Tag: life coaching
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What is your Unique Selling Proposition? How do you create a dent in the Universe?
Many of us are familiar with the concept of the Unique Selling Proposition or USP. According to Entrepreneur magazine, the USP is defined as…
The factor or consideration presented by a seller as the reason that one product or service is different from and better than that of the competition.
Steve Jobs immortal quote (source of image)
Have you ever had a personal epiphany?
The kind where you suddenly realised that the “dream life” which you’re living may actually be a nightmare?
That what you’ve slogged countless hours, days and months of your life for may just be a big fat lie?
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What does success look like? How do you know that you have arrived?
For some, success is quantified by wealth, status and luxury. They relish the idea of being comfortably ensconced in the top rungs of the social and corporate ladder. Here, success is measured by distinctions, degrees, bank accounts, job titles, and material possessions.
Courtesy of Life Hacker
Decisions, decisions, decisions. If only you can make better ones in the course of your work and life.
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Have you heard of the “marshmallow test” for kids?
First conducted by American psychologist Walter Mischel in the 1960s, the experiment involved putting four-year olds in a room with a marshmallow on a plate, and testing how long they could endure before popping that sweet morsel into their mouths.
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What happens when you’ve lost millions, struggle to pay your rent, and lose your family? Should you kill yourself?
An ancient manuscript from Accra (a city off Egypt) emerges. Dated July 14, 1099, it depicted events that took place during the time of the First Crusades, when French Christian invaders laid seige to the holy city of Jerusalem.
While the city prepared itself for the invasion of the Christian army surrounding its gates, a group of men and women of every age and faith gather. Jews, Muslims and Christians, they huddle to hear the words of a Greek spiritual philosopher known as the Copt, a wise sage whose words uncover the deep mysteries of life.
How much risk are you willing to take? (courtesy of Condominium Insurance Review)
In life and at work, there are two kinds of people. That is, if you believe psychologists Heidi Grant Halvorson and E. Tory Higgins in their fascinating article in HBR.
The first, promotion-focused people, see their goals as a way to advance forward. They zoom in on the rewards that can be realised when goals are achieved. Eager to “play to win”, they like to dream big and stretch their imaginations in whatever they do.
Do you know what a “white elephant” is?
Well, it is an idiom representing a valued possession where its costs far outweigh its usefulness. The phrase originated from age-old traditions in Indochina (Thailand, Myanmar). Back then, monarchs kept these rare (and burdensome) animals for the purposes of showcasing their wealth and power.
The Nativity Cusco School from Brooklyn Museum (source: Wikimedia Commons)
Christmas is a most wonderful time of the year.
For some, it is a time of feasting, partying and making merry.