Blocking What We Can’t Deal With | The Simple Dollar

“Most people have some sort of “escape mode” that they fall into when they’re trying to avoid a problem in their life. Some people eat. Some people watch tons of television. Other people play games. Some people read. Some people get drunk. Others weed their garden obsessively.

“Often, when I find myself regressing into “blocking” behaviors, I’m avoiding something worrisome that turns out to not be all that big of a deal. I can usually solve that problem pretty easily if I …”

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4 Ways to Be a Leader Who Matters | Inc.com

“We reward the new, the counter-intuitive and the loud. And yet the most important challenges we face are none of these things.”

The question, though, is how can you be a sufficiently “thoughtful and reflective” leader in a world that demands you to rush from one “fire-drill” after another? Here are four important steps to take:

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How To Be Seen As A Leader – At Any Point In Your Career

“There are appointed leaders and  there are accepted leaders – and being the first doesn’t guarantee that you’ll be the second.

“Fortunately, you can start working on being someone who people will accept as a leader long before you’re appointed to lead. Think of a leader, in the simplest terms, as someone whom others trust to influence and guide them. With that in mind, here are 3 things to think about and do in order to begin to develop yourself as a leader, no matter what your current title or position:”

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Why Do We Blink So Frequently? | Surprising Science

Did you know that the average person blinks 15-20 times per minute?! “Although some of this blinking has a clear purpose—mostly to lubricate the eyeballs, and occasionally protect them from dust or other debris—scientists say that we blink far more often than necessary for these functions alone.”

And people tend to blink in very predictable ways, as well.

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