Category Archive for "Inspiration"

So much for the 10,000 hour rule?

Malcom Gladwell in his book “Outliers” introduced this idea of 10,000 hours as a key tenant of success as seen through the stories of Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, The Beatles and more. But now new research reveals there is more to success than deliberate focus on just one thing!

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Do Less, Obsess More

In a world driven by a “do more” culture Morten Hansen challenges our notion of excellence by urging us not only to do less but to obsess even more.

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What can we learn about excelling at work from the year 1911?

You are wondering what lessons on excellence can we learn from 108 years ago in this fast track world of today. Perseverance perhaps? Or the virtues of winning with scarce resources maybe? Not quite so. It’s nothing you would expect…

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You don’t control ***t!

This is one of those posts that aims to put life in perspective. The fact that so much of what has happened and is happening around us is far greater and bigger than us. You might feel very small after reading it. I hope you do because that is exactly the point – to celebrate our nothingness! Enjoy!

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Are you a leader or a loser?

Leaders do something that losers don’t. They make the hard choices that nobody else would! They make trade-offs! And that makes all the difference! So which one are you?

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