Tag: life skills

About all the useful skills you should develop, because they are desirable or even necessary for full participation in everyday life.

A year in review – 50+ questions for annual reflection

I’m always surprised how full gyms are in January. I guess entering a new year does motivate us all to go after new goals. And it makes sense. Life slows down in Christmas time, relationships and celebrations come before hard work, and usually we are all surprised at how quickly another year has passed us by and start wondering what we’ve really achieved in the past 12 months. Well, if Christmas holidays are ideal for a bigger self-reflection and setting new goals, it makes sense to do it in a very structured and systematic way. That’s why I prepared a framework with a bunch of questions that will help you perform the year-in-review in a very professional way. You know, according to the mantra that whatever you do, give it 110 %.

How to generate great ideas that everybody will envy you

If you want to have a successful career in today’s creative society, you must have a constant flow of great ideas. You must become an idea person with an execution-oriented mindset. When a new problem appears, you must have the skills to come up with unique solutions and bring them to life. At every step, you have to see the potential for how things could be improved. Even more, from time to time you should “live in the future” and then help build what’s missing. And you know what, achieving all that is actually pretty easy. Having great ideas is a personality characteristic that can be developed. If you become the right sort of person, you will have the right sort of hunches; you will get the right type of brilliant ideas that everybody will love. In this blog post, you will learn exactly how to achieve that.

How to improve your analytical skills to make smarter life decisions

The post-information age we live in today is called the creative society. The name already implies how important and well-cherished creativity is. Everybody talks about constant innovation, having visions for the future, brainstorming brilliant ideas and expressing your unique artistic soul. But innovations must be in line with market paradigms and people’s needs, visions must be backed up by strategic plans, brilliant ideas have to be systematically tested, and it’s never enough to only be different, you also have to be better. That’s where analytical skills come into play. Luckily, much like anybody can become (more) creative, so you can improve your analytical skills.

How to become more creative – the secrets nobody told you about

Every single human being possesses a flow of creative energy, including you. It’s not even a question of whether you can be creative or not, since the answer is absolutely yes. The much more sensible question is how to learn to identify, nurture and express the creative energy that resides in you. In this article, you will learn exactly that – how to become more creative. No matter if you see yourself as a creative person or not, whether you are terrified of expressing yourself or you are the boldest artist there is, after reading this article you will acquire many ideas for how to completely awaken the creative part of your personality and then leverage it to your advantage.

A simple trick to express negative emotions in a mature way

Every single person on the planet has to deal with negative emotions. Your goal is neither to suppress them nor to completely wipe them out. Your ultimate goal is to learn to properly manage your emotions and make sure they aren’t doing the damage – that means (1) becoming aware of the negative emotions before reacting, (2) controlling your reactions and then (3) expressing them in the healthiest way possible. In this blog post you will learn how to achieve that.