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Courage, Empowerment or Bravery—What’s the Difference?

by Sandra Ford Walston People have frequently asked me, “Is courage the same as empowerment and bravery?” I don’t think so. Here is how I believe these vitally important concepts are distinctly different. Courage is an internal process. It occurs … Continue reading

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How to Build Opportunity Creating Behavior

by Craig Forman How Former Senator Bill Bradley Creates More Luck in His Life One person who epitomizes many of the best opportunity-creating behaviors I describe in my new book Be Luckier in Life, is former Presidential candidate Senator Bill Bradley. His accomplishments and achievements … Continue reading

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Growth Junkies More Important than Growth Markets?

by Peter Thies Ask anyone to describe the current post-recession economy and they’ll give a terribly unexciting answer: “sideways”, “sluggish” and “creeping upward”.   Ho-hum… According to the Conference Board’s Global Economic Outlook 2012, annual growth rates in emerging/developing economies from … Continue reading

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10 Good Reasons Not to Trust Your Brain

by Holly Green If the human brain is such a marvel of evolution, why does it so often betray us into making poor decisions and acting foolishly? Perhaps the most damaging flaw is the brain’s tendency to think it’s right. … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Keep Fear from Killing Innovation

by Holly Green It’s scary to think about giving up what made you or your organization successful for something that may or may not work. That’s the dilemma at the heart of change and innovation. It’s kind of like being … Continue reading

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Six gorilla-sized illusions that blind side good decision-making

by Holly Green Here’s a short video clip, under two minutes. It is a fun test of what you see and don’t see when you’re focused.   What was your answer? Also, did you see a gorilla the first time … Continue reading

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Is Self Sabotage Undermining Your Success?

“Beliefs that can sabotage your life.” How’s that for a title? Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D., author of  Succeed: How We Can Reach Our Goals, recently wrote about several psychology studies that found roughly half of us subscribe to the belief … Continue reading

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