There was a young student-archer who reached such proficiency in his art that he could shoot an arrow into a tree and then cleave that arrow into two with the next shot. He began to boast that he was a...
Four ways to get your team on the path to accelerated development According to Professor Michael D. Watkins, most newly appointed leaders have limited familiarity with the team they have inherited.The first step when inheriting a team is to thoroughly assess...
One day a known person approached Chankya and enthusiastically started saying, “Do you know, just a while ago, I heard few things from you friend about you?” Chankya was famous for his wisdom, knowledge and good behavior. He said to...
What if you could free up more time and spend it on what you love to do? Despite all people having 24 hours in their day, some people have achieved their dreams, while other have not. The only big difference between...
Herminia Ibarra , Professor of Organizational Behavior, and Faculty Director of the INSEAD Leadership Initiative, contests that we learn to lead in relationship, by becoming a part of a community and network of leaders, but what we preach, however,...
 Most people believe that the best way to motivate is with rewards like money—the carrot-and-stick approach. That's a mistake, says Daniel H. Pink and asserts that the secret to high performance and satisfaction-at work, at school, and at home—is the deeply...
Cognitive behavioral therapy techniques can help you unlearn thought patterns that contribute to low self-esteem. Low self-esteem can negatively affect virtually every part of your life, including your relationships, your job and your health. But you can raise your self-esteem to...
Successful productivity makes you more efficient and effective with your time and energy. If you occasionally feel out of control, are unable to focus or prioritize, lack the work/life balance you want, or notice that you’re often too tactical vs....
  Researchers and mental health professionals contest that ancient mindfulness practices - originating in Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist and other traditions - hold great promise. Mindfulness means being fully aware of what is happening both inside yourself—in your body, heart and mind—and...
  How do “experience” and “memory” shape well-being? Author Jonathan Haidt talks about three of the ten great truths from his book The Happiness Hypothesis. To be a great truth, it has to arise on multiple continents and multiple eras,...
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