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Feel Dumb Asking for Advice? You'll Actually Appear More Competent.

Feel Dumb Asking for Advice? You'll Actually Appear More Competent.

New research reveals that while we're all scared asking for advice will make us look like incompetent fools, it actually has the opposite effect.
Demographics Alone Are Not Enough to Position a Brand

Demographics Alone Are Not Enough to Position a Brand

Marketers really need to know their customers, or risk coming off flat and factual. Build up the psychographics of your potential base.
Why 'No' is the Kindest Word in the Professional Lexicon

Why 'No' is the Kindest Word in the Professional Lexicon

It's not about denying, but empowering you to communicate effectively.
To Maximize Your Website, Use 'Psychological Distance' to Your Advantage

To Maximize Your Website, Use 'Psychological Distance' to Your Advantage

How your customers perceive your product should determine how you present it to them.
The Esquire Guy on the Right Way to Miss a Deadline

The Esquire Guy on the Right Way to Miss a Deadline

Start by disclosing your failure as soon as you know you've failed.
Your Brain Likes Plain Old Paper More Than It Likes E-Readers

Your Brain Likes Plain Old Paper More Than It Likes E-Readers

The physical act of turning pages may help us recall plot events, a new study finds.
5 Remarkable Things Happy Entrepreneurs Do

5 Remarkable Things Happy Entrepreneurs Do

Many people get into business not just to make money, but to make their work lives more productive, meaningful and enjoyable.
Build Your Business on Your Strengths, Hire Your Team to Cover Your Weaknesses

Build Your Business on Your Strengths, Hire Your Team to Cover Your Weaknesses

The key to your success as an entrepreneur is sufficient introspection to learn what you are good at and what you need help with.
How to Manage Stress Based on Your Brain Type

How to Manage Stress Based on Your Brain Type

The way you handle work determines the way you handle pressure. Learn these techniques to deal.
Why You Shouldn't Implement This New, Trendy Design on Your Website

Why You Shouldn't Implement This New, Trendy Design on Your Website

Having your content aligned horizontally will backfire and cause visitors to view less of your content.
Stress, Anxiety, Loneliness: How This Entrepreneur Lost Himself and Bounced Back Stronger

Stress, Anxiety, Loneliness: How This Entrepreneur Lost Himself and Bounced Back Stronger

Brian Bordainick built a $16 million company in less than two years. At one point in his journey, Bordainick 'snapped' and he had to work to get his feet back on the ground.
The Ultimate Monday Morning Productivity Hack

The Ultimate Monday Morning Productivity Hack

Like any other muscle, that organ in your noggin needs time to rest. Follow these five steps to not thinking about work and come back strong.
Live a Healthier Life by Making Consistency Work for You

Live a Healthier Life by Making Consistency Work for You

Create a mental meal and exercise plan to reach your goals and get in better shape, and see a boost in productivity.
The Parallels Between Entrepreneurship and Bipolar Disorder

The Parallels Between Entrepreneurship and Bipolar Disorder

Product company founder and venture capitalist discusses how his sister's struggles with mental illness reflect on his experiences with developing businesses.
The Best Way to Change Your Habits? Control Your Environment.

The Best Way to Change Your Habits? Control Your Environment.

We are more reliant on environmental triggers than we’d like to think. Here's a look at how you can use these triggers to encourage good behavior.
Choices Can Become Overwhelming, So Make It Easier for Customers

Choices Can Become Overwhelming, So Make It Easier for Customers

Use these strategies to increase click-through rates and purchases when presenting choices.
6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick

6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick

Understanding the way we tick might help us to tick even better.
Let It Go: Your Baggage Damages Both Your Health and Your Career

Let It Go: Your Baggage Damages Both Your Health and Your Career

Stewing on the past may bite you in the behind in the future. It's best to deal with your issues now.
5 Ways to Boost Employees' Memories

5 Ways to Boost Employees' Memories

Don't waste time and money going over things. Use these strategies to improve retention.
The Psychological Benefits of Writing: Why Richard Branson and Warren Buffett Write Regularly

The Psychological Benefits of Writing: Why Richard Branson and Warren Buffett Write Regularly

Writing is thought put to page, which makes all of us writers -- even if we don’t have the chops to spin beautiful prose.
What's Worth Chasing: Happiness Now or Happiness Later?

What's Worth Chasing: Happiness Now or Happiness Later?

The pull between feeling good now and working toward a long-term reward can be exhausting. But it is possible to find balance, and sometimes, achieve both at once.
For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand

For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand

Writing by hand is slower than typing, but that could be an advantage when it comes to retention and understanding, according to a new study.
The Esquire Guy on Getting People to Embrace Your Next Big Idea

The Esquire Guy on Getting People to Embrace Your Next Big Idea

Presentation is important, people.
Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

A new study suggests that a key contributor in how girls form their professional ambition is how much their father contributes around the house.
Get Over Your Telephobia (Yes, It's Real) With These 3 Steps

Get Over Your Telephobia (Yes, It's Real) With These 3 Steps

Come on, the phone won't bite. It's time to make that call you've been dreading.

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