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How to Get Out of Your Comfort Zone with 7 No-Nonsense Techniques

By |2019-10-21T14:50:08+03:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

As much as it may pain us to do it, stepping out of our comfort zone is where we find growth. Remaining where we feel comfortable often leads us to miss out on important and exciting opportunities. This can lead to both regrets and being trapped in the same routine. If you’ve had enough of [...]

How to Have Self-Control in Difficult Situations with 5 Strategies

By |2019-09-15T00:31:21+03:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

How different would your life look if you had better self-control? Learning how to have self-control is one of the most valuable skills a person can have. Improving it will go a long way in helping you handle difficult situations. Like anything, this is a skill that you can develop, but it can take some [...]

Survivorship Bias and 4 Examples of How It Can Distort Your Thinking

By |2019-09-13T21:29:04+03:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

There are many cognitive biases that influence our decisions and judgements, but have you ever heard of survivorship bias? I hadn’t until I read about a particular problem and a very clever man who solved it. Survivorship Bias and WWII Fighter Planes Here’s the problem. It’s 1943 and we are in the middle of WWII. [...]

What Bandura’s Self-Efficacy Theory Teaches Us about Failure and Success

By |2019-09-05T20:20:04+03:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

Bandura’s self-efficacy theory is a widely accepted method in psychology which helps us develop confidence in ourselves. Developed in the late 90s by Albert Bandura, the self-efficacy theory attempts to explain why people deal with challenges differently. Ever wondered why some of us are more apt to deal with failure and setbacks, where others find themselves [...]

14 Examples of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation and How to Use Both

By |2019-08-20T15:29:29+03:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , |

We all need that push to complete mundane or overwhelming tasks. That's what motivation provides. These are big words, but we'll make them more digestible. We'll also show you examples of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and explain how to use both types. What is extrinsic and intrinsic motivation People may have asked you, "Why do [...]

Where the Fear of Public Speaking Comes from and 6 Techniques to Beat It

By |2019-08-18T12:10:13+03:00August 17th, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

One of the worst anxieties to control is the fear of public speaking. There are ways to beat this fear, however, and be successful. I remember about a decade ago in college when I had to complete speech class. It was part of my prerequisites for my degree. Oh, I was terrified, and to make [...]

Emotional Intelligence and Leadership: How to Boost This Powerful Connection

By |2019-08-12T12:47:26+03:00August 11th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Does your ability to lead others all come down to your EQ? Cognitive intelligence is, of course, important - especially for leadership. But if you're looking to really improve how you lead others, emotional intelligence and leadership go hand-in-hand. More information and research are revealing how this emotional intelligence, or EQ, is much more critical than [...]

5 Signs You Have a Fixed Mindset and How You Can Challenge It

By |2019-08-04T15:20:06+03:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

Is a success in life determined by your mindset? Some people can succeed despite having very difficult circumstances in their lives. Others seem to have trouble finding success even though they seem to have everything going for them. This comes down to a growth vs fixed mindset. Why do people have one or the other? [...]