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Seven Tips from Bruce Croxon on How to Survive Ups, Downs of Entrepreneurship

Bruce Croxon, a Canadian entrepreneur and former dragon on CBC-TV program “Dragons’ Den,” stopped by MaRS to deliver a down-to-earth, informative and …

How To Be Someone People Love To Talk To

When do we really learn good conversation skills? Well, we don’t. We’re just kind of expected to pick them up…And we wonder why people aren’t better …

Self-help

How To Make Difficult Conversations Easy: 7 Steps From A Clinical Psychologist

Someone is screaming in your face at the top of their lungs. Or ranting angrily and you can’t get a word in edgewise. Or maybe they’re sobbing so …

How To Be Successful: 6 New Shortcuts Backed By Research

We all want success. And we’d like it fast. But we can only work so long and so hard. The more-more-more ethos only goes so far. What to do?<p>I decided …

How To Deal With Anxiety, Tragedy Or Heartache – 4 Steps From Research

<b>“You don’t remember me, but I was in your experiment a year ago. I just wanted to thank you. It changed my life.”</b><p>James Pennebaker has had a number of …

How To Be A Better Writer: 6 Tips From Harvard’s Steven Pinker

U want 2B a better writer?<p>Good writing is often looked at as an art and, frankly, that can be intimidating. No need to worry. There are rules — even …

The Steve Martin Method: A Master Comedian’s Advice for Becoming Famous - Study Hacks

Study Hacks Blog Decoding Patterns of Success<p>The Steve Martin Method: A Master Comedian’s Advice for Becoming Famous<p>February 1st, 2008 · 126</i> …

Warren Buffett On Goals: If It’s Not The Most Important Thing, Avoid It At All Costs - Study Hacks

Study Hacks Blog Decoding Patterns of Success<p>Warren Buffett On Goals: If It’s Not The Most Important Thing, Avoid It At All Costs<p>November 11th, 2014 …

The Elusive Art of Inner Wholeness and How to Stop Hiding Our Souls

<i>“Do not despise your inner world,”</i> philosopher Martha Nussbaum admonished in her reflection on what it takes to live a full life. <i>“Real self-esteem is an integration of an inner value with things in the world around you,”</i> Anna Deavere Smith wrote in her spectacular letters of advice to young …

How To Be Efficient: Dan Ariely’s 6 New Secrets To Managing Your Time

It’s hard to be efficient.<p>Sometimes it feels like the world doesn’t make any sense. Sometimes you don’t make any sense. And sometimes it feels like …

Be More Successful: New Harvard Research Reveals A Fun Way To Do It

<b>We all want to be more successful.</b><p>But everything you read probably sounds like a lot of work. Isn’t there a scientifically proven method that’s a …

Study: Telling the Truth May Actually Improve Your Health

Want to feel better? Here's a simple prescription.<p>I gave a presentation at the recent national convention of the American Psychological Association …

How To Stop Being Lazy And Get More Done – 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

How to Confront

Do you confront people? If so, how? I was recently asked to share some thoughts for an article by Vivian Manning-Schaffel, but the site seeking the …

How to Handle a Crazymaker

<i>A mother gave her son two ties for an upcoming family occasion. She then got mad at him when he showed up at the party wearing one of them. She</i> …

Too Busy? 7 Ways To Increase Leisure Time, According To Science

<b>Feeling overwhelmed? Are you constantly running from thing to thing but never getting it all done?</b><p>When researchers survey people, they say they’re …

I Love You — Now Change

This is not the article you might have thought it was. This is not the one about the fact that people don’t change and why you’d better learn to just …

Lessons From Lincoln: 5 Leadership Tips History And Science Agree On

<b>Abraham Lincoln gets a lot of credit for being a great leader. And he deserves it, but…</b><p><b>Frankly, most of us don’t really know why he deserves it.</b><p>What …

Warning: Being Bad Can Feel So Good

8 Steps To Getting The Perfect Mentor For You

<b>Before we commence with the festivities, I wanted to thank everyone for helping my first book become a Wall Street Journal bestseller. To check it</b> …

Eight Keys to Life Hardiness and Resiliency

<b>Author's Note:</b> This post contains excerpts from my book (click on title): "How to Let Go of Negative Thoughts and Emotions".<p>Helen Keller once wrote: …

Ten Research-Based Wedding Vows

I study romantic relationships. I’m also engaged. So, of course, I’ve given a tremendous amount of thought as to what it really <i>means</i> for my partner …

Affirm Your True, Authentic Self

Every time you affirm your true, authentic self, every cell in your body cheers “Yes!” Every time you negate yourself or allow others to do so, it …

How To Fail At Almost Everything And Still Win Big

Scott Adams created a multimillion dollar empire. That empire is more commonly known as”Dilbert.”<p>I mentioned him on this blog before because he gave …

Are You a Good Husband?

The media is full of experts giving people advice. They tell us how to be good parents, loving spouses, supportive friends. The press is full of tips …

Are You Making The Most Out Of Life? Here’s How You Can.

When Does “More” Finally Become “Enough”?<p><b>You probably have far more now than you ever had in the past but you’re probably not much happier.</b><p><b>And,</b> …

4 Books That Will Make You Happy And Successful

<b>What is the good life?</b><p>That’s the primary question I’m trying to answer with this blog.<p>Shortcuts and lifehacks are great. Surprising trivia is nice. …