Moving Beyond Positive Thinking | Big Think

http://bigthink.com/robby-berman/moving-beyond-positive-thinking Can too much faith be a problem? Yes, writes Gabriele Oettingen, author and a professor of psychology at New York University and the University of Hamburg. “Positive thinking can make us feel better in the short term, but over the long term it saps our motivation, preventing us from achieving our wishes and goals, and leaving us feeling frustrated, stymied and stuck.” Advertisements

LifeExcellence Newsletter: Kaizen: 10 Steps to Continuous Improvement

http://www.lifeexcellence.com/archives/2001/LifeExcellence%20-%20Newsletter%20Archives%20-%205-9-01.htm Kaizen means gradual and orderly, continuous improvement. In his book, Mr. Imai writes “Kaizen means improvement. Moreover, kaizen means continuous improvement in personal life, home life, social life,  and working life.” Mr. Imai offers 10 basic tips necessary to begin the journey of kaizen implementation.

3 Reasons You Can’t Motivate Yourself At Work Anymore — And How To Overcome Each One – Forbes

But you don’t have to stay stuck in this rut. With some exploration and reflection, you can get to the bottom of what’s sapping your energy and dig yourself out of it. http://www.forbes.com/sites/dailymuse/2016/06/20/3-reasons-you-cant-motivate-yourself-at-work-anymore-and-how-to-overcome-each-one/#f60e6d323191