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10 Body Language Tips that Make Your Communication Skills 10x Better

[ad_1] Have you ever noticed the connection between the body language and communication skills? Why do emotional people who are animated attract more people and have fewer communication problems than those who are reserved and unemotional? The following article is going to reveal the secrets of the body language and tell you 10 body language tips that will make your communication skills 10x better. Do Not Cross Your Arms or Legs To show that you are open to people, you need to open literally and not close with the help of arms and legs. You are thus looking defensive and guarded – who needs that for the effective communication? In fact, the statistics show that you should open both your...

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Achieving Economies of Scale – Understanding Why Bigger Can Be Better

[ad_1] © GettyImagesake1150sbLoad up on the benefits from economies of scale "Biggest is best" and "Stack 'em high, sell 'em cheap" are not the most elegant phrases in the English language. But they accurately describe an important business reality. This is the idea that, as a company grows, it makes more of a product. The average cost of making each item then falls, so profits rise. Similarly, if a store buys more of an item, it can negotiate a discount from the wholesaler, and it can sell the item cheaper than its rivals. Economists call this "economies of scale." In this article, we'll look at the two types of economies of scale that can give businesses a competitive advantage: internal...

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Off The Grid: What Living Without Internet For 3 Years Taught Me about Living Fully and Connecting With People

[ad_1] Imagine coming home after a grueling day at work. You’re tired, hungry, and all you want to do is pop a frozen meal in the microwave and watch an episode of Narcos. Except you can’t. Six months earlier you decided that you weren’t going to pay for Internet so that in situations like these you wouldn’t be boring. This is exactly what I did for three years while living in Spain, and it turned out to be one of the most game changing decisions ever. My life took a 180. And the best part? You don’t have to get rid of your Internet to learn what I did.  Whenever I used to be out or at an event, I...

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Destroy the Comfort Zone: Insights From an Adventure of a Lifetime

[ad_1] We delay making important choices when we’re on the edge of uncertainty. Whether it’s a last-minute trip, a move abroad, or a new job. Those who stand on the edge of that uncertain cliff, and take that leap of faith, are those whose lives are brimming with happiness. They are staying true to their hearts, despite what they hear at the back of their minds. There will always be doubts, but if it feels right, then we have to go for it — whatever it is. We don’t know what to expect when we visit a new country or take on a new opportunity. A few online searches don’t suffice — we don’t always find the longing of comfort...

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5 Hacks To Speed Up Your Learning Process

[ad_1] Why do all of us always envy the smartest one around? Because he/she can rapidly grasp any new concept faster than the rest. But what makes these geniuses so special? Is it just the intellect they possess? No, it’s also their methods of learning that largely determine their success. The ability to learn new concepts quickly is a huge asset, but it’s not easily acquired. It comes with hard work, focus, and precision. These people grasp information effectively, learn new things in a shorter amount of time, and expand their abilities and knowledge way more easily as compared to their peers. So, how do you keep up with them? Everyone can learn to learn faster with just a few...

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6 Simple Tweaks To Live A Happy Life

[ad_1] What makes you happy? Have you ever thought of why some people are living a happy life, and why some are not? It really seems like a simple question, yet many people wake and sleep without feeling any sense of happiness in their life. According to a recent research by Harris Poll, only one out of three Americans says they are very happy. While there are many factors that could be responsible for non-happiness, such as our day-to-day activities, relationship, depression etc. Below therefore, are 6 simple tweaks to live a happy life: 1. Finish whatever you start A write-up by Seth Borenstein on a study about  procrastination, he said after 10 years of research on a project that was...

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Episode 42: The Accessible Possible

[ad_1] Peter and Dan discuss a conversation they had in 2013 that led to the creation of the Abundance 360 executive summit and the 25-year framework behind the idea.     In this episode: Peter describes how the 25-year framework changed his life, why this mindset shift becomes an organizing principle, and how it allows you to patiently focus on the goal. Dan discusses the concept of “The Gap”: the permanent distance between the ideal and the actual, and useful tools to help with measuring progress to big audacious goals. Peter talks about the “accessible possible” concept introduced by Dan Sullivan, why it’s powerful and how this has shaped the curation of Abundance 360. Podcast: Play in new window |...

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How To Make A Great First Impression

[ad_1] First impressions are very important in forming a strong relationship with the different people we meet and interact with in our lives. Though it happens for a very short time, the first impression can last for a very long time, for better or worse. People make judgments about the people they meet based on their appearance and presentation and once the impression is created, it hardly changes. Simply put, a great or good impression will give you a strong kick off in any situation in life; from interviews to the workplace.  It is never a bad think to stand out from the crowd! Tips on How To Make A Great First Impression Prepare talking points Before you go for...

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Breaking the Glass Ceiling – Reaching for the Top with Everyday Tools

[ad_1] © iStockphotoalexxx1981Don't let anything hold you back! Do you feel that you've gone as far as you can with your current employer? Despite knowing that you have much more potential, is there a limit for "people like you" in your organization? If so, you've hit what's known as the "glass ceiling." This is the point at which you can clearly see the next level of promotion – yet, despite your best effort, an invisible barrier seems to stop you from proceeding. Traditionally, the glass ceiling was a concept applied to women and some minorities. It was very hard, if not impossible, for them to reach upper management positions. No matter how qualified or experienced, they simply were not given opportunities...

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Newsletter 494: Is Your "Finger on the Pulse"?

[ad_1] Is Your "Finger on the Pulse"? How much do you really know about what's happening on your team? You might think that you have your "finger on the pulse," but you may be unaware of tensions or problems that could be simmering under the surface.You can learn how to connect with your people more effectively, and so avoid any nasty surprises, with our articles, How to Stay "in the Loop" and Management By Wandering Around.Often, just making yourself more visible and available to your team members can give you a good idea what's happening on the "shop floor." You can find out if you really are accessible with our quiz,...

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