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How to Use the Psychology of Color to Increase Website Conversions

How to Use the Psychology of Color to Increase Website Conversions

Color wields enormous sway over our attitudes and emotions. So, when we use the right colors, we win. Here's how.
8 Power Poses That Can Make You More Successful at Work

8 Power Poses That Can Make You More Successful at Work

The act of taking a posture of confidence, even when you don't feel so confident, can make yourself appear more dominant in the workplace.
If You Envision It, It Will Come

If You Envision It, It Will Come

Using visualization can be a powerful tool that can open your consciousness to resources that will help achieve your goals.
Do You Have the Body Language of a Champion?

Do You Have the Body Language of a Champion?

As the NCAA Tournament winds down, here's a little experiment to try out at your business.
Enjoy the Ride: How to Deal With the Mental Burden of Entrepreneurship

Enjoy the Ride: How to Deal With the Mental Burden of Entrepreneurship

Starting and running your own business can feel like a psychological roller coaster. Here are six ways to help you through it.
Botox as a Treatment for Depression? It's Not as Crazy as It Sounds.

Botox as a Treatment for Depression? It's Not as Crazy as It Sounds.

There's still real wisdom to be gleaned from the phrase 'fake it until you make it.'
In Basketball and Business, What Separates Winners and Losers?

In Basketball and Business, What Separates Winners and Losers?

Little things make a difference, so you need to prepare yourself well.
Smile! 5 Books to Celebrate International Day of Happiness.

Smile! 5 Books to Celebrate International Day of Happiness.

March 20 marks the global day to recognize joy. Here are some recommended reads to mark the occasion.
Good Results Are Worth the Wait. Self-Control Will Get You There.

Good Results Are Worth the Wait. Self-Control Will Get You There.

Here are three ways to strengthen your self-control, a cornerstone of emotional intelligence.
Study: Emotions on Facebook Are Contagious

Study: Emotions on Facebook Are Contagious

Watch out: That Facebook post your friend wrote about his miserable day may lead you to write a miserable post of your own.
6 Ways to Strengthen Your Willpower Muscle

6 Ways to Strengthen Your Willpower Muscle

Numerous studies have shown that our amount of willpower on any given day is finite. Here’s how to increase your reserve.
Are You Emotionally Intelligent? It'll Help You Rise Above Failure.

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? It'll Help You Rise Above Failure.

Being aware of your emotions is a crucial ability for today's great entrepreneurs.
Take a Page From The Rock and Refer to Yourself in the Third Person

Take a Page From The Rock and Refer to Yourself in the Third Person

Pronouns are important, and new research suggests that too many 'I's are bad for the psyche.
Distractions Killing Your Flow? Try This Method.

Distractions Killing Your Flow? Try This Method.

Here is a way to prevent an interruption from stopping you dead in your tracks.
Are Online Comment Trolls Actually 'Psychopathic Sadists'?

Are Online Comment Trolls Actually 'Psychopathic Sadists'?

A new study suggests that yes, yes they are.
Ditch the Checklist, Productivity is Not About Numbers

Ditch the Checklist, Productivity is Not About Numbers

Getting things done is all about focusing on the task at hand.
Want Your Team to Perform Better? Try Positive Reinforcement.

Want Your Team to Perform Better? Try Positive Reinforcement.

No company picnics necessary. These simple steps could lead to increased profitability.
Are You Holding Yourself Back? How to Use it to Your Advantage.

Are You Holding Yourself Back? How to Use it to Your Advantage.

Bad habits can prevent you from achieving success. It's time to change.
These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

Learning the psychology of your hires can help you place them in their ideal roles.
15 Psychological Triggers to Convert Leads Into Customers

15 Psychological Triggers to Convert Leads Into Customers

Here's how you can get more customers who can't wait to buy your products and services.
How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

How Entrepreneurs Think Differently and You Should Too

Execution is everything in entrepreneurship. But often your state of mind -- or perhaps more accurately, how you think -- will help determine what products or services you'll create and industries you'll disrupt.
Why Brainstorming is a Waste of Time and What You Should Do Instead

Why Brainstorming is a Waste of Time and What You Should Do Instead

There are other more productive ways to come up with business ideas. Here are five effective alternatives.
Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

A new report measures the rates of female entrepreneurship and the sentiments of female business owners around the world.
Decision-Making 101: How to Be Productive About Regret

Decision-Making 101: How to Be Productive About Regret

If only you could go back and do things differently. But you can't. Instead, try to re-frame your thinking to take a more positive approach. Here's how.
How Your Attitude Can Win You Sales

How Your Attitude Can Win You Sales

Being successful at selling isn't about your product. It's about your personality. Here are three ways to harness the power of a great attitude to close even the toughest sale.

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