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The Best Way to Success Is to Be Severely Tested

Want to know the best way to get to success in life? You must be severely tested. What if I were to tell you that the essential skills of successful leaders are the same as the skills that allow a person to find the meaning of an adverse experience? Would you believe me? In Crucibles of Leadership , Warren Bennis and Robert Thomas argue that strong leaders are those who overcome adversity. In interviewing more than 40 top leaders in the world, they uncovered a surprising conclusion. They found that all of the leaders interviewed, both young and old, were able to point to intense, often traumatic, always unplanned experiences that had transformed them. Bennis and Thomas call these experiences crucibles. So, what is a crucible? What Is a Crucible? A crucible is literally a container that can withstand extremely high temperatures. Think of a metal container in which metals are melted. This is the container you would use to fill a mold with liquid metal. A crucible can also be that

How to Detect a Dumb Who Is Faking Smart

Have you noticed that some people pretend to be busy at work? I’m sure you have, as it’s certainly not uncommon. However, some people practice a bigger deception, namely, they pretend to be much smarter than they really are. But whether it’s attempting to look busy or look smart, it’s obvious that these people are super-conscious of how others see them. And while pretending to be something they’re not can work for a time – eventually they’ll be caught out, as the vast majority of people overestimate themselves in the ‘acting skills’ department. Faking Smart Makes People Look Smarter? When it comes to faking smart, these pretenders fully believe that their ‘act’ can change the way others see them. For example, an ambitious office worker might look and sound smart as they’re keen to climb the career ladder. However, as you’ll discover in a moment… appearances can be deceptive! I’ve thought long and hard about these pretenders, and I’ve come to the realization that they don’t under

crossconnectmag: Surveying the captivating work of English-born...

crossconnectmag : Surveying the captivating work of English-born Lia Melia . Follow Cross Connect Magazine: Tumblr | Instagram | Facebook  

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crossconnectmag: New Swirling Psychedelic Illustrations by James...

crossconnectmag : New Swirling Psychedelic Illustrations by James R. Eads Exploring ideas of human connection and our relationships to nature, illustrator James R. Eads ( previously ) paints multicolored, psychadelic scenes that seem to pulsate with swirling patterns. Eads says his work is heavily inspired by music, and indeed the LA-based illustrator is constantly cranking out gig posters for the likes of the Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews Band, and Iggy Pop. Seen here is mostly a collection of person work from the last year, some of which are available as art prints . You can also follow him on Instagram . Follow for more unique art: Instagram || Twitter || Facebook  |  Posted by Andrew

crossconnectmag: New Swirling Psychedelic Illustrations by James... crss

crossconnectmag : New Swirling Psychedelic Illustrations by James R. Eads Exploring ideas of human connection and our relationships to nature, illustrator James R. Eads ( previously ) paints multicolored, psychadelic scenes that seem to pulsate with swirling patterns. Eads says his work is heavily inspired by music, and indeed the LA-based illustrator is constantly cranking out gig posters for the likes of the Foo Fighters, Dave Matthews Band, and Iggy Pop. Seen here is mostly a collection of person work from the last year, some of which are available as art prints . You can also follow him on Instagram . Follow for more unique art: Instagram || Twitter || Facebook  |  Posted by Andrew crss