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10 things you should never say when making a presentation

Making a presentation at work can be scary. Some of us fear public speaking more than death. However, like many things in life, giving presentations …

Public Speaking

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? Build ’Em With Just 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core -- without doing situps -- using a routine that spares your lower back<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this — and lots more ended up with back …

Workouts

Agile vs Scrum vs Kanban Weighing the Differences

Project management has evolved significantly in recent years, and there are plenty of project management tools to help facilitate those changes, too. …

Tell me what you did today, and I’ll tell you who you are

You live your life in 24 hour periods. How you use those 24 hour periods determines who you become and how successful you’ll be.<p>If you learn to …

The Brain

25 questions to ask a mentor

A few years ago, around the time when I was launching this blog, I wrote an article called 4 Types of Questions to Ask A Mentor. To this day, it is …

Leadership

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

40 Years of Leadership Taught Me 3 Rules That All Managers Should Follow

Leadership is greater than the sum of its parts.<p>In more than four decades in the corporate world, I've learned many management lessons -- some the hard way.<p>I've also endeavored to share some of the wisdom I've picked up from those lessons with the sharp, ambitious, young men and women at Stanford …

Designer Challenges Himself To Create Logos With Hidden Meanings For A Year, And Result Is Amazing

Wordplay is a never-ending source of amusement for me, with puns, spoonerisms and double entendres bringing a little extra color and life to the …

Graphic Design

The Key To Presenting To Senior Executives

A common refrain I hear from professionals who are climbing in their careers and starting to get more visibility in their companies is that they do not know how to effectively present to the C-Suite and other senior executives.<p>They have spent their careers presenting project updates and briefings …

Management

How to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting

High performers, even those who excel at their jobs, still need you to help them grow.<p>If you’re reading this article, congratulations! You must have an awesome team. Managing them must be easy, right?<p>In fact, contrary to popular belief, managing high-performers doesn’t mean you don’t have to do …

9 Words To Stop Negative People From Sucking The Energy Out Of The Room

We’ve all been in those meetings where most people are trying to do something positive and constructive, but there’s one person who keeps sniping and oozing negativity over every good idea.<p>Someone says, “I think this new software will really help our productivity.” But the negative person …

Self-help

A Framework That Will Help You Tell Amazing Stories

There is a class of entertainment that is underrated, in spite of its external success: stories about telling stories. Hit shows like <i>How I Met Your</i> …

Writing

23 Motivational Quotes to Help You Overcome Anxiety

A lack of emotional self-management has serious health ramifications -- and can jeopardize your career.<p>Stress. We all experience it -- some more intensely than others. Without a doubt, stress and anxiety in the workplace is becoming rampant as numerous studies show that job stress continues to rise …

Effective Management Requires Good Metrics. Here Are 11 Types You Need to Know

To properly manage a business you need to know what's happening. These 11 types of metrics that will give you the insight and awareness you need.<p>They say you can't manage what you can't measure. Quantifying your business allows you to see patterns, set targets, and measure progress. However, many …

4 Ways To Go From Manager To Leader

Perhaps you’re in a leadership role but don’t feel like you’ve earned the respect from your team. Maybe you feel like they don’t even like you. As a career coach to millennials, I’ve had plenty of new managers come to me, desperate to win approval from their team. It’s a classic case of manager …

Emotional Intelligence

40 Top Motivational Quotes to Inspire You to Greater Determination and Perseverance

Looking for a burst of motivation when the going gets tough? These inspirational quotes will help you keep pursuing your dreams.<p>Without a doubt, a key quality every successful person has is perseverance: the grit and drive and will to keep pushing forward in spite of challenges and …

Motivation

How to cut out drama in the workplace to improve results

• Suffering is optional, and usually self-imposed.<br>• Our suffering does not come from our reality; it comes from the stories we make up about our reality.<br>• Your circumstances are not the reason you can’t succeed; they are the reality in which you must succeed.<br>• Venting is the ego’s way of avoiding …

10 Part Action Plan for Writing Your Very First Book

There’s no doubt that writing a book is an excellent way to bolster your credibility and establish yourself as an authority. A book can also help you …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

A Complete Guide to Waterfall Photography

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.If you are looking for a new way to …

Landscape Photography

How to Succeed as an Introverted Leader, According to Science: Just Believe in Yourself

A new study suggests misplaced fears hold too many introverts back from striving for the top.<p>From a wealth of real-world examples such as Warren Buffett and Bill Gates to a ton of science and expert opinion, there's no shortage of evidence that introverts can make great leaders.<p>But, of course, …

Personality

What's a Leader to Do When Employees Are Still Disengaged (Despite Best Efforts)? These 3 Things

Employee disengagement has reached epidemic levels and many companies are responding--but with less than resounding results. Here's why.<p>They move slowly, shuffling feet, moaning, groaning, seeking to drain the life out of those around them.<p>Has the zombie apocalypse finally arrived?<p>Did your teenager …

Employee Engagement

Here's the Secret to Getting Things Done

It's a well-known practice in the sports industry.<p>Have you ever wondered how some people seem to accomplish their goals effortlessly?<p>Or, how some people seem to get promoted or recognized while you work nights and weekends without recognition?<p>Or even how some people make work look easy, while you …

Sports Industry

Why Creating a Culture of Discipline is the Path to Greatness

Without disciplined people acting in a disciplined manner, no company can achieve mission success.<p>For any organizational transformation effort to succeed, discipline and accountability must become the bedrock of the culture.<p>How do determined young men become Navy SEALs? How do elite athletes …

If You Don't Believe in Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How to Do It

You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.I have a secret to tell you.<p>I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn't matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of this blog post, you won't be. I'm going to break down exactly how …

44 Favorite Books of High Achievers

Want to accomplish more? Try reaching for a good book.<p>The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by …

The Most Effective Method to Get Someone to Do What You Want

Use the "scales of influence" model to persuade people to do what you want--while thinking that it's their idea.<p>Contrary to popular opinion, human beings don't resist change. We all, however, resist being changed.<p>We have no problem stretching our own comfort zone, but we each throw up our defenses …

6 Powerful Ways to Make Anyone Into A Great Leader

The function of a leader is to produce more leaders, not more followers.<p>If you work or study in the field of leadership, you already know there's a glut of information and ideas. We already have thousands of articles about leaders and leadership, and countless thoughts on what leadership is and …