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Episode 40: Digitizing the World

[ad_1] In Episode 27: Evidence of Abundance, Peter and Dan discussed the 6 D’s framework and how this model is a road map to contextualize exponential technologies. In this episode, they dig deeper into the first step, Digitization, and why spending energy early on will ultimately lead to an enormous amount of time saved. In this episode: Peter and Dan each give examples of digitizing processes in everyday life: for example, governments using Global Entry to digitize the analog customs process, ultimately saving time and energy. What are the three most important digital improvements you can make 90 days from now, and what’s the first step you’re going to take? Dan asks three questions that make this process easily applicable...

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4 Surefire Steps to Create a Way When People Say “There Is No Way”

[ad_1] I don’t know what you’ve heard but I’ve heard it said quite often, “there is no way.” This can be very frustrating, especially when you have actually depended on that source as the last resort. For all intents and purposes, the word “no” connotes absolute negativity. It has a finality sound about it. And taking no for an answer is like settling for the less. It’s worse than quitting because in this case, you didn’t even try to push your limits, you just decided to settle for people’s point of view. And in most cases, the people you’re heeding advice from might actually be people who never pushed the limit either. The speak based on what they heard, not...

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Lost and Stuck in Your Job: 7 Simple Truths to Shift to a Career You Love

[ad_1] You look at the time every few minutes, counting down the hours and minutes until the work day ends and you can leave. The last hour feels like forever. It’s another frustrating day at work. Stuck in yet another project you couldn’t care less about. You feel an utter lack of motivation. There’s this nagging feeling that you are not utilizing your strengths, talents, and abilities to your fullest potential in your job. Deep down you know you need to change. But it feels so overwhelming. Where do you start? What do you do? The truth is that feeling stuck is a good sign – because it is an acknowledgment that where you are is not working for you...

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Erin’s Things: August 13

[ad_1] You're reading Erin’s Things: August 13, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Hi Friends! From a cool water bottle to an amazing podcast on Compassion - this week's list will have you inspired, humbled and maybe just dancing a bit! 1. qUE water bottle - Water is life, and as such we need it often, every single day. Most of us either carry around a plastic water bottle (which isn’t helping the environment one iota), or we buy a heavy environmentally conscious bottle which weighs us down and takes up so much room in our bags. A solution has arrived and I...

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How to Win in Life Every Day

[ad_1] Do you know what it feels like to win every day? Have you ever been so overwhelmed by the end of the day that you wonder how you even got anything done? Most people go through life on auto-pilot without any thought as to what is happening. Is that you?  Do you find yourself so wrapped up in a routine that you struggle to make progress on your goals? If so, consider these tips, and start winning at life every day! Tip#1: Win the morning. Henry Ward Beecher once said, “The first hour is the rudder of the day – the Golden Hour.” Be strategic in how you start your mornings.  If you wake up late, grab a cup of...

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11 Habits That Can Absolutely Transform Your Productivity

[ad_1] If you think that highly productive people are superheroes who have special methods which help them be at the top of their game every single day, you are very wrong. They apply these simple habits and stick to them religiously. With a little practice, you can do so as well! 1. Neat surroundings Focusing on your work while the workspace is full of distractions can be very tricky. So if you have piles of papers or documents in your line of sight, take some time to put them in a drawer and tidy up your surroundings a bit. It will help you concentrate on your work and allow you to dedicate more time to a particular task. 2. Power...

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The Outsourcing Decision Matrix – Analyzing the Make-or-Buy Decision

[ad_1] © iStockphotowebphotographeerWill you make it yourself, or outsource to someone else? How do you decide which activities to outsource, and which tasks to keep in-house? Let's say you're a manager in the healthcare industry. Should you outsource your cleaning staff, or retain them? Would the decision be the same for an IT company? If you worked for an airline, would you outsource your catering, or hire cooks directly? What if you managed a luxury hotel? Outsourcing can have a significant impact on your bottom line. It can reduce overheads, bring fresh expertise to your business, and free up your time for innovation and other vital tasks. But there are risks, too. You could lose control of proprietary information, or...

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The Landmark Forum can make you a flexible person

[ad_1] Sometimes you see huge posters on the road inviting you to attend a Landmark Forum course. What exactly is the Landmark Forum? What do they teach that you cannot learn elsewhere? Who are these people? Is it some sort of a spiritual organization or a cult? Questions like these can flood your mind and literally make you crazy. How do you deal with the problem? The best way to do so is to experience the Landmark Forum. You will get the answers to all your questions once you enroll at this Forum. Coming to the main question, who exactly does this Forum benefit? Who can join the Forum courses? The answers to both these questions are the same. These...

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How To Be In Control Of Your Future (Even After A Past Riddled With Failure)

[ad_1] You determine your future Sometimes you encounter situations that make you question your luck. You could be the desperate single lady, or the sterile man with no kids, or the college graduate with a shitty job and less pay. You could have an ill mannered housemate or a wife who isn’t fully committed to your marriage. At that point, you begin to desire and wish you had someone else’s life. But do you know that your situation is not entirely a coincidence, things can be made to happen and it’s not always by chance. Many people live by a rather phlegmatic code; instead of taking life by the horn and creating what they want, they would rather wallow and...

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Why You Need to Start Floating

[ad_1] You're reading Why You Need to Start Floating, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Whether we’re aware of it or not, we’re often being pulled by something – either a feeling of general anxiety, flashes from the past, or hopes for the future. Most of us have become so used to this state of being, that we’ve forgotten what it’s like to live without this underlying sense of worry. Floating in a pool of magnesium-saturated water, inside a large car-sized tank, untethered from the world – sounds, sights, subdued – could be one of your pathways to peace. “The irony of sensory...

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