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6 Easy Ways Entreps Can Stay Sharp and Avoid Burnout

6 Easy Ways Entreps Can Stay Sharp and Avoid Burnout

by Heike Young | This story originally appeared on Salesforce Once upon a time, there was an entrepreneur named Samantha. 2014 was a tough year for her small business, but she learned a lot. She’s vowing to make 2015 the year when things really take off. So on January 1, she kick starts a whole new approach to life and work: Waking up at 5 a.m. to run a 10K before ...

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11 Things To Know Why to Keep Your Mouth Shut At Work

11 Things To Know Why to Keep Your Mouth Shut At Work

by Emie Martin, via Business Insider | What you say matters. Whether you’re voicing an idea during a meeting or making an offhand comment at lunch, everything you say adds to your overall character. In the new book “Executive Presence: The Missing Link Between Merit and Success,” Sylvia Ann Hewlett says three things signal whether a professional is leadership material: how they act, how they look, and how they speak. Speaking ...

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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and It’s Real Link to Motivation

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and It’s Real Link to Motivation

At some point in their careers, most leaders have either consciously — or, more likely, unwittingly — based (or justified) their approach to motivation on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s idea that people are motivated by satisfying lower-level needs such as food, water, shelter, and security, before they can move on to being motivated by higher-level needs such as self-actualization, is the most well-known motivation theory in the world. There ...

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NASA’s Curiosity finds how water helps shape Mars mountain

NASA’s Curiosity finds how water helps shape Mars mountain

WASHINGTON, (DWDD)– U.S. space agency NASA said Monday that Mars’ Mount Sharp, where its Curiosity rover is exploring, was built by sediments deposited in a large lake bed over tens of millions of years. The formation of Mount Sharp, a five-kilometer-high layered mountain at the center of Gale Crater, has been a challenging question for researchers. Curiosity landed inside Gale Crater in 2012 and its primary destination was Mount Sharp, ...

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eHealth: Australia’s First Digital Hospital Opens

eHealth: Australia’s First Digital Hospital Opens

Canberra (DWDD) - Australia’s first hospital with fully integrated, digital eHealth capability opened on Monday in the northeastern Queensland state, the Department for Health said. St Stephen’s Private Hospital, operated by UnitingCare Health in Hervey Bay, has been created by expanding the regional hospital with a new, three-story inpatient hospital with 96 acute care beds and three additional operating rooms. Health Minister Peter Dutton said St Stephen’s was a world- class ...

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Let’s Not Break The Internet Kim Kardashian, Let’s Fix It.

Let’s Not Break The Internet Kim Kardashian, Let’s Fix It.

by Omar Avalos | Earlier this week, Kim Kardashian posed for Paper Magazine in what they called an attempt to “Break the Internet”. I was able to go about my day without any internet problems, so its safe to say that Kim didn’t quite accomplish her goal. However, for many days my social media feeds were filled with people either bashing or defending the reality TV star. But this blog ...

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Success Tips From Barack Obama

Success Tips From Barack Obama

by Ross Bonander, via AskMen | One of the most important and momentous presidential elections in U.S. history has passed, and the American people are now inaugurating Barack Obama as their 44th President. A variety of his positions and decisions influenced his successful campaign for the U.S. presidency, and although the stakes may differ, they are are still useful in a general sense. Obama’s success presents a handful of valuable tips every ...

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6 Productivity Tips from People Who Get Things Done

6 Productivity Tips from People Who Get Things Done

via Success | From Facebook to the Huffington Post, the following people have led their companies to ultimate success—and personal techniques more than likely played a role in their climbs to the top. Here, six prominent leaders share what works for them when it comes to being productive, to getting things done. “I think a simple rule of business is, if you do the things that are easier first, then you can ...

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The Art of Moving On

The Art of Moving On

by Daniel Goleman | We all experience disappointments at work. Passed over for a promotion. Argument with a client or colleague. Office politics run amok. As a leader, your colleagues may see you as the cause of their frustrations – justified or not. Regardless of the source of grief, these distractions can impact performance on all levels. How can you help your team get past emotional roadblocks? I spoke with my colleague, George Kohlrieser, a professor ...

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Peter Thiel’s Secret of Innovative Success

Peter Thiel’s Secret of Innovative Success

by Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry | It’s also the not-so-secret secret to living a happy life. You should read Peter Thiel’s new book, Zero to One. Even if you don’t have the slightest interest in business. Even (especially!) if you don’t already avidly follow everything the PayPal founder and innovative entrepreneur says. Zero to One is ostensibly about the startup business. Indeed, the subtitle is “Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future.” But the ...

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Top 18 Benefits That Come With Volunteering

Top 18 Benefits That Come With Volunteering

via YouthVillage | You being in a good space and comfortable in your life and the way you live it doesn’t mean that everyone else around you is. Yes, it’s not your fault that people are starving out there or don’t have a place to sleep tonight and call it home but, it may not be their fault too. That’s where you come in, as what you ask? Be a ...

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Richard Branson on Increasing Employee Engagement

Richard Branson on Increasing Employee Engagement

shared from Entrepreneur | Entrepreneur Richard Branson regularly shares his business experience and advice with readers. Ask him a question and your query might be the inspiration for a future column. Q: After a decade of military service, I am familiar with the importance of intangibles like morale and personal growth. In fact, I am developing a consulting company that will focus on developing these intangibles while capitalizing on the growing trend ...

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