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Mastering the Art of Giving Feedback

Management moguls believe that creating a culture of constructive feedback sharing is not only good-to-have but also necessary/imperative, and I think so too. Project managers who share honest, helpful feedback more often drive higher productivity levels, innovation, and employee satisfaction. 

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Failure is the Key to Success – 3 Ways To Overcome Fear Of Failure

No person or company is successful at once. In today’s entrepreneurial world, we all face failure and it teaches us a great deal. 

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Like Your Job & Love Your Life

Let's be honest. Most of us do NOT love our jobs. I mean how can you truly love something that drags you away from your comfy bed every morning, into clothes you don't even like that much but fit the accepted attire, makes you endure traffic and inexplicably long Starbucks drive-thru lines, forces you to sit/stand in one place at a desk for hours, endure meeting after meeting that only 15% of the attendees need to attend, get paid a salary that has yet to be commensurate with your contribution, and forces you to give up most of your true personality and adopt an additional one in order to be taken seriously by a bunch of people who graduated from Ivy League schools with slightly above average grades. PS...you're making them rich. Wave to them from your not-paid-off-yet Hyundai. Still loveyour job?

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The Inspirational Story of J.K Rowling

I’m sure that most of you have heard of the Harry Potter series unless you’ve been living under a rock. However, I’m pretty sure that most of you might not have heard of J.K Rowling.

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Tottenham “Skipper” Perryman’s visit to Los Angeles Reminds Us to Revere our Sporting Legends

In today’s social media driven, bite-sized content world of sports entertainment, a lot of legendary stories and people slip between the cracks or are just plain overlooked. For example, could you name the youngest captain or the record appearance holder or the player with the most medals for your favorite team? Possibly not.

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Science of Learning: Flexibility and Lecturing

I have written several articles about thinking and the evidence showing a lack of thinking in our students when they graduate. I have also written a few articles about lecturing, one of the most dearly held belief systems in higher education. I will use the example of our beliefs in lecturing to talk about developing the higher order thinking skill of flexibility or open-mindedness.