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Episode 38 - Part 4: working and getting sucked in without considering your future and/or value

4/11/2019
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Episode 38 - Part 4: working and getting sucked in without considering your future and/or value Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License - I asked my boss for a raise but he said I didn't deserve it so I sent him my resignation letter. Now he is asking me to stay with a higher salary. Should I accept his offer? The experts will tell you - never - never - EVER accept a counter-offer. Your...

Duration:00:12:15

Episode 38 - Part 3: working and getting sucked in without considering your future and/or value

4/4/2019
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Episode 38 - Part 3: working and getting sucked in without considering your future and/or value Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License - So, what can you do if you are stuck in a dead-end job? “The most important thing is to take responsibility for your job quality and success,” Reynolds says. “Don’t blame a company for your situation. Rather assess honestly, take action and, thoughtfully,...

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Episode 38 - Part 2: working and getting sucked in without considering your future and/or value

3/28/2019
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Episode 38 - Part 2: working and getting sucked in without considering your future and/or value Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License -You’re not being compensated fairly. If you’re made to feel fortunate to receive a paycheck or that you’re being overpaid, those are red flags "A man with outward courage dares to die; a man with inner courage dares to live." -Lao Tzu -A machine can do your...

Duration:00:13:52

Episode 38 - Part 1: working and getting sucked in without considering your future and/or value

3/21/2019
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Episode 38 - Part 1: working and getting sucked in without considering your future and/or value Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License - Are you in a job where the only way to move up is to get out? Is your role becoming obsolete, as the skills required are being replaced by technology? Are your colleagues given opportunities that you’re not? If you answered yes to any of the above, there’s a...

Duration:00:10:10

Episode 37: Part 5 - Invest in yourself and your brand - who are you, like really?

3/14/2019
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Episode 37: Part 5 - Invest in yourself and your brand - who are you, like really? Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://www.thebalancesmb.com/creating-and-growing-personal-brand-2295814 - Personal branding is the process of developing a "mark" that is created around your name or your career. You use this "mark" to express and communicate your skills, personality, and values. - Why...

Duration:00:11:32

Episode 37: Part 4 - Invest in yourself and your brand - who are you, like really?

3/7/2019
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Episode 37: Part 4 - Invest in yourself and your brand - who are you, like really? Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://www.thebalancesmb.com/what-is-personal-branding-4056073 - It used to be that creating a personal brand meant you had a bunch of business cards made up—and if you were really creative, you hired a graphic designer to create a logo for you. But, with the development...

Duration:00:11:20

Episode 37: Part 3 - Invest in yourself and your brand - who are you, like really?

3/2/2019
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Episode 37: Part 3 - Invest in yourself and your brand - who are you, like really? Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://www.huffingtonpost.com/megan-tull/top-10-ways-to-invest-in-_b_8406130.html - 4. Invest in building your confidence. People who know their value, have something to say and others will listen. You can invest in yourself by developing an understanding of the value that...

Duration:00:12:43

Episode 37: Part 2 - Invest in yourself and your brand - who are you, like really?

2/20/2019
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Episode 37: Part 2 - Invest in yourself and your brand - who are you, like really? Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://www.huffingtonpost.com/megan-tull/top-10-ways-to-invest-in-_b_8406130.html - There's a wealth of benefits that can be gained from investing in yourself. Here's a look at just a few: Satisfaction. When you take the time, or make the time, to invest in yourself, you...

Duration:00:09:31

Episode 37: Part 1 - Invest in yourself and your brand - who are you, like really?

2/13/2019
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Episode 37: Part 1 - Invest in yourself and your brand - who are you, like really? Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License http://www.blog.daydesigner.com/invest-in-yourself/ "The best investment you can make is in yourself." -Warren Buffett - Why It's Important to Invest in Yourself and Why You're Not Doing It. When it comes to investments, one of the best you can make is in yourself! But all...

Duration:00:10:08

Episode 36: Part 3 - Procrastination: Time and tide waits for no one

2/8/2019
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Episode 36: Part 3 - Procrastination: Time and tide waits for no one Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License http://time.com/5322514/stop-procrastinating-tips/ https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-procrastination-is-good-for-you-2102008 https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newHTE_96.htm - Procrastination is the habit of delaying an important task, usually by focusing on less...

Duration:00:09:29

Episode 36: Part 2 - Procrastination: Time and tide waits for no one

1/31/2019
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Episode 36: Part 2 - Procrastination: Time and tide waits for no one Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/why-procrastination-is-good-for-you-2102008 - Life seems to happen at warp speed. But, decisions, says Frank Partnoy, should not. In his new book, Wait: The Art and Science of Delay, Partnoy claims that when faced with a decision, we should...

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Episode 36: Part 1 - Procrastination: Time and tide waits for no one

1/24/2019
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Episode 36: Part 1 - Procrastination: Time and tide waits for no one Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License http://time.com/5322514/stop-procrastinating-tips/ - From time to time, everybody leaves a task lingering on their to-do list for a few hours — or days, or weeks — too long. Procrastination is a normal, near-universal phenomenon — which makes it all the more important to understand why...

Duration:00:13:03

Episode 35 : Part 4 - Finding your passion: Searching for the holy grail?

1/18/2019
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Episode 35 : Part 4 - Finding your passion: Searching for the holy grail? Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License www.oprah.com/supersoulsunday/the-secret-to-finding-your-passion-hint-its-not-what-you-think_1 - The last thing you want to do is live an unfulfilled, passionless life. A life where you hate your work, take the stress of a crappy job home with you each day, and bide your time until...

Duration:00:13:30

Episode 35 : Part 3 - Finding your passion: Searching for the holy grail?

1/10/2019
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Episode 35 : Part 3 - Finding your passion: Searching for the holy grail? Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://www.lifehack.org/articles/featured/how-to-find-your-passion.html - So what should you do? How to find your passion in life? Here are some suggestions: Ask yourself: Is there something you already love doing? Do you have a hobby, or something you loved doing as a child, but...

Duration:00:09:45

Episode 35 : Part 2 - Finding your passion: Searching for the holy grail?

1/3/2019
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Episode 35 : Part 2 - Finding your passion: Searching for the holy grail? Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://www.lifehack.org/articles/featured/how-to-find-your-passion.html - How to cultivate a “growth” mind-set in the young, future-psychology-experiment subjects of America? If you’re a parent, you can avoid dropping new hobbies as soon as they become difficult. Beyond that,...

Duration:00:11:56

Episode 35 : Part 1 - Finding your passion: Searching for the holy grail?

12/27/2018
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Episode 35 : Part 1 - Finding your passion: Searching for the holy grail? Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://tinybuddha.com/blog/try-this-if-youre-struggling-to-find-your-passion/ "Passion without purpose is like a shot without a target."- Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha - Carol Dweck, a psychology professor at Stanford University, remembers asking an undergraduate seminar recently, “How...

Duration:00:11:14

Episode 34 : Part 4 - Bad habits - Fighting and overcoming them

12/20/2018
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Episode 34 : Part 4 - Bad habits - Fighting and overcoming them Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://www.developgoodhabits.com/break-bad-habit/ https://www.mindful.org/simple-way-break-bad-habit/ https://mayooshin.com/how-to-break-a-bad-habit/ How to break a bad habit. - Use the words “I don’t” instead of “I can’t.” Surprisingly, the researchers found that the students who used...

Duration:00:13:57

Episode 34 : Part 3 - Bad habits - Fighting and overcoming them

12/13/2018
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Episode 34 : Part 3 - Bad habits - Fighting and overcoming them Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201108/5-steps-breaking-bad-habits https://www.developgoodhabits.com/break-bad-habit/ - And what did they notice? Mindful smoking “Smells like stinky cheese and tastes like chemicals. Yuck.” - Now the prefrontal cortex, that...

Duration:00:09:52

Episode 34 : Part 2 - Bad habits - Fighting and overcoming them

12/6/2018
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Episode 34 : Part 2 - Bad habits - Fighting and overcoming them Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201108/5-steps-breaking-bad-habits https://www.developgoodhabits.com/break-bad-habit/ - Change the larger pattern: Here we are widening the context that surrounds the habit-pattern. By looking at and changing the larger pattern you...

Duration:00:12:10

Episode 34 : Part 1 - Bad habits - Fighting and overcoming them

11/29/2018
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Episode 34 : Part 1 - Bad habits - Fighting and overcoming them Music: “Just A Blip” by Andy G. Cohen From the Free Music Archive Released under a Creative Commons Attribution International License https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fixing-families/201712/how-break-bad-habits https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201108/5-steps-breaking-bad-habits - It's easy to think of habits falling into black and white categories -- exercising good, biting your nails bad....

Duration:00:09:58