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100+ Best Illustrations Of Lifehack In 2016 You Wouldn’t Like To Miss

100+ Best Illustrations Of Lifehack In 2016 You Wouldn’t Like To Miss

As 2016 is coming to an end, it’s time to wrap up the year by summarizing what we have learned, how much we have achieved, how we inspired each other, and what we can set as our goals for the year to come. With the list of Lifehack’s most popular 2016 pieces already waiting for you to read through, it’s time to count down the list of 100+ best illustrations of Lifehack in 2016 you simply cannot miss.

1. How to spot a faker

    Think you can tell right away if someone is faking it just to get what they want? These eight signs can help you to discover if the person you are dealing with is truly genuine or they are tricking you into believing so.

    2. Friend or foe

      It’s interesting how most of us, even though we think we have figured everything out, still could use some help, like this reminder, in order to make a clear cut with toxic people we considered our friends.

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      3. If you swear a lot, that might mean you are highly intelligent

        Learn what other unusual traits differentiate highly intelligent people from the average intelligent ones. Being messy is one of those.

        4. Is the glass half full or empty

          Do you see obstacles as chances for growth or do they bring you down and stop you from trying? Is your life a wonderful adventure where you create joy for yourself, or do you believe that life is too hard and you have to struggle all the time? Where do you stand in the positive vs negative people comparison?

          5. Don’t be scared to walk alone

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            Although you most certainly have some amazing memories from the past trips you took with your friends or family, you always had to compromise one way or the other, so as to meet everyone’s desires. Traveling alone will not only give you the freedom of doing only the things you like, and visiting places you want, but it will also help you become much more independent, and self-aware.

            6. How the way you were raised determines your life perspective

              Brilliant take on how people’s upbringing and the type of childhood they had, can shape their character and their perspective on life.

              7. Mental strength 101

                Mentally strong people live in the present, have patience and don’t seek approval. Learn what other personality traits differentiate mentally strong people from weaker ones in 15, easy to digest points.

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                8. Some people are just “destined” to prosper

                  A lot has been said about a growth mindset that seems to be the key element in achieving success in life. Find out if you have what it takes to fully realize your potentials.

                  9. It’s time for some big cuts

                    As you are compiling a list of your new year resolutions, take a look at the list of people who do not deserve to waste your time and energy any longer.

                    10. If it’s superficial, don’t call it empathy

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                      Way too long, people have been mistaking each surface understanding and emotion with empathy. The illustration explains subtle, but significant differences between sympathy and empathy.

                      11.  Leader role misconceptions

                        Even though today many great leaders have thought us that being a leader means having an open mind and great respect for other human beings, it is always good to keep in mind some of the most important traits that separate a truly remarkable leader from a bad one.

                        12. A lesson in gratitude

                          There’s no better way to end a year than to show appreciation not only for all the great things we have achieved this year, but for those we sometimes take for granted.

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                          How to Motivate People Around You and Inspire Them

                          How to Motivate People Around You and Inspire Them

                          If I was a super hero I’d want my super power to be the ability to motivate everyone around me. Think of how many problems you could solve just by being able to motivate people towards their goals. You wouldn’t be frustrated by lazy co-workers. You wouldn’t be mad at your partner for wasting the weekend in front of the TV. Also, the more people around you are motivated toward their dreams, the more you can capitalize off their successes.

                          Being able to motivate people is key to your success at work, at home, and in the future because no one can achieve anything alone. We all need the help of others.

                          So, how to motivate people? Here are 7 ways to motivate others even you can do.

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                          1. Listen

                          Most people start out trying to motivate someone by giving them a lengthy speech, but this rarely works because motivation has to start inside others. The best way to motivate others is to start by listening to what they want to do. Find out what the person’s goals and dreams are. If it’s something you want to encourage, then continue through these steps.

                          2. Ask Open-Ended Questions

                          Open-ended questions are the best way to figure out what someone’s dreams are. If you can’t think of anything to ask, start with, “What have you always wanted to do?”

                          “Why do you want to do that?”

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                          “What makes you so excited about it?”

                          “How long has that been your dream?”

                          You need this information the help you with the following steps.

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                          3. Encourage

                          This is the most important step, because starting a dream is scary. People are so scared they will fail or look stupid, many never try to reach their goals, so this is where you come in. You must encourage them. Say things like, “I think you will be great at that.” Better yet, say, “I think your skills in X will help you succeed.” For example if you have a friend who wants to own a pet store, say, “You are so great with animals, I think you will be excellent at running a pet store.”

                          4. Ask About What the First Step Will Be

                          After you’ve encouraged them, find how they will start. If they don’t know, you can make suggestions, but it’s better to let the person figure out the first step themselves so they can be committed to the process.

                          5. Dream

                          This is the most fun step, because you can dream about success. Say things like, “Wouldn’t it be cool if your business took off, and you didn’t have to work at that job you hate?” By allowing others to dream, you solidify the motivation in place and connect their dreams to a future reality.

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                          6. Ask How You Can Help

                          Most of the time, others won’t need anything from you, but it’s always good to offer. Just letting the person know you’re there will help motivate them to start. And, who knows, maybe your skills can help.

                          7. Follow Up

                          Periodically, over the course of the next year, ask them how their goal is going. This way you can find out what progress has been made. You may need to do the seven steps again, or they may need motivation in another area of their life.

                          Final Thoughts

                          By following these seven steps, you’ll be able to encourage the people around you to achieve their dreams and goals. In return, you’ll be more passionate about getting to your goals, you’ll be surrounded by successful people, and others will want to help you reach your dreams …

                          Oh, and you’ll become a motivational super hero. Time to get a cape!

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