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  • How To Change The World

    How To Change The World

    Via LinkedIn : Changing the world is about walls and doorways! If a door is too hard to open or you face a wall, you can always make your own door in the wall. That’s easy but there’s a catch. When it comes to innovation, disruption, disruptive innovation or innovative disruption, whichever you feel more comfortable with, the end game is not the actual problem. When we embark on the journey to solve a problem with […]

  • 13 Things Smart Leaders Do to Boost Their Own Confidence

    13 Things Smart Leaders Do to Boost Their Own Confidence

    Via Inc. : Want to become more confident? Here’s what 500 successful executives say works for them. Is confidence something you’re born with, or something you build up over time? It’s both, according to a survey of 500 highly confident women executives conducted by Helene Lerner, founder of WomenWorking.com author of several books, most recently The Confidence Myth: Why Women Undervalue Their Skills, and How to Get Over It. While more than half the respondents believed […]

  • Student creates powerful catalyst from potassium

    Student creates powerful catalyst from potassium

    Via Phsy Org : Of what use is a newborn baby? This rhetorical question, variously attributed to Benjamin Franklin, Michael Faraday and Thomas Edison, is meant to suggest that a novel discovery or invention whose ultimate utility is not yet known should be viewed as a bouncing bundle of potential. Along these lines, the eight-minute video Element 19 can be considered a sort of birth announcement. It heralds what Caltech’s Resnick Sustainability Institute, which produced the […]

  • 7 habits that have helped me to overcome the fear of writing

    7 habits that have helped me to overcome the fear of writing

    Via LinkedIn : Before going into detail, I’d like to set the tone for this post, by clarifying a few things. I’m not an English native speaker. I was born in Brazil and learned to speak English by the age of 27 when I moved to Australia. I don’t have any friends who are writers and neither had I taken any formal lecture on writing until last year. The reason why I write is because I […]

  • Three Things New Professionals Wish They Had Learned in College

    Three Things New Professionals Wish They Had Learned in College

    Via LinkedIn : Although the value of a college education has received a great deal of attention in recent years, an equally important question to ask relates to whether or not students are adequately prepared for the competitive environment they encounter after they leave the halls of academia. Curious about how my former students perceived their educational experiences, I simply reached out to some of them and asked. I admit I was a bit anxious about […]

  • How To Grow Your Leadership Skills

    How To Grow Your Leadership Skills

    Via Careerealism : They say that some people are born leaders, but the truth is that anyone can hone their leadership skills even if they weren’t “born” leaders. Some people are born with better abilities in certain areas that lend themselves to being a great leader, but that doesn’t mean that these skills are impossible to learn or improve. Being confidant, brave, and being able to make hard decisions are a few of the traits of […]

  • What’s Your Weakness?

    What’s Your Weakness?

    Via The New York Times : This interview with Alexa von Tobel, chief executive of LearnVest, the financial planning company, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant. Q. Were you in leadership roles when you were younger? A. I did some unpredictable things early on. I transferred to a new school between fifth and sixth grade. I was a brand new student, and I ran for class president after a month and won. I had this […]

  • What I Would Change If I Could Do It All Over Again

    What I Would Change If I Could Do It All Over Again

    Via LinkedIn : A good friend recently asked me what I would change if I had to do it all over again. What a great question, but how would I want to answer that? My thoughts flicked across the spectrum from concrete career choices (would I have taken that job at PepsiCo, or transferred to Hong Kong?) to people and personal relationships (perhaps had more children, or called home more often?) to correcting my biggest mistakes. […]

  • How To Become A Master Of Creativity

    How To Become A Master Of Creativity

    Via LinkedIn : FIRSTLY, you need to follow a specific creative thinking pattern as the basis for any sustainable improvements. It consists of three levels (topic of my previous article on creativity). SECONDLY, you need to work hard to improve your mental creativity skills by utilizing specific techniques and exercises. In the past two decades I´ve worked for and with some of the most creative and innovative companies in the world. What I´ve learned and practiced […]

  • 10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

    10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

    Via Inc. : Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different — and achieve differently. Whatever your definition of success (each person’s definition of “success” is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done. Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too. 1. They eliminate every “ego” […]