Why Is Cognitive Flexibility Important?

Why Is Cognitive Flexibility Important?

We all know people that are able to adopt very quickly to different perspectives, environments, or are able to change one’s way of thinking. They seem to be able to find more solutions to a problem or a challenge. Their life appears to be less stressful and more fun. They seem to be able to put on a different kind of thinking-cap for the moment and examine facts, situations, environments from different perspectives. Those people have developed cognitive flexibility. What is cognitive flexibility? Why is cognitive flexibility important? How can we develop cognitive flexibility? Related: What Is Attentive Listening? And …

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How Can Time Management Help You Get More Life?

How Can Time Management Help You Get More Life?

Your day is exactly as long as everyone else’s. Yet some people seem to get more from time than others. If we learn to manage our time properly we can achieve that too. We can learn some basic time management principles and guidelines and as a result get more time to enjoy as we wish. Let’s see how can time management help you enjoy your life more. Related: Why Is Conflict Good? – Opportunities Provided By Conflict   Benefits Of Proper Time Management “He who every morning plans the transactions of that day and follows that plan carries a thread …

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Why Is Conflict Good? – Opportunities Provided By Conflict

Why Is Conflict Good? - Opportunities Provided By Conflict

We have all experienced conflict in our professional as well as personal lives. For the most part we do not enjoy conflict and often try to eliminate it from our experiences. But conflict, if understood and managed properly can provide many great opportunities and benefits. Let’s explore, why is conflict good? Conflict Can Be Negative “Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.” – William James There is no question about that. Conflict, if not understood properly and mismanaged can be very …

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How To Be A Successful Negotiator?

How To Be A Successful Negotiator?

When we hear the term negotiation, a big and official boardroom comes to mind However, whether you realize it or not, we are negotiating all the time in our everyday lives. We negotiate with our kids, our spouses, our friends and co-workers. Every time you are trying to convince someone of something, you are actually negotiating. Negotiation is an art. You can master the art of negotiating by learning the basic principles, tactics and other applicable aspects. Let’s explore if we can learn how to be a successful negotiator? Related: Effective Delegation Tips – Delegating For Dynamic Results   Basic …

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How To Coach For Success?

How To Coach For Success?

We all agree that coaching is beneficial to all parties involved. But how often have you felt overwhelmed with just the idea of coaching others and promptly dropped the attempt. Coaching does not have to be overwhelming, if you understand the basic principles of how to coach for success. There are steps that can be followed to ensure successful coaching. What Is The Purpose Of Coaching? “When you encourage others, you in the process are being encouraged because you’re making a commitment to that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference.”  – Zig Ziglar Coaching is a process of …

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Effective Delegation Tips – Delegating For Dynamic Results

Effective Delegation Tips - Delegating For Dynamic Results

If you are like most people, delegation does not come easy to you. There are various reasons for that, we will explore them shortly. But the delegation process, if correctly executed, will allow for an integration and effective use of a variety of resources to accomplish an objective. You can take the guess work out of the process by following the effective delegation tips below to achieve dynamic results. By following our tips and steps, you can become an expert in delegation. What is Delegation? “If you want to do a few small things right, do them yourself. If you …

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What Is Relaxed Productivity? – And How To Achieve It?

What Is Relaxed Productivity?

We all wish we could be more productive. We all want to feel the satisfaction of achieving more in shorter amount of time. But on the days when we do manage to be very productive, instead of feeling satisfaction, we end up feeling totally drained and not even able to enjoy the sense of increased productivity. Why is that? Well, because in our attempt to being more productive we neglect a very important aspect. We forget the “how”. The “how” of achieving increased productivity. Relaxed productivity takes this into consideration. So, what is relaxed productivity? And how can we achieve …

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What Is A Great Leader? – How To Be One Without Authority

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We have all had people in our lives that we consider great leaders. And in contrast, most of us dealt with people that we considered terrible leaders. Great leaders have the power to change people’s lives. And who wouldn’t want that? Who does not want to be an inspiration in other people’s lives? But to do that, first we need to ask: What is a great leader? How can we become one when we do not have the formal authority? How can we become an inspirational leader to people that do not report to us? Related: How To Start A …

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How To Increase Personal Productivity?

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Another day went by and you are left with a list of uncompleted tasks. You feel frustrated and overwhelmed. Do you sometimes wish there were more hours in a day so that you could accomplish more? Yes, I do too. Well, we can’t increase the hours in a day but we can look at how to increase personal productivity and as a result be more efficient and achieve more. Let’s start with the importance of personal productivity. The Importance Of Personal Productivity “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be …

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Is An Entrepreneur Born Or Made?

Is An Entrepreneur Born Or Made?

Everywhere we look we see self-proclaimed successful entrepreneurs. Have you ever wondered if you could be one of them? Have you wondered: is an entrepreneur born or made? And if you have wondered, then you have probably asked what ate the characteristics of a successful entrepreneur and whether you have what it takes to become one? Let’s look at each question individually and dive in. What’s An Entrepreneur? The definition of an entrepreneur is someone who starts and runs a business. An entrepreneur assumes financial and other risks associated with running a business. This definition is very broad and is …

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