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The Power of Believing in Others

This post of my favorite blog Leadershipfreak speaks about believe in people. Believe in someone is the most important gift of a leader, and the opposite of micromanagement.

Those who change us believe in us.

Dan Rockwell, Leadership Freak

Summary

To summarize, let’s look at three action steps:

  1. Rely on someone today.
  2. Demonstrate confidence today. Ask someone who knows more and then go with their answer.
  3. Respect someone today by acknowleding their strengths.

Lessons Learned

  • Believe in others if you want people to believe in you.

Questions

  • Who did you believe in you? How did they change your life?
  • Who can you believe in?

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TED: How Boredom Can Lead To Your Most Brilliant Idea

Lessons Learned

  • Focus on being bored occasionally!

Story

TED Talk from Manoush Zomorodi about Boredom: Science proves that we are most innovative when we are bored. Combine this with a generation which has always access to “smart”phone and a workplace where being always busy is a batch of honor and you see a huge problem, a whole generation and workforce with limited ability to solve problems creatively. Keep on reading…

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How To Correct Your Posture

Summary

Posture corrector I use which seems to be useful, but is a bit uncomfortable. 4.5/5

Lessons Learned

  • There is hope for my posture!

Story

A couple of weeks ago I was training in a forest with a Filipino Martial Arts Master and friend of mine, Jefferson Panes. He noticed my bad posture (not a first, sadly) and gave me his own posture corrector (amazon.de & amazon.com affiliate links, German one is cheaper). He basically ordered me to buy one and wear it straight for one year. I was able to feel muscle soreness in my back after a short training with this on, so I decided to learn more. Keep on reading…