Tag: work strategies

Embrace the 9 Rules of Self Discipline

July 12th, 2012   •   2 comments   

Embrace the 9 Rules of Self Discipline

Ever wondered why some people seem to have it all made while others simply drift by?

What is the difference between successful CEOs, political and religious leaders, and the rest of us who may lead more mundane and ordinary lives?

The secret, according to motivational speaker and author Brian Tracy, is that successful people run their lives according to the principles of self-discipline.
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Implementation 101

July 9th, 2012   •   1 comment   

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In a world inundated by social networks, ideas are plentiful. Just google any topic and you’ll find truckloads of tips and thoughts. There are a plethora of experts out there who are willing to give you lots of free help.

Including…ahem… yours truly. 🙂

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How To Stick To Your Resolutions

January 24th, 2012   •   no comments   

How To Stick To Your Resolutions

Peter Bregman (courtesy of WaterStones)

As 2012 and the Year of the Dragon dawns upon us, I’m sure some of us would have made new year resolutions.

These can be as massive as writing a book or scaling Mount Everest to something more manageable like losing 10 pounds, exercising every week, or having dinner with one’s family every fortnight.
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Please Let Me Be Alone!

September 4th, 2010   •   1 comment   

Albert Einstein was often lonely (image source)

In the increasingly interactive, urbanised and 24-by-7 connected world, there is value in unplugging oneself from the grid to spend time alone. With social technologies and smartphones constantly connecting us to others in our social sphere, such an imposed isolation may bring us much good. Having that “pause which refreshes” is important as it allows one’s mind, body and soul to rejuvenate themselves.

Often, the greatest inspiration comes from instances of isolation, unfettered by the crowding and conforming concerns of the community. Many of the great geniuses created their pièce de résistance alone, in a place where they can focus all their intellectual and emotional energies on the task at hand. Momentarily freed from the mutterings of mundanity, their are able to weave their magic and make that masterpiece of science, art, literature or religion.
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Can You Truly Separate Business from Pleasure?

July 18th, 2010   •   2 comments   

Courtesy of Life’s a comic strip!

In the world of User Generated Content (UGC) on social media platforms, a common question always arises for those whose job involves blogging, facebooking or twittering.

How do we separate our personal and professional selves? More importantly, are we able to do that in the first place?

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