A study has found that you are more likely to perform well if you do not think too hard, and instead trust your instincts.
When people feel they’ve hit a roadblock in reaching a personal goal, such as losing weight, a change in perspective may give them the help...
Whether bloggers are writing to change the world, or just discussing a bad break-up, they may get an extra boost of motivation from traffic-measuring and interactive tools that help them feel more connected to and more influential in their communities.
Life’s greatest tragedy consists of men and women who earnestly try, and fail! The tragedy lies in the overwhelmingly large majority of people who fail, as compared to the few who succeed.
Fifty years ago, an old country doctor drove to town, hitched his horse, quietly slipped into a drug store by the back door. His mission was destined to bring to the South the most far-flung benefit since the Civil War.
A lot can change in 20 years. If you had a PC 20 years ago, you probably had a 386 or 486 running MS-DOS 5.0 and possibly Windows 3.0. No smart phones. No iPods or iTunes. No web browsers. No Google or Yahoo. No YouTube. No social media unless you liked BBSing.
Members of a group or team will work harder when they’re competing against a group with lower status than when pitted against a more highly ranked group.
When I wrote the first words of my blog, more than five years ago, I had no idea those few keystrokes would change my life.
Calling it a ‘right brain’ phenomenon is too simple, researchers say It takes two to tango. Two hemispheres of your brain, that is. USC...
Procrastination, the habit of putting tasks off to the last possible minute, can be a major problem in both your career and your personal life. Side effects include missed opportunities, frenzied work hours, stress, feeling overwhelmed, resentment and guilt.
Pride in success can prevent us from taking further action toward our goals. We should not allow our brains to convince us that a failure is a success just so that we can stop trying.
A high sense of control all but wipes out educational differences when it comes to mortality.
Feeling sluggish? The solution may require getting outside the box — that big brick-and-mortar box called a building.
Whether you are swimming in the Olympics or saving for a vacation, being able to see progress toward your goal will help you reach it.
In contrast to “every man for himself” interpretations of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection, social scientists are building the case that humans are successful as a species precisely because of our nurturing, altruistic and compassionate traits.
When there are conflicting demands from work, home and the classroom, any hectic time can be filled with stress.
With Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and high school and college graduations upcoming, there will be plenty of gift-giving and well wishes. When those start pouring in, let yourself be grateful — it’s the best way to achieve happiness.
Research suggests that overall happiness in life is more related to how much you are respected and admired by those around you, not to the status that comes from how much money you have stashed in your bank account.
American entrepreneurs pray more frequently, are more likely to see God as personal, and are more likely to attend services in congregations that encourage business and profit-making, according to a study by Baylor University scholars of business and sociology.
Studies reveal that in the dog-eat-dog, look-out-for-Number 1, highly-competitive business world, only the aggressive, risk-taking alpha male can expect to succeed as an entrepreneur.