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Positive Thinking – 6 Practical Strategies

positive thinkingFor most of us, the kind of thinking we usually have is based on negative patterns that undermine our confidence and prevent us from reaching our desired goals. The real challenge for everyone is to switch to positive thinking whenever possible. Here are 6 practical strategies to change to a new way of thinking.. .

 

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Self-Awareness: What Exactly Is It and Why Should You Care?

self-awarenessSelf Awareness is having a clear understanding of who you are in terms of your personality, strengths, weaknesses, way of thinking, beliefs, behaviors and emotions. It is this clarity of perceiving yourself that enables an understanding of how you come across to others…

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Psychology of Well-Being

psychology of well-beingPeople have struggled to understand the definition and meaning of terms like well-being and happiness for a long time. We seem to know intuitively that well-being is connected with things like feeling in-charge, felling connected to other people and having some sense of purpose and meaning in our work and life. One view of the psychology of well-being is that it is based on the following six key factors…

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9 Amazing Insights

amazing insightsSome insights are so impactful and compelling that they can create a real difference in the way you think and behave – even if this is only for a short span of time. So it is a really good practice to read powerful insights often. Here is a collection of 9 amazing insights…

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Creativity and Innovation using SCAMPER

creativity and innovationThere are many creativity and innovation tools out there for deployment in the workplace but there is one tool – or rather a brainstorming technique – called SCAMPER that can help you to generate  a lot of ideas for development of new products/services and especially for innovating existing products/services…

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Building a Strategy – 5 Key Questions

Based on an article in Harvard Business Review by Roger Martin

building a strategyStrategy is sometimes made out to be much more complex than it actually is. This is usually because of too much focus on complex-sounding tools like environmental scans, SWOT analysis, PEST analysis, financial modeling etc. Another issue seems to be that strategy is thought to be about some conceptual and deep into the future stuff.  Building a strategy does not have to be a complex approach. We can simplify strategy by thinking of it as a set of answers to 5 interlinked questions in a specific sequence…

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The Power of Imagination

power of imaginationEverything that man creates we imagine first. Only human beings have this amazing ability and gift of imagination. It is a way of applying some of our energy to think about what might be possible beyond our current reality. The power of imagination is that the more we imagine, the more creative we become..

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