Manifestos tagged with Personal Development


How to Have it All: A Career, Kids, Free Time, and a Full Night's Sleep.
June 10, 2015 - By: Laura Vanderkam
"Women with big careers have far more balanced lives than the popular narrative conveys. That’s good news for anyone wondering if it’s possible to have a career, kids, free time, and even a full night’s sleep. It is possible to have it all, not just in theory, but in how we live our day-to-day lives.”
AIWATT and the Empty Boat
June 10, 2015 - By: Marshall Goldsmith
“I have a first principle for becoming the person you want to be. Follow it and it will dramatically shrink your daily volume of stress, conflict, unpleasant debate, and wasted time. It is phrased in the form of a question you should be asking yourself in any situation where you must choose to either engage or 'let it go.'”
THE PENGUINS ATE YOUR CHEESE!
May 13, 2015 - By: BJ Gallagher
“The penguins were in trouble and they knew it. For many years they had ruled the Land of Penguins with unquestioned authority. … But there came a time when things began to change In the Land of Penguins… ”
Connect and Thrive: Create a Connection Culture to Win at Work (and Life)
May 13, 2015 - By: Michael Lee Stallard
“Human connection is a superpower. It helps individuals and organizations thrive [but] Most people don’t recognize connection as a superpower—yet—and therefore miss out on connection’s benefits. If connection isn’t obvious to you, this manifesto will be an eye-opening wake-up call.”
10 Lessons on Art and Strategy
May 13, 2015 - By: Jessica Hagy
“War is just a metaphor for every problem you’ve ever had in your life. Without problems, you’ve got no plot, and without a plot, your character can’t develop. So don’t just choose your battles. Embrace them.”
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.”



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