Remarkable – Being able to be remarked upon. This is such a simple word but so often ignored and misused. Remarkable does not mean nice. It is being able to make a remark about.
Seth Godin talks about being remarkable and what it means and how to become remarkable.
Check out more about the Purple Cows and how to be remarkable. Seth Godin and couple of other authors have published a book together called The Big Moo, wonderful compilation of being remarkable. Absolutely must have for anyone who want to be remarkable.
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Some people are very concerned about scope. This is in my scope, that is out of my scope.
Madoff made lot of money, but being truthful and honest was out of scope.
General Motors was number one car company in the world, but maintaining the number one position was out of scope.
Flickr is determined to act upon take down notices, but verifying violations was out of scope, maintaining reliability was also out of scope.
Amazing how many things are out of scope and how those decisions are made.
What is out of scope when it comes to your personal growth?
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Internet can do a lot of things. Unless you have been living a mile under a big rock, you know that you can do almost anything with help of internet. You can manage your money, and do other 30 things that you didn’t know you could. Add one more – you can turn your bedroom lights off from internet and another one changing your life. Read on to find three such websites that can bring personal change just by browsing them.
Guy McDowell at Makeuseof.com blog present a decent list of websites that will help you in personal change as you browse the internet. He mentions three More >
Arnold Schwarzenegger gave a speech at the Graduation Ceremony of University of Southern California. He talks about how he became successful and what were his success factors. He shares 6 rules of success that he found helpful in his life and how they can help anyone to succeed.
Doctor Schwarzenegger’s 6 Rules
This is video from Graduation ceremony of University of Southern California and speaking to the graduating students is Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Below are some thoughts from the video about the 6 Rules of Success from “Dr. Schwarzenegger.”1. Trust Yourself
Look at the Stars, Not the Lights
In old days, when compass and other complex instruments weren’t invented, ships used stars and constellations to navigate their path. There are stories of travelers on road navigating to their destination without GPS. Ever heard of the term guiding star? Now you know where that originated from. These sailors and travelers knew exactly one simple thing – to use stars not the lights.What does this has to do with Personal More >
This edition of Personal Change Carnival received 104 posts and from those posts below are my favorite 11 posts. The selection criteria was pretty straightforward. Those posts that were submitted before the deadline were shortlisted and then posts that related to personal change were chosen. Out of this new list, each post was thoroughly reviewed and my favorite posts were listed below.
Please note that this list is my personal opinion and others may have a different opinion about the articles included in the carnival. If you like the posts below, please digg it, stumble it or add to More >
“Vision is the blue dot, the guiding light that helps lost travelers to reach their destination, their goal.” There is a clear definition between personal vision and mission statement, but it can get confusing at times. This article presents a great post from a great blog, the only correction I have is, it should be vision not mission statement
Vision not Mission Statement
Michael Miles wrote a great article some time back titled The Value of a Personal Mission Statement on the Dumb Little Man blog. The author however calls a person’s vision as mission statement. I think the articleMore >
Mission statements come in many shapes, sizes and colors. They can be speeches or can be poems, they can even be long essays on what you want to achieve in life and how you will go about doing it.
Few days back, I came across mission statement of Benjamin Franklin on www.franklincovey.com. Mr. Franklin’s mission statement is not a speech, its not even a essay, neither is it a poem. It’s much simpler than that. It’s his set of values statements. This post present Benjamin Franklin’s mission statement.
The Mission Statement
Mr. Franklin’s mission statement is a very simple set ofMore >
Almost everyone wants to grow, everyone wants to be successful. In an ideal world people like to live their personal values. They would like to be truthful and honest in all the dealings. They would like to work hard, they want to do the “right thing.” Unfortunately, most people don’t.
Why People Don’t Live Their Personal Values
Although everyone would like to have great values, most people don’t live them because of following reasons:1. Sacrifice
People want to be called for having great values but they do not want to sacrifice their comfort. If you want to live your core values, beMore >
What are the characteristics of a good leader? Where should you start if you want to be a good leader? What are the most important qualities of a good leader? In fact, what are the 10 most essential characteristics without which a person cannot become a good leader?
This post will answer all these questions.
The 10 Essential Characteristics of Good Leader
So what are those characteristics or qualities? Below are the 10 characteristics that are absolutely necessary for being a good leader.1. Character
The first thing a good leader needs is a strong character. We all know of someoneMore >