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focusing on strengths

Earlier this week we had one of the best lectures I’ve ever attended in my life. Dr. Keith E. Hall spoke to us about how identifying and focusing on our strengths (rather than our weaknesses) can help us with improving our lives both in general and as medical students. 1,157 more words


Kasich Notches Sky-High Approvals in Ohio As Christie Struggles in NJ

Back on August 12, the Back Room ran a story headlined “New Poll In New Hampshire: Kasich Surges While Christie Struggles.” It noted how the “two governors are close friends but similarly positioned” and also the surprisingly close ties between Ohio Gov. 468 more words

New Poll In New Hampshire: Kasich Surges While Christie Struggles

According to ace Boston Globe political reporter James Pindell, Ohio Governor John Kasich is making a move in New Hampshire. In his influential daily “Ground Game” … 795 more words

Butt in Chair Equals Early Death?

This past school year I gained 12 pounds. Yes, you read that correctly. Ordinarily during the school year I gain anywhere from 5-8 pounds, but this past year set an all-time record for me. 1,027 more words


Your Boss or Your Life?

Your boss may have more impact on your health than your doctor. We spend more time at work than we do in most of our relationships: Maybe we should date our Bosses before working for them? 431 more words

Self Development

Tool: StrengthsFinder

Organizations develop people; it either forms them or deforms them.  Wise organizations build on strengths; not on weaknesses.  This can be achieved by focusing on your talent’s strengths, and then placing high demands on them.  1,083 more words