Posts Tagged "perform"

Feeling Stuck? Take Mark Zuckerberg’s Advice And Commit To A Purpose Bigger Than Yourself

Posted on May 31st, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Last week Mark Zuckerberg returned to Harvard, the college he ‘dropped out’ of to start Facebook, to deliver the commencement address. One might expect he’d have talked about leadership, innovation or risk taking. Perhaps even on the dangers of living life as though it were a Facebook feed. But no, he focused on purpose; urging Harvard’s bright young scholars to commit their lives to a purpose greater than themselves.

Purpose is that sense that we are part of something bigger than ourselves,” Zuckerberg said, “that we are needed, that we have something better ahead to work for. Purpose is what creates true happiness.”

Of course it’s easy to look at Zuckerberg, whose net wealth is estimated to exceed sixty billion dollars, and think “Easy for him to say.” However, there’s a growing body of research to back him up. Studies show that having a sense of purpose is an increasingly strong predictor of happiness and a powerful antidote to depression.  Research has found that ‘purpose driven’ people

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Mark Zuckerberg’s commencement address at Harvard urged graduates to find their purpose. Research shows that it is by committing to a purpose greater than our own status, significance and security that we can find true happiness.

7 Things Great Bosses Tell Their Employees Every Single Day

Posted on May 5th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Ever wondered what the best bosses whisper to their employees to get them motivated and glad to be working every single day? Here’s your chance to find out.

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Leaders have the power to get their people super motivated–or not.

Why Happiness Breeds Success…And Not the Other Way Around

Posted on May 3rd, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Who isn’t tired of obsessing over their body and their food? The struggle to break free from yo-yo dieting and self-sabotage is real, and yes I know it sounds a little like an infomercial, but it’s actually Sheila Vier’s ethos.

After successfully exiting her first company in 2015, she decided it was time to dev2elop a company – – to help people recognize that entrepreneurs are still human and that they have all the same issues and insecurities that are human nature.

But part of being the best CEO you can be is feeling powerful in your own skin. That’s what Sheila Viers helps her clients capture. I have always tried to empower women through my agency’s work, and to do that you have to address issues of health, wealth, relationships with ourselves and others, and even spirituality. It has to be a well-rounded approach to achieve stasis.

Here are Sheila’s best practices to manage the tightrope walk of life as an entrepreneur.

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Your business doesn’t have to be your baby. An interview with Sheila Viers reveals that you can still be happy and successful without pushing yourself to exhaustion.