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6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick
Psychology

6 Powerful Psychological Effects That Explain How Our Brains Tick

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

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.
Matthew Toren
5 Ways to Boost Employees' Memories
Memory

5 Ways to Boost Employees' Memories

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

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.
Gregory Ciotti
What's Worth Chasing: Happiness Now or Happiness Later?
Happiness

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

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

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

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.
Jeff Shore
The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding
Color

The Psychology of Color in Marketing and Branding

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

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.
Liraz Margalit
The Scientific Reason You Should Trust Your Gut
Decision-making

The Scientific Reason You Should Trust Your Gut

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

Boost Sales by Appealing to Customers' Unconscious Minds

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

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.
Walter Chen