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Posted in Creative Problem Solving

When You Get Fired or Fail Big, This is How You Bounce Forward 

From LinkedIn, Adam Grant discusses how to bounce back from being fired in a unique way.  He talks…

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Posted in Influence

Six Simple Habits Of “Lucky” People

  From Fast Company, Stephanie Vozza talks about luck and how it may be possible to increase one’s luck…

Posted in Influence

Thanks in Advance – gets the best response

    From Fast Company, Stephanie Vozza shares fascinating information from a study on how to get the best…

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Posted in Creative Problem Solving

I Want to Be Happy! 41 Things That Will Make You Happier

  From Self Development Secrets, Rebecca Temsen shares her recommendations for 41 things that will make you…

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Posted in Storytelling

A Storytelling Guide for Those Who Stink at Storytelling

  From Inc., Jessica Stillman offers a guide to telling a story to help those who are challenged with…

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Posted in Influence

Research: Performing a Ritual Before a Stressful Task Improves Performance

  From Harvard Business Review, Alison Wood Brooks discusses her research on how performing a ritual before a stressful…

Posted in Influence

Seven forms of argument

    About 30 years ago, I took at course on securities law at Boston University School…

Posted in Grit

To Recover from Failure, Try Some Self-Compassion

  From the Harvard Business Review, Christopher Germer describes the importance of self-compassion to help you recover from failure….

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Posted in Influence

Fitting In Or Standing Out: Which One Gets You Ahead Faster? 

  From Fast Company, Lydia Dishman discusses the question about whether it is better to fit in or…

Posted in Storytelling

Why Good Storytellers Are Happier in Life and in Love 

    From the Wall Street Journal, Elizabeth Berstein shares research that shows that men who are good…

Posted in Storytelling

The Four Truths of the Storyteller

  From, Peter Gruber, in a terrific article, outlines the four truths of a story teller….

Posted in Grit

The Resilience Habit I Taught Thousands Of Army Drill Sergeants

  From FastCompany, Paula Davis-Laack discusses how she taught resilience to Army drill sargeants.  She based her…