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6 Habits To Improve Your Memory and Boost Your Brain Health

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>From thought patterns to emotions, every facet of human expression dwells within the extraordinary capacity of our gray-and-white matter. How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, …

The Brain

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mental Performance

In life, having just a small edge can make a super colossal difference. Many of us start our work day with an unmotivated, distracted, and foggy …

Who wants to be an intrapreneur? Seven must-have traits

Intrapreneurs, entrepreneurial spirits who prefer to work for an employer, should be open to risk and masters of persuasion<p>Intrapreneurs are entrepreneurial spirits who prefer to play an active role in helping their employer to innovate and grow rather than run the risks associated with starting …


Critical Thinking and Problem Solving: Escape Room Concept in EDU

Our family and my nephew recently engaged in an Escape Room activity in our area. We were given a scenario, put in a room, and had to solve a series …

I Hate


The 7 Secrets for Sustaining Motivation

The answer to winning back the disengaged, (and keeping the engaged, engaged), isn’t pay, perks, or promotions. It’s meaning.... Read More»

Employee Engagement

6 Universal Methods That Will Help You Master the Art of Persuasion | Inc.com

In almost every role and walk of life there is a need to influence other people. From direct sales to advertising to interviews, influence is everywhere. Influence, though, is an art, and one that needs to be understood. What works in one situation may not work in another. In other words, the …


The Power of Persuasion: Using Brain Science to Get Users to Act

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>Making fact-based, data-driven design decisions (say that five times fast!) is the mantra of Google, and who better to emulate than the Big Kahuna itself, right? That being said, utilizing data for web design isn’t always as easy as it sounds. But did …


Make Your Site A Conversion Machine With Persuasion Techniques

No matter how attractive your page looks or how much traffic you’re generating, you’ll still need to use persuasion techniques to create impressive …


How Certainty Transforms Persuasion

Certainty profoundly shapes our behavior. The more certain we are of a belief—regardless of its objective correctness—the more durable it will be and the greater its influence on what we do. Across dozens of studies spanning more than two decades, consumer and social psychologists have shown that …


Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

Public Speaking

4 Steps to Become Better at Storytelling | Inc.com

We never get tired of stories. We read them, watch them, listen to them and tell them every day of our lives. We even tell them to ourselves.<p>And as a business leader and public speaker, you should tap into our yearning for tales, because wrapping your messages in a story will almost guarantee that …