Category archive: Learning

Thoughts about moral excellence …

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Photo by Carl Cerstrand on Unsplash.com

Moral excellence comes about as a result of habit. We become just by doing just acts, temperate by doing temperate acts, brave by doing brave acts.
~ Aristotle

Positivity at work can be a win-win situation

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Photo by Kristine Weilert on Unsplash.com

Have you noticed how good it is to work with positive people? They seem to find opportunities to create positive meanings when they communicate. Fostering positivity is not hard if you are aware of the moments to use.

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Finding the motivation for new posts

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Photo by Gaelle Marcel on Unsplash.com

I have hit a rough spot in my blogging. I am working a 9-hour day, 5 days a week and finding it difficult to find inspiration and motivation for blog posts. Got any suggestions?

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Thoughts about communication …

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Photo by Igor Ovsyannykov on Unsplash.com

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
~ Jim Rohn

How emotionally agile are you?

Susan David is a Harvard psychologist. She says that we can lead better lives if we can manage our emotions – to harness their power, and not be “caught up in them”. This short clip explains the essence of a concept that she calls emotional agility. 

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How to psych yourself up for successful performances

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Photo by Jason Rosewell on unsplash.com

Preparation is critical to giving a good performance – be it a business presentation, a sporting event or a music/drama gig. No surprises there. What is the science behind psyching yourself up though?

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How to make a good first impression?

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Photo by Nik Macmillan on unsplash.com

How long does it take for someone to form a first impression? A few seconds. The good news is that you can influence the impression cast. Here’s how.

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10 Ways to make the most of your career

Are you happy in your career? Would you like a change? Before you seriously consider this, make sure you have made the most of your current situation. Here are ten ways to do it.

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