Month: September 2016

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Why You Should Stop Tolerating the Gnats

Why You Should Stop Tolerating the Gnats

There was this little toolbar to work the camera on my computer that displayed when I turned on my laptop. It had been there since I purchased my computer. And it was really annoying. Somehow it got in the way of the buttons of the applications I used, and I had to move it a [...]

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The Key to Being Resilient

The Key to Being Resilient

To understand what it really means to be resilient, it is helpful to consider resiliency juxtaposed with what it is not. Resiliency is being flexible vs. rigid, changeable vs. fixed, and malleable vs. hard. In a NY Times article titled Making Modern Toughness, David Brooks shares this observation about resiliency: The people we admire for [...]

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3 Keys to Ensuring You Make a Difference In Speaking Up

3 Keys to Ensuring You Make a Difference In Speaking Up

Communication can be messy and unpredictable -- which is why speaking up about things that really matter to you often takes courage. Unfortunately, just because you speak up doesn't mean you will be heard. Sometimes what you have to say lands on "deaf ears." Perhaps the person you most want to listen doesn't really want to [...]