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The Art of Divided Attention and How to Master It to Boost Your Productivity

By |2019-07-09T19:51:53+03:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Brain Power, Human Brain, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

We view divided attention or multitasking negatively, but it can be greatly beneficial to boost productivity. Divided attention has a negative connotation of not giving tasks your full focus. Although this can be true, there are ways to hone your multitasking skills to increase your productivity. All it takes is a little bit of practice [...]

Ikigai: How the Japanese Live with Joy and Purpose (and You Can Too!)

By |2019-07-06T00:12:11+03:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , |

I have two strange passions: I love words (hence my love for writing) and I love learning about different life philosophies. When browsing the bookstore a few months back, I saw a book titled “Ikigai: how the Japanese wake up to joy and purpose every day.” A perfect match for someone like me — ikigai was [...]

What Is Pygmalion Effect and How It Can Bring Positive Results

By |2019-07-02T20:02:42+03:00July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

In a position of power, how you treat those below you makes a huge difference, as proved by the Pygmalion Effect. Whether we are looking after children, managing staff, or coaching a team, our behavior has a direct influence. It is all too easy to see some as more capable than others, and some as [...]

What Is the Zeigarnik Effect and How to Use It to Beat Procrastination

By |2019-06-22T13:16:59+03:00June 22nd, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , , , |

If you need a way to stop procrastination, the Zeigarnik Effect may be able to help you. Procrastination is difficult to quit. Sometimes starting a task seems to be the hardest thing to do, so we put it off. If you want to stop avoiding work and increase your efficiency, the Zeigarnik Effect may be [...]

The Art of Constructive Feedback: How to Give and Receive It

By |2019-06-16T01:05:22+03:00June 16th, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , |

Few people are likely to raise their hands with an enthusiastic 'me' when it comes to receiving criticism. But those who are advocates of it know that constructive feedback is not only useful but also essential. People don't love feedback too much because they are unfortunate recipients of crippling criticism - the kind that makes [...]

4 Signs of Overconfidence Bias and How It Affects You Judgement

By |2019-06-07T20:42:45+03:00June 7th, 2019|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , , , |

Overconfidence bias is something we are all guilty of and we may not even realize how much it affects our judgment. What is overconfidence bias? Overconfidence bias, or the overconfidence effect, is a bias established in a person’s subjective confidence of their judgments. As a result, that person will consider their judgments as much more [...]

INTJ Jobs: What Are the Best & the Worst Career Paths for This Type?

By |2019-06-13T21:56:18+03:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , |

In an ideal world, we’d all be working in the jobs we love. If you are an INTJ personality, you might want to know what are the best jobs and which ones you should avoid. Before we start exploring jobs and suitable career paths, let’s get a basic overview of the INTJ personality. INTJ Characteristics [...]

7 Top Careers for Creative People That Will Help Them Fulfill Their Potential

By |2019-06-01T00:44:53+03:00June 1st, 2019|Categories: Self-Improvement, Success Skills|Tags: , , |

There are many careers for creative people although they may be harder to find. At least, these jobs are fulfilling. When we hear talk about creativity, we think about artists, writers, and musicians, among a few things. The thing is, there are many creative outlets we may never consider unless reminded of them. For those [...]