passion

CLAYGO (Clean As You Go) for Laptops

Having a chaotic digital environment in your computer can disrupt workflow and kill inspiration. How do we keep our laptops clean and clutter free?  We clean our homes so we won’t get visited by vermin and unwanted bugs — and have peace of mind. In the office, we want to see a clean work table,…

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3 Ingredients of a Right Attitude at Work

Attitude matters. A person with the right attitude can turn any difficult situation into an opportunity. I like what Winston Churchill once said: “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Any type of work is not without any difficulty, but in our most challenging situations, opportunity…

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How to Sell Well: 3 Principles in Making a Sale

Whether we’re aware or not, we’re all into sales. When we talk to our kids about values, say respect, we’re selling to them the concept, and want them to “buy-in.”  When you have a great idea for a strategic direction, you “sell” the good points and convince others to buy it.  For those who are…

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How to Have Passion and Perseverance for Long Term Goals

I’ve been hearing much about this word: GRIT. What is it? Why is it being talked about? According to Wikipedia: Grit in psychology is a positive, non-cognitive trait based on an individual’s passion for a particular long-term goal or end state, coupled with a powerful motivation to achieve their respective objective. This perseverance of effort promotes…

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How to Inspire Those You Lead

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”— John Quincy Adams What does an inspiring leader do? There are three things, as mentioned by Adams. 1. A Leader Inspires Others to Dream More A leader casts vision. Each time he speaks, he is able…

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How to Feel Fully Alive with your Work

Sean Aiken, a Tedx Vancouver speaker, talks about “What makes you come alive?” What’s interesting about this guy is that he wanted to find out his passion. And so, he tried for 1 year, to do 1 job per week. That’s 52 weeks in a year, so he did 52 jobs. In fact, he wrote…

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