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Fire versus Rage: Motivation in Rejection

What motivates you? That questions asked all the time when you read self-help guides or are in discussions about finding what your future thing to do is. What is more interesting to me is what motivates you in the hardest moments. A Personal View of Motivation in Rejection When I was in Grade 5 I was in an enriched learning …

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Podcast Episode 62 – Career changes, Impostor Syndrome, and the art of working from home with Conrad Ramos (@vNoob)

Episode 62 – Career changes, Impostor Syndrome, and the art of working from home with Conrad Ramos (@vNoob) PODCAST LINK: http://podcast.discoposse.com/e/ep-62-career-changes-impostor-syndrome-and-the-art-of-working-from-home-with-conrad-ramos-vnoob/ LISTEN TO THE EPISODE HERE: Conrad Ramos shares insightful tips on how changing careers can also introduce new challenges. We talk about the move from being an IT consumer to an IT architect, the reality of impostor syndrome, and …

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R.I.P. Email Game – How to Keep the Email Productivity Up Without it

If you’re followed some of my previous posts around personal productivity, you may have seen that I am a huge fan of The Email Game from Baydin.  It’s also important to know that the goal of why I use the email game is not zero email.  It’s about moving more productively through email and the tasks and projects that come …

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New Day’s Resolution – Daily versus Yearly Goal Setting

New Year’s celebrations are around the corner. This is also the time where people try to set BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goals) and mark January 1st as the first day on a path towards them. Here’s the catch: this is the worst possible way to do goal setting! Why do New Year’s resolutions feel so good, yet they also fail …