Excuses are lies we tell ourselves to avoid dealing with unpleasant truths. But as long as we buy into those excuses, we can never move past them.
What an extremely tough thing for teens to figure out: What should you do with your future?
A look at the various different ways we learn, from visual learning to copy learning.
Following this method, you can process your inbox in less than 5 minutes if you’re quick.
Employees who pursue creative activities outside of work may find that these activities boost their performance on the job.
Many people aren’t aware that when they begin to make a name for themselves, they are creating a brand… and what’s more, that brand becomes hard to change once it’s become established in people’s minds.
This checklist by Dr María Machón includes typical triggers for procrastination, along with possible solutions for each trigger.
Here’s how the exceptionally persistent, incredibly confident and remarkably talented architect and sculptor Filippo Brunelleschi used his smarts to ultimately win the contract to build the dome on the Duomo in Florence.
Let’s say you are sitting at your desk, with something to write, and you notice some anxiety… and an urge to go instead to one of your...
Multitaskers who think they can successfully divide their attention between the program on their television set and the information on their computer screen proved to be driven to distraction by the two devices.
Some lessons that apply equally to getting buff and to building your business
Trying to resist that late-night tweet or checking your work email again?
Let’s say you have an agenda, and every time one of you wandered off the agenda, you forced yourself to get back on it. Would the conversation be better or worse, with a set outcome?
Looking for a good book? Stay away from the award-winning section of the bookstore or library.
When the task at hand requires some imagination, taking a walk may lead to more creative thinking than sitting.
The urgent desire for a successful business — and the fear of losing business — drives many a good person to do sleazy things.
Often we’re discouraged because of some tough challenge or obstacle in our way. But a shift in mindset, courtesy of a Zen proverb, can change everything: The obstacle is the path.
We all know that if you’re truly passionate about something, productivity becomes largely irrelevant.
The problem isn’t capturing our creativity, as individual inspiration is a steady pulse that beats within us all. The problem is keeping those embers hot once we have them in our grasp.
For centuries, scientists have studied how we go about the difficult task of choosing A or B, left or right, North or South – and how both instinct and intellect figure into the process.