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May 17, 2017
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Focus on Small Steps First, Then Shift to the Larger Goal

Research shows that incremental achievements are good early motivators, but their effect wanes as the finish line nears.

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April 26, 2017
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Make Your Next Panel Discussion More Compelling

Success depends on strong preparation, concrete examples, and good connection with your audience.

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Glenn Carroll | Jason Henry
April 24, 2017
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Podcast: What Authenticity Means to Stanford Professor Glenn Carroll

The appeal of authenticity is spreading.
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