Nick Robinson

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The quickest way to bounce back from failure according to science

You don’t need a scientific study to tell you that messing up at work is a zero-fun hell spiral. But science can help us understand how to respond to …

7 Science-Backed Habits to Live Happier Every Day | Inc.com

Everything we do--professionally and personally--has an effect on us, whether it's for good or not-so-good. The truth is that we all want to live happy lives. When we choose to do the right things for the right reasons, we get better results.<p>Numerous research studies have demonstrated that being …

Happiness

5 Simple Questions that Will Make You 5 Times More Successful

<i>Doing your best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.</i><p>There’s nothing more disheartening than a perfectly healthy, reasonably …

Self-improvement

How to Write Email with Military Precision

In the military, a poorly formatted email may be the difference between mission accomplished and mission failure. During my active duty service, I learned how to structure emails to maximize a mission’s chances for success. Since returning from duty, I have applied these lessons to emails that I …

Military

Delegate with Clarity, Commitment, and Accountability

When business leaders learn how to delegate, the results can be amazing. Yet most leaders struggle with delegation. Reasons? Although it’s a huge …

Time Management

Multitasking: The science of the interrupted brain explained | Provided by University of Washington Bothell

Multitasking is a requisite skill in today’s workplace. Sophie Leroy knows there’s no getting around that.<p>But Leroy, an associate professor with the …

University of Washington

7 Brave Steps to Become Fearless

CommentsView the discussion thread. Growing up on a farm in rural Australia, I spent countless hours riding the wild brumbies (horses) that came from …

Motivation

38 lessons that will help you write a good business email

I had to write emails every day for 4 years in a high-pressured sales environment. During that time I screwed up a lot. I let my emotions show in …

Productivity

A Halfway Commitment to a Dream is a Decision to Fail

<i>Day 28 of 80 Days of Excellence</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterDwight Eisenhower, the Supreme Allied …

World War II

Evolutionary design still requires up front thinking

There's a great post by Joshua Kerievsky titled The Day We Stopped Sprinting that itself references an older post called Evolutionary Design, which …

UX Design

Understanding Microservices and Microservice Architecture

Have you noticed what a cornucopia of buzz-words the technology world is? It seems that we’re in a never-ending quest to put as many words before …

Microservices

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re doing, it’s hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months. There’s a lack of clarity on <i>how to</i> …

This Is The One Most Important Thing To Know To Truly Succeed In Life

What gets you out of bed to go to the gym instead of hitting the snooze button? What inspires you to say no to the donuts and sweet treats at the office Christmas party? What is the driving force behind your decision to work weekends to get your company up and running when you could be going out …

Motivation

Tim Ferriss's Approach to Accomplishing Your Most Important Priority Is Brilliant (and It Takes Only 1 Hour a Day) | Inc.com

Tim Ferriss has made a career of distilling snackable bits of advice from his own personal productivity experiments. He's also become expert at observing these same hacks from any number of ü​ber-successful people in his expanding inner circle.<p>He has just released what inevitably will be his next …

Time Management

How to Ask Purposeful Questions to Engage Your Team | Inc.com

Plenty of books are filled with lists of questions, but asking questions without a clear objective is like playing the question lotto. Very occasionally you might get lucky and win, but most of the time you will come up empty-handed. That's a loss for you and for your team member. There is rarely a …

Employment

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Jeff Bezos

10 Lessons I’ve Learned from 1 Question

We’re often told to live everyday like it’s our last. I think that’s bad advice.<p>Most of us still have a long way to go, and a good way to make it …

The Best Probiotics for Mood: Enhancing the Gut-Brain Connection with Psychobiotics

It’s hard to believe that by altering the bacteria in your gut, you can better handle stress, improve your mood, and even treat your anxiety or …

Claire Shipman: Be Biased in Favor of Taking Action

Fact File: Emotional freedom technique - Natural Health

<b>​Let go of negative thinking to free your body and mind with EFT</b><p>AT A GLANCE<p>The theory of EFT is that tapping the body at various energy points while …

Meditation

5 Anger Management Tricks That Make You Peaceful Again

<i>“Anger management is the process of learning to recognize signs that you’re becoming angry, and taking action to calm down and deal with the</i> …

Anger Management

15 Best Brainstorming And Mind-Mapping Tech Tools For Every Creative Mind

In order to be able to see a relationship between various ideas and information, we use mind mapping. This includes gathering thoughts, coming up …

How to Exude Confidence and Truly Express Yourself in New Social Situations | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you ever wish you could walk into a room of unknown people and be completely at ease?<p>When you talk with someone new, you share your thoughts, …

Time I

How To Rewire Your Subconscious Mind in 3 Easy Steps

Years ago, when I was just starting my career as a physical therapist, I worked with stroke patients at a major rehabilitation hospital in New York …

9 Ways to Smash Your Limiting Beliefs | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Limiting beliefs are beliefs that limit us. Put another way, they are excuses on why we fail or why we refuse to even try. Hold a belief long enough …

What Keeps You Going When You Want to Quit?

It happens to me several times a week. I want to quit. Just yesterday, I wanted to quit my run halfway into it. After the first mile, my lazy self …

Aspire to Be Your Best Self: 21 Quotes to Get You There

Why wait until New Year's Day to push the reset button when you can begin today?<p>Today, whatever day/time/month it is, why not ask yourself this question:<p><i>If you could do anything you wanted, how would you want your career and life to be?</i><p>New clients come to me in a state where they have handed over …

People Who Cry Often Are Mentally Stronger, Proven By Psychologists

Why does one person get choked up over those heart wrenching SPCA commercials, while another will barely shed a tear for the death of a loved one – …

Ask Yourself This 1 Simple Question to Radically Improve Your Motivation at Work | Inc.com

When we're bummed about our work, we tend to think the problem is the actual tasks we do. Our day-to-day to-do list is boring and repetitive. Our workload is excessive. We're stuck in a rut doing the same things day in and day out.<p>But research shows that the difference between loving and hating a …

Entrepreneurship

9 Simple Ways You Can Make Your Employees Happy | Inc.com

Most leaders agree that employee attitude is a key factor in an organization's success. Whether your employees are fulfilled and motivated or frustrated and disengaged is largely up to you.<p>To keep employees fulfilled, productive, and engaged--and reduce the expense and disruption of turnover--make …

Employee Engagement