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The trick to multitasking better | Daily Ticker - Yahoo Finance If there’s one thing we all have in common, it’s doing more with less—and that has turned everybody into a multitasker. But doing too many things at once can leave us doing nothing particularly well, as researchers have proven and millions of ordinary people have discovered on their own. Robert Sutton, management professor at Stanford University and co-author of Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More Without Settling for Less, calls this “the problem of more.” “As job responsibilities grow, as organizations grow, all this stuff comes down on us,” Sutton--who also wrote the bestsellers Good Boss, Bad Boss and The No Asshole Rule--tells me in the video above. “The more cognitive overload we have, the dumber we get and the worse we do everything.” In Scaling Up Excellence, Sutton and his co-author Huggy Rao, also a Stanford professor, describe how leaders can tap the qualities found in the most effective parts of their organization and spread them to every other division.
19 Hard Things You Need To Do To Be Successful « The Luthas Corporation My goal is for all of us to be happy and successful.. you can find more much daily motivational material like this on my InstaGram page: @DameLuthas Enjoy You have to do the hard things.
Imagine if you had a bucket of water. And every time you attempted to fill the bucket, 90% of the water would leak out instantly. Every time, all you’d retain was a measly 10%. How many times would you keep filling the bucket? The answer is simple: just once.
How to Tell if Someone's Lying | Daily Shot - Yahoo Shine Steve Van Aperen has worked on more than 50 serial-killer investigations as a behavioral interviewer, and trains people across the globe in detecting deception. He says there are three surefire ways to tell if someone is lying. WATCH: How 'SVU' Made Danny Pino a Better Parent The first thing to look for is, "Are they answering the question, or are they deliberately being evasive or dismissive?" Steve says, "A truthful person will give a clear-cut direct answer," while a deceptive person will object, saying something like "Why would I do that?" The second red flag: Deceptive people will talk in different tenses.
Photo: Thinkstock1.How to Delegate Make certain the people around you have good values, good judgment, and are loyal. Allow them to impress you but be sure they're comfortable coming to you for feedback. 20 Things Everyone Should Master by Age 40 | Work + Money
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The secret to winning an argument? Be loud. It makes you seem more confident. (Photo: Getty Images) When it comes to winning an argument , simply being right isn't enough. The Best Way to Win an Argument? Be Confident -- And Loud | Healthy Living
What Science Says About Successful Bosses Over the past year, I've been writing a book about the future of sales and marketing with Howard Stevens, chairman of the leadership assessment firm Chally. As part of a decades-long research project, Chally has gathered extensive personality data about 150,000 salespeople, including 9,000 sales managers. Last week, I had a conversation with Howard where he described the results of a statistical analysis on the cumulative data on sales managers. While the data set is specific to sales, I believe that personality traits that emerged apply to any management position. According to the success vs. failure statistics that Howard shared with me, successful bosses tend to be:
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Consumer tastes are changing at a greater rate than ever before. Not surprisingly, the purchasing habits of the youngest generation present the most dramatic shifts — a reflection of what they find important. 24/7 Wall St. has identified eight popular products that the “Facebook generation” is not buying. Generation Y, generally defined as those born between 1980 and 1999, have lost interest in many of the services and products their parents found important. For example, younger Americans are less interested in cars. Eight Products the Facebook Generation Will Not Buy
USA Memory Championships competitors provide tips for remembering the stuff we always forget | Unplugged The event includes memorizing 99 names, a shuffled deck of cards, a poem, and a list of 500 words. We'll find our keys. Memory competitor Mike Mirski (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) We forget. Every day, we forget. We forget names, numbers, dates, where we left our keys, even what we were thinking a few seconds before.
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The ten habits of remarkably charismatic people Some people instantly make us feel important. Some people instantly make us feel special. Some people light up a room just by walking in. We can't always define it, but some people have it: They're naturally charismatic.
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From my files: Mistakes I haven’t shared any favorite quotes here in awhile. Today’s selection comes from my file on Mistakes. I hope they inspire and encourage you. And if you want to keep them for future reference, try my filing system to record them. You miss 100% of the shots you never take.
How does today impact tomorrow’s success? Everyone wants to have a good day, but not many people know what a good day looks like – much less how to create one. And even fewer people understand how the way you live today impacts your tomorrow. Have you ever asked someone what he was doing and heard him respond, “Oh, I’m just killing time”? Have you ever really thought about that statement? A person might as well say, “I’m throwing away my life,” because, as Benjamin Franklin asserted, time is “the stuff life is made of.” Today is the only time we have within our grasp, yet many people let it slip through their fingers.
Successful people in every field are often said to be "blessed with talent" or even just lucky. But the truth is, many worked harder than the average person can even imagine. From athletes like Michael Jordan to executives like Howard Schultz, these people are known for waking up early and working toward a goal while other people are still in bed, and staying later than everyone else too. Old fashioned hard work. Anyone can do it. Let these people be an inspiration.1. People Who Worked Incredibly Hard to Succeed
What successful people do in the morning Yahoo! editors have selected this article as a favorite of 2012. It first appeared on Yahoo! Small Business in June and was one of the most popular stories of the month. Readers traded tips on what works for them in the morning, and why.
10 Ways to Appear More Authoritative at Work If you want to be taken more seriously at work, take a look at how authoritative you appear. Many people, especially newer managers, undermine their own authority without realizing it, and then wonder why they're not more respected. Here are 10 ways to exude confidence and appear more authoritative at work: 1. Get clear on your own authority.
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