Manifestos tagged with Personal Development


Lead Positive: How to Be a Highly Effective Leader
March 12, 2014 - By: Kathryn D. Cramer
“Instead of strategy, market share, alignment, and execution, I want to shine the spotlight on what goes on in the minds and hearts of leaders that makes people want to follow them. My passion is finding out how leaders use themselves as instruments to drive positive change.”
The Brevity Mandate
March 12, 2014 - By: Joseph McCormack
“The business world today is full of information overload and there is not enough time to sift through it. If you cannot capture people’s attention and deliver your message with brevity, you’ll lose them. Getting to the point is a non-negotiable standard. The reasons why are plentiful.”
The Calorie Myth Manifesto: How We Can Eat More And Exercise Less—Smarter
Feb. 19, 2014 - By: Jonathan Bailor
“Over the past few decades, we've been trying harder and harder to be healthy and fit. The result: We got heavy and sick. What's going on here? When did healthy and fit start making us heavy and sick?”
How to Build Meaning, Impact, and Opportunity with Your Body of Work
Jan. 29, 2014 - By: Pamela Slim
“The new world of work requires a new lens and skill set to ensure career success. You must create your own body of work as you operate in different organizational systems and structures.”
DON’T QUIT YOUR JOB. FIRE YOUR BOSS. (An Invitation to Unravel What the World Has Taught You About Your Work, Your Career and Your Future)
Dec. 20, 2013 - By: Aaron McHugh
“Let’s face it: The biggest gain in changing jobs is that you will restart the clock on a new set of challenges, a new pairing of relationships, and a new boss. ... What if you fired your boss instead?”
Business in Blue Jeans: A Manifesto on How to Have a Successful Business on Your Own Terms, in Your Own Style
Dec. 20, 2013 - By: Susan Baroncini-Moe
“Comparing yourself to other people is always a losing game ... Where you stand relative to other people isn’t nearly as important as where you stand relative to where you could be standing if you realized your full potential.”
Perfecting Your Pitch
Nov. 20, 2013 - By: Ron Shapiro
“How often do we come out of an important discussion or a negotiation and ponder what we could’ve done differently to achieve a better result? I decided to articulate a system that allows us to find and speak the ‘words that work’ so that we’re not left thinking ‘Oh I wish I had done/said that differently.’”
How To Future-Proof Your Career
Nov. 20, 2013 - By: Jocelyn K. Glei
“The way we interact with people, the tools we use, and the way we work are all changing. This has huge implications for the way we run our careers. It demands that we reinvent our approach, shifting from a focus on past accomplishments—the ‘resumé model’—to constant self-iteration, or what I think of as the ‘learner’s model.’”
Making Decisions like Tomorrow Depends on It
Oct. 17, 2013 - By: Tom Rath
“No matter how healthy you are today, you can take specific actions to have more energy and live longer. Regardless of your age, you can make better choices in the moment. Small decisions—about how you eat, move, and sleep each day—count more than you think.”
Making It Happen! Shifting Your Focus from Something Else to It
Oct. 17, 2013 - By: Jones Loflin & Todd Musig
“Your lack of focus on it is dangerous. You are missing opportunities to deliver your best efforts at work. Your family is suffering from your inability to really engage with them, and you may even be shortening your life because you just won’t pay attention to it.”



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