Old habits die hard, especially bad ones. Bad habits address certain needs in your life and to break them, you need to first learn how they operate and then make effective changes to break the pattern.
The Power of Habit written by Pulitzer Prize–winning business reporter Charles Duhigg is a very resourceful book . . .
Having a million bucks may not be as impressive now as it once was, but it still is not that easy to get in to the seven-figure club.
Most of these millionaires aren't born into wealth, or have invented amazing products or won the lottery. They include small business owners, teachers and professionals who accumulate wealth . . .
Unfortunately for most of us, stress is unavoidable in our modern work environment with the constant pressure to get too many things done in too little time.
When things get really crazy how do we stay in balance and regain our sanity? Here are some practical steps to find your zen at work.
1. Start . . .
Something to Laugh and Learn
The Mr. Bean character (played by Rowan Atkinson) is a classic example that shows how humor can transcend generations, gender, boundaries and nationalities, and still be relevant. Regardless of who you are and what your background is, it is almost impossible not to laugh or even be just a bit amused by this unique character - and that’s . . .
As little as 20 hours is enough to be pretty good at any skill
We all have something we always wanted to learn how to do. It could be a new language, or how to swim, or speak in public, or learning to code, etc. But, where is the time to learn? You’re stretched thin between work, family and friends. By the time your obligations are done, you’re tired and ready to call it a day.
If only . . .
You may find some of these psychological hacks as funny, weird or even plain wicked (see #16); but all of them are pretty useful to improve your people skills. Try these and see how it works for you!
- First Impression - When you first meet people, try to notice their eye color while also smiling at them. It might be because you look . . .
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