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Top 10 Critical Competencies of Great Leaders

Top 10 Critical Competencies of Great Leaders

By on November 30, 2016

Great leaders share many common traits. Though criteria for leadership in the workplace can vary from company to company, the majority of effective leaders exemplify certain skills. By focusing on developing these same skills, you can take your leadership abilities

Take Advantage of Your Midlife Crisis and Regain Your Joy for Life

Take Advantage of Your Midlife Crisis and Regain Your Joy for Life

By on November 29, 2016

Most adults over the age of 50 have suffered a midlife crisis to some extent. Life rarely works out as planned. You may have had dreams of playing in the NBA, becoming a senator, living in Europe, or writing a

Smart Study Strategies to Learn More in Less Time and Make Better Grades

Smart Study Strategies to Learn More in Less Time and Make Better Grades

By on November 28, 2016

Studying a necessary part of any student’s life. Sitting in class and taking tests are only part of the story. Studying consists of taking information and internalizing it in a way that allows for accurate recall. While we spend all

Silence Your Inner Critic

Silence Your Inner Critic

By on November 27, 2016

We all carry around a critic that appears to be focused on making us miserable. Life is simpler and more enjoyable if you can silence your inner critic. If you spend some time and really listen to this critic, you’ll

Should You Use Hypnosis or Meditation? What’s the Difference?

Should You Use Hypnosis or Meditation? What’s the Difference?

By on November 26, 2016

Are hypnosis and meditation just different terms for the same phenomena? Hypnosis and meditation both produce impressive results when applied properly and consistently. Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years. Hypnosis has been around as long as people have

Self-Awareness: Why it Matters

Self-Awareness: Why it Matters

By on November 25, 2016

What is self-awareness? The dictionary defines self-awareness as “knowledge and awareness of your own personality or character.” When you’re self-aware, you have an accurate and clear understanding of your personality, strengths, weaknesses, and beliefs. You know what makes you tick.

Overcome Your Fear of Confrontation and Get What You Want More Often

Overcome Your Fear of Confrontation and Get What You Want More Often

By on November 24, 2016

Confrontation can be scary. Most of us were raised with the idea that we shouldn’t upset others. Confrontation has a negative connotation, but it shouldn’t. Confrontation doesn’t have to be negative or hostile. Confrontation is addressing behavior you don’t like

Learn the Art of Persuasion in Everyday Life

Learn the Art of Persuasion in Everyday Life

By on November 23, 2016

Persuasion isn’t just for salespeople. You’re influencing others all the time. You might be influencing your kids to do their homework or an employee to spend his Saturday working. When you can influence others effectively, you can get more done

Increase Your Personal Efficiency and Make the Most of Each Day

Increase Your Personal Efficiency and Make the Most of Each Day

By on November 22, 2016

We all have 24 hours each day. Those that use their 24 hours most effectively have the most successful careers, the cleanest homes, and the happiest families. Are you using your time as effectively as possible? Consider how you could

How to Develop and Grow New Friendships

How to Develop and Grow New Friendships

By on November 21, 2016

Friendship is a wonderful thing. A few good friends can make life a lot more fun and meaningful. It’s also nice to have the support that strong friendships provide. Many struggle to develop new friendships. Even when you’re willing to