Monthly Archives: September 2007

7 Steps to Developing And Using Your Own "Personal Balanced Scorecard" (PBSC)

A while back I developed a tool for personal growth and motivation based around developing a balanced set of criteria for personal growth and performance that I called a Personal Balanced Scorecard (PBSC). I decided I’d put it out here now on the internet under a Creative Commons license (i.e. you can use it and…

Personal Development – A List of Leading Bloggers

Priscilla Palmer has been collating a list of blogs that write on the topic of personal development. So far the list has reached over 200 bloggers, and it’s still growing. It’s well worth checking out – there are some great blogs listed there!

The ZenHabits Blog on Motivation and Getting Out of a Slump

Zen Habits recently posted an interesting article on getting motivated, getting out of a slump. The 16 action steps were: (the text below is from ZenHabits, edited for length and so that I am not blatantly copying absolutely everything! 😉 ) Focus on One Goal . . . if you are trying to do two…

WikiMindMap as a Navigation Tool for Wikipedia

WikiMindMap is a very cool tool to play with. What it does is take a term, and then generate a Mind Map of Wikipedia pages related to the term based on the Wikipedia link structure. The diagram below is the MindMap generated for the term “creativity.” After generating the diagram, you can then click through…

Anthony Robbins on Thinking Differently

“Only one thing creates an extraordinary life: an extraordinary mindset . . . an extraordinary psychology.” – Anthony Robbins – Author, Seminar Presenter, and Life Coach

Managing People Through Change

the Idea Sandbox had a nice quote on Change Management recently:

The Making of an Expert: The 3 Key Factors Underlying Individual Elite Performance in any Domain

The July-August 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review contains an interesting article “The Making of an Expert” by Ericsson, Prietula and Cokely. The article argues (on the basis of scholarly research since 1985) that outstanding or elite performance in any field is predominantly “the product of years of deliberate practice and coaching, not of any…

Monthly Archives: September 2007

7 Steps to Developing And Using Your Own "Personal Balanced Scorecard" (PBSC)

A while back I developed a tool for personal growth and motivation based around developing a balanced set of criteria for personal growth and performance that I called a Personal Balanced Scorecard (PBSC). I decided I’d put it out here now on the internet under a Creative Commons license (i.e. you can use it and…

Personal Development – A List of Leading Bloggers

Priscilla Palmer has been collating a list of blogs that write on the topic of personal development. So far the list has reached over 200 bloggers, and it’s still growing. It’s well worth checking out – there are some great blogs listed there!

The ZenHabits Blog on Motivation and Getting Out of a Slump

Zen Habits recently posted an interesting article on getting motivated, getting out of a slump. The 16 action steps were: (the text below is from ZenHabits, edited for length and so that I am not blatantly copying absolutely everything! 😉 ) Focus on One Goal . . . if you are trying to do two…

WikiMindMap as a Navigation Tool for Wikipedia

WikiMindMap is a very cool tool to play with. What it does is take a term, and then generate a Mind Map of Wikipedia pages related to the term based on the Wikipedia link structure. The diagram below is the MindMap generated for the term “creativity.” After generating the diagram, you can then click through…

Anthony Robbins on Thinking Differently

“Only one thing creates an extraordinary life: an extraordinary mindset . . . an extraordinary psychology.” – Anthony Robbins – Author, Seminar Presenter, and Life Coach

Managing People Through Change

the Idea Sandbox had a nice quote on Change Management recently:

The Making of an Expert: The 3 Key Factors Underlying Individual Elite Performance in any Domain

The July-August 2007 issue of Harvard Business Review contains an interesting article “The Making of an Expert” by Ericsson, Prietula and Cokely. The article argues (on the basis of scholarly research since 1985) that outstanding or elite performance in any field is predominantly “the product of years of deliberate practice and coaching, not of any…