In his #1 bestseller, Stephen R. Covey presented a framework for personal effectiveness. Here are his seven habits summarized for easy remembering.
Some of the best quotes from Steve Jobs, founder of Apple.
Muhammad Ali is an American former professional boxer, generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the history of the sport. A controversial and polarizing figure during his early career, Ali is now highly regarded for the skills he displayed in the ring plus the values he exemplified outside of it: religious freedom, racial justice and the triumph of principle over expedience. He is one of the most recognized sports figures of the past 100 years, crowned "Sportsman of the Century" by Sports Illustrated and "Sports Personality of the Century" by the BBC.
Taken from http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/9-jim-rohn-quotes-will-inspire-work-harder/
“Not-to-do” lists are often more effective than to-do lists for upgrading performance. The reason is simple: what you don’t do determines what you can do. Here are nine stressful and common habits that entrepreneurs and office workers should strive to eliminate. The bullets are followed by more detailed descriptions. Focus on one or two at a time, just as you would with high-priority to-do items. From Tim Ferriss: http://fourhourworkweek.com/2007/08/16/the-not-to-do-list-9-habits-to-stop-now/
Bruce Lee was a revered martial artist, actor and filmmaker known for movies like 'Fists of Fury' and 'Enter the Dragon,' and the technique Jeet Kune Do. He is widely considered to be one of the most influential martial artists of the last century. Up to this day he is considered as a legend and his philosophy continues to live through the martial art that he created Jeet Kune Do and through his writing.
Scott Adams is the creator of the famous Dilbert comic strip. He has likely failed at more things than anyone you’ve ever met, including his corporate career, his inventions, his investments, and two restaurants. So how did he go from hapless office worker to the creator of Dilbert, one of the world’s most famous syndicated comic strips, in just a few years? In this funny yet serious book full of personal stories, Adams shares the strategies he has used to invite failure in, embrace it, then pick its pocket.
Paul Graham is one of the founders of Y Combinator, the top startup incubator in the world. Here you'll find a collection of his best ideas for easy remembering cherry picked from his essays: http://paulgraham.com/articles.html
Feeling some nervousness before giving a speech is natural and even beneficial. But too much nervousness can be detrimental. Here are some proven tips on how to control your butterflies and give better presentations. By Toastmasters International.
"I'm a self-made millionaire, and here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money."
In order to successfully market your product or ideas, you must first understand the psychology of persuasion. The ability to influence others is an essential skill in any environment. This is a summary of Robert Cialdini's famous book Influence.
Taken from http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/8-things-happy-people-dont-ever/
Your sincere questions could be coming off as rude if you don't know the right way to phrase them. By switching some words around, you can ask questions that will inspire excited, vibrant answers and better conversation. From: http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/curious-questions-you-might-not-realize-are-rude-and-how-to-rephrase-them-223948
Summarized from this Harvard Business Review article: https://hbr.org/2011/12/replace-meaningless-words-with
Dieter Rams, one of the most famous designers of our time, asked himself the question: is my design good design? His answers are listed here.
Based on the best selling book by Simon Sinek. Everyone should know what motivates and guides them in their lives. By having a strong sense of why you do what you do, you will feel empowered with purpose and determination.
How to sound more confident when when communicating with other people.
Quotes from author and social worker Brené Brown.
Bronnie Ware spent several years working as a palliative care nurse for patients in the last 12 weeks of their lives. These are the summarized points from her book "The Top Five Regrets of The Dying" that were the culmination of her time there.
This is @jobosapien's manifesto he wrote when he was 21.
In order to do your best work, you must learn to focus on that which is absolutely essential. Too many people try to accomplish too many things at the same time. With discipline and a concentrated effort, you can set your sights on the key things that really matter. From Greg McKeown's bestseller book.
Taken from http://www.pickthebrain.com/blog/12-quotes-goal-setting-inspire-set-big-goals-reach/
A summary of the best ideas from the famed business writer Dale Carnegie and his seminal book "How to Win Friends & Influence People".
12 lessons from Amy Wilkinson's best selling book. She interviewed over 200 successful entrepreneurs and synthesized the patterns that helped them build great companies.