Interesting book – Real Artists Don’t Starve: Timeless Strategies for Thriving in the New Creative AgeStarving Artists
In today’s world you need to be able to work in teams. Every good leader should promote teams and teamwork. Brenda over at www.growingprosperity.com has a good article on 4 Keys to Creating a Winning Team. Highlights are below.
1. Develop a Winning Attitude in Team Members
A winning attitude is a positive attitude and must be prevalent. A winning attitude is developed in team members and they believe in their leader, themselves, their teammates, and the vision to be accomplished. Negative thinking is not allowed to creep in and hinder the task at hand.
I read a good article about motivation and children recently. While the article is written for use with kids, the same methods can also be used with adults. Cindy Jett lists five items that you should address.
1. Help your child find his passion.
2. Teach problem solving.
3. Address a fear of failure.
4. Set goals.
5. Look out for negative thinking.
You can read the entire article here.
We all have a lot to do and struggle with getting it all done. The easy way to accomplish more is to look at your time management. Usually you look at tips and tricks to be more producttive, get less distracted etc.
However, Amanda over at DesertBookChick.com has an interesting article regarding the steps you should take to determine if you are doing what really matters most. While the article may be focused towards blogging, the information can be applied to all areas of your life.
Life happens and it’s not always a good thing. Small things happen over time that can start to become a drag on you. Usually they happen over a long enough period of time that you don’t even realize it is…
Every wonder why some people are more successful than others? Are they lucky? Do they have a secret that helps them be more successful? Many will tell you the reason for their success is the habit they have. The habits you develop determine your level of success.
Karen Burns has a classic article called “30 Smart Time Management Tips and Tricks“. As you start to read through each one you will probably tell yourself that you already know them and be tempted to stop – DON’T!
Instead ask yourself
Larry Brooks of Storyfix.com has a guest post on ProBlogger about questions you can ask yourself to feel better. http://www.problogger.net/archives/2010/10/21/10-questions-that-will-always-make-you-better/ The questions you ask help to establish your frame of mind and how you live your life. They also help…
When we talk about improving productivity we usually talk about processes, organizational skills or time management. However, we seldom talk about preparation. Are you doing everything you can to prepare yourself to work at your highest level. One of the…
Leigh Peele has a good summary of a 10 year study on procrastination over at http://www.entrepreneurs-journey.com/3460/how-to-stop-procrastination/
A summary of her summary is below.