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Why we should all send more thank you letters - Virgin.com

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Ralph Watson

virgin.com - However, are we not paying enough attention to saying thank you, specifically sending handwritten thank you letters?  Jimmy Fallon has been writing absurd thank you notes on his show (“Thank you, p...

Can you spot the woman? « Richard Wiseman

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Richard Wiseman

richardwiseman.wordpress.com - James F sent me this rather lovely illusion.  This ‘parrot’ is actually a female model posing for body painter Johannes Stötter. Can you spot her? If not, there are clues after the break. The woman...

I Love Bacon, But No Pig Should Be Treated Like This - The Daily Positive

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Sports Quotes

dalepartridge.com - As I said in my title. I love bacon (typically turkey bacon), but the manner in which animals are treated today makes me sick. It has forced my wife and I to only purchase organic, grass-fed, or ca...

10 Unusual Ways To Get A Better Night's Sleep

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Richard Wiseman

buzzfeed.com - Having trouble getting a good night’s sleep? Here, Richard Wiseman reveals 10 unusual ways you can improve your night’s sleep. Richard Wiseman is the author of Night School - a scientific look at w...

Accept the Job Offer or Walk Away? - Amy Gallo - Harvard Business Review

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ACinUK

blogs.hbr.org - The hiring manager calls with great news: the job is yours. Phew, the hard part is over, right? Maybe not. Determining whether to take a job offer can — and should — be a difficult decision. In a b...

Winning Leadership: The Expectation of Success

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Ian R. Mackintosh

ianrmackintosh.authorsxpress.com - I just read a credible article that advised how to manage your fear of failure. Interesting stuff, but really only useful if you actually have that fear. I don’t, and I suspect that’s not so unusua...

Navigating the New Digital Landscape

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Forrester Research

blogs.forrester.com - I’m writing this on the train. On my iPad. Connected to the internet (albeit intermittently, thanks to the occasional tunnel) while trundling through the British countryside. I booked my ticket onl...

The Art of EvangelismThe Canva Blog

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Bob Sutton

blog.canva.com - A long time ago I was a revolutionary at Apple. My job title was “software evangelist.” My responsibility was to evangelize Macintosh to software developers. Later my title was “chief evangelist,” ...

Some Recent Interviews

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Mike Young, PhD

elitetrack.com - I was thinking about how I’ve been falling a bit behind on my goal of hitting a blog a week in 2014 (albeit across all of my sites) and it occurred to me that much of my writing has been done as in...

The Power of Positivity

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Ken Blanchard

howgovleads.com - One of my favorite sitcoms, How I Met Your Mother, ended last month. In the final episode the character, Marshall Ericksen, an environmental lawyer, was shown working for a corporate law firm; a jo...

How to Negotiate Your Next Salary - Amy Gallo - Harvard Business Review

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Gladeana McMahon

blogs.hbr.org - Negotiating a salary can be an uncomfortable process. You want to get what you’re worth but you also don’t want to offend or scare off your future employer. This situation is only more complicated ...

BBC News - Brazil: Man 'earns a living' from tattoo ads

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Cary Cooper

bbc.co.uk - A Brazilian man who earns a living by selling space for tattoo adverts on his body is now looking for a customer for his forehead, it appears. Edson Aparecido Borim already has 49 adverts tattooed ...

How to keep calm when you’re ready to strangle someone

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Paul McGee

thesumoguy.wordpress.com - I received an email last week from a friend that made me feel upset and angry. I wonder, have you ever said or done something you’ve later regretted? I have. In fact, opportunities where you have t...

The merits of 'virtual' mistakes

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TrainingJournal

trainingjournal.com - John Cleese claims that the first nursery story ever read to him by his mother was about Gordon, a guided missile. Whenever Gordon veered off course, during his flight, he was given appropriate fee...

Online Coaching

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Your24hCoach

your24hcoach.com - There are a number of tools and techniques that can assist with managing time in more effective ways. All of them need to be viewed in line with the individual using them.  This article covers a nu...

Weaving Influence | Where Do You Find Your BEST Ideas?

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S. Chris Edmonds

weavinginfluence.com - Dean Schroeder and Alan Robinson, the authors of Ideas are Free, recently launched their latest title, The Idea-Driven Organization. From their extensive research with organizations around the worl...

The single biggest factor holding you back is…

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Paul McGee

thesumoguy.wordpress.com - Those of you who follow me on Twitter (@thesumoguy) may have come across the following tweet recently. It’s a quote from the American writer Ralph Waldo Emerson: ‘Finish each day and be done with i...

Stress and the Glass of Water - The Sport In Mind – Sport Psychology

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TheSportInMind

thesportinmind.com - I want to run you through a demonstration I have used in workshops and with individual clients. It’s called Stress and a Glass of Water. I didn’t invent the analogy, but have used something like th...

Drucker: Treat Employees Like Volunteers

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Dan Rockwell

leadershipfreak.wordpress.com - Well, this is EASY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Just how many will DO? All the sum total of Leadership in America today has a RESULT. It is HORRIFIC!!!!!!!!!! Now some do not like it cause they have so dearly ...

Your Voice Will Control The Future

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Forrester Research

blogs.forrester.com - Google acquired Nest for billions, then Facebook spent several more billion on Oculus VR. We’re only a few months in to 2014 and already billions have been spent by some of the world’s largest digi...

8 Promises Every Leader Should Make Every Day

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T+D Magazine

ceo.com - You can be an analytical, data-driven, steely-eyed CEO all you like, but business is ultimately about people. That means business is also about emotions: both yours and those of the people you inte...

The insatiable desire to control

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S. Chris Edmonds

smartblogs.com - It’s mythical and alluring, that thing that you may secretly desire. It surfaces slowly and silently unseen, unheard and often unrecognized. It hides within the facade of your ego, growing larger w...

Want Success on Social Media? Get People Talking!

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Robert Evans

kimgarst.com - Engagement is the name of the game when it comes to opening the door to building relationships using social media. You want people talking to you on social media; commenting, posting, sharing, twee...

12 Ways To Know If You Have What It Takes To Be A Real Entrepreneur

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Addicted2Success.com

addicted2success.com - Successful entrepreneurship often involves certain personality traits. While some of these entrepreneurial traits can be learned, or at least improved upon, the most successful entrepreneurs tend t...

10 Ways to Encourage Discouraged People

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Dan Rockwell

leadershipfreak.wordpress.com - Leaders who lift get further than those who push down. Performance improves when people feel encouraged and declines when they lose hope. You don’t have to beat up high-performers – they do it to t...

LinkedIn Chocolate Morning (+FREE GIFT) Tickets, London - Eventbrite

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Naomi Johnson

eventbrite.co.uk - Join us for an informal networking meeting with a small presentation on How to Get the Most from LinkedIn by the world's leading LinkedIn Training Company, Really Connect. Really Connect's Head Tra...

Po$itive Change… it’s just a thought away!

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William Paisley

yourpocketguru.com - I’ve written on the many ways and areas of life to make positive change, except one… Money!  The reason for this is that I only write something when I am sure it can help whoever may read it be hap...

Folakemi Ayodele on Pinterest

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Dawn Abraham ✰

pinterest.com - Come on in! Join Pinterest today...it only takes like a second or so. Certified Motivational Success Coach, Published Author, Radio Talk Show Host,Blogger and Motivational Speaker.

Caption competition: April 2014

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TrainingZone

trainingzone.co.uk - We're back! After a six month hiatus it's caption competition time once again. Leave your happy sheets, power down the LMS and leave us a comment to be in with a chance of winning a bottle of wine....

10 Ways To Be A Super Effective Organizer

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Addicted2Success.com

addicted2success.com - Being more organized can change your life for the better and can even result in you becoming more successful. After all, when you have things in order, you will be likely to get more done and achie...

Seven Powerful Ways to Enhance Your Power

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Dan Rockwell

leadershipfreak.wordpress.com - I agree with Heidi that you have to demonstrate you know first hand what you are talking about by doing the job yourself – but only once! Then, like #3 says, you need to delegate these items to oth...

Reflections from South Korea - One News Page

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Karl Moore

onenewspage.com - Kathy Charron ~Reflections of Spring~ from Gyeongbokgung Palace. Seoul, South Korea (8 x10 inch on canvas) http://t.co/Z3RoO6MR8y 3 days ago

Author Chris Brady's Blog: Turning Points for LIFE

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Chris Brady

chrisbrady.typepad.com - I flipped a coin. Seriously. My father and I were trying to decide which division of General Motors should be my "sponsor" during my co-op work experience while attending GMI Engineering & Manageme...

17th April 2014 Knowing Your Business Show

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Heather Townsend

knowingyourbusiness.co.uk - This week we explore the topic of businesses who serve other businesses. What’s different? Customers are customers aren’t they so, why do they call them clients rather than customers? How do they s...

6 Things the Most Influential People on Social Media Do

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ACinUK

inc.com - Influencers are among the most magical, powerful creatures in social media. Within specific niches or across large audiences, they have the power to shape how people think about an issue, start imp...

The Four Hardest Words You’ve Never Said

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S. Chris Edmonds

leadershipfreak.wordpress.com - I had a sinking feeling when the radio interview was over. I’m always critical of my performance, but this time something didn’t feel right. Radio interviews are becoming common and I didn’t want t...

How to Deal with an Angry Customer | Sales Training Seminars, Workshops & Keynotes by Don Cooper, The Sales Heretic™

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The Sales Heretic™

doncooper.com - We’ve all been there. (And you haven’t yet, you will at some point.) Whether because of our mistake, or through no fault of our own, a customer is angry. Beyond angry—furious! And whether you’re a ...

What’s your sound byte? | Joined Up Business Networking

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Heather Townsend

joinedupnetworking.com - It is written in an easy to read, down to earth style that makes it simple to learn lessons (and there are loads of them). Even if you are an experienced networker (combining online and offline), I...

Youth Sports on Sundays: A Paradigm Shift - Caz' s Corner

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Todd Adkins

upward.org - Jesus Christ understood the concept that if you want something you’ve never had, you have to do something you’ve never done before. When Jesus was about to ascend into Heaven, He told his disciples...

25 Inspirational Quotes By The Highest Performing CEO's

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Entrepreneurs

addicted2success.com - Inspiration can come to us from a number of different sources, in a variety of different forms. Inspiration can be vital to us. It is what makes our visions and ideas stand out from the competition...

Tune your RADAR to Success | Ian Dickson - Business Coach

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Ian Dickson

iandickson.biz - Part of your brain is known as the Reticular Activating System – or RAS. Your RAS plays a vital part in your ability to achieve goals. Imagine that you’re walking through a busy noise airport passe...

LDRLB Newsletter

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LDRLB

ldrlb.us2.list-manage1.com - Join our bi-weekly email newsletter and never miss new content. As a Thank You, we'll send you a FREE copy of our ebook The Portable Guide to Leading Organizations.

Empowered Employees: Five Tips For Giving Your Staff A Sense Of Purpose - Forbes

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Christina Lattimer

forbes.com - When you’re in control, you feel invigorated, energized, enthusiastic. You take pride in your achievements and put in the extra effort to get the job done right. Every leader lives this, but except...

12 Simple Social Sales Tips From 12 Social Sales Masters 

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The Sales Heretic™

huffingtonpost.com - Ask someone to name a famous salesman, and chances are they will pick Zig Zigler, Dale Carnegie, or Mary Kay Ash, the cosmetic queen who convinced a legion of women to sell her beauty products and ...

The Top 25 Entrepreneur Theme Songs

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Addicted2Success.com

addicted2success.com - Music has the power to inspire and move us all, sometimes when the energy levels are running a little low and our focus is off we turn to music for the answer. You need music that will pump you up ...

Great Leaders Serve - One Word... Hope - Great Leaders Serve

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Mark Miller

greatleadersserve.org - Over the last few months, I’ve written several posts under the banner – One Word. These have included, Vision (A three-part mini series), Data, Diversity and others. Today, let’s explore a word tha...

Why great client service is no longer good enough if you want to generate word-of-mouth business

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Heather Townsend

partnershippotential.co.uk - Read any blog or book on client service or account management and you will hear about the importance of great client service. The books will tell you that great client service is the only way to ge...

Right Now

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Brett Clay

thesalesblog.com - Right now you could be nurturing your dream client. You could be reaching out to communicate something of value that they could use to immediately think differently or produce better results in the...

Jack Canfield's 10 Keys of Wisdom for The Ultimate Success

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Entrepreneurs

addicted2success.com - Jack Canfield’s story of success as one of the most respected motivational speakers and authors started when he was working as a teacher in an inner city high school. Seeing the low motivation that...

20 Ways to Get Good Karma - By The Dalai Lama

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William Paisley

spiritualnow.com - My dear, Dalai Lama, Allow me to say that I am a Muslim, but feel so much for other religion. As a Muslim I am not suppose to change faith and only to put my faith to Allah. However, I have not bee...

Michael Schofield

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