Jan Osvaldo

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Want a Simpler, Less Stressful Life? Make These 10 Small Changes

Crowdsourced wisdom on how to clear the mental and physical clutter from your life.<p>Humans used to suffer from scarcity. These days lots of us in America suffer from overabundance. There's just too much in our lives, we feel -- too much stuff, too much information, too many worries.<p>If you want …

Do you have what it takes to switch to law?

Law requires a range of skills that may seem daunting to prospective students from other academic fields – but you may be better prepared than you think<p>It’s always a tough realisation when it turns out your chosen degree course isn’t right for you. And maybe tougher still is the question of which …

Exercises to Improve Critical Thinking Skills | Synonym

To improve your critical thinking skills, learn to ask questions.<p>The concept of critical thinking refers to the ability to reason, reflect and …

Critical Thinking

5 Ways to Stop Lazy Thinking and Start Making Better Decisions

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The number of decisions we make and the complexity of the problems we solve sometimes exceeds the brain’s capacity. To respond faster and more efficiently to the multiple demands of daily life without having to reinvent the wheel, our …

Critical Thinking

How to Improve Your Decision Making: 7 Mental Models to Use

Want to know the secret to improving your ddecision-makingkills? It’s easier than you think.<p>Every one of us make dozens, if not hundreds of small to …

The Happiness Algorithm

By Robin Sharma Global Leadership Expert. #1 Bestselling Author. Humanitarian. It’s 5:42 am as I write this message to you. A candle flickers. James …

16 Habits Extremely Happy People All Share

We all want to live happy lives. Easier said than done. How do we get to our goal?<p><i>The Bucket List</i> is a 2007 movie that starred Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman and focused on living out the list of things they identified that they wanted to do before they died. While the story includes …

Creativity-Killing Bad Habits That You Should Get Rid Of Now

<b>You may</b> think that being creative is a personality trait that one is born with, but there is a school of thought that views creativity as a learned …

20 Little Habits That Will Help You Live A Better Life

As Aristotle famously said, we are what we do repeatedly. Success and happiness are largely the results of practicing good habits.<p>The most important habits are keystone habits; habits which have positive cascading effects throughout your life. Here are 20 of the most effective, valuable keystone …

Self-awareness

Want to Radically Increase Your Emotional Intelligence? Stop These Toxic Habits, Like Now

Positive and happy people have really good boundaries. Here's what you will never see them doing.<p>Something is in the water. Everybody, it seems, is blogging, speaking, or doing research about the concept of happiness and freedom in the workplace.<p>Some call the new happiness movement frivolous. But …

Getting the most joy out of life: A self-reflection practice

<i>If you prefer to listen, here’s the podcast version of this post on</i> <i>iTunes</i> <i>and</i> <i>Soundcloud</i><p>Hi friends, this is a self-examination practice with ways that …

Best Books on Self-Improvement to Improve Your Skills

Since the birth of our human kind, we are constantly developing ourselves; development is a constant process it never stopped before, and it will …

Having a "Plan B" Can Hurt Your Chances of Success

Imagine two aspiring entrepreneurs: Meg and Jen. They are equally capable and well-connected, and they are working on equally promising startup …

The One Thing You Need to Know to Be a Success in Life

<i>How do you deal with failure? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Auren Hoffman, former LiveRamp CEO, Chairman of Siftery, started and sold five companies, on Quora.</b><p>If you want to accomplish …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

6 Things Obama Can Teach Us About Self-Care In Stressful Times

Here's how POTUS keeps his cool.<p>You are not the president of the United States. But chances are you too have real stressors in your life that make it feel as though the weight of the world is on your shoulders.<p>There’s a way to break free. Upon examining the daily routine of President Obama, it …

21 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Never Worry About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants to know the secret to success, which is why we all look up to role models such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg. But one of the biggest lessons you can learn from them? It’s simply to worry only about the …

Entrepreneurship

8 Secrets Of Great Communicators

When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we’re pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren’t nearly as good as we think we are. This overestimation of our ability to communicate is magnified when interacting with people we know well.<p>Researchers at the …

6 fixable flaws that are holding you back from success

To be successful, we have to first learn to guard against destructive behaviours — most people will be confronted with them (or even exhibit them) at some point in their careers.<p>Let me highlight six of the biggest mistakes for anyone in a leadership role.<p>These characteristics are what make us …

Career Development

Going to a farmers market? Ask these questions before you buy

It’s getting harder for consumers to trust where their food comes from.<p>In April, Tampa Bay Times food critic Laura Reiley found that many Tampa-area …

Introverted? How to Make Your College Application Shine

With space to fill out to boast about leadership roles, clubs, and other extracurricular activities, college applications may seem like they favor extroverted students.<p>But experts say you don't have to be the type of person who thrives in group settings to have a solid application. There are many …

How to Exercise Your Brain for Better Thinking Skills

Not so very long ago, scientists and doctors believed that the number of neurons, cells, and pathways that were present in our brains at birth were …

Learning how to write cold emails that get responses is an invaluable skill in the workplace

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Sending out a cold email can feel like you're sending your request or inquiry into a virtual black hole, especially when you don't receive a …

New York City

The 2 Qualities That Make Every Entrepreneur Successful

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …