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19 Books Every Creative Entrepreneur Should Read This Year

These must-reads will inspire, inform, and amplify the most important attributes of creative business owners.<p>First-time entrepreneurs face many of the same learning curves--mastering time management and productivity, learning the secrets of sales and marketing, building a brand, attracting and …

10 great uses of illustration in branding campaigns

It's not often you see illustration used in brand campaigns these days. But for that very reason, it can be a great way to make your marketing stand …

40 of the best inspirational and motivational talks for creatives

Success is 10% inspiration, 90% perspiration. But without that all-important 10%, there’d be nothing to sweat over.<p>Regularly topping up the …

6 ways you unintentionally reference one of psychology's most controversial figures

Whether you like it or not, every time you use terms like this you are giving a small nod of approval to the field of psychology known as psychoanalysis.<p>These are terms originating right from Sigmund Freud's couch, yet most of us only have limited appreciation of what they actually mean.<p>I'm not the …

10 Psychological Traits That Make a Great Salesperson | Inc.com

People often compare athletes to salespeople. Their competitiveness, work ethic, and drive to succeed correlate strongly, which is why you often see a sales floor comprised of a majority of athletes.<p>While it is rarely spoken about, the similarities between psychologists and sales people is perhaps …

Psychology

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

Psychology

7 Insights From Psychology Known to Boost Workplace Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s no longer practical for any organization to measure productivity simply with numbers or to hold everyone on the team to the same standard. Behavioral economics and psychology tell us that people react differently to situations and …

Opening Skinner’s Box review – 10 psychological experiments explored

Northern Stage, Newcastle Improbable’s dramatisation of Lauren Slater’s provocative book about 20th-century science is disappointingly predictable<p>Lauren Slater’s book of popular psychology, Opening Skinner’s Box, caused a storm among the scientific community when it appeared in 2004. Its critics …

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A psychology professor reviewed decades of research about having kids and came to a depressing conclusion about marriage

Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter.<p>All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it's good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

14 Psychological Forces That Make Good People Do Bad Things

Given the right circumstances, good people can get caught up in some very bad things. More often than not, psychology is to blame.<p>When it comes to unethical behavior, good people don't tend to go right off the deep end like Bernie Madoff or Kenneth Lay. Rather, the mind plays tricks on them, …

5 psychological strategies to reverse a bad first impression

So if you're heading into a job interview or a first date, you'd better hope you don't have snot in your nose or a pizza stain on your shirt.<p>Let's face it though: Snot and pizza are facts of life, and bad first impressions are bound to be made.<p>Fortunately, using a little bit of psychological savvy, …

Psychology

Your Field Guide to the Female Psychopath

Before I discuss the female psychopath, I will first address how to diagnose a psychopath—a subject of ongoing confusion. Once the distinction is …

What your walk really says about you

We often think we can read someone’s personality from their gait – but while many of those assumptions are wrong, your walk may nevertheless reveal the one thing you are trying to hide.<p>If you saw a man walk into a bar with a John Wayne swagger, you might assume that he’s a confident, tough kind of …

Psychology

15 Daily Routines That Heighten Emotional Intelligence

How you handle high levels of stress can mean the difference between being assertive and poised or being negative and disgruntled.<p>You’ve heard it …

Beauty Is More Than Skin Deep. Here's the Proof.

There is more to being physically attractive than just good looks. Many believe that people are born beautiful or handsome—that static qualities, …

3 Shocking Truths About Sexual Attraction

You probably don’t want to read this post. Spare yourself and instead share this link with someone whose sex life you’d like to temporarily</b> …

Harvard Research Shows How the Cerebellum Regulates Thoughts

In 1504, Leonardo da Vinci made wax castings of the human brain and coined the term <i>cerebellum</i> (Latin for “little brain”) to describe two small brain …

To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents

IN 1986, in a few of the poorest neighborhoods in Kingston, Jamaica, a team of researchers from the University of the West Indies embarked on an experiment that has done a great deal, over time, to change our thinking about how to help children succeed, especially those living in poverty. Its …

Mental Health