Mike Urbanski

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12 habits of genuine people

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested …

How Exercise Shapes You, Far Beyond the Gym

When I first started training for marathons a little over ten years ago, my coach told me something I’ve never forgotten: that I would need to learn …

Exercise

Quiet revolution: Is it better to be an introvert?

In the opening page of her new book, Quiet Power, author Susan Cain is introduced as someone who ‘prefers listening to talking, reading to socialising, and cosy chats to group settings.’ Yet Susan’s first book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Won’t Stop Talking, became a New York …

Behavioral Sciences

9 Things You Do That Make You Less Likeable

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likeable is under your …

The Power of Pace

It’s not as sexy as speed, but mastering it lets us do great things.<p>As a fairly small and weak high school freshman, I ended up on the cross-country team, of course. Lacking power and speed, I found a sport that rewarded determination.<p>Like most runners, I was subjected to the usual banter about how …

Self-improvement