Manifestos tagged with Personal Development


Attacking Culture One Negotiation at a Time
April 15, 2015 - By: Deborah M. Kolb & Jessica L. Porter
“When individuals negotiate a change in practice they create what we call small wins. These small wins for individuals can aggregate and begin to chip away at institutional barriers.”
Six Kinds of Curiosity: And How You Can Use Them to Change Your Life
April 15, 2015 - By: Brian Grazer & Charles Fishman
“Curiosity turns out to be a quiet superpower that all of us have. You don’t need an Ivy League education to use it, you don’t need a high-speed Internet connection. What’s curiosity done for you lately? We’re betting it hasn’t done enough.”
Reducing the Pressure We Feel Every Day
March 18, 2015 - By: Hendrie Weisinger Ph.D.
“When you experience pressure anxiety—the feeling that you have to produce all the time—your emotional landscape changes for the worse. We often tell ourselves and our kids not to overreact to temporary set-backs—to be rational. However, pressure anxiety makes it hard to hold that thought in mind.”
Connectional Intelligence: How to Get Big Things Done
March 18, 2015 - By: Erica Dhawan & Saj-nicole Joni
“The key is thinking differently about our connections. We need a shift in perception that empowers us to be the drivers of our digital tools and our new resources. This doesn’t just mean executives or traditional gatekeepers. This means anyone. This means you.”
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.”



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