15 Things Highly Confident People Don't Do Highly confident people believe in their ability to achieve. If you don’t believe in yourself, why should anyone else put their faith in you? To walk with swagger and improve your self-confidence, watch out for these fifteen things highly confident people don’t do. How To Waste Time Properly - Issue 7: Waste Ever since Frederick Winslow Taylor timed the exact number of seconds that Bethlehem Steel workers took to push shovels into a load of iron ore and then draw them out, maximizing time efficiency has been a holy grail of the American workplace. But psychologists and neuroscientists are showing us the limits of this attitude: Wasting time, they say, can make you more creative. Even seemingly meaningless activities such as watching cat videos on YouTube may help you solve math problems.
What Emotional Intelligence Reveals About Your Personality If you're new here, you may want to receive notices of new blog posts via email. Thanks for visiting - LaRae. As an FBI counterintelligence agent, the key to recruiting a foreign spy to work for the U.S. government was forming an accurate assessment of their personality. Once I understood their personality traits, I could move forward with confidence that I had everything I needed to craft a successful approach. Forming a personality assessment allowed me to understand the foreign spy better than he understood himself. The reason is because many people do not possess the emotional intelligence to accurately interpret their own personality—let alone the personalities of others. Stop Stealing Dreams (the entire manifesto on the web), cleaned up HTML version - Stop Stealing Dreams Feel free to read and share. But don’t edit or charge for it. If you'd like the other editions, including a handy PDF on-screen edition, click here. [Thanks to Dale for creating this version that makes it easy to link to a specific section. All you have to do is format a link like this:
What is Visual Design? Visual design is about creating and making the general aesthetics of a product consistent. To create the aesthetic style of a website or app, we work with fundamental elements of visual design, arranging them according to principles of design. These elements and principles together form the building blocks of visual design, and a firm understanding of them is crucial in creating a visual design of any product. Here, we’ll introduce you to the elements of visual design: line, shape, negative/white space, volume, value, colour and texture. While a close examination of each element is usually not necessary in your daily work as a designer, the principles of design — how to place the elements together to build pages and app screens optimally — play a crucial part in your role.
6 Things Shy People Can Teach Us About Success Chances are we’ve all experienced a bout of shyness in our lives, whether it’s when we've walked into a party full of strangers or tried to shine in a job interview. And if you identify as a shy person, you’re definitely not the only one -- approximately 40 percent of American adults feel the same way. And yes, shyness has been associated with negative outcomes -- characteristics like difficulty maintaining eye contact, feelings of humiliation and sometimes even detachment are all known to be part of a shy person's M.O. It's these traits that tend to affect some shy individuals' ability to connect, says C. Barr Taylor, a professor of psychology at Stanford University.
Making up metaphors – John Saito If you’ve ever taken a writing class, you’ve probably played around with metaphors. A metaphor is when you talk about one thing in terms of another: Time is moneyConsumed by loveThe sweet smell of success You the User - You and your job You and your job In jobs, notebook, solutions on 4 October 2010 “The role of a manager should be to ensure that those that work for him/her eventually leave and go onto bigger and better things” Mark Plant If you are unhappy in your job – leave and if you aren’t excited about work every morning – stop whatever you’re doing and do something else.