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The great Summer of 2013

On so many levels, a year like this transforms us

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7,721 words, 58 pages? We shall see

 

Do you foresee your next year being one of the most exciting in your professional career?

Or can you remember back to one of your most exciting years professionally?

On so many levels, a year like this transforms us.

When do we stop pushing ourselves and start coasting toward easy street?

For 2013, the answer is a resounding, never!

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Not fitting in… can make someone stand out

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World famous is a bold claim, isn’t it?

 

Some of the things we worry about, and stress over, are actually the things that bring the most value to our team.

The paradox is that being remarkable can be unwelcome.

Not fitting in… can make someone stand out.

Standing out can intimidate others.

Intimidation is not a great way to build relationships.

Yeah, this is weird and a bit obscure, but betting you’ve been here.

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We are so stressed it’s not even funny.

Alibi Room sign, Pike Place Market
Most have a good alibi to justify living with so much stress, no?

 

We are so stressed it’s not even funny.

The workplace is where we spend most of our waking hours.

Why do we live there with so much stress?

What can we do to counter it?

Does trying to alleviate it make our stress even worse?

Every damn day, no?

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The double-edged sword of work fatigue

Seattle clever tee shirt
Humor to mask the pain or to enjoy the success?

 

Best thing overheard today while discussing leadership -Spend each day becoming a better person.

This can lead to continuous improvement fatigue.

Not improving can lead to mediocrity fatigue.

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LinkedIn inspiration survey results

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It’s what’s in between – the journey – that’s most inspiring

 

LinkedIn inspiration survey results.

Interesting statistics revolving around the percentage of the day we find ourselves inspired. Broken down by country.

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