Motivational Digest Week Ending 15 June 2013

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Articles Week Ending 15 June 2013 (Pacific Time):

Qualities of Truly Confident People:

The Magic of Doing One Thing at a Time:

Fear Living Things to Know:

Self-Criticism a Cycle of Procrastination and Perfectionism:

Transform Now or Struggle to Survive:

5 Ways Smart People Influence Themselves:

The Seven Rules of Interviewing Like a Rock Star:

Employee Brain on Stress Can Quash Creativity:

The Great Intuition Hoax:

How to Deal Best with Failure and Stress:

Would You Fire a Customer:

Think Before You Send that Email:

Social Media and Leadership:

The ‘A’ Word:

5 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch:

Instead of posting duck-face pictures of yourself or taking pictures of your food and posting them on Instagram, you can be changing the world. — Jack Andraka (15 years old, developed a paper censor that can detect pancreatic, ovarian, and lung cancer in 5 minutes for as little as 3 cents.)

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Quotations, Images, etc. Week Ending 15 June 2013:

Worrying doesn’t change outcomes. Worrying ruins your day. ― Seth Godin

Life is not about how fast you run, or how high you climb, but how well you bounce. ― Vivian Komori

If you obey all the rules, you miss all the fun. ― Katharine Hepburn

Life is full of bunny trails. Don’t waste physical and emotional energy on the trivial. ― Mick Ukleja

Knowledge is wisdom rightly applied. ― Benjamin Franklin

Don’t believe what your eyes are telling you. All they show is limitation. Look with your understanding, find out what you already know, and you’ll see the way to fly. ― Richard Bach

The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. ― Walter Bagehot

What do you dream of doing with your life? What one step are you going to take today to make that dream happen? ― Meg Bertini


via Carol’s Daughter




GoalsHappenHere Articles Week Ending 15 June 2013:

Managing People: The Difference Between Coordination vs. Cooperation:

A reader asked me to talk about the difference between coordination and cooperation when managing his team, so I’m addressing his question in today’s article. I appreciate questions, so please keep sending them in!

Cooperation refers to the voluntary interaction between members of your team
. Hopefully if you’ve put together a good team, they naturally cooperate toward the end goal of your group, company and/or project.

Read more here.

5 Ways to Change Your Thinking: How do you change your thinking so you can solve problems more effectively? Here are five ways to get started:

1. Don’t assume your personality is immutable. “I’m stubborn.” “I don’t remember names well.” “I’m a control freak.” Unless you love what comes after “I’m” and it serves you well, don’t just accept it as truth. If it doesn’t serve you, change it. I spent years defining myself in relationships as being emotionally needy….gosh, do you think that was effective? Read more here.

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