Understanding & integrating different learning styles

Educators have tried to boost learning by focusing on differences in learning styles. Management consultants tout the impact that different...

The small-scale approach to achieving great things

Think big. Live to the max. Change the world. These high-flying statements are meant to encourage us to achieve great things with our lives. But, rather than being an inspiration, do such huge goals just leave you feeling overwhelmed instead?

7 ways being unbalanced can make you more productive

Sometimes you need to become unbalanced in order to get things done. If you’re working on a book, launching a business or trying to overhaul some part of your life, you can probably relate.

7 simple ways to say “No”

Do you have difficulty saying “no”? Are you always trying to be nice to others at the expense of yourself?

Being specific, not flexible, helps you achieve your goals

Worried you won’t meet your goal? According to research, you’ll be more likely to succeed if you make specific plans to implement it.

Business plans: Thinking long-term

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.

Impossible goals? Tweak with new targets

Research suggests that it is pro athlete’s ability to manage his goals, as well as his skill, determination and motivation that makes him successful.

People with balanced time perspectives more likely to be content

Do you look fondly at the past, enjoy yourself in the present, and strive for future goals? If you hold these time perspectives simultaneously – and don’t go overboard on any one of them – you’re likely to be a happy person.

Reward-driven people win more, even when no reward at stake

Whether it’s for money, marbles or chalk, the brains of reward-driven people keep their game faces on, helping them win at every step of the way. Surprisingly, they win most often when there is no reward.

Self-employed: Long hours and low wages, but high job satisfaction

Self-employed male Britons have been found to work longer hours for lower wages than those of their employee counterparts. This is attributed to...