How to Set Mid-Year Career Goals

It’s just past the middle of the year, and it’s time to take a look back at those New Year’s resolutions.   Too many people these days set goals early in the year and then don’t even think about them until December rolls around once again. But this is a recipe for totally failing to fulfill even a single plan for the year. In order to stay goal-centered and focused, it’s important to take some time for a mid-year check-in.   Re-considering your goals partway through the year can seem…

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How to create SUCCESS with these 3 crucial daily disciplines

Yes, we can create success and it is sometimes more of an art than a science but, there are in our view, three daily disciplines that we need to cultivate to be successful.     Awareness Awareness is our situational perception, in other words it is where we are focussing our attention.  You can test your situational awareness as follows:  Take a moment to observe the people you pass, try describing them to yourself, and check to see how accurately you were able to describe them. Or, simply sit down,…

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South African Teacher’s Class Dancing Video Goes Viral

Bishop Lavis High School creative arts teacher Florance Vermeulen is encouraging his students to dance their way to success.   In a video going viral online, the dynamic Cape Town educator can be seen leading his class in a synchronised dance to Afrobeats hit ‘Azonto’ by Ghanaian-British hitmaker Fuse ODG.     The lyrics go: “Nobody wanna see you rising, And when they do it they don’t like it, they just wanna see you deep in crisis, drive yourself you don’t need a license.” The onnie says: I didn’t know…

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How Knitting Embeds Mathematics into our Society [ TED Talk Video ]

Eleanor Breaks makes a plea for the preservation of traditional crafts like knitting, demonstrating the embedded mathematical knowledge taught with such skills.     She takes a famous Feynman quote on Argyle socks and turns it into reality.       For those that do not know… here is how Wikipedia defines knitting: Knitting is a method by which yarn is manipulated to create a textile or fabric, often used in many types of garments. Knitting creates multiple loops of yarn, called stitches, in a line or tube. Knitting has…

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How to Free Yourself From Anxiety [ Oprah’s and Eckhart Tolle SuperSoul Conversations Podcast ]

Eckhart Tolle believes that the key to living a happier life is fully accepting the present moment—as if we chose it ourselves. Resisting the present can only lead to a great deal of unhappiness. His advice, Oprah says, has completely changed her outlook.   Eckhard Tolle is the author of bestseller “The Power of Now”   Do not deny the moment,” Oprah says. “This is what I learned from you that literally—it eliminated all stress in my life. Resisting the moment that is, is only going to create more anxiety and being…

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4 Hour Work Week helps 28 year unemployed guy to build $500K a month business while travelling the world

The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss is the classic manual for breaking free of the nine-to-five by building an online business   Ferriss explains in his book how to stop trading time for money and build businesses that can, eventually, operate almost entirely on their own after you set them up: passive income.   I was at a point in my life where I had very little direction, didn’t know where I was going, and had this void,” says Crestani. “I thought ‘This sounds freaking awesome and I want to…

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