Jose Rafael Pizana

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The truth about free will: Does it actually exist?

<b>(Warner Bros.)</b><p>Acclaimed philosopher Daniel Dennett explains why free will is much more complicated than many people believe<p>David Edmonds • Nigel Warburton<p>December 28, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>The following interview is excerpted from “Philosophy Bites Again”<p><b>David Edmonds: One way to exercise my freedom</b> …

How To Tackle Four Common Ways You Let Your Focus Slip

We’ve all been there–late, scatterbrained, lacking focus in the day. Here’s how to take on these habits that keep focus out of reach.<p>We’ve heard where we need to add to our lives–sleep, time, discipline–but the bad habits in our paths make forming better ones even harder.<p>Inspired by Life Hack’s“10 …

Stress Isn’t a Threat, It’s a Signal to Change

Is stress impairing your performance at work and compromising your relationships? Changing the way you think about stress can help you turn stress into an ally and use it to improve mental agility and work performance; a report in the <i>Journal of Experimental Psychology</i> showed that physiological and …

20 Things That Could Be Ruining Your Promotion Opportunities

This discussion happens a lot: Someone contacts me for career coaching because they’re frustrated that they haven’t been promoted into a management position. More often than not, what spills out with their story is how unforeseen forces, over which they have no control, mysteriously seem to be …

The Four Questions at the Heart of Effective Powerful Networking

Networking is generally recognized as the optimal means for personal and professional success. Even so, it’s painfully clear that so few people are capable and prosperous networkers.<p>Most individuals approach networking as a near-random exercise. They talk to other people, some of whom might even …

The Personality Trait That Most Often Predicts Success

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>The only major personality trait that consistently leads to success is conscientiousness.<p>"It's emerging as one of the primary dimensions of successful functioning across the lifespan," Paul Tough writes in "How Children Succeed." "It really goes …

Expand Your Influence With 10 Timeless Leadership Lessons

Leaders are in search of distinction as they seek to have their impact felt and their influence reverberate throughout their organizations. As all industries attempt to reinvent themselves in order to elevate the value of their brand proposition, the competitiveness of their people and their …

5 Ways To Give Yourself A Confidence Boost

We’re all born believing we’re the best; what happened? How to get a (slightly less inflated) sense of self-confidence back.<p>Most people agree that self-confidence is one of the most important factors in how well we do in life.<p>We are born with perfect self-confidence, but that is eroded by many …