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You Want to Take Action? Remove All Expectations

Do you have a dream you have been putting off? For many, taking the first step toward our goal can be the most difficult. Your expectations could be the reasons for your procrastination. To act on your vision, align your actions and the desired result, and forget about the outcomes. For example, you’re not getting on the highway to impress your friends or dodge accidents, … Continue reading You Want to Take Action? Remove All Expectations

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4 Skills I Wish I Mastered in My College Years 

It’s the day you and your family have been waiting for. Your first day in college! For the first time in eighteen years, you’ll learn what it means to live without your parents. After hours of making sure you are settled in, it’s time to say goodbye. As you hug your mom and dad, you experience a mixed feeling of fear and excitement. The freedom … Continue reading 4 Skills I Wish I Mastered in My College Years 

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The Common Denominators of Every Successful Goal Setting Undertaking

A Google Search for “goal setting” turns 960 million results in 0.90 seconds. Amazon yields 10,000 outcomes for the same keyword. It’s hard to dispute the importance of goal setting with such impressive numbers. However, such a wealth of materials makes the identification of successful goal-setting tools a daunting task. While there are many theories on how to achieve our objectives, every scholar agrees to … Continue reading The Common Denominators of Every Successful Goal Setting Undertaking

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目標對於人生的意義是什麼?

「給我一位有目標的存庫管理員,我會給你一位締造歷史的人。給我一位沒有目標的人,我會給你一位存庫管理員。」

J.C.潘尼

我們現今活在一個VUCA的世界裡,依照美國海軍的說法是:高度無常(volatile),不定(uncertain),複雜(complex)又不明(ambiguous)的世界。我們今天或許還存在,但明天就有可能從世界上消失了。那麼,設定目標的意義到底是什麼呢?我可以就這樣過我的人生嗎?設定目標難道不會給目前充滿焦慮的人生再添負擔嗎?我寫這篇文章的目的就是要回答這些重要的問題。在以下的內容中,我會依據自身經歷、省思與觀察來分享我對於設定目標的看法。

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Learn How Not to Bore Your Audience When You Present with PowerPoint

When was the last time you attended a fun and engaging PowerPoint presentation? Or better yet, when did you last engage an audience with your slides? I assisted a talk by a major company executive awhile ago. He was knowledgeable, his slides beautifully designed, and confident, too. There was a problem, though… he was… boring! I thought I was the only one feeling that way; … Continue reading Learn How Not to Bore Your Audience When You Present with PowerPoint

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What I Learned from a Seven-day Laptop Diet

As a sales representative by morning, an executive coach and a blogger by evening, I usually work for eighty-two hours a week. However, last June I decided to conduct an experiment. What if I went on a seven-day laptop diet? That same week, I sold my used computer and ordered a new one online. I struggled to adjust at first, but the benefits of my … Continue reading What I Learned from a Seven-day Laptop Diet

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How to Strengthen Your Mind to Overcome Life’s Challenges

Why do some people crack under pressure while others strive? It’s all about the way we approach problems. Our problems may differ in nature and severity, but we all have them. Since we can’t escape them, we must forge the right mental attitude to face life’s challenges. Following are four ways to face disappointment. Acknowledge That Problems Form an Integral Part of Life This may … Continue reading How to Strengthen Your Mind to Overcome Life’s Challenges