Thanksgiving is almost here - that time of year when “get your gratitude on!” is the game of the day. And indeed, you do have your gratitude well in gear.
You are ready to express your gratefulness for your family, your friends, your job (maybe, could be a stretch), Pilates, football, the ... Views: 10
Workers seem more and more stressed every day.
Technology has created expectation of an immediate response 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
Short-term thinking and planning based on the focus of quarterly stock reports has increased the sense of importance for every project. ... Views: 2
What Is The Attraction Marketing Formula?
The Attraction marketing formula can be by far the most rewarding method for growing a loyal following and creating lasting wealth. If you are struggling to grow your audience or are just beginning your journey, read this article to the end. You will ... Views: 2
Why do the same types of events or same types of people—ones we don’t want to experience—keep turning up in our lives? We work on ourselves, we know about Law of Attraction; so, what the bleep is going on?
That’s a big topic, of course, but we need to start somewhere: We’ll start with mental ... Views: 12
One of the biggest challenges I hear from my clients and people I talk with is coming up with topics and content for their newsletters, ezines, and blog posts. This is also the number one reason people tell me they don't communicate with their tribe or community consistently - if at all. Can you ... Views: 9
Dear friend, one of the greatest gifts one person can give to another is the gift of listening. It can be an act of love and caring. But too many people only hear one another. Few actually listen.
What do we mean by listening? What do we mean by hearing? Is there a difference? Hearing ... Views: 7
A friend and I took a lovely paddleboat ride on the Mississippi River one day, past old crumbling brick walls backed by sparkling new skyscrapers, learning a lot of history that we had never heard.
The good time almost didn’t happen, due to a careless mistake on my part. That mistake did ... Views: 13
You would be surprised to learn the significance of the traditions and cultures of your home country while Overseas Education Blogs.mapmystudy.com gives information about overseas education, admissions,traveling, exam preperation, tests required, Essay, SOP, tips to remember.study abroad, study ... Views: 4
It is often said that we are what we eat and while this is an area that is given a lot of exposure, it is not the only thing that one needs to pay attention to. This is not to say that what one eats is not important or that it should be ignored, what it means is that one needs to pay attention ... Views: 26
Denial has gotten a bad reputation in a lot of circles. Most people were raised to be realistic rather than day-dreamers, but we live in a state of denial. This focus on being realistic actually places many limitations on you and focuses on the past rather than the future.
If you want to ... Views: 23
There are people who always seem to have a smile on their face and then there are other people who are not as expressive. They will smile from time to time, but it won’t be as often as someone who smiles freely; it could be said that they like to hold back.
However, when it comes to ... Views: 10
I was the first child of two people with negative blood types. Doctors didn’t know how to handle that yet and as expected only the first child survived. My younger brother and sister didn’t live long enough to make it home from the hospital. Lesson: I am alive by dumb luck, not superiority. ... Views: 15
As I’m writing this, it’s T-60 days until the end of the year. That means, by the time you are reading this, you’ll be even closer to making this year….we’ll maybe not your best year ever.
I’m saying that because if you’re like 92% of the world, you haven’t achieved your New Year’s ... Views: 28
One of the best ways to build your business is to talk about it.
It's not just talking to your clients or prospective clients that helps your cause. Taking the conversation to a bigger stage can give your business a significant boost.
Talking to larger groups as a speaker can establish you ... Views: 17
Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius, the man who defied all odds and shattered his physical limitations, was recently sentenced to five years imprisonment for culpable homicide. He was tried for the murder of his girlfriend, South African model Reeva Steenkemp in a widely publicised case.
As ... Views: 6
ABC approach is a methodology adopted to study the behavior patterns of a person. ABC relates to Antecedents, Behavior and Consequences. The three words may look very simple, but the complexities involved in this study are exceptionally high. Understanding the ABC's of behavior enables one to ... Views: 15
Maslow's hierarchy of needs theory consists of five interdependent levels that one strives to meet in a life cycle. Some cultures may place more or less emphasis on the importance of each level, but each has great applicability to achieving a meaningful life for all people. The hierarchy is ... Views: 20
The Goal Setting Theory is perhaps one of the biggest and most instrumental motivation theories in the world of business management. Extensively researched and developed by Edwin Locke in the 1960's, the Goal Setting Theory emphasizes on the significance of setting a goal for employees, and more ... Views: 9
Most Supervisors tend to subscribe to one of two thoughts on employee motivation. Intuitive Supervisors can "Prime" their employees for success by simply setting positive expectations. Supervisors that are short-fused can and often do, set negative expectations that become self-fulfilling ... Views: 10
Aspiring and established writers think of great ideas at strangest times. How many times have you thought of an amazing concept that evaporated away because you didn’t find the time to write it down? Instead of carrying a pen and paper everywhere around, you can turn to modern technology and ... Views: 14
Are you aware that most of our "beliefs" are formed long before we have the ability to use critical thinking?
Young children are introduced to ideas and opinions long before their brains can distinguish whether those concepts are accurate, valid, credible, healthy, and so on. This is why so ... Views: 20
Technology has given the corporate world a new way for promoting their products. Social media now plays a very important and crucial role for online branding and online promotion of products. With augment in technology, people are more inclined towards social media sites and the organizations ... Views: 9
If you are an entrepreneur your business have to rely a lot on your database. So, it is quite important for you to not compromise on your operations and exert all your efforts to be able to secure your database and maintain it with accurate details. However, it is observed that everyday ... Views: 13
“It’s gonna save your head, it’s gonna save your soul. That good old-fashioned, good time remedy they call rock’n’roll” – Rose Tattoo
When I’m sad I listen to music. When I’m happy I listen to music. When I’m somewhere in between I listen to music – this will usually makes me feel ... Views: 16
Running behind the goals and success is the obvious thing; everyone is supposed to do these days. And this hush-rush at times leads to depression, lack of energy, interest, focus, etc. Motivation is the all time working tool in all such conditions. It helps you focus on your targets and bring ... Views: 15
The saying “no man is an island” becomes especially true on a project. Working on a project usually means working within a team. Whenever two or more people are put together, the potential for issues and conflict ... Views: 11
Ready to say goodnight to Daylight Savings Time and good morning to Standard Time? We’ve enjoyed Standard Time in different time zones in the United States of America and Canada since November, 1883 when the railroads adopted the practice of standardized times in established time zones. It ... Views: 24
Have you ever wondered how many people you meet are living quiet lives of desperation, with respect to how they earn a living? The answer would be...far too many. While millions of people would love to have a career or job they're passionate about, too many are stuck earning a paycheck at a ... Views: 12
You have two choices in your business … be a pro or be an amateur.
Professionals (pros) are people who take their hobby, sport or passion seriously. They’ve decided they’re no longer satisfied with being an amateur. They want the challenge and fulfillment of fully living into their ... Views: 17
Stress is an unavoidable side effect of life. There will always be events that force you to undergo a large amount of physical and emotional stress, which makes knowing how to handle those situations key to keeping yourself sane. Below is a list of the six most stressful situations that most ... Views: 17
It’s an interesting conundrum.
We are told that we must provide amazing customer service if we want to get and hold on to customers, but it’s not always true.
Don't believe me? Think about how many hours you spend waiting for customer service for your Internet or cell phone company. There ... Views: 7
It could be said that human beings have an inherent need to grow and to move forward in life. And what one person sees as being a sign of growth is not necessarily what another person sees as a sign of growth.
But while there are going to be differences, what most people are going to agree ... Views: 23
I have just returned from a trip to my homeland where I enjoyed the most wonderful experience promoting my new book of poetry—my very first book of poems!If I had been asked as little as a year ago about the likelihood of this happening, I would have dismissed the possibility ... Views: 13
What makes one person confident and another one insecure?
Money makes some people think they are invincible. The idea is, the more money they have the more secure their life is. Remember Bernard Madoff? He “managed” millions of dollars for thousands of people who put their trust in ... Views: 14
You want to get in shape but are hesitant about working out a gym. It is not unusual, there are many reasons why people avoid the gym. Working out at a gym may be an additional expense or inconvenient due to timing and location. Then there are those who are embarrassed about working out in ... Views: 32
If you are a restaurant owner, or are planning to become one in the near future, at this point of time you are probably thinking that what else is required? Well, a bit of peppering with technology wouldn’t be bad at all! No, this is not about robots cooking food, waiting tables and washing ... Views: 15
My family owned shoe stores in Newark, N.J., when I was growing up. I worked in their stores from the time I was seven years old. One day, my grandfather brought me outside to teach me an important lesson.
He pointed out the competitor down the street and told me to observe what he was ... Views: 23
Tensions and worries are of dissimilar varieties. Some are based on relationships, some are financial and others are conceptual. We live in a variety of cultures, thus experiences are too complex and ambiguous at a large level. Notwithstanding, our many of the troubles could be solved through a ... Views: 16
By the time you reach your senior year in high school, it dawns on you that this life offers no easy path. You discovered the only way to succeed academically or athletically: study your butt off and/or practice your sport until your body felt like a speed-bag in a boxing gym. You learned that ... Views: 16
While it is true that most people do not like to hear themselves on recording equipment because they do not like or recognize the sound of their speaking voice, there is another group of people who are also surprised by their lack of clear diction. And it does not just happen to those in which ... Views: 18
One of the most fascinating things I find on television or in the movies is that everyone’s speech is clear and understandable. Whether the actors are playing hoodlums or heroes, whether the characters are from Harlem or Park Avenue, they all speak distinctly. This particular characteristic is ... Views: 20
You may be thinking “I don’t lead leaders; I don’t need to read this.”
Even if you don’t (yet), there are three important reasons why you need to keep reading:
• Some day you might lead leaders – and thinking about these ideas now is worth the minimal effort required.
• You may want to share ... Views: 15
A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is a great way to get a small site started swiftly. You can launch a website from nothing at all with virtually any investment, and the VPS is largely responsible for the low barrier to entry in the web hosting planet.
But not every VPS is equal. Numerous ... Views: 20
There is how one is spoken to by others, and then there is how one speaks to themselves. And what is taking place internally can often be known through what is taking place externally.
This means that how one allows other people to talk to them is often a reflection of how they talk to ... Views: 29
This is a very common question in my inbox, and it goes something like this: "I would like to drink more water. I drink soda pop, tea, and coffee, and I'm ashamed to say I put sugar in my tea and coffee. It doesn't taste the same without it. But all diets and eating regimes say to drink more ... Views: 16
There is an African-American proverb that says, “God makes three requests of His children: Do the best you can, where you are, with what you have, now.”
It’s that time of the year again, when the “Best of_____” lists begin to appear. You know these lists. They include everything from the best ... Views: 18
How to be better by being more of who you are
I have become a fan of Jerry Seinfeld’s popular new vehicle, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. The show features Seinfeld driving to pick up a fellow comedian to get coffee – all the while having an interesting conversation about the nuances of ... Views: 13
An Ever-Growing Gap Between Managers And Employees In The Information Age
When we first started on the path of the Information Age in the early eighties, we had no earthly idea where it was going to take us. Ironically, here in 2014, we still don’t know the answer ... Views: 12
William was one of those kids who breezed through most of public school with his great brain. He had a few academic close calls as a college undergrad, but he always pulled it off in the end. He completed his MBA at the top of his class at an extremely competitive university. Sure, there were a ... Views: 28
There is a big difference between wanting to experience a sense of control over one’s life, and wanting to control other people. When one experiences a sense of control over their life, it means that they’re not going to feel as though they have no control and as though they are a victim.
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