Manifestos tagged with Personal Development


Brother John
Aug. 7, 2013 - By: August Turak
“The plain truth is that for all our anguish we treasure uncertainty. Doubt forestalls action. The problem with life’s purpose is that we know damn well what it is but are unwilling to face the changes in our lives that a commitment to self-transcendence, to being the best human being we could possibly be, would entail.”
Art Is Freedom
Aug. 7, 2013 - By: Erik Wahl
“My name is Erik Wahl and Art has saved me from a life of slavery. I am a recovering suit and tie. I am recuperating from years as a gear in a wheel that barely touched the ground. And now, after rediscovering my Art by freeing my mind and digging to find my inner creative genius, I am a proud survivor of ‘standardized education.’”
The 8 Blind Spots Between Men and Women at Work
July 10, 2013 - By: Barbara Annis & John Gray, Ph.D.
“We need a new level of conversation, to include each other and participate with each other more successfully. We need a better understanding of why men and women think and act as they do, to see the strength in the complement of those differences. We need to be more gender-intelligent.”
Growing Up Jersey
July 10, 2013 - By: Joe Azelby & Bob Azelby
“If you want to impart a lesson and have it stick in the minds of your audience, it is best to do it within a story … stories go deep under your skin and penetrate both the conscious and subconscious mind. We want to share a few memorable stories from our 'Growing Up Jersey' collection that we draw upon today to help us lead large complex businesses.”
The Art of Significance: Achieving The Level Beyond Success
July 10, 2013 - By: Dan Clark, CSP, CPAE
“We achieve success by doing what is necessary to get what we want, but often end up in a completely different physical and emotional place than we thought we would be. It’s like the pilot who, because his course was off by just one degree, by the time he returned to the same longitude was lost”
Qualities of a High Value Player
(or, How to Rise Above the Suffering in Your Work Life)

July 10, 2013 - By: Cy Wakeman
“People have come to believe that suffering is a part of working life. But it is still possible to find people who are performing well and are happy. This article will provide you with some tips for how you too can be a happy, high performer—a high value player.”
The First 20 Hours: Secrets of Rapid Skill Acquisition
June 5, 2013 - By: Josh Kaufman
“I’m willing to wager there’s something in the back of your mind you’ve always wanted to learn how to do. [...] I have good news for you: picking up new skills is way easier than you think. Believe it or not, you can pick up the fundamentals of any new skill in about 20 hours.”
Your Time is Your Life—Invest it Well
June 5, 2013 - By: Elizabeth Grace Saunders
“Now is a time of revolution—or perhaps more precisely evolution—in the world of personal productivity. Time management no longer offers sufficient support for people overwhelmed with the onslaught of responsibility and opportunity in today’s 24/7 world. The next step: Time Investment.”
Right or Kind? Navigating the Soft Skills Revolution
June 5, 2013 - By: Maxine Kamin
“Do we care about talking to each other anymore, or are we settling for mostly texts, emails, tweets, and electronic quickies? [...] Let’s regroup and think about the advantages of face-to-face communication, what might get in the way, and types of skills that promote cooperation.”
The Art of Adherence
May 15, 2013 - By: Lee J. Colan, PhD & Julie Davis-Colan
“Achieving adherence is simple but not necessarily easy. It takes skill and creativity to continually nurture focus, competence, and passion with your team. This is why we call it the art of adherence.”



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