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Any Given Monday – Sports and the Modern Workplace

Life is all about making the most of your opportunities. Ice hockey superstar Wayne Gretzky made sure he did: "You miss 100 percent of the s...

What’s the Best Career Advice You’ve Received? — Your Top Tips!

The best career advice I ever received? “Stop moaning, and do something about it!” Though it’s served me well, at the time I remember ...

Accepting Praise – How to Own Your Achievements

There's a lot of advice on giving praise, but how can we accept it gracefully? Mind Tools' Editorial Assistant, Alice Gledhill, explores why...

What’s Your Motive? – #MTtalk Roundup

Here's what happened in Friday's #MTtalk Twitter chat – about knowing your own motives, and understanding how they're perceived by others...

Do. Learn. Improve. – #MTtalk Roundup

Are there really things that you only can learn by doing – like bike riding, or falling in love?...

Self-Improvement in 106,078 Steps – Hard-Won Lessons From My 100K Race

I'd set myself the daunting self-improvement challenge of running 100 km in a day. Here are the lessons-for-life I learned – the hard wa...

Turning Fear Into Fuel: Countdown to a Challenge

I’m full of fear, and I only have myself to blame. Six months ago, I signed a form to say that I would run 100 km in a day. There̵...

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