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Mind Mapping Software, Brainstorming, GTD and Knowledgebase Software. Manager Tools. [ About Us ] Manager Tools produces two free weekly podcasts designed to give managers and individual contributors actionable recommendations to further their careers: Manager Tools and Career Tools.

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Manager Tools is focused on helping you become a more effective manager and leader. Each week we'll be talking about new tools and easy techniques you can use to help achieve your management objectives. If you're tired of a lot of management "theory" and would rather learn specific actions you can take TODAY, we think you'll enjoy the Manager Tools podcast. Manager Tools won the People's Choice Podcast Awards in the business category in 2006, 2007 and 2009. Career Tools gives you the tools you need to accelerate your career, whether a manager or not. Mark Horstman and Mike Auzenne are co-founders of Manager Tools LLC, a management consulting firm. . [ With Over 400 Podcasts Available, Where Do I Start? Manager Tools has over 400 podcasts. It's easy. . . . [ Follow Us On Twitter ] DiSC® Model Summary. During our the Improve Your Feedback Show we made reference to the DiSC model.

DiSC® Model Summary

In addition, we have a number of podcasts specifically on the details of the DiSC model in our Registered Listeners Section. If you're interested in the DiSC model and haven't registered yet, you'll want to register and listen to these special podcasts. You'll find a useful summary of the DiSC model here. You may even want to print it out and have nearby while you listen to any of the shows on the DiSC model.

In addition to the DiSC Summary we previously posted, we have also made available the How To Use The DiSC To Be More Effective Every Day cheat sheet. Download the How To Use The DiSC To Be More Effective Every Day cheat sheet here. If you are interested in learning in detail about YOUR profile, you may purchase the online version of the DiSC Profile here. Nine Things Successful People Do Differently - Heidi Grant Halvorson. Learn more about the science of success with Heidi Grant Halvorson’s HBR Single, based on this blog post.

Nine Things Successful People Do Differently - Heidi Grant Halvorson

Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail. The intuitive answer — that you are born predisposed to certain talents and lacking in others — is really just one small piece of the puzzle. In fact, decades of research on achievement suggests that successful people reach their goals not simply because of who they are, but more often because of what they do. 1. To seize the moment, decide when and where you will take each action you want to take, in advance. 3. Fortunately, decades of research suggest that the belief in fixed ability is completely wrong — abilities of all kinds are profoundly malleable. 7. 8.

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action. Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation. RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us. How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie. Derek Sivers: How to start a movement.