Manifestos tagged with Personal Development


Why Technologists Should Work For Themselves
Feb. 18, 2015 - By: Mark Beckner
“Programmers, developers, solution architects, and technical consultants—all of you have the basic skills necessary to become highly successful outside the confines of traditional employment ... it is a natural progression from where you are today, one which will pay immense dividends.”
Challenging Beliefs that Erode Workplace Motivation
Jan. 21, 2015 - By: Susan Fowler
“As a leader, you cannot motivate anyone. What you can do is cultivate a workplace where it is more likely for someone to experience optimal motivation. ... the result of satisfying three psychological needs that lie at the heart of every human being’s ability to thrive: autonomy, relatedness, and competence.”
The Power of Apprenticeship
Jan. 21, 2015 - By: Nicholas Wyman
“There is a huge shift happening in the United States right now: a return to the time-honored tradition of apprenticeship. ... Modern apprenticeships have countless advantages for employers and the economy on the whole, as well as for anyone, at any stage of life, looking to launch a successful, well-paid, and fulfilling career.”
Stop Living Urgent; Start Living Significant
Jan. 21, 2015 - By: Rory Vaden
“Everything you know about time-management is wrong. 'Try this new app,' we say. Or 'follow this organization system.' And you’ve probably been told a hundred times, 'plan out your week on Sunday night and put some letters by your key tasks.' But time-management isn’t just logical. Today especially, it’s emotional.”
Headfirst into My So-Called Life: Embracing Your Productivity Style to Work Simply
Jan. 21, 2015 - By: Carson Tate
“If you’re reading this article, your efforts to solve your busyness problem have probably not paid off. ... The truth is that the problem is not you. It is how you are trying to overcome your busyness that is the problem.”
Get Rid of the Jerks
Dec. 23, 2014 - By: Dr. Bob Tobin
“What’s the best way to have a better life? Just do this one thing: Get rid of the jerks. Yes, that’s right, get rid of those people who are bothering you, the people who hold you back, the ones who don’t appreciate you, the ones who complain all the time, the ones who are always criticizing you, the ones who drive you nuts, the ones who just tolerate you.”
It’s Your Turn: Make Something That Matters
Dec. 23, 2014 - By: Seth Godin
“'Your turn' ... is the model of the person who makes change. We seek the change that is interesting, the change for the better, and most of all, the change that connects us to someone else. This is the freedom to make change, and the willingness to seek out the tension it brings.”
Choose Your Impact, Change the World
Nov. 12, 2014 - By: Mindy Hall
“Who do you want to be as a leader? What impact do you want to have? How do you want people to experience you? No matter where you fall in the organizational structure, your ability to shape both the organizational culture and how others perceive you is a direct result of the level of intention with which you operate.”
Conquering the Seven Summits: High Achievement, From Mount Everest to Every Business
Oct. 23, 2014 - By: Susan Ershler & John Waechter
“We don’t believe that perseverance is an intrinsic quality possessed by the fortunate few. On the contrary, we’re convinced that anyone can accomplish great feats if they summon the will required to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles.”
Effective Leaders Create Discomfort
Oct. 23, 2014 - By: Marcia Reynolds
“The best leaders make us feel unsure of ourselves. They help us recognize that what we think is true, is not. Their reflections make us stop and think. Then their questions break down our frames. They create these disruptions with courage, care, respect, and a firm belief in our highest potential.”



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