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Posts under Personal Development & Productivity focus on improving a peson’s skills, thinking and creativity through ongoing learning and development opportunities, including aspects such as resilience and perseverance. Feel free to use the Search bar to scan for relevant tags.

 

Communications Equation

How Communications Works, Step by Step

Stages Examples The Problems After you jump down, use the blue Return to Top button at the bottom right-hand corner of your device. The Communications Equation is an end-to-end sequence
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HALT before a bad decision

Before You Make a Bad Decision, HALT

Worried you’re going to make a bad decision?  If you are, HALT. Of course we’re all like to make a good decision, but sometimes we’re human.  It’d be great if
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The Trust Equation

The Trust Equation

One tool I use over and over is The Trust Equation. It’s a  simple yet clever tool that yields insights into the four aspects that build – and destroy –
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How To Deal with Procrastination

There’s a certain irony in my delay writing a post on procrastination. Procrastination is the act – some say ‘art’ – of delaying or postponing tasks or jobs. It’s often
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20 Ways to Boost Someone’s Self-Esteem

In a recent workshop on Managing People, my group chose to build upon an initial list of five ways a manager could boost self-esteem in their team members. In a
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The Johari Window

One of the simplest and useful tools you’ll come across in business is the Johari Window. Devised by American psychologists Joseph Luft and Harry Ingham in 1955 while researching group
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10 Ways To Harness Your Subconscious

Being creative isn’t always about what’s right in front of you. More often than not, being creative means learning to harness both your common sense and your unconscious thinking to work more
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Productive Thinking

When I talk to people who are interested in becoming more creative, one of the first questions I ask is how many hours in a week do they set aside
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Successful Daily Habits of Leaders, by Cindy Ratzlaff

Blogger and marketing expert Cindy Ratzlaff gathers an insightful list of successful daily habits of leaders in a variety of fields and industries in her post “15 Daily Habits of
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The Value of Creativity, At Last

Did you hear that cry of vindication? You should have. Thousands of consultants worldwide threw their hats in the air as a new global survey found that the most important
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