Personal Development Archive
Here’s 7 short straight to the point tips on communication. I recently stumbled upon these while going through some notes and I have no idea where I found them or when I wrote them down. I thought they were worth a share, here they are: Whether delivering a presentation,
It’s all about vision. Attaining goals, driving revenue, leadership… it’s all about your clear and concise vision. If you have this figured out then you’re probably wildly successful, so stop reading. Otherwise, please continue. Something had been nagging at me. I had this feeling I was missing something. Sure
We came across two insightful videos this week. The first one talks about how to learn anything and why that often quoted 10,000 hour rule might not just be an accurate portrayal of what it takes to learn a skill. What if you could reduce that down to 20 hours?
Are you doing stuff today based on assumptions? We make many decisions based on our own assumptions. If your like most people your daily actions are driven by these assumptions. Now more than ever it is important to continually question what you assume.
You ever feel like this some-days? If so just remember that in the end, you save the plant, save the town and get the girl (or guy)… so refocus and keep on going.
A few years ago I learned a technique that has drastically changed my approach and effectiveness with my sales. Imagine yourself as a sales manager running a sales team. At some point in the sales process a sales person is going to place a proposal in front of a perspective
Seriously, why did you click to come here? What was your desired outcome? What did you expect to gain? Some insight or some knowledge you didn’t already have? If you’re reading this right now you have traded the most important thing you have—your time. I highly appreciate that but
Right now as you read this how comfortable are you? I don’t mean the “I’ve got on my favorite sweater, my coffee cup is full and I’ve had a good night of sleep” kind of comfortable. I mean how much of your daily activities are within your comfort zone? More specifically how
This might shock you and I’m not sure how to tell you this but you are not the center of the universe. At least not in the eyes of others around you. Quite a few studies have shown that people assume their features and behaviors are more salient to
Mayan prophecy or more specifically the 5,125 yearlong cycle in the Mayan Calendar runs out on December 21st. Now the skeptical among us might say they just ran out of stone to carve on but as I write this deep inside a Colorado mountain I’m not so convinced. So
Sun Tzu wrote of creating a ‘death ground’ — a place where an army is backed up against some geographical feature like a mountain, a river, or a forest and has no escape route. It was reasoned without a way to retreat an army fights with double or triple
Success is a product of not only dedicated effort but having the proper mindset. Being a continual emotional wreck will ensure that you’ll never realize your goals or attain your ultimate vision. Without the proper mindset it is easy for you to get distracted. Now more than ever it’s
Recently I was working with some people and dividing up action items and tasks (or otherwise known as work). Then I remembered the 3 things I once learned that you should have in place to ensure satisfaction with the work you do. For any work or task to be
* If you like this post you’ll probably like our new project All Out Massive Action. * Something occurred to me the other day and I wonder if you would agree? I was watching the video below I found on the front page of HackerNews. (OK, it was in the
* If you like this post you’ll probably like our new project All Out Massive Action. * Remember that movie where the hero is tied up and has just been beaten to a pulp? He’s lying there and the evil mastermind is about to pull the trigger. But, before