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What’s Your Dream?

What’s your biggest, wildest, most precious dream? Take a minute and really think about it. Got it? Now take a page out of these people’s books and shout it out for everyone to hear.

“My dream is to be happy with what I’m doing. I don’t know what I want to do, I just want to be happy doing it.”

So what’s your dream? Tell us below—no giant megaphone necessary.

Now that you’ve got your dream, follow these 7 steps to achieve it.

6 Ways to Crush Your Creative Block

Picture this: A project deadline is rapidly approaching and you are fresh out of ideas. What can you do to get past your creative block?

Watch this video for six easy ways to get those creative juices flowing—and for a great reason to schedule an afternoon nap.

What are your creativity tricks? Let us know below!

Check out these 4 tips for igniting innovation.

Productivity Habits This Expert Can't Live Without

How do high-achievers stay so productive? Productivity expert and author Laura Vanderkam studied their daily schedules to find out. In this talk with Darren Hardy, she shares a few of the habits she can't live without.

“I’m trying to be good about getting up in the morning, which may sound funny since I wrote a whole book about what the most successful people do before breakfast, and yet, I am not a morning person,” Vanderkam says.

When are you most productive? Comment below!

Find out what 4 traits most highly successful people share.

Having Trouble Asserting Yourself? Try This

Posted: 
Friday, October 17th 2014

How to Speak so People Will Listen

What instrument emits “the most powerful sound in the world?” Your voice, according to sound expert and author Julian Treasure. Despite that, most people don’t know how to speak in a way that encourages others to listen.

“The human voice—it’s the instrument we all play....It’s the only one that can start a war or say, ‘I love you,’” says Treasure. “And yet, many people have the experience of when they speak, people don’t listen to them.”

Treasure tells us seven speaking habits to avoid—and gives us four to try out—in this information-packed clip. Stick around for the end, when he demonstrates six vocal warm-ups that are a must before any presentation.

Did Treasure’s vocal exercises work for you? Let us know below!

Now that you know how to speak, do you know how to listen? Improve your listening skills with a 1-week listening challenge.

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