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The Art of Managing People: The Real Reason Startups Are So Hard

I’m a 28-year-old founder, and I spend more time talking to founders of successful companies than I am, peers my own age. The reason is because my first (and current) company is a Thought Leadership agency for founders, executives, investors, and industry experts called Digital Press. Not a single day goes

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A New Way To Read/Listen To Books Based On Brain Science

In 1986, Dr. Sinah Goode and Dr. Richard A. Magill published a study called, “Contextual interference effects in learning three badminton serves.” As a reminder, badminton is like a mix between tennis and ping-pong with a funny looking feathery rubber thingy you hit. In the study, the goal was to test

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How to Lead Before You Are in Charge

Make peace with the past, plant seeds for the future, and empower others in the present In March 2005, the Walt Disney Board of Directors selected Bob Iger to succeed Michael Eisner As CEO of the Walt Disney Company. But there was a six-month period before Bob Iger formally became

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To Be the Best, You Have to Learn From the Best

What I learned from a man who was the best   I was alone. Sometimes the best things start that way. Surrounded by cubicles in a law school career development office, I was waiting for an interview to finish. I was about to meet a man who could alter the

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How to Increase the Volume of Your Brain and Make Optimal Decisions

Perhaps the biggest myth in Western culture is that we are born with a fixed and intrinsic personality — that who we are when we’re born is who we’ll be when we die. This view is extremely dominant among Baby Boomers, who grew up in homes and with parents who

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How to Stop Fearing and Start Loving Criticism

Strategies for converting criticism into valuable lessons when you’re on the receiving end. “Re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul.” — Walt Whitman People who really make an effort — who put themselves out into the world,

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The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Brutal Honesty

People say there are two kinds of advice: The kind you should keep to yourself, and the kind you shouldn’t give but you give anyway. Brutal honesty rarely happens. Brutal honesty is sitting at a table with your entire family, extended family cousins, aunts, uncles, etc., and when Grandpa Gene makes

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How Gratitude Can Unlock Your Leadership Potential

Strategies for integrating a gratitude practice into your work.   here’s long been a terrible — and entirely unfounded — belief that the most powerful people must accrue the worst kinds of personality traits in order to be successful. I’m talking about the outdated management model of the tyrannical boss

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7 Foolproof Ways to Achieve Your Goals in 2020

How to get the necessary Clarity, Commitment, Focus and Confidence to Succeed How did 2019 go for you? Are you proud of yourself? Did you achieve the goals you set for yourself at the beginning of the year? If not, don’t feel bad — you are not alone: Research shows that 92%

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The Definition Of Success (Even If You Don’t Know Your Main Goal In Life)

Some mornings, I really really REALLY do not want to get out of bed because it’s chilly outside and my blankets are warm and for whatever reason I’m just feeling lazy. But I get out of bed anyway. Success. Some days, I really really REALLY want to eat super unhealthy.

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