Wed.Jun 13, 2018

How to Write Mighty Thank-Yous

Business Writing

In my survey on business writing and relationships of 686 adults, 81 percent of respondents said that a thank-you note they received had a definite positive influence on their decision to do business with a company or an individual again. Books Courteous Writing Etiquette

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Taking The Mystery Out of Life: Why Humor Is Important

Dumb Little Man

In one of his books, the late Dr. Wayne Dyer said: “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is. ” Some persons attribute the quote to Einstein. Others reach back and give Buddha credit. Regardless of who said it, there is really no middle ground where some things are miraculous and others, well, not so much. Too many people fall into the middle ground.

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Why Collaborating Can Be a Pain -- and What to Do About It

On The Job

Many of us are being asked to work more collaboratively. That can mean a variety of things, from working with those in other departments or outside partners to the of "play nice and share your toys" kind of thing within your own department. But does collaboration have a downside?

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How Anger Affects Your Life

Dumb Little Man

You know the feeling, right? Something has set you off and you feel like a switch flipped. You are angry- not miffed, not annoyed, not irritated, but down-right, seeing-red pissed off. And with that comes the nearly uncontrollable urge to express that anger. The ways that anger gets expressed can vary. Maybe you yell, storm out, go on a rant and tear down everyone around you- whatever it is, once it is done you likely have regrets about some aspect of your behavior.

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Office Dynamics Update: Sponsorship Now Available!

Office Dynamics

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Podcast 098: Working on your own

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play. You can leave a review here! ?. This is Podcast 98 and it’s about getting organized on your own, whether it’s just you, a couple or a family. If hiring an organizer isn’t in your budget, what can you do? Well, I’m not going to dissuade anyone from working on their own. It certainly can be done. My aim in doing this podcast is to give you valuable tips and ideas that you can implement on your own.

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How to get comfortable with being uncomfortable 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Want to succeed as an entrepreneur? Nothing is more critical than becoming resilient to discomfort. . I have to thank Thomas Oppong for saying it better than I could: “Nearly everything that generates enduring value requires effort, focus and discomfort” . Aspiring entrepreneurs quake in fear when they hear this. Or, they secretly hope that they’re smart enough that these rules apply to everyone else, not them. . This fear of discomfort drives the wannabe’s endless search for shortcuts.

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The Direct Line Between Happiness and Productivity with Will Henshall

Productivityist

This week on the 200th(!) episode of The Productivityist Podcast my guest is Will Henshall. Will is the CEO and founder of Focus@Will , a tech music platform that helps 1.5m professionals be up to four times more productive at work.

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