11 Research-Backed Hacks to Improve Self-Confidence

You know are a talented, smart and competent person, but for some reason, you still feel like you are deceiving someone. Just by reading this you may already feel a relief. You are not the only one. You might be suffering from imposter syndrome. This is the syndrome of high achievers….

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How To Stop Taking Things Personally

Have you ever found yourself ruminating and overanalyzing what someone said to you hours after a conversation? Or worried that when a friend doesn’t text you back that they are upset with you? Perhaps you feel hurt by your co-workers actions and feel like they are “out to get you” in the offic…

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Hate Networking? This 1 Technique Will Make You Anyone’s Best Friend

When LinkedIn’s founder, Reid Hoffman, wrote down the 3 most important things he wished he’d learned in college, building relationships was #2 on the list. He’s right. Every single goal you set for yourself or your business involves a personal connection with another human being….

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Arise and Shine

Arise and Shine is a book written by Frank Saliki. It chronicles his journey from a failed scholar in Newport, Wales to being a successful graduate. What drew me to this book is firstly that Frank is a friend and a fellow toastmaster in Toastmasters International….

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What Makes People Happy When They Work?

The alarm clock goes off first thing in the morning. You reluctantly get out of bed and start preparing for another long day of work. Your boss, to give them credit, notices that you haven’t been yourself lately. They think about how they can reignite that spark and excitement you once you had….

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15 Maxims for Being a Reliable Man

As we head into our last week of this “Heading Out on Your Own” series, I’d like to pause from our “harder,” more practical skills to talk about a character trait, that, like self-reliance, is both an important building block in your life’s foundation, and, unfortunately, too often in…

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The Truth About Frogs

Mark Twain once said that if the first thing you do each morning is to eat a live frog, you can go through the day with the satisfaction of knowing that that is probably the worse things that is going to happen to you all day long….

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