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Character Strengths, Character Building Experts: VIA Character

Character Strengths, Character Building Experts: VIA Character
Professionals working with others to optimize their performance know that understanding character strengths is fundamental to developing new pathways of engagement, fulfillment and satisfaction. People who use their strengths every day are six times more likely to be engaged on the job. Teams that focus on their strengths are 12.5% more productive. Using strengths in new ways increases happiness. Coach the people you lead to maximize their potential.

Nature by Ralph Waldo Emerson Introduction Our age is retrospective. It builds the sepulchres of the fathers. It writes biographies, histories, and criticism. The foregoing generations beheld God and nature face to face; we, through their eyes. Why should not we also enjoy an original relation to the universe?

How to Determine Pricing for your Products and Coaching It’s another Expert Briefs, where I ask really smart business owners to answer your burning questions. This week I asked our panel of experts a question that I get asked often from Virtual Assistants, Coaches, Authors, and Infoproduct Sellers… “How do you decide how to price your products and coaching and what if any struggle did you come through to charge what you’re worth?” I think you will like the responses. Terry Dean of My Marketing Coach says: I have to admit that pricing is one of the toughest issues we face in marketing.

FOCUS: The Hidden Driver of Excellence – Summary Review Posted on 23 January 2014. Is Attention Today’s Scarcest Resource? The essential theme of Daniel Goleman’s new book “FOCUS: The Hidden Driver of Excellence” is that “paying attention” is a lost art form that needs resurrecting. In today’s noisy fast-moving world, it’s easy to become distracted, isolated and overwhelmed. Yet focus is integral to our happiness, productivity and relationships (both personal and professional).

Episcopal News Service - CHURCHWIDE By Pat McCaughan, December 15, 2010 [Episcopal News Service]St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Mishawaka in the Diocese of Northern Indiana gave new meaning to the incarnation this Advent when members created "Stations of the Nativity" as a collective meditative exercise for the season. The series of fourteen 18x24-inch images begins with the explosive cosmic spark of creation depicted in John's gospel (John 1:1-18) and concludes with the visit of the magi, represented by an imposing image of Herod against a backdrop of the skulls of the innocents slaughtered during his search to find and kill the infant Jesus. The stations connected a strong parish tradition of meditating with the Stations of the Cross and an effort to incorporate members' voices, including graduate art students from the nearby University of Notre Dame in South Bend, said senior warden Jon Adamson.

Forget The Mission Statement. What's Your Mission Question? In a previous article, I shared five questions that today’s forward-thinking companies should be asking, based on input from top business consultants. This second installment, on the same theme, presents five more questions--but with a specific focus this time. These are questions that zero in on the mission and higher purpose of a company. Think of them as “mission questions.” Most companies, of course, articulate their missions by way of formal “statements.” Social Categorization The prototype view solves most of the problems that confront the classical view, and (in my view, anyway) is probably the best theory of conceptual structure and categorization that we've got. But as research proceeded on various aspects of the prototype view, certain problems emerged, leading to the development of other views of concepts and categories. In the prototype view, as in the classical view, related categories can be arranged in a hierarchy of subordinate and superordinate categories. Many accounts of the prototype view argue that there is a basic level of categorization, which is defined as the most inclusive level at which:

12. Work and Organizational Commitment - PSYCH 484: Work Attitudes and Job Motivation - Confluence Work Commitment "Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." --Vince Lombard Commitment is complex and a multi-faceted construct, and can take different forms. James L. Paris Christian Financial Advice: 15 Fantastic & Free Computer Programs A few months ago I took a computer repair class sponsored by our local adult education department. It was a lot of fun taking apart and fixing computers. I also picked up quite a few tips on free software that can be helpful to rid your computer of viruses, malware, or simply speed things up. Along with what I learned from this class, I have also been keeping my own list of free computer programs that I use and can recommend.

Erik Erikson's Psychosocial Theory of Human Development, eight crisis stages human life-cycle, for teaching and learning, child development He also referred to his theory as 'epigenesis' and the 'epigenetic principle', which signified the concept's relevance to evolution (past and future) and genetics. Erikson explained his use of the word 'epigenesis' thus: "...epi can mean 'above' in space as well as 'before' in time, and in connection with genesis can well represent the space-time nature of all development..." (from Vital Involvement in Old Age, 1989). In Erikson's theory, Epigenetic therefore does not refer to individual genetic make-up and its influence on individual development. This was not central to Erikson's ideas. Erikson, like Freud, was largely concerned with how personality and behaviour is influenced after birth - not before birth - and especially during childhood.

How to Create an Ebook Workshop So you wrote an ebook… now what? Most people just slap their ebook up on their website and offer it to blog subscribers as a free download. A few others stick a price tag on their ebook and try to make a few bucks. And while there’s nothing wrong with that, passive action leaves potential on the table collecting dust.