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How to make new friends as an adult

11 apps to build your real-world social network.<p>In high school and college, you make friends with ease. Between classes, recreational activities, student groups, and on-campus parties, you're constantly exposed to new people with similar interests, with whom you can forge tight-knit bonds. Once you …

The science of motivation

Think of the last time you had to do a big, imposing, complicated project. How did you summon the will to even get started? How did you manage to …

Psychology

The 8 Coolest TED Talks on Psychology

Humans, we all know, are strange, irrational, beautiful creatures who often act in weird and wonderful ways. That makes us hard to deal with …

How to Become Insanely Productive.

I’m one of the most productive people I know, and I never procrastinate on what is important to me.<p>How do I do it? Let me try to share what I think …

Taming the Special Event Monster

You know it’s there, lurking in the shadows of your workload. You try to avoid it, but sooner or later it must be dealt with. Your organization is …

Donor Retention: The Easiest Money You’ll Ever Raise

There’s a crisis brewing in the fundraising world. And it’s all about our donors, the ones who are deserting us. Donors can be fickle, and they’re …

Your fundraising letters helped by zombies

Have you ever struggled with the active voice vs. passive voice in your fundraising letters?It's so easy to slip into the passive voice, thinking it …

7 Reasons Your Website Isn’t Working

Episode Description<p>Launching a website brings out the crazy in all of us.<p>We stay up late hacking away at it. We agonize over every pixel. We have …

Donor Story Sequence

Take your donors on a storytelling journey.<p>In this video, you're going to learn:<p>How to use storytelling to engage your donors<br>• 3 golden nuggets for …

What Do You Do with Your “A” Level Donors?

<b>How to Effectively Manage Your Portfolio, Part 2</b>Have you been treating all of your donors the same?Before I start working with an MGO to help her put …

This Is The Cold Email I Used to Connect With C-Level Execs at 22 of the World's Biggest Companies

With little more than a subject line and a body, I was able to establish rapport, build a client base and generate revenue for my company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sending a cold email can make you feel like a scientist searching for alien life -- once it shoots …

Are You a Great Leader? Here's the Only Proof That Matters

A great leader creates great employees.<p>Bending your arm awkwardly up over your neck, almost popping a socket to pat your own back? That's not really possible for most of us (or advisable).<p>Yet, many high-ranking executives in business and brand new startups alike will proclaim that they're great …

How Loneliness Begets Loneliness

Social isolation kills, and in the process it makes it harder to reach out to others. A psychologist explains how to break the cycle.<p>“I’m clearly a textbook case of the silent majority of middle-aged men who won’t admit they’re starved for friendship, even if all signs point to the contrary,” wrote …

This is how to make friends as an adult: 5 secrets backed by science

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you're an adult. You get busy with …

Happiness

7 Science-Backed Hacks for Nailing Your Next Job Interview

You've prepared a killer resume, written out your talking points, and even planned the perfect outfit. But experts say the key to really nailing a job interview is getting yourself in the right frame of mind both before and during the meeting. Just ask Susan Krauss Whitbourne, a professor of …

Hacking

Loneliness actually hurts us on a cellular level

A scientist explains how the pain of loneliness makes us sick.<p>“Humans are social animals” is a phrase often repeated by psychologists to sum up why we’ve been such a successful species. Our ability to live, work, and cooperate in groups is <i>the</i> key to our survival.<p>But it comes with a tradeoff. …

Loneliness

17 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Sometimes, though, you want to make an effort to befriend a new acquaintance or become a better friend to existing pals.<p>To help you out on that front, we scoured the psychological research to find science-backed strategies to get people to like you.<p>Read on to find out how to develop better …

University of British Columbia

5 Ways to Get a Better Read on People

Which of these common errors do you make when sizing up other people? Identifying your mistakes will help you read people more accurately.<p><b>1.</b> …

Turn Enemies into Friends with One Little Acknowledgment

Hope as you may, you’re just not going to love every person you meet. In fact, you may outright hate a few—but you don’t have to. A study coming out …

Why it's SO important to check in on your friends and let them know you care

Recently, Kristen Bell very candidly discussed how her notable “bubbly” personality doesn’t change the fact that she deals with anxiety and …

Mental Health

16 simple social skills that will make you more likable

All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills that build emotional intelligence.<p>To help you out, we sifted through the Quora thread "What are useful social skills that can be picked up quickly?," talked to an etiquette expert, and looked to some social psychology research.<p>Here are …

Social Marketing

Why Is It So Hard to Tell If Someone Likes You?

One of the most frustrating things about dating and relationships is trying to figure out whether a person has romantic feelings for you. People …

5 Proven Strategies for Coping With Stage Fright

Don't let the sound of your heart pounding in your ears drown out your message.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Your breath speeds up, your pulse races. Your throat tightens as your palms sweat. You feel sick to your stomach, and when you speak, your hands and knees …