Aug. 16, 2016 by TREC Staff

5 Talks about our Future in Cities

Today more than half the world's population lives in cities. Explore five TED Talks discussing megacities, walkability and the importance of public spaces - all of which could shape the future of our cities. Parag…

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Aug. 08, 2016 by Robyn Porterfield and Bob Rose, Rose Porterfield Group

Big Egos are Weak Egos

Some personality terms, like extraversion, mean the same thing when used by psychologists and non-psychologists. But one term we use quite differently is ego. Most people talk about “big egos” as egotistical…

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Jul. 26, 2016 by Linda McMahon, President and CEO, The Real Estate Council

Courageous Conversations Help Dallas Move Forward

In recent weeks, we all watched with heavy hearts as tragedies in several forms unfolded across our nation. Incidents in the national news about Louisiana and Minnesota seemed far removed from our daily lives until a…

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Jul. 11, 2016 by Robyn Porterfield, PhD, Managing Principal, Rose Porterfield Group

Living in the Moment: What Happens and Tips to Get There

Years ago I wrote a column about mindfulness. Living in the moment was not easy for me then and it still isn’t today. While I am better, at times, I still find myself thinking about all I need to accomplish or…

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Jun. 13, 2016 by TREC Staff

9 Techniques for Holding Effective Meetings

Meetings are crucial to the workplace, but they are also among the most despised part of business life. How many meetings have you endured wishing you could be doing something more productive? After all, time is money…

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May. 26, 2016 by Robyn Porterfield, Managing Principal, Rose Porterfield Group

Lessons from Gideon and Cole: Managing Your Responses

Gideon and Cole have different ways of dealing with challenges. Gideon is younger, insecure and responds to any perceived challenge with immediate irritation, counter-aggression and often anger. Cole, his mentor, is…

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May. 03, 2016 by Robyn Porterfield and Bob Rose, Rose Porterfield Group

Ask Rob and Bob: How to Respond to Negative Survey Results

Rob and Bob: Ten years ago, I built a small business working out of my garage. We now have a suite of offices with 30 employees. I loved my work and my people, until lately. I called in a consultant to do an…

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Apr. 18, 2016 by TREC Staff

Tips to Fight your Public Speaking Fear

Did you know public speaking is the most common of all phobias? In fact, the Wall Street Journal reports public speaking is the American public’s number one fear, followed by the fear of death. Yes, this means we…

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Apr. 12, 2016 by Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D., Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas

Increase Your Brain’s Creativity, Energy and Focus

The No. 1 cause of cognitive decline is not the 13 percent of us who will develop Alzheimer’s disease nor the millions of traumatic brain injuries reported each year. One of the leading causes of diminishing cognitive…

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Apr. 08, 2016 by Robyn Porterfield and Bob Rose, Rose Porterfield Group

Failing Your Way Up

You have to fail even though it can be hard and you don’t want to. That is a paradox found in every part of life – especially if you strive to be a leader. We’ll give you a real-world example. Two medical…

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