personal development

The Reveal: Lifescale, How to Live a More Creative, Productive and Happy Life – Business Article

I’m very proud (and relieved) to announce my next book, Lifescale: How to Live a More Creative, Productive and Happy Life. I’m also beside myself to share that it’s available to pre-order as of today! Lifescale was written to help you break free from distractions, sharpen your focus, spark creativity and unlock new possibilities as a result. This is my eighth book but first non-business book. It’s not the book I set out to write. It’s the book I needed. Here’s a…

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Companies Typically Underinvest In Managers. Here Are 12 Ways To Invest In Yourself.  – Business Article

by David Deacon, author of “The Self Determined Manager: A Manifesto for Exceptional People Managers“ We all know managers do crucial work. They shape culture, improve employee performance, drive creativity and innovation. And yet, fewer training dollars are typically earmarked for managers than for people at other levels. You’re right: This makes little sense. But don’t despair. There’s a LOT you, the individual manager, can do to improve your impact on those you lead and on the company as a…

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How to Be Disruptive and not Disrupted – Motivation for Tomorrow’s Innovators – Business Article

As the fortune reads, “may you live in interesting times.” It’s both a blessing and a curse as interesting implies not only arousing curiosity or catching one’s attention, but also presenting challenging and enthralling opportunities and experiences. Well, we do live in interesting times and every day, I’m studying and living through new experiences and trends to learn, unlearn and grow. But interesting times doesn’t quite describe what’s happening today nor does it properly set expectations for what’s to come.…

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are entrepreneurs at greater risk? – Business Article

Entrepreneurs are especially likely to be interested in self-improvement Self-improvement – the development of a person’s health, work, personality, habits or status – is a great motivator for some people. I’d wager that the typically Type A characteristics of a small business owner mean that they’re drawn to personal development in a drive to better their lives. Articles titled ‘X ways to boost your productivity!’ or ‘The habits of highly successful people’ have an irresistible pull, even if they’ve heard…

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