEOs and their teams to grow their business by up to 25% in following 12</i> …

Leveraging Your Mentors to Build a Business

Listen to Jonathan on how to build your online business – it is refreshingly simple, but you need to know the right steps.

Teams Winning Gloriously

Why then, in business, when we talk about performance reviews, our focus is almost exclusively on the individual?

Gratefulness Is a Decision

Jesus said, “He who hears My word, and believes Him who sent Me, has eternal life, and does not come into judgment, but has passed out of death into …

Gratitude

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

If you feel a twinge of jealousy each time you read about another successful person who wakes up at 4 a.m. to meditate, jog, read a novel, and eat …

Immune System

Why You Should Keep An Accomplishments List

Many of us rely on plans and to-do lists to prioritize our time and stay on track for the future, but what about after we complete those tasks and projects? Should we just check things off the list and move on?<p>It turns out there are numerous benefits to writing down and celebrating our past …

Leaders Need to Train and Practice

If you are not continuously redefining and sharpening your leadership skills, you will not have the right instincts of response when you need them …

What Do I Offer My Team

In this short video I am sharing from, the great book. Legacy by James Kerr, which is all about the culture of the All Blacks.<p>The piece I refer to is …

New Zealand All Blacks

Managing emotions: stop shame, stress and fear from running your life

If you prefer to listen, here’s the podcast version of this post on iTunes and Soundcloud.<p><i>Oh no. This is bad. There’s no way out. I wish I never met</i> …

Why I Believe Everyone Should Learn Mindfulness and Meditation to Save Lives and Save the World

This is a long overdue update on my Mom + background info on my passion for teaching meditation. Enjoy!<p>Over the last year I have opened up about the challenges my family and I have faced while caring for my mother who has Alzheimer's dementia. I shared how this time last year I was juggling being a …

How To Sneak Mini Meditations Into Your Everyday Life

The alarm clock sounds, and you hit the off button. As you do, your mind goes from zero to 60, immediately filling your head with all the items on …

Flipboard

7 ways to boost your body image (and happiness)

Feeling secure in your skin is crucial to happiness—but it turns out, that’s even more true for men than for women. Researchers from Chapman …

3 Skills That All Emotionally Intelligent People Master

There are very many benefits to EI.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence, and what are the benefits? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Chade-Meng Tan, co-chair of a Nobel Peace</b> …

8 Tiny Habits That Will Make You Happier | Inc.com

Everything around us is changing at warp speed, it seems--but some things will always remain the same. That's why habits are so powerful. Some of the smallest of our daily habits have the power to always give us happiness and help steer us toward success.<p>Here are eight little habits that can make a …

Happiness

8 Productivity Habits Of The Most Successful Freelancers

Why do some solopreneurs struggle while others knock it out of the park? Here are eight habits of the most successful.<p>Working for yourself offers a number of advantages when it comes to productivity. You have a great deal more control over how you spend your time. You may still have to attend …

How My Friend's Struggle Taught Me The Gift Of Gratefulness

I believe that with each day, we are gifted the opportunity to become more cognizant of how we act, speak and interact with the world around us.<p>Given …

The Gratefulness Paradox: Can We Be Profoundly Grateful for All We Have, Yet Still Strive for More?

Every one of us is blessed beyond measure. We have a roof over our heads, a warm bed to sleep in and the ultimate luxury of fresh water and enough food to eat.<p>But how many of us wake up genuinely grateful every morning? I suspect not many. Instead, like me, many of you probably wake up already …

Practicing Thankfulness | At Home: A Blog by Joanna Gaines

As the weather starts to warm up, I’m reminded how quickly the school year is winding down. So many exciting things happen this time of year. I can …

Always Late? Here’s How I Broke the Bad Habit in One Week

I tend to be type A in most areas of my life. I hate having dirty dishes in the sink; I love meeting deadlines at work; and I make my bed (almost) …

Empty Space in Your Schedule is a Great Productivity Tool

You all know that I am a bit of a time management nut and always harping on about the fact that your commitment is not real unless it is scheduled to …

It's Not About The Goals, It's All About The Habits

So, a few weeks into the new year – and how are the goals progressing? A few slips here and there? Come on, be honest!<p>Are you feeling that the …

To Do Lists Are Not Habits of Successful People Says Kevin Kruse

Podcast: Play in new window | Download<p>So, is Kevin Kruse deflating your positivity balloon by dismissing your treasured to do list? Well, Kevin knows …

This Powerful Secret Will Make You Happier at Work

Shifting your mindset can make a huge difference in your happiness and ultimate success<p>We all want to be happier and more successful at work and yet, on many days, those things seem completely out of reach. In the rare moments between meetings or during the long commute back in forth, we ask …

How to Use Your LinkedIn Profile to Power a Career Transition

Kenneth Andersson for HBR<p>Are you raring to change careers? Break into a whole new line of work that makes you leap out of bed, happy to go to work every day? Parlay personal passions into professional endeavors? Or focus on a different clientele, type of product, or service?<p>We all know the power of …

Leading the Team You Inherit

David Benet had problems to solve when he came in to lead the highest-growth unit at a large medical devices company. Although sales had increased when two new products launched the previous year, the numbers still fell short of expectations, given all the evidence of unmet customer needs. The …

Management

Listening Is an Overlooked Leadership Tool

HBR STAFF<p>“What do you think?”<p>I ask this question a lot. My team knows that when they come to me with a question, this is likely the question I’ll come back with first. Sometimes I even preface it with, “I don’t know.” As leaders in our organizations, it’s up to us to coach colleagues and our …

Technical Knowledge and Skills Are Not Enough in A Team

When hiring or putting a team together, is it not enough to seek out the most technically knowledgeable and skillful talent around?<p>The answer is no – …