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How to Speak so that People Want to Listen

Listen to Julian Treasure at TEDGlobal 2013 Here’s how describes this talk Have you ever felt like you’re talking, but nobody is listening? Here’s Julian Treasure to help. In this useful talk, the sound expert demonstrates the how-to’s of … Continue reading

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Podcast alert: WorkLife with Adam Grant, a TED original, premieres Feb. 28 — TED Blog

Adam Grant to Explore the Psychology of Unconventional Workplaces as Host of Upcoming New TED Original Podcast “WorkLife” Organizational psychologist, professor, bestselling author and TED speaker Adam Grant is set to host a new TED original podcast series titled WorkLife … Continue reading

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A Substitute for Wit: A Review of Quotations Websites

This is a newspaper article written for The Island, back in May 2004. So please note that the web links given may be obsolete. I just like the introduction piece, because, shall we say… its all quotations and I had … Continue reading

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ජීවිතය සහ කාලය

ජීවිතය යනු කාලයයි. කාලය නාස්ති කරන්නා තම ජීවිතය නාස්ති කරයි.

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ගෝලීය ස්ථාන නිර්ණායක පද්ධතිය GPS —

මිනිසා ඈත අතීතයේ සිටම ගමන් බිමන් යාමේදී මග සොයා ගැනීම පිණිස නෙත් යොමු කළේ අහස දෙසටයි. කාන්තාර තරණය කරන ගවේෂකයෝ, මහා සයුර තරණය කරන නාවිකයෝ මේ කොයි කවුරුත් පාහේ අහසේ තරු රටා උපයෝගී කරගනිමින් සිය ගමනාන්තයට මග සොයා ගත්හ. කොතැනද … Continue reading

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7 Do’s and Don’ts for Getting the Most From the Smartest People in the Building — Leadership Freak

Isolated leaders are the dumbest people in the building. A nameplate on the door and a title after your name doesn’t make you smarter than people with dirt under their fingernails. Disconnected leaders – seduced by position and perks – … Continue reading

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A Friendly Note to a New Manager or Supervisor

So you have a new job, or have been recently promoted. You are now moving on from doing things to getting things done. This is not always an easy transition, even to the most mature person. But when you are … Continue reading

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There Are Risks to Mindfulness at Work

Is there a downside to mindfulness? Find out. From a personal perspective, if you can attain Nibbhana, who cares about professional success anyway!

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There’s no such thing as a linear career path

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MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: What is one piece of advice all millennials should take before entering the…

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Why the ‘Ignorance Index’ matters

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For more What in the World watch Sundays at 10 a.m. & 1 p.m. ET on CNN By Global Public Square staff Americans voted on Tuesday for big change. But did they understand the…

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