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Power of Lifelong Learning

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I have always had a passion for knowledge. I learn simply for the sake of knowing. But as I became more established in life most of my learning became focused on my immediate professional needs. I told myself this was natural and necessary. Looking back now, I am not so sure this was healthy. In effect, I stopped leveraging the …

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Focusing Your Mind

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The illusion of multitasking Multitasking is a common buzzword in the corporate world. It is something you are expected to do and you expect others to do. Focusing your mind usually isn’t. The idea being of course that by working on dozens of things at the same time you will complete them all more quickly. I was a believer in …

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Happy at Work?

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What does happiness mean to you? Are you happy at work? Happiness is an implicit life purpose for most of us. We aspire to achieve this state of emotional wellbeing intuitively. Yet much research shows that many of us aren’t as happy as we wish to be, so perhaps we should be more intentional in our pursuit… Most of us …

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Slow Down to Speed Up

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For a long time I was purely action-driven. By which I mean unless I was doing something tangible and measurable every day, I would feel frustrated. Perhaps I have a natural inclination for short-term gratification, or perhaps my upbringing and corporate career pushed me in this direction. I gradually became addicted to the rush of achieving something, anything in fact. …