Manifestos tagged with Personal Development


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.”
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.”



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