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Self Management

We're All in the Same Boat

Whitney Hess | Posted 09.28.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Whitney Hess

Most people would have stopped right there. The pressure would have been too much. Not for me. I let the pressure push me forward. I saw the open door and walked through it. I gave myself permission to try, and gave myself permission to fail.

Getting the "Right" Things Done

Laura Huckabee-Jennings | Posted 09.21.2015 | Business
Laura Huckabee-Jennings

Many people are fans of the famous "Getting Things Done" series of books and workshops on time management, and there are lots of very powerful tools in that methodology to be certain.

Future Lawyers Should Be Screened and Trained for Empathy

Mark Baer | Posted 08.27.2015 | Divorce
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Mark Baer

Law schools must begin recognizing the damage that is being caused to interpersonal relationships and our overall society, due to the low EQ levels of those involved in the field of law and make a concerted effort to address this extremely serious problem.

Self Management: The Story Behind Morning Star's Success

Jacob Morgan | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

This episode of the Future of Work podcast I had the pleasure to speak with Paul Green, Jr., co-founder of the Self-Management Institute at the Morning Star Company.

Why Is It So Hard to Give up Control?

Great Work Cultures | Posted 06.13.2015 | Business
Great Work Cultures

There is a strong appreciation for the benefits that self-management can bring, such as organizational agility, innovation, and increased individual commitment. But when it comes to the possibility of leaders losing their positional power, things start to go adrift.

The Best Way to Predict the Future Is to Create It

Ayelet Baron | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

Regularly killing projects and deciding what we are not going to do is a way to get us unstuck. I thrive around people who take risks and know how to launch and quit stuff. Walking away can often help us get closer to what is truly important.

Lead Yourself

Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Dr. Samineh I. Shaheem

Managers come and go and we don't have a say in who they are so waiting for them to morph into that perfect director is an impractical option. So focus inward and begin thinking about ways that you could better manage yourself to help your manger be better at his or her role.

Why Self-Management Will Soon Replace Management

Josh Allan Dykstra | Posted 09.15.2014 | Business
Josh Allan Dykstra

We may think that the principles of self-management are newfangled and untested, simply because the majority of organizations we've experienced haven't used them.

The Art Of Eliminating Your To-Do List

Samantha Bennett | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

We know we're not going to get everything done today that we would like to get done. So rather than walking around feeling bad about all the stuff we know we're not going to get to, let's do some strategic thinking about "the list" itself.

How to Use Personal 'Airbags' to Create Space in Daily Life

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 04.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Thomas Gelmi

Metaphorically speaking, our packed days and weeks are like avalanches, rolling over our heads and burying us underneath them. As in a real avalanche, the key lays in creating space. Space between the things, between the events.

Managing Multiple Bosses

Kevan Hall | Posted 03.18.2013 | Business
Kevan Hall

If your goals are not clear, why not propose your own? It's an opportunity to shape your goals and your role toward your own interests and should be based on a better understanding of your own job than anyone else has.

Learn to Trust Your Gut

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 04.07.2012 | Business
Ron Ashkenas

Most of us are programmed from an early age to defer to authority even if we don't understand or agree with the instructions. So how can you counter your conditioning and question authority? Here are some ways to start.

'Know Thyself' Is The First Step To Life Change

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 03.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

The first step in making meaningful changes in your life involves gaining a better understanding of yourself in essential areas that impact your life. This self-knowledge can provide you with direction as you try to maximize your efforts at change.

Train Your People -- Without Them Realizing It

Edward Muzio | Posted 01.16.2012 | Business
Edward Muzio

Whether or not your people are learning anything from what you're saying to them, rest assured, they're learning from what you're doing.

A Diabetic Athlete Shares How She Minimizes High And Low Blood Sugar

Riva Greenberg | Posted 08.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Riva Greenberg

Ginger's book, "Your Diabetes Science Experiment," explains the science behind "mystery high blood sugars" and "unexpected low blood sugars" and how to minimize their occurrence.

How to Change Anything

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Dorie Clark

I ran across VitalSmarts -- a corporate training and research behemoth -- when I was teaching a course on social marketing at Tufts University. Their ...

Entitled Rookie Job Seekers are Not Empowered

Caroline Dowd-Higgins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Caroline Dowd-Higgins

I like to think the millennial age of entitlement ran amok when a sports entrepreneur invented T-Ball so every mini little leaguer could actually hit ...