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

Thoughts about mastery …

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Photo by Ian Stauffer on Unsplash.com

Knowing others is intelligence.
Knowing yourself is wisdom.
Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true strength. 
~ Lao Tzu

Are you at your best? 6 questions to ask yourself

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Self improvement is an honourable endeavour to pursue in your professional and personal life alike. Do you ask yourself how you are doing and track your progress?

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Thoughts about work …

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Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. 
~ Theodore Isaac Rubin

Managing yourself at work

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Work takes up a lot of our lives, energy and emotions. Keeping work manageable takes a lot of effort, and sometimes a lot of help. There are many pieces to the puzzle and solving it is not always obvious. Not everyone has access to the sort of help needed. How would it be if help, guidance and advice about managing yourself at work was made available? 

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Can we learn to be creative?

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Creative thinking comes naturally to some people. Those who are better at it seem to be able to generate ideas and evaluate them at the same time. Recent studies suggest the skills associated with this can be developed.

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Thoughts about imagination …

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Photo by Joel Filipe on Unsplash.com

Never limit yourself because of others’ limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.
~ Mae Jemison

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