Manifestos tagged with Personal Development


Mentorship 2.0: How to Find the Mentor You Need
May 15, 2013 - By: Dorie Clark
“Waiting for a mentor to appear like a deus ex machina is a loser's game. Some people luck out, but most don't. This manifesto is about how to make your own luck—how to proactively identify the people you want in your life as mentors, cultivate real relationships, and look beyond the obvious.”
Fitting in and Standing Out: Shifting Mindsets from Taking to Giving
April 10, 2013 - By: Adam Grant
“We face a tension between two competing motivations: fitting in and standing out. On the one hand, we want to belong—to experience similarity with others. On the other hand, we want to feel unique—to differentiate ourselves from others.”
Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone: Taking Risks, Trusting your Gut and Becoming a Game Changer!
March 13, 2013 - By: John Wood
“There was a time when the only types of people who took risks and voluntarily stepped out of their comfort zone were the high rollers who could afford to take a chance. Now, none of us can afford to NOT take risks.”
Being “Good” Pays Off Big: 21st Century Values are a Winning Strategy in Business and Personal Life
March 13, 2013 - By: Peter Georgescu
“Chances are that business will get even tougher and more competitive in the years ahead. So we’ve all got to man up for the brutally competitive world out there. Don’t we? Well, no.”
How Self-Doubt Makes Leaders Better
March 13, 2013 - By: Steven Snyder
“In those unsettling moments when you find yourself standing at the outer edge of all that is known and familiar, the uncertainty about how best to move forward can open wide the gateway to self-doubt. How you respond in those moments can accelerate your development as a leader.”
Being Vulnerable: Business Tips from a Former CIA Officer
Feb. 13, 2013 - By: J.C. Carleson
“Face it. You’re vulnerable. So is your boss. So is your client. So are your employees. And their vulnerabilities can result in decisions that leave YOU feeling betrayed.”
Pause to Lead Forward: The Paradoxical Leadership Breakthrough
Feb. 13, 2013 - By: Kevin Cashman
“Could it be that going faster and driving harder are not the answers? ... Could it be that the source of our real value as leaders might come from different thinking and different choices rather than from perpetuation of the incessant pace we strain to maintain?”
You—According to Them: Accelerating Career Success By Understanding—and Boosting—Your Reputation
Jan. 16, 2013 - By: Sara Canaday
“‘Reputation’ is not a line item we can find on a corporate income statement. But honestly, it should be. Instead it’s lurking in there, living pervasively below the surface of the carefully calculated revenues and expenses.”
Death Blues: The Celebration and Opportunity of Each Moment
Nov. 14, 2012 - By: Jon Mueller
“What happens when we thoroughly hold and understand that our lives are finite? How does this understanding of our end shape our present? And how do we become more ‘present?’”
We Are All Artists Now
Nov. 14, 2012 - By: Seth Godin
“We know how much you care, and it’s a shame that the system works overtime to push you away from the people and the projects you care about. The world does not owe you a living, but just when you needed it, it has opened the door for you to make a difference.”



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