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Motivational Digest Week Ending 4 May 2013 (Pacific Time):
Top Resume Words: http://www.careerealism.com/top-resume-words
The Best Version of Yourself: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-best-version-of-yourself-2013-4
7 Steps to Close Out a Project: http://allincareer.com/?p=1627
Leadership Insights That Will Change the Way You Lead: http://johnbossong.com/2013/01/23/12-leadership-insights-that-will-change-the-way-you-lead
A Simple Exercise That Works Wonders to Affirm Your Values: http://www.creativitypost.com/psychology/a_simple_exercise_that_works_wonders_affirm_your_values
Money Buys Happiness: http://www.businessinsider.com/study-money-buys-happiness-2013-4
Don’t Let Goals Get in the Way of Your Success: http://www.socialmediaexplorer.com/social-media-measurement/dont-let-goals-get-in-the-way-of-your-success
The Steve Jobs Advice No One Understands: http://tweakyourbiz.com/marketing/2013/05/03/the-steve-jobs-advice-no-one-understands/
Things You Should Be Doing While Unemployed: http://www.careerealism.com/things-should-doing-unemployed
Time: Friend or Foe? http://www.andrewhorton.co.za/motivational-sales-speakers-time
Why Seeking Meaning Instead of Pleasure Makes You Happier: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matt-tenney/mindfulness-meditation_b_3195247.html
Quotations, Images, etc. Week Ending 4 May 2013:
The walls we build around us to keep out the sadness also keep out the joy. ― Jim Rohn
People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be. ― Abraham Lincoln
Be so good they can’t ignore you. ― Steve Martin
There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all. ― Peter Drucker
GoalsHappenHere Articles Week Ending 4 May 2013:
How to Deal with Difficult Feelings: A reader asked me how to deal with his feelings of anger and hopelessness, and I can only imagine that question came at least in part from from the never-ending stream of positive posts that I and similarly inclined bloggers create. With this emphasis on being happy, sometimes we feel like there’s something wrong with us if we aren’t relentlessly cheerful.
Read more here.
I registered goalshappenhere.com on 22 July 2012. I mulled over the site specifics for a few days and then launched into designing the site.
I was totally consumed getting the site up and running.
Suddenly, it occurred to me, about two weeks later: What if no one comes? What if I’ve thrown a big party and the doorbell never rings? Yikes.
Read more here.