Sun.Jan 19, 2020

Why Fears About China Are, Mostly, Overblown

Digital Tonto

Many predict that China will dominate the 21st century in much the same way that America dominated the 20th. Yet I’m not so sure. First, American dominance was due to an unusual confluence of forces. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

Mentoring Is the Secret to Innovation Say Silicon Valley’s Top VCs and Entrepreneurs

Leapfrogging

Mentoring transforms big ideas into high-impact innovations. Having worked with dozens of the Fortune 1000 companies , coached startups, and founded three companies, I can say there’s a universal truth when it comes to innovation: big ideas are just ideas until they deliver real value to the world.

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The Personal Benefits of Optimism

IdeaSpies

If optimistic, you will feel healthier. An optimistic spirit can bring significant benefits, including happiness, joy, act. Feed generated with FetchRSS

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Don’t Make a New Year’s Resolution. Create a Start-Stop-Continue Plan Instead.

Leapfrogging

Real change requires more than just doing something new. It also involves stopping what doesn’t work and continuing what’s already working well. When I work with leaders and organizations looking to create change and innovate , I always tell them the same thing: strategy is as much about what you don’t do, as it is about what you decide to do. It’s natural to look for a fresh start when we’re seeking change.

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Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Four Strategies to Being Fully Present in any given Moment

Innovation Excellence

Premise: Earlier today, I came across a blog post on The School of Life blog about the difficulty of being in the present. You can read the entire post here. It so happens that I’ve been having a conversation with my wife and son recently about the same topic (which is a slightly better way.

13 Awesome Quotes on Planning

Idea Champions

"A goal without a plan is just a wish." -- Antoine de Saint Exupery. Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe." -- Abraham Lincoln. Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential." - - Winston Churchill. "No

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