How "Good Advice" by Parents Turns out to Be Bad for Children
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Some kids want to grow up to be pro basketball players or astronauts; my daughter on the other hand wants to grow up to become a unicorn. Lots of parents still tell their children often that they can grow up to be whatever they want to be. That’s all well and good unless your daughter […]

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Why It’s Difficult to Be Creative: An Underdeveloped Right Brain
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Most of the works in the society are driven by the left-brain, which does best with linear and logical thought processes. Think about the academic settings, everything from class content to assessments of languages, maths and sciences are designed to work in a logical manner. When it comes to work, most jobs involve tasks that are […]

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Why You Have Fewer Friends as You Grow up (and It's Normal)
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Having good people skills, I know how to make people feel interested and connected. I’m never worried to have no friend. But as I grow up, I find that I have fewer and fewer friends. And this is not just happening to me. It is a fairly common feature with everyone. The root of the […]

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How Family Businesses Can More Effectively Leverage Their Personal And Professional Networks
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When family members take a proactive approach to leveraging their relationships, it is possible for their businesses to accomplish dramatically more. Street-smart networking is one way for family members to leverage their networks.

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Unreasonable Group Galvanizes Social Entrepreneurs To Further Sustainable Development Goals
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Unreasonable Goals is an intensive, two-week accelerator program for up-and-running social enterprises from different parts of the world, the better to help them scale quickly and tackle the SDGs.

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How to Ask for Negative Feedback Without Feeling Hurt
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Ever since childhood, our parents and school teachers were constantly correcting and directing us by teaching the difference between right and wrong, and how to behave appropriately. We have been shaped by feedback, as we were always submerged in a “feedback pool.” Somehow we have tricked ourselves into believing that no news usually implies good […]

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High Achievers Are the Ones Who Make the Most Mistakes
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The impact mistakes have had on most people’s lives is tremendous. At school, you were taught to answer questions with model answers. At home, you were taught to be disciplined, have good manners and follow social etiquette. And at work, you’ve become accustomed to a constant expectation that you operate in a mistake-free manner! The problem […]

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Why Success In Business Favors The Neurotic
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Personal self-analysis may be the most valuable skill we can employ to become a better person and CEO. In a small business, organizational self-analysis – and acceptance of what we find – is essential to sustained success in the marketplace.

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How to Start Your Dream When You’re Scared
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View the discussion thread. People aren’t afraid of starting a dream; they’re afraid of change. Here’s how to get real with ourselves and begin our greatest dreams with boldness. Related: 7 Ways to Turn Your Dreams Into Reality 1. Be honest. What’s really holding you back? Can you keep going on and on and claiming […]

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