End Self-Limiting Beliefs | Stop Limiting Beliefs What Do You Mean I Can Choose My Beliefs? When someone asks you about the meaning of success, or happiness, or joy in your life, do you ever stop to think about your beliefs behind them? Most of us immediately think about what we should “do” or how we should “feel” or what we should “say” to be happy, joyful and successful. Not what we believe. Funny how little we think about what actually we believe to be true. It took me a lot of years to realize that I could actually choose my beliefs about anything and everything, from God to family to marriage to children to friendship and to success and work. Of all those, the last one gave me the biggest joy: I can choose to believe what is meaningful and joyful work and what is a waste of my time on this earth. This realization alone kickstarted my transformation from unhappy frustrated soul into a blessed out joyful one. Don’t believe me? And I am about to show you how to do just that. First, back to choosing your beliefs. - I’m just a bad writer.
Using Blogs to Enrich Your Scientific Career « Ben Young Landis On Monday, February 13, 2012, I will once again have the pleasure of visiting the University of California-Davis graduate student seminar, “Translating Research Beyond Academia: Communication Strategies”. Here are my notes for the session. Updated 2/13/2012. Why Communicate Science? Because it’s fun.Because it’s fun when your parents actually understand what the heck you do/want to do for a living.My take: Publishing your findings is one thing, but it’s just as important to clearly and effectively convey the significance of your research to your dean, a reporter, a senator or a stranger at a party. Why Learn How to Use Blogs Communicate your research to the public Interact with others in your academic field Organize and showcase your research Fundraise for your research Like this: Venture into Science Communications THE Conference About Science Blogging Blogging Tools Other Tools Zheng Lab “Bad Project”
12 Most Debilitating Hiring Mistakes Small Businesses Make Hiring is hard. When you are a business owner and you don’t have an HR department to help you or a boss to train you, you can make a lot of terrible hiring mistakes. Here are 12 that we’ve seen over and over… 1. Hiring friends This is actually two mistakes rolled into one. 2. If you’ve done the first thing right and advertised thoroughly to attract a rich pool of candidates, then you should have about 100 — 200 submissions. 3. Once you’ve screened the pile, you will likely still have 10 – 20 good candidates; too many to efficiently meet face-to-face. 4. If you go into the face-to-face interview without questions that you plan in advance and write down for yourself, the interview has as much predictive value as a coin flip. 5. There are some things that are easy to assess in an interview, and others that are hard. 6. The second interview is somewhat awkward, what should I ask in that second interview? 7. You need some other eyes and ears on the candidate too. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Brad Farris
Free Professional Blogger Templates 10 Ways to Live Your Truth & Create Emotional Healing “If you shut up truth, and bury it underground, it will but grow.” Emile Zola Do you know that feeling of walking through life trying to function and look okay, but on the inside being a complete mess? That was me during most of 2009. Of course, a select few knew my secret but, at that point, I wasn’t ready to publish my truth to the world. That February, a breast cancer diagnosis had gone off like a bomb blast in my life. No such luck. That summer we were invited to friends’ house for dinner and I finally confessed to my husband that I was exhausted emotionally from telling people I was fine when I wasn’t. His answer, “Tell the truth.” It was a radical idea and, when the inevitable question came up, I took his advice and was surprised by the empathy and compassion I received. Show Up to be Supported: No one knocked on my door to offer support during my early days of covering up and acting strong. Emotional healing is impossible without truth-telling. Debbie
How to Use Blogging as a Marketing Tool - Do Your Job Better By Russell S. Powell When campus marketing officers talk about social networking, most of the conversation tends to focus on how to employ Facebook or YouTube. The less-than-poetic-sounding "Web log" typically gets overlooked. Yet blogs can be the very vehicle public-relations officers are seeking to take advantage of social-networking sites. Make no mistake: A good blog requires a lot of planning, hard work, and research. Facebook has marketers drooling over its merchandising potential, and it may have particular utility in higher education in recruitment or as a way to enhance alumni-relations programs. A blog can be an effective way to bridge the space between product and consumer via entertaining and educational content. Aside from their ill-chosen name, blogs have been ignored by campus PR in part because many are overly personal, informal, or frivolous. The key is to make blog posts interesting and timely—not as easy as it sounds. Start writing now. Don't forget the artwork.
12 Most Timeless Principles for Bringing Out the Best in People No matter what you do, people are involved. How to interact, to lead and to motivate is an ongoing challenge. In short, what can you do to bring out the best in people? Over 25 years ago, Alan Loy McGinnis, wrote a book to teach people how to do exactly that. 1. Though it may seem obvious, it’s not always the reality. “Treat a man as he appears to be, and you make him worse. 2. How do you do this? “You can get everything in life you want if you just help enough other people get what they want.” 3. Those who succeed know the pleasure of setting high standards and living up them. “The best kept secret in America today is that people would rather work hard for something they believe in than enjoy a pampered idleness.” 4. People who learn that mistakes or failures are only temporary, are the ones who go on to do great things. “The chief job of the educator is to teach people how to fail intelligently.” 5. 6. “Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.” 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
UNN 12 Most - Savvy smartitude for Busy Professionals, easy to digest list posts that mean business! 15 Revealing Signs You Genuinely Love What You Do Passion and purpose--in short, doing what you love--can be difficult to find. Some people search forever. Some gain remarkable skills and talents only to think, I'm great at this. So why don't I feel successful? Though we would all like to be happier at work, at times it's easy to miss the work-we-love forest for the irritation trees. See what you think. 1. 2. 3. When you love your work, you don't gossip about the personal failings of others. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. If you would say to your child, "No, I would never want you to have to deal with that," why do allow yourself to continue to deal with that? Naturally, you want your kids to be happy. How many of the above statements apply to you and your business? If you said: 0-4: You need to find a line of work. 5-8: You don't hate your work but don't love it either. 9-12: You really enjoy your work and the people you work with.