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Levelling Up

How to be smarter than people smarter than you

I read the things smart people write down. By deciding to read more, you’ve already become smarter than most “smart people.”

The Whole Human

Want more energy and bigger results? Stop asking ‘HOW’ and start asking ‘WHO’

When most people have goals, they immediately begin thinking about HOW. Billionaires immediately begin thinking about WHO.

Career Advice

8 career podcasts you should download ASAP

If you’re looking for a way to advance your career, learn invaluable information, be entertained or inspired, career podcasts are a smart way to pass time.

Levelling Up

Tips for women heading to the executive suite

You might be surprised to find that leadership presence is not an attribute automatically assigned to you because of your business results.

The Whole Human

Do you come across as arrogant? 5 workplace behaviors to curb

No one is perfect, and the particularly intelligent must be especially careful about slipping into egotistical behavior.

The Whole Human

Here’s why you can’t hit home runs every time

Life isn’t about repeatedly hitting home runs. Rather, it’s about strikeouts, singles, and doubles, until we slowly, but steadily, reach home base.

Job search

4 ways conquering an escape room may help you find a job

The skills used to conquer an escape room can transfer to your job search. We’ve asked two professionals who tell you how to do it.

The Whole Human

The most important asset you have, but are afraid to use

Your innocence, uniqueness, and authenticity are what set you apart. They’re the qualities that can move you closer to your goals and success.

The Whole Human

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

If you’re committed to living your life to the highest possible level, the following 20 images will inspire within you a deeper commitment.

Self-Help

On being tenacious, staying patient, and talking face-to-face

On being tenacious, staying patient, and talking face-to-face: Be your own best advocate. Live for tomorrow. Meet in person in our digital age.

Stress

Keeping calm under pressure according to a NASA flight director

NASA flight director Paul Hill explained his strategies for staying calm when his job stakes elevate, and his tactics can easily translate to other industries.

Creativity

Create something you deeply care about (even if it sucks)

Creation means taking an active role in the world instead of a passive one. Making an impact. Create your world instead of consuming it.

Pop Culture

The Costanza ‘opposite’ strategy to win friends and influence people

There are valuable lessons we can learn from the opposite strategy. I did the exact same thing in a different context and it completely changed my life.

The Whole Human

5 ways to invest in yourself – the concept of compound interest

You can start giving deeper thought to investing in yourself – in other words, building on the wins you’ve already accumulated.

Levelling Up

7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

There are seven things, in particular, that tend to shatter the success mindset. Not so for smart people, as these challenges never hold them back.

Communication

This is the right way to leave a professional voicemail

When it is easier to email someone instantly than spend time ringing them up, the act of leaving a proper voicemail can become a forgotten art.

How To

Accelerate your learning curve with these 5 practical tips

I firmly believe there’s a difference in the way we learn. You can spend 10,000 hours doing something and learn nothing.

The Whole Human

How to fine-tune emotional intelligence to get ahead in business and life

Emotional intelligence is not just about job performance; it’s a life skill that can enhance all our personal interactions.

Leadership

The power of self-awareness: How to build successful teams

Let me show you why self-awareness dramatically affects how your team collaborates, communicates, and performs. And how to benefit from it.

Office Life

What do you do when someone at work is annoying you?

An annoying officemate can quickly escalate from a minor inconvenience to the bane of your existence, causing you to dread going to work.

The Whole Human

The one thing that blinds you to the best in others

Assumptions blind us to seeing people as they really are. We only see the negative. This cheats us out of experiencing the best in others.

Personal Branding

Bob Dylan: When and why you should reinvent yourself

Time changes our circumstances. How well we accommodate this, then, depends on how well we are able to reinvent ourselves.

The Whole Human

Everything you need to know to have perfect timing

Author Daniel Pink talks about the importance of timing both for doing things within a day and across the timing of your life.

The Whole Human

The reason why ‘quiet your inner critic’ is bad advice

Much like the fellow human beings around us, once you start respecting your inner critic, you’ll find that it respects you back.

Levelling Up

This 10-minute routine will increase your memory and creativity

Memory and imagination are inextricably connected. In fact, your memory is imagined. Your memory gets better as you become more imaginative.