For Cybersecurity Even ‘Trusted Sources’ Need To Be Watched.

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The prevailing wisdom when protecting yourself from online scams is never open files sent to you by people you don’t know. While this is good advice, it still leaves you open to problems caused by “trusted sources.” You may know that the file sent to you by your child’s school is not a scam, but […] The post For Cybersecurity Even ‘Trusted Sources’ Need To Be Watched. appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Stop Second-Guessing Your Decisions

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Do you find yourself revisiting every decision you make, agonizing over whether it really was the right one? While everyone has doubts, second-guessing yourself too often can affect your leadership— and the perception of your leadership among other people. If you aren’t initially feeling confident about a chosen path, don’t discount where your intuition has […] The post Stop Second-Guessing Your Decisions appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Set A Timer When Making A Tough Decision

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We spend a lot of time and energy each day making choices — some minor, and some serious. But it’s possible to handle decisions of all kinds more efficiently. One strategy is to use a timer for the most difficult and unpredictable decisions. Some decisions are so complicated that you may never come to a conclusion […] The post Set A Timer When Making A Tough Decision appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Focus on Your Breath to Sound More Persuasive

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Breathing plays a big role in how you sound. The ability to harness your breath is critical when you’re speaking up in a meeting or giving a speech or presentation. To speak with more confidence and power, focus on your breath. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and raise your arms up over your head. […] The post Focus on Your Breath to Sound More Persuasive appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Developing Ideas Requires More than A Presentation

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We often think a one-way presentation during meetings is the best way to share ideas. But presentations are really meant to inform or persuade an audience. If you’re looking to develop, build upon, and get consensus on an idea, you need to facilitate a conversation. This isn’t easy to do. You have to encourage people […] The post Developing Ideas Requires More than A Presentation appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Motivate People By Changing One Word

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If you’re trying to motivate someone make the decision to act, it’s important to show that you’re focused on their needs, not yours. Pronouns can help. They’re small, but potent, signals that communicate a speaker’s focus of attention. The key to helping people make the decision can be as simple as using “we” instead of […] The post Motivate People By Changing One Word appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Learn Into Adversity

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When times get tough, many people think the first thing they need to do is minimize the pain. It’s a reasonable idea. No one wants to suffer after all. If you minimize the pain it’s easier to get through the adversity. That may or may not be true but minimizing the pain, can actually make […] The post Learn Into Adversity appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Don’t Brush Off Positive Feedback — Study It

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Most of us remember critical feedback. Criticism is jarring and threatening, so it tends to stick in our brains. Most of us dismiss positive feedback, sometimes people think of it as people being nice and sometimes people assume that it’s sarcasm. We have been conditioned not to pay attention to positive feedback. Positive feedback is […] The post Don’t Brush Off Positive Feedback — Study It appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Don’t Brush Off Positive Feedback — Study It

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Most of us remember critical feedback. Criticism is jarring and threatening, so it tends to stick in our brains. Most of us dismiss positive feedback, sometimes people think of it as people being nice and sometimes people assume that it’s sarcasm. We have been conditioned not to pay attention to positive feedback. Positive feedback is […] The post Don’t Brush Off Positive Feedback — Study It appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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Losing Your Audience During a Presentation? Try This

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You can tell when an audience has stopped listening to a presentation. Phones come out, people slouch in their seats, maybe someone dozes off. If you notice this happening during your talk, try a few techniques to grab people’s attention. Move around the room. It keeps audience members guessing where you’ll go next, which means their […] The post Losing Your Audience During a Presentation? Try This appeared first on The Modern Observer Group.
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