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How to Use Your Ears to Influence People

We tend to think of smooth talkers as having the most influence on others. Although the gift of gab is indeed important, being a good listener …

Psychology

Why People Cheat: Readers Weigh In With Why They Think People Are Unfaithful

Why do people cheat?<p>Earlier this week, we published findings from the The Normal Bar, an extensive survey of the romantic relationships of more than 100,000 people. Thirty-three percent of men and 19 percent of women admitted to being unfaithful when they were polled. The survey pointed to some of …

5 Habits Of Successful People | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>Dictionary.com</i> defines habit as “an acquired behavior pattern regularly followed until it has become almost involuntary”. In other words at first you …

Motivation

Digital Products Should Foster Good Habits. Here Are 4 Rules For Doing It

Despite their good intentions, people lose willpower and make bad decisions. Here’s how to create digital products that help users keep themselves in line, in spite of themselves.<p>The beginning of a new year is a time for flexing willpower: A moment for taking stock of last year’s achievements, …

Will Power

The 21 Principles of Persuasion

How is it that certain people are so incredibly persuasive? Can we all harness those skills? After studying the most influential political, social, business and religious leaders, and trying countless techniques out myself, these are the 21 critical lessons I’ve identified to persuading people. …

Learning and the Emerging Science of Behavior Change, aka 'Nudging'

The language of learning today is full of references to “softness” and “openness.” Software, soft skills, soft performance, and the softening up of …

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16 Fiction Book Characters' Myers-Briggs Personality Types

You may remember the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator from your high school homeroom class, or that crazy ex who said your opposite psychological preferences made you doomed to fail. If not, here's the run-down:<p>It's a personality quiz based on Carl Jung's typological theories that divides people into 16 …

The Secret Power Of Introverts

If you had to guess, what would you say investor Warren Buffett and civil rights activist Rosa Parks had in common? How about Charles Darwin, Al Gore, J.K. Rowling, Albert Einstein, Mahatma Gandhi and Google’s Larry Page? They are icons. They are leaders. And they are introverts.<p>Despite the …

The Psychology of Language: Which Words Matter the Most When We Talk

One of the things I fuss about a lot (especially at Buffer) are words—very simple words, in fact. Should it say “Hi” or “Hey?” Should it be “cheers” …

How Marketers Use Psychology Of Choice To Their Advantage [Infographic]

0<p>Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>WhatsApp<p>Buffer<p>Email<p>We’ve all heard the phrase, “We are our choices.” It’s true when you think about it. Every single choice we …

Marketing

5 Little Behaviors That Lead to Big Results

We spend a lot of time on the "Big Things." Vision, strategy and business execution immediately come to mind.<p>These topics are fun to talk about, but the big things can't always be the main focus. Even more importantly, the big things need to be rounded out by a lot of flawless execution on the …

Al Gore

Can We Become Addicted To Stress?

Overflowing inboxes and endless to-do lists prevent many of us from taking time to stop and smell the flowers. Given the choice, though, would we? …

5 Things Nobody Wants to Hear

How do I know these things are the things nobody wants to hear? Because I was the one saying them over and over until I was blue in the face, until …

6 Simple Ways to be a Positive Human | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

In 1994, Prof. Masaru Emoto ran some experiment on water. He found that after his team were giving good words, playing fine music, or praying to …

Happiness

12 types of social media personalities

<i>This story originally ran on PR Daily in April 2013.</i><p>Everyone reading this has a relationship with social media—whether it’s healthy, obsessive, or …

10 Ways You Can Be Mean to Yourself (and Prevent Your Own Happiness)

We unknowingly deprive ourselves of our happiness by our habits. Go through the check list and see if you are being mean to yourself?

Why Getting Comfortable With Discomfort Is Crucial To Success

In an increasingly competitive, cautious and accelerated world, those who are willing to take risks, step out of their comfort zone and into the discomfort of uncertainty will be those who will reap the biggest rewards.<p>When I first left my parents’ small farm at eighteen to move to “the city” for …

A Top 10 List of Psychology’s Big Questions, and the Answers

The joke is that if you ask a psychologist a question, you’ll get a question in return. “Why do we dream?” you ask, and the response you get in …

Psychology

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How Our Emotions Work - PsyBlog

Do anger and envy have upsides? Does keeping busy make us happy? Why is regret so powerful? These and much more…<p>Emotions aren’t just things that …

How to Let Go of Thoughts and Feelings

Negative thoughts and feelings have a way of popping up at inconvenient times and distracting us from the good things in life. Before long, our minds …

7 Effective Ways Happy People Think

<i>“Happiness is when what you think, what you say,<br>and what you do are in harmony.”<br>―Mahatma Gandhi</i><p>Believe it or not, I’ve read 27 personal development …

How to easily increase willpower and improve self-control:

What’s it take to increase willpower?<p>Roy F. Baumeister is the Frances Eppes Professor of Psychology at Florida State University and author of the New …

'Did I Do That?' Positive Behavior Starts With Self-Monitoring

Often students struggling with emotional behavioral disabilities are overwhelmed by and over-reactive to daily events that seem mundane to others. They become easily stressed and frustrated, can feel out of control, develop self-doubt, and feel unsure about handling future situations. Empowering …