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Lessons from Gaming: Leading with Your Natural Strengths

In this post, I’ll discuss the reason for these resultant correlations between wealth and range of skills invested in (from What the Most Successful People Have in Common by Nicole Carter):

…middle class survey respondents reported having six skills. The high-net-worth group, on the other hand, reported having only two skills. That’s because the most successful people are aware of their limitations and strengths, and focus on what they’re best at, Schiff said. In fact, 58 percent of middle class millionaires said they work to improve on skills they lack, but only 7 percent of high-net -worth individuals do the same. The wealthiest respondents? Not one of them said they worked on improving areas of weakness. Read more of this post

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The “Can’t You See I’m Busy!” Game

Simply wow… I’ve often tossed around the idea that, at some point in the future, a game development company would come in and make big bucks by “gamifying” routine office computer work. However, here’s a clever spin. This site provides games designed to look like work and even has a counter to keep track of how much money players have collectively costed the world economy (assuming an average yearly salary of €31,500): http://cantyouseeimbusy.com/. Read more of this post

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