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HBDYWI... How bad do you want it?

How bad do you want it? It’s a question you need to ask yourself before taking up anything. How bad do you want to get ahead? How bad do you want that promotion, that job? How bad do you want to get (back) in shape? Are you willing to do…
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Personal brand and personal brain

You are what you tweet. How to work on your personal brand online, throught Fast Company. Using social networking to build your professional brand. I’m not sure if I’d follow the advice to “find five new people to follow or connect with…
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One more argument against multitasking

We may think we multitask, but in reality we switch-task, and it's not doing us any good, according to an article at HBR.   The author of the article stopped multitasking, and discovered six things: First, it was delightful. Second,…
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Checklists

www.checklist.com ... it's a great site for whenever you need a ... checklist! Any checklist.
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Excellence is a habit

Six keys to being excellent. We are what we repeatedly do. If you want to be really good at something, it's going to involve relentlessly pushing past your comfort zone, along with frustration, struggle, setbacks and failures. Here is some…
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Passwords and more

I came across an interesting post over at Lifehacker on passwords. It would seem that a lot of people still use passwords they can remember easily, and as such, easily guessable by others too, not to mention easily cracked by brute force attacks. Click…
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Never trust a horoscope again - think cold reading and the Forer effect

Not that you ever should have trusted a horoscope to begin with, but after seeing this movie everyone should think twice. This is one episode of a series by Derren Brown about how people get tricked. The techniques used in the move are called…