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Instigate curiosity. Make them ask. I usually use this as a personal technique to share a new idea. It gives me time to think of good arguments. "I've got a great idea!" "Cool. What is it?" "Yadda yadda about the basics and questionable changes." "But what about questionable change ? Won't this compromise something important ?" "I ...


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Let me share my story. I also had a very high level of anxiety and thought a lot about things in the future. With that, I could not do a good job when I had to give demos to the customer. I went to see a psychologist, he prescribed medicine for me and he suggested that the medicine is just a helper. The only way to actually get away from the symptom is to ...


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Talking about worrying about the future, I recall a day in my high school 15 years ago. I forgot my homework and I know that I'm going to be punished for it. I kept worrying all day long. I can barely eat my lunch. I cannot focus on studying in any subject. It was a very long day. I pictured myself being beaten on my ass by a long stick again and again. I ...


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How to Win Friends and Influence People has some wonderful ideas: Twelve Ways to Win People to Your Way of Thinking The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it. Show respect for the other person's opinions. Never say "You're Wrong." If you're wrong, admit it quickly and emphatically. Begin in a friendly way. Start with ...


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R90 is about 10 USD right? If so, that's probably too cheap. See the thing is, it's very easy to get caught up listening to audiobook after audiobook without really taking the time to reflect upon them. Your mind needs quiet time, devoid of sensory input to assimilate that information. Brian Tracy's very strong on this and it took me a long time to ...


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I'm not sure what the available collection on self development looks like, but for many classic works (literature, fiction and non-fiction) LibriVox is terrific. The price is great (free) and many of the readers are very, very good. The material available is almost all older material that is out of copyright, so you aren't going to find current best ...


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A more creative use is using it within another field. You can look for process management in many fields - technology, accounting, teaching, etc.


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Re-focus. If you catch yourself falling into an old pattern, try something different. It's the catching that can be tricky (at least for me)–when you're used to something it can be upon you before you realize it. I've found Pema Chödrön's advice about getting "hooked" valuable regarding things like this: ...


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There is a very thin layer between Ego and self respect , You are the solo judge for your acts , because at the end of the day you will take decision for yourself. Case 1: Defending your self is not wrong , but there is always ego to deny the truth , because we are not ready to except out mistake . Only you know whether you are wrong or not .Just evaluate ...



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