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Optimal Thinking Blog

9 Best Questions to End This Year

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2022 has been a tough year. Answering these nine questions will enable you to evaluate what you accomplished in 2022. The questions will guide you to maximize this year and make the most of 2023.

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Business Development Plan to Optimize Expansion

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Business plans are recognized decision-making tools which contain a formal statement of goals, an action plan and a road map to success. A business development plan is necessary to move key initiatives from strategy to performance.

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How Tim Cook Thinks

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Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc. is revered among the top CEOs in the world.  While Mr. Cook often presents himself as an extraordinary positive thinker, he uses Optimal Thinking to optimize Apple’s performance in everyday situations. You can do it too.

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How to Get on Best Places to Work Lists

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Have you wondered about how your company can become a  Best Place to Work?  Successful companies — large, mid-sized and small — understand that the right people are critical to their success. They attract the best and brightest talent and do their best to provide the most conducive environment to retain them. They know too…

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Achieve New Year Resolutions

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Many people feel disappointed when they fail to accomplish their new year resolutions. When we don’t believe that we can have the best in life, we indulge in instant gratification, set unrealistic goals, and make choices that sabotage our best intentions.

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How Mark Zuckerberg Thinks

Mark Zuckerberg is the co-founder, chairperson and CEO of Facebook, Inc., the global online social networking site currently sporting 2.8 billion monthly users. Since 2010, Time magazine has ranked Zuckerberg among the 100 wealthiest and most influential people in the world. So why does this remarkable entrepreneur need Optimal Thinking?

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How Indra Nooyi Thinks

Indra Nooyi, former CEO of PepsiCo, Inc. consistently ranks among the world’s 100 most powerful women. Fortune magazine has ranked Nooyi number one several times in its annual ranking of the most powerful women in business. Learn how this extraordinary woman articulates evidence-based achievements with Optimal Thinking.

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How Jeff Weiner Thinks

Voted as the most admired CEO in America by employees in a 2014 glassdoor.com poll, Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, Inc. played a vital role in LinkedIn’s $26 billion acquisition by Microsoft in June 2016. Leading the largest global networking platform for professionals, Weiner knows how to achieve acceptance even when confronted with probing investment analysts. So how often does he use Optimal Thinking?

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How Elon Musk Thinks

Elon Musk, Chairman, CEO of Tesla Motors, Inc. and current head of Twitter, is a renowned disruptive innovator. An engineer, Musk pioneers new frontiers in high-risk, high-barrier-to-entry business ventures. Discover how he uses Optimal Thinking to achieve his goals.

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Executive Coaching for Bad Boss Behaviors

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Unfortunately, many struggling bosses do not seek the help they need. It’s hard to face shortcomings even for the best of us. Are you concerned about counterproductive behaviors? Have employees, peers or superiors made telling remarks?

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Quiz: Are You Coachable?

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Most people are coachable, but not everyone is coachable at a particular time. Some people want breakthroughs, but they may not be ready to modify their beliefs, actions and habits. Want to know where you stand?

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Overcome Career Disappointment

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Feeling career disappointment? The outcome of our career can be out of our control. When the results don’t meet our hopes and dreams, we will naturally feel disappointed. We feel disappointed when we want something and no longer believe that we can have it.

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What CEO Resignations Reveal

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CEO’s often experience overwhelming pressure to perform. Many CEO’s are misaligned with corporate objectives. Some make poor or even fatal decisions under stress, while others allow their character flaws to spin out of control. 

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Conquer Fear and Anxiety in Tough Times

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During this difficult time, it is natural to experience fear. Fear is nature’s way of protecting you from real and current danger. Your security lies not in what you have, but in the knowledge that you can cope with whatever crosses your path.

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Custom Business Plan Services: The Top 3 Red Flags

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If you need a custom business plan to raise funds or sell internally, how do you avoid suboptimal business plan writing services? Here are the top three red flags you need to be aware of.

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Discover What “The Best” Means to Your People Podcast

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In this podcast, entertainment industry chief human resources executive Cindy Ballard discusses how to discover what “the best” means to your people with hosts, Rosalene Glickman, Ph.D. and Bill Brewer, CCP.

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