Knowledge is Real Power

Knowledge is of two kinds. We know a subject ourselves, or we know where we can find information on it.” Samuel Jackson “Knowledge is power.” Sir Francis Bacon There isn’t any excuse for your lack of understanding and slow comprehension. Even with learning disabilities like dyslexia and slow absorption of understanding, there IS a cure. Research shows that learners can make up for their deterred learning and at times perform even better than individuals with high IQ. Here`s why: Knowledge trumps high IQ: One can make up for a sharper mind by augmenting human intellect with...

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Value of Not Giving Up

Are you crippled by misery and helplessness? Do you feel tangled by tedious problems in life? Has life been hard on you? Let’s guess; nothing has ever worked out for you? You feel life is vicious to you. Isn’t that right? If your answer is yes to all what we’ve asked then that means life has always been cruel to you. Well, like it or not, but that’s not the truth; it’s all up in your mind. Were you on your on your way to conclude to giving up as your last resort? Oh come on don’t be silly! You want to go ahead with that? That’s not such a good idea, you know....

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The Influential Leader – How to make people follow you

Ever since you start taking history classes in school, the first thing you learn is what a president or a leader is. You are told that a leader is a person who leads people but you’re never told what leading people exactly mean. A leader is he who diverts people to follow him. Imagine yourself as a leader for a while. You don’t have to play a magical flute, like the Pied Piper of Hamelin, to blow a spell on people so they can follow you. A leader’s fundamental role is to first set example for his people. At the core of it his purpose is to influence them and he does accomplish that....

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Feed Your Aura, Not Your Cravings

They say that it takes more muscles to smile than to frown. In fact almost all the muscles in the face (some 40 odd ones) are used in belaying a frown on your face and less than half of those to place a beaming smile. Bottom line is that conveying negative emotions consumes a whole lot more energy, accompanied with stress and frustration, than having a positive outlook towards things. And for those who are wondering, it isn’t the kind of energy that is used up in frowning that would help you to burn off those unwanted pounds of fat that one has accumulated over the years. In fact, harboring...

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Brazen Without Being Crazy

A lot of us have a reserved disposition and console ourselves that our hard work and dedication will pay dividends in the end. We persevere through with our achievements, hoping that our peers or superiors will take notice and elevate us to a higher level of social or work related status. Yes, this has and will work for a number of people, especially scientists, scholars and prodigious entrepreneurs such as Mark Zuckerberg. Yet, we always seem to gawk and shake our head in disbelief at those that seem to climb the corporate or social ladder with seemingly little effort and whole lot of...

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Multitasking – Is it Good or Bad?

How many of you have tried to get multiple tasks done all at once? How many of you have succeeded in completing them properly till the end? How many times have you succeeded in completing tasks altogether? Multitasking simply means to have a lot of tasks done at the same time in the wrong order – without prioritizing them. It’s the worrisome situation where you have six things to complete immediately. You go back and forth, checking every task and instead of fully completing one of them, you end up having all of them undone. This panicky attitude gets you nowhere. You lose your...

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