New Be A Shortcut APP for iPhone

Be a Shortcut: The Secret Fast Track to Business Success is now available as an iPhone APP!

IQ responsible for about 6% of success

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Did you know that IQ is responsible for only about 6% of your workplace success? The differentiators of the most successful employees include emotional intelligence, motivation, ambition and attitude. (click title to read more)

Clues to your strengths are set in middle school years

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Did you know the bulk of your morals, values, ethics and beliefs that drive your behavior are set by the time you’re 12 years old? If you understand your strengths, evident since you were an adolescent, your chance of reaching mastery as a Shortcut increases significantly. (click title to read more)

Manage context and you manage success

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Shortcuts manage context. They understand that different people can think differently about the same thing, so they adjust their approach accordingly. Did you know that the brain learns better with CONTEXT than with CONTENT? (click title to read more)

Suggested Reading List – click to see list

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Author Scott Halford has put together his Suggested Reading List and you might be surprised by which books are listed.

Video Clips – Ways to make yourself a Shortcut

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Author, speaker and business consultant Scott Halford shares thoughts on ways to apply Shortcut principles to your job search effort. In these videos he shares insights found in his book, of Be A Shortcut: The Secret Fast Track to Business Success (Wiley & Sons, 2008).

Did you know high IQ doesn’t predict your overall success?

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IQ is not the predictor of overall success we once thought it was. EQ, or your emotional quotient is more predictive because it tells us…(click title to read more)

Perspective gives you genius

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There is no one path to mastery or genius, and yet the journey toward mastery is what all Shortcuts have in common. Rivals Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were considered to be….(click title to read more)

Wondering where common sense comes from?

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Common sense is highly valued in our society, and something that Shortcuts use when they don’t know the textbook answer. The term common sense comes from…..(click title to read more)

True motivation is a double-sided coin

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Did you know that the things that demotivate you are not the same as things that do motivate you? Organizational psychologist, Frederick Herzberg called it “Hygiene Theory” because….(click title to read more)

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