Thoughts about lifestyle …

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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
~ Siddartha Guatama Buddha

What lies on the road ahead?

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Where are you headed with your career? Do you have a career plan? Do you know what lies ahead for you? Can you even know … and how can you prepare for it?

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Do you have a story to share?

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Everyone has a story to tell. Would you tell yours? An app launched after a program of story telling facilitated by Dave Isay, has resulted in many stories being told and recorded. Listen to his story and enjoy the human experiences shared.

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Thoughts about listening …

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Photo credit: Trung Thanh via unsplash.com.au

Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.
~Karl A. Menniger

Do you know how you are perceived at work?

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To succeed at anything, you need to know how you are performing and where you need to focus your attention. Work is no different. We often get task feedback, but not always the feedback important to promotion or personal performance improvement. How can we bridge that gap?

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Thoughts about windows of opportunity …

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When you wake up each morning, you can choose to be happy or choose to be sad. Unless some terrible catastrophe has occurred the night before, it is pretty much up to you. Tomorrow morning, when the sun shines through your window, choose to make it a happy day.
~ Lynda Resnick

A learning mindset …

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A friend told me about a recent learning experience. As an experienced chorister, she recently had the opportunity to have lessons with an international choir master. The master started off with some group massage exercises – each choir member massaged the shoulders of the person in the row beside them. It rolled on from there and she groaned (inwardly). But … 

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Opening doors to opportunity – which one?

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Which door would you open?

Manage Yourself tileTo start the Managing Yourself at Work series, there are many places we can go. With many ideas to explore and opportunities to consider, how do you choose where to start?

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Thoughts about dreams …

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Stay true to yourself, yet always be open to learn. Work hard, and never give up on your dreams, even when nobody else believes they can come true but you. These are not clichés but real tools you need no matter what you do in life to stay focused on your path.
~ Phillip Sweet

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