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People Don't Want Something Truly New, They Want the Familiar Done Differently.
Psychology

People Don't Want Something Truly New, They Want the Familiar Done Differently.

If your new product or service isn't gaining traction, ask yourself, 'What's my California Roll?'
Nir Eyal
4 Ways to Rebuild Your Self-Confidence After a Setback
Confidence

4 Ways to Rebuild Your Self-Confidence After a Setback

As pervasive as successes and setbacks are in the startup world, they never become any easier to endure.
Jeff Boss
The Surprising Downsides of Being Clever
Psychology

The Surprising Downsides of Being Clever

Can a high IQ be a burden rather than a boon?
5 Morale Boosters That Kept a Dying Business Afloat Until It Finally Thrived
Psychology

5 Morale Boosters That Kept a Dying Business Afloat Until It Finally Thrived

Business is tough. Success is often just keeping the doors open until things finally click.
Ann Smarty
The Hidden Tricks of Powerful Persuasion
Psychology

The Hidden Tricks of Powerful Persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? It's surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples' heads without them realizing.
4 Ways to Deal With Pressure
Stress Management

4 Ways to Deal With Pressure

Whether you're driving to work or delivering a presentation, you have to get out of your own head.
Jeff Boss
Video Games Can Make You More Sociable. Or, You Know, They Could Ruin Your Brain.
Video Games

Video Games Can Make You More Sociable. Or, You Know, They Could Ruin Your Brain.

While gaming may make you more attentive visually, that might be outweighed by the negative effects on your brain.
Steve Dent
3 Psychology Books About the Power of Our Mindset
Psychology

3 Psychology Books About the Power of Our Mindset

Entrepreneurs have long believed their mindset is a powerful factor in their success or failure. Science increasingly agrees.
Jason Forrest
Why You Need a Good Shrink
Success

Why You Need a Good Shrink

There's a growing list of amateurs and pseudo-professionals who claim to be able to change your life. For the most part, they can't.
Steve Tobak
This Simple Psychological Trick Can Make You Feel More Productive
Productivity

This Simple Psychological Trick Can Make You Feel More Productive

Multi-tasking isn't the key to feeling more accomplished at the end of the day.
What Your Handwriting May Reveal About Your Confidence, Creativity and Health (Infographic)
Psychology

What Your Handwriting May Reveal About Your Confidence, Creativity and Health (Infographic)

How you dot your 'i's and cross your 't's can provide a window into your approach to business -- and beyond.
Geoff Weiss
Did Video Kill Text Content Marketing?
Content Marketing

Did Video Kill Text Content Marketing?

The psychology of consumers who either prefer reading or watching.
Liraz Margalit
Positive Thinking Is an Obstacle to Achieving Your Goals
Positive Thinking

Positive Thinking Is an Obstacle to Achieving Your Goals

Daydreaming about your future puts your body into a position where it's harder to get what you want.
Lisa Evans
Live a Healthier Life by Making Consistency Work for You
Productivity

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.
Stephen J. Bronner