- Have the Courage to Be Direct
"There are many situations where nuance, subtlety, and carefully crafted diplomacy in communications are critical. But most of the time, plain directness can go a long way." says Anthony Tjan, founder of venture capital firm Cue Ball and New York Times bestselling co-author. Here, Tjan offers us some worthwhile advice on having the courage to be direct and communicate more effectively. A great read.
- 7 Steps to Make Your Big Dreams a Reality
One of the key themes of this very blog you're reading now is realizing your dreams and fulfilling goals, so it should come as little surprise that I enjoyed this post from writer Royale Scuderi with some great tips on how to turn those dreams into a very real part of your life.
- How To Use One Superfan To Spread The Word To Millions
I'm cheating a little here in that I used this link in a very similar post on the Almost Famous blog a few weeks ago. But hey, it's a great post with a really strong case study of how just reaching out to one person who digs what you're doing can help get your message out to the masses.
- How You See Problems Helps You Solve Problems
Leadership expert Tim Milburn suggests that problems in both our professional and personal lives can be much easier to overcome if we view them as opportunities to learn and grow. Another fascinating read.
- Ask the Entrepreneurs: How Do You Take a Relaxing Break From Work?
And finally...The weekend is here, the working week is over and it's time to turn off and chill out. If you're one of those many folks who struggle to leave the office behind at the end of the week (yeah, I'm one too!), then this enjoyable read from Lifehack.org finds a host of entrepreneurs and successful business types offering their own advice on how to best take a break from the daily grind.
Friday, 16 November 2012
Weekly Round-Up: Top 5 posts of the week from around the web (Nov. 10th - 16th)
Friday returns, as does another eclectic assortment of awesome articles which have made their way into my bookmarks over the last week.