Listen to your inner voice

In the overflow of information competing for your attention and thoughts, its more important than ever to find the sources enabling you to listen to your own inner true voice.

Inner voice

We have come to a point in history where knowledge has never been as easily accessible as now. Through the Internet’s search engines, all human knowledge is literally available at our fingertips. But at the same time, it has never been more difficult than now to think for ourselves.

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Lyssna till din inre röst

In the overflow of information competing for your attention and thoughts, its more important than ever to find the sources enabling you to listen to your own inner true voice.

Inner voice

Vi har kommit till en punkt i historien där kunskap aldrig har varit så lättillgänglig som nu. Genom Internets sökmotorer så finns all mänsklig kunskap bokstavligen tillgänglig via våra fingertoppar. Samtidigt så har det aldrig varit svårare än nu att tänka själv.

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The story about the clean and the dirty toilets

There are often simple solutions to most problems if you have the ability to think differently.

ToiletI recently came across this thought-provoking story on the power of lateral thinking, i.e. thinking outside the proverbial box. Russi Mody, the legendary Chairman of Tata Steel from 1984-1993, was once holding a weekly meeting with Tata Steel staff  when a worker took up a niggling issue.

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Historien om de rena och de smutsiga toaletterna

Det finns ofta enkla lösningar på de flesta problem om man har förmågan att tänka annorlunda.

ToiletJag stötte nyligen på den här tankeväckande berättelsen om kraften i lateralt tänkande, dvs tänkande utanför den proverbiala lådan. Russi Mody, den legendariska ordföranden i Tata Steel 1984-1993, höll en gång ett veckomöte med anställda då en arbetare tog upp en brännande fråga.

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Creating new habits

Our habits are deeply rooted within us and they are difficult to break, but there are ways to acquire new and better habits.

bike race

Everyone who has ever had a goal (e.g. completing an amateur bike race) quickly realises that only a general desire to accomplish something is not enough. Carrying out such a project, not least if you start as an untrained couch potato, requires willpower, stamina to overcome adversity and perseverance to continue exercising despite aching muscles and an enticing TV sofa.

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Att skapa nya vanor

Våra vanor sitter djupt rotade hos och de är svåra att bryta, men det finns sätt att skaffa sig nya och bättre vanor.

bike race

Alla som någonsin haft ett utmanande mål (t.ex. att cykla Vättern runt) inser snabbt att bara en allmän vilja att åstadkomma något inte är tillräckligt. Att genomföra ett sådant projekt, inte minst om man startar som en otränad soffpotatis, kräver viljestyrka, kraft att komma över motgångar och uthållighet att fortsätta att träna trots värkande muskler och lockande TV-soffa.

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Seven tips how to get more time for yourself!

Perhaps the greatest threat to our creativity is our fragmented time. In today’s working life, it is hard to have one hour of undisturbed time that can be devoted to exactly what you want.

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Think about where you were when you last got a good idea or solved a problem. Maybe you were taking a shower, or walking in the forest, or picking shells on the beach. But most likely you were not at work.

Your brain functions so that it constantly stores new impressions. When you struggle with a problem to be solved, the brain needs time to process the problem and relate it to all the information it has already stored.

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