Michael Martinez

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How Your Network Can Help You Be Better At Your Job

Staying in touch with your network isn’t easy—from finding reasons to drop people a line to finding the time to actually <i>do</i> it, it’s no wonder many of us put it off until it’s essential (i.e., when we’re job hunting).<p>But really, if you only reach out to people during times of career transition, …

The 4 Freedoms That Motivate Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are at the forefront of the 21st century. Look back 50 years at the cultural heroes who made the cover of <i>Time</i> magazine or any of the …

How To Stop Your Mind From Working Too Hard

<i>This is a guest post by Ben Thomas, a journalist who writes about the brain. He blogs at The Connectome. You can find him on Twitter.</i><p>We humans are the only creatures that actively study our own minds, fine-tuning our thought processes for greater efficiency and accuracy. We strain for the slightest …

Six Psychological Secrets to Public Speaking

This is a guest post by Bryan Kelly. He lives in Chicago and interviews experts like Michael Hyatt, Chris Brogan, and Jeff Goins about presentation …

Public Speaking

The Difference Between Passive, Aggressive, and Assertive Communication

Communication breakdowns are a common cause for conflict, and poor communication strategies can lead to rapid escalation. Likewise, effective …

Self-help

Why do music videos portray black women as exotic sex objects?

As a music lover born in 1989, I was so excited when the digital television revolution came to our house and gave me access to limitless music videos. Just six years later, when I turned 17, I stopped watching them, sick of the misogyny and racism I was seeing.<p>In these videos, women are usually …