10 Essential Habits of Extraordinary Managers
10 Essential Habits Extraordinary Managers

Some managers appear to be natural born leaders. But research shows that very few (including those who've gone on to be recognized as fantastic managers) exhibit leadership qualities early in life. Most people become great leaders thanks to practice, mentorship, and experience.  Some of the world's biggest companies have taken...

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Why You Suck at Remembering Names (And What to Do About It)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pToTS-c2WJs&feature=youtu.be I used to be terrible at remembering people's names. Within a minute of meeting someone new, I'd have already forgotten. Was it Joe? John? Jehoshaphat? Then I met Johnny Ace Palmer. Johnny was the first close-up magician to win the prestigious Grand Prix award from the International Federation...

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The Most Dangerous Word in the English Language

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHmOiRb7eqk&feature=youtu.be Words are powerful. I love the word Abracadabra because it means "I create as I speak". And while it might associated with pulling a rabbit out of a hat, there is a greater truth to it. Words can have the power to create greatness. They also have...

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Become A Master Of Time: 5 Tricks To Slow Down And Have More

https://youtu.be/Z0jSD3Q5ZD0 Have you ever said "Wow, I can't believe it's half way through the year already. Time flies! I swear it was JUST Christmas". It's commonly said that time goes quicker as an adult. But is that actually true? Is time speeding up as we age? Researchers from the...

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My 2017 Power Words: Gratitude & Savouring

Would you like to create some magic in your life and work? I've been performing magic tricks for over 18 years, but I've recently discovered a way to create real magic. I'm not talking about incantations, spells or Harry Potter-esque wizardry. I’m talking about a tool that...

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Abracadabra! The Magic of Power Words for You and Your Team

https://youtu.be/eXUIx67ENDw The word abracadabra has been associated with magic and magicians for centuries. Along with the wave of a magic wand, it's used as an incantation that makes the magic happen. There are different theories about the origin of the word Abracadabra. My favourite alludes to the...