It Took LinkedIn’s CEO Exactly 2 Sentences to Give the Best Career Advice You’ll Hear Today

With a 97 percent employee approval rating on Glassdoor, LinkedIn's Jeff Weiner has developed a reputation as one of the most beloved CEOs in the world. Weiner recently shared his advice on what it takes to reach employees on a deeper level: Inspire, empower, listen & appreciate. Practicing any one of these can improve employee engagement; mastering … Continue reading It Took LinkedIn’s CEO Exactly 2 Sentences to Give the Best Career Advice You’ll Hear Today

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Observations on Attitude

It is not possible to be bad boys for 24 hours in the day.” Elmore Leonard “It is fundamental to include a very important point: that the mental attitude decides on the course of the life.” Valter Giraudo ““If you have the just attitude, there will be the interesting problems to find you.” “The one … Continue reading Observations on Attitude

How Many Personality Traits Are There?

To answer this question, we need to take a brief history lesson and to describe the work of Gordon Allport, Raymond Cattell, Hans Eysenck, Paul Costa & Robert McCrae. This is worthwhile because many of the tests and much of the terminology developed in the last century by these psychologists is still in widespread use … Continue reading How Many Personality Traits Are There?

Effective learning methods to master English language

What is the most important English skill? What skill must you have to communicate well? Obviously, number 1 is Fluency. What is fluency? Fluency is the ability to speak (and understand) English quickly and easily... WITHOUT translation. Fluency means you can talk easily with native speakers-- they easily understand you, and you easily understand them. … Continue reading Effective learning methods to master English language

The captain of my soul…

"Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be, For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody but unbowed... It matters not how strait the … Continue reading The captain of my soul…

The everybody somebody anybody nobody story

The everybody somebody anybody nobody story (or poem) The 'everybody somebody...' story (also referred to as a poem) appears in a wide variety of forms - often with the title - 'That's Not My Job' or 'Who's To Blame?' The sequence of the words (everybody, somebody, anybody, nobody) also varies in the headings of different … Continue reading The everybody somebody anybody nobody story

The Guy in the Glass Poem

The guy in the glass poem The Guy In The Glass poem has been subject of much confusion and some distortion, and is rarely properly attributed. Duncan Fletcher, the England Cricket coach is not alone in failing to attribute it when recited the poem in a BBC Radio interview (Radio 5 Live, 23 October 2005). … Continue reading The Guy in the Glass Poem