Tag: Self Leadership

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Mindless vs. Mindful Generosity

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An act of generosity is both an act of kindness and an act of contribution. Except there are times when an act of generosity goes awry.  By that I mean you act with the intention of being generous, yet somehow are left feeling resentful, taken advantage of, depleted, or just plain unappreciated after the fact. [...]

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Got Rhythm?

Got Rhythm?

Today’s guest post is from Beth Armknecht Miller, author of the recently released book, Are You Talent Obsessed? Unlocking the secrets to a workplace team of raving high performers. She offers some great advice and a terrific process here for becoming a high performer. Definition of Rhythm: Any sequence of regularly recurring functions or events [...]

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What Skills and Abilities are You Over-relying On?

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There are probably a lot of things we all just take for granted. Perhaps it's because we naturally assume there are just some people (or things) that will always be there. When suddenly they are not, we experience a wake-up call. It could be a customer that leaves unexpectedly, a friend that stops responding to [...]

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Tending the Garden of Your Mind

Tending the Garden

"Your mind is like a garden: 
 Whatever you plant will grow. 
Your thoughts are seeds you’re planting. 
They produce, each after its kind.
 
And you, just like a gardener, 
Can choose which seeds you’ll plant. 
And by the choice of seeds you sow,
 You choose the harvest you will reap.
" Excerpt from The Garden [...]

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Reflect for Success

In The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, John Maxwell illuminates the importance of learning to "pause to allow growth to catch up with you". He refers to this as the Law of Reflection. There is another habit, however, often masquerading as reflection, that can undermine your success. That habit is processing. What I mean by [...]

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