Manifestos tagged with Personal Development


Mission Impossible: How to Avoid Procrastination
April 13, 2016 - By: Helene Segura
“Procrastination can make life miserable. It’s unnecessary stress that we bring upon ourselves. Overcoming procrastination comes down to thought control and self-regulation. It’s all about mind management. Realizing that you’re dragging your feet is the first key.”
Am I Authentic Yet?
March 16, 2016 - By: Karissa Thacker
“It is helpful to think of authentic leadership as a state not a trait. That allows us to ask a powerful question. How do we cultivate the state of authentic leadership? … It also leaves room for all of us flawed humans to be in a state of authentic leadership for periods of time.”
Reading Books Won’t Future-Proof You. Here’s What Will.
March 16, 2016 - By: Erika Andersen
“Real learning is almost always at least somewhat uncomfortable. It’s figuring out how to operate in new ways; questioning your assumptions; putting new ideas into practice. Real learning takes you out of the tried-and-true, and into that murky, disturbing land of I’m-not-very-good-at-this.”
There is Nothing Wrong with You: The Entrepreneurial Personality Type (EPT) and the Future of Everything
Feb. 17, 2016 - By: Alex Charfen
“From the very beginning of human society, a part of the population has consistently driven our positive evolution. The have made enormous contributions to the world, and yet today they are often the first to be medicated, jailed, or put in rehab.”
Kill Your Darlings: How High Performers Achieve Extraordinary Growth
Feb. 17, 2016 - By: Al Pittampalli
“High performers are not only receptive to information that might threaten their favored beliefs, they go out of their way to seek it out themselves. In doing so, they kill their darlings.”
3 Strategies to Persuade Any Audience
Jan. 27, 2016 - By: Kenny Nguyen, Gus Murillo, Robert Killeen, Luke Jones
“While it takes skill and practice to be a great persuasive speaker, anyone can do it. It’s all about understanding your role as a speaker, knowing the audience you’re talking to, and appealing to your audience’s hearts and minds.”
The Art of Supportive Confrontation: An Essential Element in Creative Conflict
Jan. 27, 2016 - By: Flip Brown
“Even when issues do not create the appearance of conflict, there are many times when we fail to take the initiative to have the conversations we truly want or need to have because of our fear—which may conscious or subconscious—of creating unpleasant reactions in the other. So what’s a worker to do?”
Showing Up: 32 Ways
Jan. 27, 2016 - By: Anese Cavanaugh
“It does not matter if you are a student, a doctor, a CEO, a mom, a dad, a kid, a janitor, a florist, a designer, or a fighter pilot; you have super powers and they’re yours for the taking to use and conquer the world with. You get this life, this company, this adventure, this family, this culture, to show up for. Show up well.”
This Is an Emotional Pitch
Dec. 17, 2015 - By: Michael Parker
“Delivering a pitch, whether from a platform or across a boardroom table or over coffee at Starbucks, you are on stage. You need to tap into the actor in you. Connecting emotionally with a large group or a single interviewer in conversation, calls for a performance that reaches out, bringing emotional resonance to the words.”
Success. Now What?
Nov. 11, 2015 - By: Bob Buford
“Every day, men and women who have achieved great things both personally and professionally and reached the very top of the ladder are being put out to pasture to rarely, if ever again, use the significant gifts and talents that helped them for the first 50 or so years of their lives. I would suggest that it doesn’t have to be that way.”



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