4 Ways Busy People Sabotage Themselves
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4 Ways Busy People Sabotage Themselves

4 Ways Busy People Sabotage Themselves

by Alice Boyes You’ve left an important task undone for weeks. It’s hanging over you, causing daily anxiety. And yet instead of actually doing it, you do a hundred other tasks instead. Or you’ve been feeling guilty about not replying to an email, even though replying would only take 10 minutes. Or maybe the last … Read More

What Not to Do When You’re Trying to Motivate Your Team
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What Not to Do When You’re Trying to Motivate Your Team

What Not to Do When You’re Trying to Motivate Your Team

by Ron Carucci When I speak to large groups about leadership, one question I often ask is, “How many of you have ever received a compliment from your boss that actually offended you?” Without exception, more than two-thirds of the people in the room raise their hands. When I probe further on what people found … Read More

Drowning in Work? Here’s How to Ask a Colleague for Help.
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Drowning in Work? Here’s How to Ask a Colleague for Help.

Drowning in Work? Here’s How to Ask a Colleague for Help.

by Heidi Grant Raise your hand if you have an insurmountable pile of projects on your to-do list and an inbox so terrifying to behold that you can hardly bear to behold it. Cue the sea of arms waving wildly. You have too much to do. You can’t do it alone. You need people to … Read More

From the Classroom: A Strategy for Applying the Growth Mindset Concept to Your Business
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From the Classroom: A Strategy for Applying the Growth Mindset Concept to Your Business

From the Classroom: A Strategy for Applying the Growth Mindset Concept to Your Business

by Shirley Tan Conceptualized by Stanford University’s Professor of Psychology, Carol Dweck as a means of changing the educational process in today’s schools, the growth mindset is a concept designed to change how children and teachers approach learning and development. Although it was developed decades ago, it has continued to be considered a way of … Read More

Why It’s Important to Work Hard 
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Why It’s Important to Work Hard 

Why It’s Important to Work Hard 

by Joshua Becker If the goal of work isn’t to earn more and more money so we can buy bigger and bigger houses and fancier and more expensive cars, then what’s the point? If we’ve chosen to measure life’s success in more important terms than material possessions, why would we choose to continue working hard? … Read More