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How to succeed United Airlines has made a big mistake. No, they didn’t ruin my flight. No, they haven’t lost me as a customer. No, their service wasn’t abysmal.
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You might think that creatives as diverse as Internet entrepreneur Jack Dorsey, industrial design firm Studio 7.5, and bestselling Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami would have little in common. In fact, the tenets that guide how they – and exceptionally productive creatives across the board – make ideas happen are incredibly similar. Here are 10 laws of productivity we’ve consistently observed among serial idea executors: 1. Break the seal of hesitation. 10 Laws of Productivity
Developing emotional intelligence is all about how to succeed by developing your emotional intelligence, understanding your strengths and weaknesses better and doing the inner work. Because the way you handle yourself and others makes such a big difference in your own success and happiness as well as the success and happiness of those around you; both career-wise and personally, it is to the advantage of all that we get it right. Eliminating knee-jerk responses and simply agreeing with something because it is the easiest way are things that we constantly need to be on guard for and this is where emotional intelligence comes in. Here are some of the more important elements of emotional intelligence: Self-Awareness and Self-Honesty Emotional Intelligence
Some people are always listened to. What they say matter, and everyone pays attention whenever they speak. Why is that so? There’s an air of authority about their every words and actions, which helps them in getting their point across, when others would not even be heard. Even Happier: How to Command Respect
The Key Trait Successful People Have, and How To Get It
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Global Leadership Cross-Cultural Competency (C3) A set of 40 general cross-cultural learning statements (knowledge, skills, and personal characteristics) were recommended by a DoD focus group in order to foster the career development of cross-cultural competence in military and civilian personnel. Geert Hofstede Hofstede has performed research for several decades that continues to impact research in global and international arenas of global leadership. Hofstede’s primary tenants of culture differentiation are summed up through his research more elaborately, but primarily consist of: Hofstede's Global Leadership Dimensions
How to Meet your Higher Self The first time I ever heard of a higher self was in Shirley Maclaine’s book, Out on a Limb. I was young, though, and didn’t really understand who this higher self person was, or what her importance to me might be. Once I became an adult, however, I learned exactly who my higher self is and why I needed to get to know her as intimately as possible. Who is the Higher Self? Your higher self is you. You in the ether.
Embracing All of Life Instead of Resisting Pain “Don’t seek, don’t search, don’t ask, don’t knock, don’t demand – relax. If you relax, it comes. If you relax, it is there. If you relax, you start vibrating with it.” ~Osho
Email Diligence is the mother of good luck. -Benjamin Franklin 10 Ways to Create Your Own Good Luck
Fake it Till You Make it: 10 Ways to Feel Confident (Even When You Aren’t) “Original Fake” Photo Credit: courtesy of MashKulture Is your self-confidence natural, or a daily struggle? Many people’s confidence naturally wavers from day to day, leaving them too timid or confused at just the wrong time. Whether you are naturally confident or could use some better eye contact with your life, setting in place a few simple strategies goes a long way to stoke your inner confidence. If you think you’re not especially smart or capable, or that failure is a given no matter how hard you try, you’re right.
1. Totally embarrass yourself.After the publication of my book Reviving Ophelia, in 1994, I was invited to a prestigious party. I got all dressed up; I was so excited to make connections. I had a wonderful time and was elated as I was walking back to my car. Well, that is, until I felt something on the back of my skirt. While I had gotten dressed for the function, I had apparently sat on a stack of clean laundry, and a pair of underwear had affixed itself. 5 Mistakes Everyone Should Make
Here’s a downloadable card we put together of some of the best content from our Tips My Dad Says collection. Why not print out some copies on card stock and give one to dad (and the other makers in your life)? And print one for yourself and post it in your work area or slot it into the back of your Maker’s Notebook. The PDF is available here [PDF, 48K]. Online | “Tips My Dad Says” Downloadable Card
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Who Do You Want To Be? Create A Character Study For Your Ideal Self “I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me.” ~Cary Grant Who do you want to be? I’m not asking who you are now or what kind of life you want to have, but what kind of person do you want to be?
Plato's "The Allegory of the Cave" "In fact, you get pretty good at understanding how the patterns in the show work, and everyone else chained up is like, 'Holy shit bro, how did you know that that tree was going to fall on that guy?' and you're like, 'It's because I fucking pay attention and I'm smart as shit.' You're the smartest of the chained, and they all revere you."
Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life. At the same time, you don’t need to wait a long time in order to see the measurable results that come from taking positive action. All you have to do is take small steps, and take them consistently, for a period of 100 days. Below you’ll find 60 small ways to improve all areas of your life in the next 100 days. Home 60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days
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I am pleased to introduce this guest article by a new friend John, the creator of HiLife2B, where he hopes to inspire people and to help them achieve their dreams. Follow him on Twitter: @janyasor 1. Believe that even the smallest compliment can save someone’s life 2. Remember that one person can change an entire nation 70 Reminders to Help You Break Any Barrier
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