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An analysis of 700 presentations revealed that adopting one speaking skill can make you more persuasive

The data firm Quantified Communications has added to the growing body of evidence that storytelling plays a critical role in effective business presentations.<p>Quantified Communications maintains a large database of written and spoken communication from Fortune 500 executives, TED speakers, political …

Have We Been Thinking About Willpower the Wrong Way for 30 Years?

Not so long ago, my post-work routine looked like this: After a particularly grueling day, I’d sit on the couch and veg for hours, doing my version of “Netflix and chill,” which meant keeping company with a pint of ice cream. Even though I knew that eating ice cream and sitting for a long time were …

A leading expert says procrastination has almost nothing to do with will power

According to psychologist Tim Pychyl, a leading expert on procrastination from Carleton University, the fickle habit goes much, much deeper.<p>At its heart, Pychyl tells Business Insider, procrastination is an emotional issue.<p>"We could both put something in our schedule, and then we get there and we …

Cipísek

Byl to vostrej pes. Tak se zkrátka narodil. Měl to v srdci, nebo v duši, bůh suď, kde to psi mívají, ale on to tam měl jasně a jednoznačně. Jdi a rvi …

Chvilka s andělem

Probudil se a vedle postele stál anděl. Hrozně se lekl.<p>„To jsem jako mrtvej?“, zeptal se, hrdlo sevřené strachem.<p>„Ne,“ zavrtěl hlavou anděl.<p>„Tak proč …

Mlčení znamená souhlas

Vešel do kostela svatého Antonína, protáhl se do lavice v první řadě a poklesl na kolena. „Kristepane, víš, že tě o něco žádám jen málokdy.“<p>Odpovědí …

Dobrý člověk ještě žije

Lidi se dělí na dva druhy. Ty první, když je na dálnici předjede drahej bourák dvoustovkou, tak si v duchu řeknou: „Ježišmarjá, hlavně aby se tomu …