Alec Harrison

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6 Habits That Will Turn You Into One of the Most Mentally Tough People on the Planet

Learn from the best.<p>Who are the most mentally tough people on the planet? Well, that's subjective--but one group without question would have to be Navy SEALs.<p>This incredible article breaks down what SEALs do to cultivate such mental strength and fortitude. But I figured I would add my own …

Self-help

How to draw a head

You may have your best pencils and drawing techniques to hand, but there's no getting away from the complexity of how to draw a head. Because of …

Drawing

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

Public Speaking

Art works: how art in the office boosts staff productivity

A bright creative workspace can make employees more productive, lower stress and increase wellbeing<p>Contrary to what your boss might say, being distracted at work is not always a bad thing. If the object of your distraction is a work of art, it can actually boost productivity, lower stress and …

7 must-have Chrome extensions to boost your productivity

Your browser might as well be a Swiss knife due to the untapped functionality and resources that come with it. And as Google Chrome is one of the …

Google

The Practical Guide to Empathy Maps: 10-Minute User Personas

UX designers know better than anyone — it’s what’s <i>inside</i> that counts. As in, the user’s thoughts and feelings, and how those affect what they say and …

UX Design

100 Tiny Swaps That Can Make Your Life Totally Different

Small things add up. If you want to improve your life, check out these 100 small swaps you can make today to improve various aspects of your life, …

Just 6 Seconds of Mindfulness Can Make You More Effective

Some days it’s really draining to be a senior executive. You sit in meetings for hours on end, and every decision you need to make is difficult — all of the easy decisions have already been made at levels below you. On those days, you know you could be a much more effective leader if you could …

Mindfulness