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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.
The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

A comprehensive look at the role color plays in marketing and how it impacts customer engagement.
When Designing a Web Site, Do Our Brains a Favor and Keep It Familiar

When Designing a Web Site, Do Our Brains a Favor and Keep It Familiar

When things don't meet our expectations, we have to create new mental models, which may hurt your bottom line.
The Scientific Reason You Should Trust Your Gut

The Scientific Reason You Should Trust Your Gut

Your immediate thoughts and reaction have merit for reasons that harken back to our ancestors' days.
Boost Sales by Appealing to Customers' Unconscious Minds

Boost Sales by Appealing to Customers' Unconscious Minds

Did you know you can market to neurons, or create happiness with a small surprise?
Worried? Slow Thinking May Help You See Things Clearly.

Worried? Slow Thinking May Help You See Things Clearly.

In our stressful lives, our impulsive minds can cast doubt on our efforts. Combat this by carving out time to put things in perspective.
Don't Get Stupid, Use Your Anger for Good

Don't Get Stupid, Use Your Anger for Good

Our emotions are tied to our thinking, so take control before you do something you'll regret.
What Being Punched in the Face Taught Me About Business

What Being Punched in the Face Taught Me About Business

You don't have to step in the ring, but learning how to control your fighting instincts will help you reach success.
Procrastinators: How to Fight Your Genes and Get Stuff Done Now

Procrastinators: How to Fight Your Genes and Get Stuff Done Now

Procrastination may be hereditary, but that doesn't get you off the hook: It's still possible to develop better habits and change your behavior.
In Business and Love, Emotional Intelligence Rules

In Business and Love, Emotional Intelligence Rules

Focusing on the long term, keeping your feelings in check and rooting out negative influences can lead to success.
3 Professionals Entrepreneurs Need for Their Personal Lives

3 Professionals Entrepreneurs Need for Their Personal Lives

You're used to hiring out your business needs, but here are some professionals you should consider for your personal needs.
This Is Your Brain on Power

This Is Your Brain on Power

There's evidence that power actually changes the way the brain sees others, decreasing recognition of others' concerns.

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