2013 June

How Positive Thoughts Build Skills, Boost Health, and Improve Work

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface. (Most of us would prefer to be positive rather than negative.) But “positive thinking” is also a soft and fluffy term that’s easy to dismiss. See on lifehacker.com

Why Zappos Pays New Employees to Quit – HBR IdeaCast

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The Problem with Employees | Gary Hamel | Big Think

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Bestselling business author Gary Hamel says that companies’ largest source of exploited value is the fact that staffers don’t unlock their full potential. See on bigthink.com

In a Downturn, Don’t De-Motivate – Big Think

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How to Keep Your Star Performers in Trying Times – Harvard Business Review Blog

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Learning to learn: a series on hacking your own brain

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes I recently partook in a discussion among some fellow community managers on the best ways to learn about the industry and how to train its future generations. See on blog.scoop.it

Learning to learn: finding motivation with a think board

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Editor’s Note: This is a guest post for the #learningtolearn series. Finding and collecting inspiration from unexpected places is an integral part of staying motivated and expanding the scope of your knowledge. See on blog.scoop.it

Talent Management: It’s All in Your Mind

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes It’s not every day that spirituality and science come together in unison to endorse an approach or concept. Not to mention adding a business overlay to the mix. See on mindfulselfexpress.sharedby.co

Informed Managers Drive Employee Success – TalentCulture – World of Work

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Values in the Workplace Are Not a Luxury | Rosabeth Moss Kanter | Big Think

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers Why do we have so little engagement in work these days? Companies need to be about values. See on bigthink.com

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers Procrastination is something that everyone deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited amount of alternatives to doing our work. See on lifehacker.com

Why Trust is the New Core of Leadership

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Not long ago, most discussions of leadership were about leaders – their personality traits, how to identify and groom those with ‘leadership potential,’ and what were the skills that leaders employed. See on www.forbes.com

My Kids Are Obsessed With Technology, and It’s All My Fault – NYTimes.com

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The Top 10 Reasons Not to Hire Competent People

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes The number one reason not to hire someone who is competent is lack of motivation to do the actual work required.However, motivation to do the actual work isn’t easy to measure during the course See on www.linkedin.com

3 Tips for Working From Home With Kids

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes One of the biggest challenges to home-bound workers is distractions from family. See on www.inc.com

3 Signs You’re Meant to Be a Leader

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes Not everyone is cut out to be a leader. But if you have these three traits, you might be a natural born leader. See on www.inc.com

25 Things Teachers Should Know About Gamification – Edudemic

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes There are dozens of things teachers and students should know about gamification. Here’s a handy simplified list to quickly learn from! See on www.edudemic.com

Untangling the Confusion Over Organizational Ethics (SSIR)

See on Scoop.it – Different Strokes A wave of ethics transgressions underlines the importance of comprehensive ethics oversight for organizational success. See on www.ssireview.org

Why You’re Not a Morning Person (and How to Become One)

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers At 6 AM, most of us are lucky if we have the energy to reach for a cup of coffee. Mornings may be rough, but hold off on sleeping in. There are perks to waking up with the sun, and we’ve got some tips on making it easier. […]

Balance Your Work and Personal Life Like a Pro

See on Scoop.it – Personal Development Enablers The ideal combination of work, family, and social can be difficult to arrive at. Take control of your life with these simple tips. See on www.inc.com

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