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

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
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
Don't Get Stupid, Use Your Anger for Good
Emotions

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.
Henry Evans and Colm Foster
What Being Punched in the Face Taught Me About Business
Lessons

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.
Bobby Campbell
Procrastinators: How to Fight Your Genes and Get Stuff Done Now
Procrastination

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.
Laura Entis
In Business and Love, Emotional Intelligence Rules
Emotions

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.
Eric Schiffer
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3 Professionals Entrepreneurs Need for Their Personal Lives
Self Improvement

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.
Adam Toren
This Is Your Brain on Power
Psychology

This Is Your Brain on Power

There's evidence that power actually changes the way the brain sees others, decreasing recognition of others' concerns.
How to Use the Psychology of Color to Increase Website Conversions
Color

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.