Dan Ariely: This Is Probably Your Biggest Productivity Mistake The psychologist and bestselling author warns against this massive (and common) mistake in time management. Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m somewhat obsessed with productivity tips. ..But this is good.
Powerful Ad Shows What A Little Girl Hears When You Tell Her She’s Pretty let’s tell her she’s pretty brilliant too!
“You is Smart, You is Kind, You is Important” – Kathryn Stockett, The Help Early on, when I first started this site I wrote a post on the importance of making clients, co-workers and employees feel valued. As I wrote in that piece, there’s actually quite a lot of research to support the idea that making people – whether their customers or employees, feel that they matter ultimately leads to higher customer loyalty and employee retention. The feedback I received from the post was very positive. Many readers responded by saying
The Confidence Gap Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men; and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Heres why, and what to do about it. I’ll warn you this is a long form read, but I must say, it’s truly fascinating! One of the key points: women have long misunderstood a crucial component in success. It’s not enough to keep your head down and plug away. Having talent doesn’t just mean being competent. Confidence must be part of your talent. But here’s the thing, confidence
How Olympians Stay Motivated What distinguishes successful athletes? “Some of the most successful athletes aren’t necessarily the strongest or fastest, but simply the ones who are best at staying motivated.” And how do they do that? Maintaining a positive outlook, embracing the process, and perseverance.
“Looking for Happiness? Then Make a Goal. Not a Wish” I have to confess that over the years I’ve made all kinds of personal and professional improvement resolutions. I’ve said countless times that “I’m really going to get in better shape,” and that “I’d like to learn another language.” I’ve announced repeatedly that, “this year I’m going to visit my close friend living overseas” or that “I’d like to start a business.” No doubt, in a moment of delusion I’ve even said as part of a new health and fitness
10 Things Happy People Don’t Believe So you want to be happy? Happiness is a choice that only happy people make. Here are the 10 delusions happy people don’t subscribe to. The biggest take-away here? Happiness is a choice. Choose it. Everyday.
Here’s How Much You Should Tip In Every Situation One man took to the streets to get the truth about tipping — and you might be surprised by what he found. No more wondering what you should tip. I found this super useful!
I’m sure you’ve been there. Maybe it was during the course of conversation at a “book club” meeting, or in the midst of the coffee klatch after morning “drop-off”, or perhaps it was over a glass of wine at a dinner party. The conversation starts off congenially, you chat about one another’s families and interests and then the discussion meanders, eventually landing on a friend’s lament that she’d really like to make a change in her life. And by change I don’t mean a change in her brand of toothpaste.
Barbara Corcoran Explains The Difference Between Salespeople Making $40,000 And Those Making $8 Million VIDEO: “Shark Tank” investor Barbara Corcoran, who built her fortune in real estate, tells us what makes a successful salesperson. I couldn’t agree more!! How well do YOU take a hit?