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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. 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. 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.

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.