Success & Self Improvement News & Picks For December 13, 2017

Here’s Today’s Success and Self Improvement News & Picks For December 13, 2017

Success Today - December 13, 2017

How to Make a Small Problem into a Big One

Allowing small problems to escalate into big ones is simple. Just ignore the signs for long enough and the job is done. It takes far more energy to review regularly the key performance indicators you’ve established for each individual and yourself.

But a small excursion caught early and corrected saves massive corrective resources later. Take for example the manufacturing company with a small quality problem in one component, resulting in a test failure rate above the norm. You can just…More at http://smallbizclub.com

Planet Derek: Why People Ignore You – And How To Fix It

Just enter your name and email below. Want to learn how to easily get your first 5,000 subscribers? Download this free eBook to learn how. So I recently spoke at a conference in Las Vegas.

In the Q&A a business owner told me about what she does. I had to interrupt… “But why does it matter?” And that’s where she stumbled. I’m not putting her on blast because the truth is as simple as this: she’s good at what she does, but when it comes to describing what she does to someone…More at https://socialtriggers.com

Watch This If You Are Running Low On Courage

Going through a rough period in your life? All seems lost in life and everything seems to be going from bad to worse? You might feel like this is it, that there’s no escaping the misery and the pain, you need motivation but you can’t find it. Such is the story depicted in Mike Nichols movie, Wit. The movie stars Emma Thompson as Professor Vivian Bearings who is diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer…More at http://www.lifehack.org

Learn How To Work Not 1, But 3 Of Your Brain Regions For Maximum Smartness!

How many times do you find yourself distracted when trying to complete an important task? How often do you suddenly snap out of a daydream for the hundredth time when you know you need your full attention on what’s in front of you?

Procrastination is a natural byproduct of the human brain being unable to focus 100% for long periods of time. Research has found that we can only focus on what’s in front of us 53% of the time. So working on developing a strong “attention muscle” is the key to creating more focus on tasks and, in turn, allows us to spend our time and attention optimally in the moment..More at http://www.lifehack.org

It Is Magically Possible To Work Less And Still Do More

It’s easy to spend too much time perfecting something or equally not focusing enough so you end up dragging the task out more than you should. So does working longer hours mean you’re being productive and getting lots done?

The answer is most likely no. When you work consistently long hours or spend too much time on a task, it’s usually a sign that you actually just have too much to do. More importantly, it’s a sign you’re not spending your time, energy and attention wisely…More at http://www.lifehack.org

If You Knew You Were Dying, Could You Still Look On The Bright Side Of Life?

Sudden events can turn our lives around and put us in a position where we don’t know what to do and how we’re going to get on from that point. A sudden event can force us to ask ourselves questions about what we did with our lives if we made a difference if we achieved our goals if we fulfilled our dreams.

In these questions, we find ourselves stressed and tense, but we should look at the positive signs and events that take place during these hard times. Will Reiser wrote 50/50, that is loosely based on his fight with cancer, will show you just how candid and fun life can still be despite the pain and sufferings…More at http://www.lifehack.org

Powerful Message on Bullying from Keaton Jones

“What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life?” ~ Lynette Mather Bullying is not a joke. As someone who was bullied while growing up, I can honestly say that I understand the damage words can do to you.

So many people use toxic words like they are nothing. But words are not, nothing! They are everything! And today I want to share with you powerful message on bullying from Keaton Jones. This 1 minute video that has gone…More at https://www.purposefairy.com

The Victor Pride Billionaire Style Guide

Get Up Off Your Ass, Enjoy Your Life and Get Out of the 9-5 Jive Forever December 13, 2017 By Victor Pride 4 Comments Would you rather LOOK like a billionaire… Or would you rather BE a billionaire?

Or both? If you’d prefer both you are in luck because I’m going to show you how to dress for actual billionaire success. This billionaire style guide will show you how to dress for serious business. In this guide, you will get the 6 rules of billionaire style and you will get specific examples…More at https://boldanddetermined.com

The Best Exercise To Quickly Improve Memory

Each exercise session was only 20-minutes long. Short bursts of high-intensity exercise provide a considerable boost to memory, new research finds. The study showed that healthy young adults increased their memory performance in a relatively short period of time.

Each exercise session was only 20-minutes long, during which they did short bouts of intense exercise. Those with the greatest fitness gains saw increases in brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). This is a protein that supports the…More at http://www.spring.org.uk

10 Reasons Why We Don’t Stick to Things

We all do it in some form — tell ourselves we’re going to do something, and then we often end up not sticking to that plan. Maybe one or more of these will resonate with you: So what’s going on? Are we just horrible people, with no discipline?

Are we liars, never to be believed? Are we hopeless cases, consigned to spending a life on the couch eating donuts and potato chips, watching Netflix and hating ourselves? I find this a fascinating subject, and I’ve been studying…More at https://zenhabits.net

This Drink Reduces New Brain Cells 40%

New brain cells in the hippocampus — an area critical for memory — were reduced by 40%. Even moderate alcohol intake could reduce the brain’s ability to produce new cells by 40%, research suggests. Regularly having as little as 3 to 4 alcoholic drinks could reduce the structural integrity of the adult brain.

Ms Megan Anderson, the study’s first author, said: “Moderate drinking can become binge drinking without the person realizing it. In the short term there may not be any noticeable…More at http://www.spring.org.uk

Introvert Whisperer / Success Principles We Should Know Today (Results From Our Survey)

Success is a funny thing to talk about. If you ask a hundred people their definition of success, there’s a chance that you get a hundred different answers. It depends on a lot of things. How you were brought up, where you were brought up, who you hang out with, the list goes on and on.

So what is success to you? Is it having more money? Health? Good relationships? Being happy? Being more spiritual? If you ask a hundred people their definition of success, there’s a chance…More at http://introvertwhisperer.com

Simple mistakes to avoid making with your money

Overspending can wreak havoc on your financial life. Andreas Rentz/Getty Images Everyone makes financial mistakes, but some people know how to work their way out of them. When it comes to money, bad decisions can pile up and affect you for the rest of your life.

Fortunately, these mistakes can be avoided — and even fixed. Here are five common mistakes that can haunt your financial life. While the stock market is soaring to new highs, about half of Americans are being left out. Bankrate…More at http://www.businessinsider.com

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Doing This One Thing Will Give You a Professional Edge

Everyone makes financial mistakes, but some people know how to work their way out of them.

When it comes to money, bad decisions can pile up and affect you for the rest of your life. Fortunately, these mistakes can be avoided — and even fixed. Here are five common mistakes that can haunt your financial life. While the stock market is soaring to new highs, about half of Americans are being left out…More at http://onthejob.45things.com

Science says you can’t win an argument over email – Business Insider

If you open up your Facebook feed right now and scan it for political posts, what will you see, people having rational, respectful conversations, or bomb-throwing insult-fests that just entrench everybody in their own opinions? No bonus points for guessing the latter. In our highly polarized times, just about everyone has experienced the fruitlessness and stress of online…More at http://www.businessinsider.com

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