Learn the Skills Your Industry Will Need in the Future

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You know it’s important to your career to keep learning new skills, but how do you know which ones to focus on? Start by looking at recent job postings from the top companies in your industry. Notice which qualifications keep popping up; the most common skills are probably the most essential. Next, reach out to […] The post Learn the Skills Your Industry Will Need in the Future appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Three Things You’re Doing That Kill Your Productivity

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There’s always more work to do. To handle it all, it is important that we maximize our productivity. Some of the things that we think are helping are actually holding us back. Here are three things to stop doing: Trying to be perfect: You’re not perfect. No one is. So stop trying to pretend otherwise […] The post Three Things You’re Doing That Kill Your Productivity appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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The Changing Face Of Work

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People fear change. This is a universal constant. Change requires that people move into the unknown, which makes people uncomfortable. However, when change is happening, you have to adapt or be left behind. That is what is happening with the economy and the workplace. To thrive in the new economy you have to accept that […] The post The Changing Face Of Work appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Zen And The Art Of Cab Driving

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In an episode of the classic sitcom “Taxi” titled “Zen and the Art of Cab Driving,” Reverend Jim transforms himself from the worst to the best cab driver in New York by practicing the “dynamic perfectionism” methods he overheard.  Jim, typically in a hilarious fog, clearly imagined how to provide perfect cab rides, and acted […] The post Zen And The Art Of Cab Driving appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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What Causes Poor Decision Making

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What causes well-meaning people to make poor decisions? To find out, researchers looked at 360-feedback data from more than 50,000 leaders to find the most common paths that lead to bad decisions. They include: Waiting too long for others’ input. Failing to get the right input at the right time. Failing to understand input because […] The post What Causes Poor Decision Making appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Make Time for Strategic Thinking Every Day

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If you believe that only senior executives need to think strategically, think again. No matter what level you’re at, strategic thinking is a critical skill — one that can always be improved. To hone your capacity to see the big picture, start by making sure you have a solid understanding of the industry context and […] The post Make Time for Strategic Thinking Every Day appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Past Results Are Not A Guarantee Of Future Performance

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If you have seen commercials for financial advisors, there is usually a line that says “past results do not guarantee future performance.” This doesn’t just apply to the stock market. One of the most common habits that leads to terrible decisions is remaining locked in the past. We rely on the same old data or […] The post Past Results Are Not A Guarantee Of Future Performance appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Look Outside Your Field

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There is an old quote that has been attributed to numerous sources, “Good Artists Copy; Great Artists Steal.” When it comes to innovating, one of the best ways to develop innovations is to steal from other industries. What is standard, and even taken for granted, in one industry, can be brand new to another. Adapting […] The post Look Outside Your Field appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Stop Procrastinating By Breaking Down A Project

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We all have tasks that we put off and put off, but actually accomplishing them is rarely as bad as we expect. Sometimes beating procrastination is about just getting over the initial hurdle. Instead of forcing yourself to tackle the entire task at once, focus on the first piece of it. Start by thinking about […] The post Stop Procrastinating By Breaking Down A Project appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Stay On Track

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Sometimes it’s hard to stay on track to meet goals. We get distracted by other priorities, interruptions, and project creep. Ask yourself the following questions to make sure what you’re doing is what you need to be doing. What are you doing today? This will bring to light any significant work that you aren’t aware […] The post Stay On Track appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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