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How Tos for Personal Effectiveness at a Glance

How Tos for Personal Effectiveness at a Glance

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"Information is not knowledge." -- Albert Einstein

We live in a super-competitive world.  It’s also a super-collaborative world.   How ironic.  But, I guess, in that way, it’s kind of like Survivor. 

We need to learn how to do things better, faster, and cheaper, and what you don’t know can hurt you.

How Tos are still my favorite way of learning how to get things done, and for sharing and scaling expertise in a simple way.

In the sprit of helping you get better, faster, and more capable, I’ve revamped my How Tos page on Sources of Insight (my blog on “proven practices for personal effectiveness.”)  Here is my updated How Tos page (Index of How Tos organized by Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, etc.):

How Tos at  a Glance 

Here are a few of my favorites that I think you’ll enjoy:

  1. How To Achieve Any Goal
  2. How To Change Any Experience
  3. How To Change Any Habit
  4. How To Find Your Strengths
  5. How To Find Your Why
  6. How To Communicate with Anyone
  7. How To Inspire a Vision
  8. How To Not Break Under Pressure
  9. How To Set Better Goals
  10. How To Think Like Bill Gates

I think you can use any of these to instantly get quick benefits and apply new skills or approaches.  Or, if you have a better approach, then you can share it with me, and I can improve the How To Winking smile

If you only have time to read one, read How To Think Like Bill Gates.

A common reaction people have when they read that one is at first they think it’s all common sense, but then when they read the part at the end that contrasts it with typical default thinking patterns, they realize the enormous gap between every day thinking and thinking like the big “G” man.

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