Victoria Andersen

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3 Easy Ways to Make Better Decisions

People aren't actually afraid of making decisions. They're afraid of regretting the ones they make.<p>Pushing decision-making down the corporate ladder to employees can be a hallmark of good management. But consider this finding from a recent study: 53 percent of people would prefer to flip a coin and …

Employment

How to Have Great Ideas More Often, According to Science

Ah, ideas. Who doesn't want more great ideas? I know I do. I usually think about ideas as being magical and hard to produce. I expect them to just …

Creativity

So my mushy head is 'hardwired' for girly things, is it? If this is science, I am Richard Dawkins

If you cut my head in half, out would spill sugar and spice and all things nice, obviously. The part of the brain that does parking would be small, but the part that organises cupcakes and friendship would fizz like sparkling rose. Because I am a girl whose mushy head is "hardwired" for girly …

Probiotics treat autism-like symptoms in mice

Mice with symptoms similar to autism improved after they were treated with probiotic therapy.<p>The results, reported in the journal <i>Cell</i>, offer the …

Neuroscience

4 Health Foods That Ain't Fads

Remember the "fat-free" baked good craze? Or the fairly recent acai pandemonium?<p>People naturally become skeptical when foods are overhyped in the media, but there are plenty of health foods that are not fads -- no matter how much the media raves about them.<p>But just like every media darling, these …

Forget About What You Say. It's How You Say It

The way you express yourself can make all the difference in your success as an entrepreneur. The fifth in a multi-part series on leadership communication styles.<p>You know the old adage, "Don't shoot the messenger." Well, it's wrong. If you're a leader and you're message isn't getting heard, chances …

Leadership

8 Assets to Boost Your Likeability Beginning Today

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what …

8 Reasons You Shouldn't Do Everything Internally

Bad habits are tough to break as you grow as a leader. As a young leader, I always felt I had to do everything in-house. Every penny mattered, so even if our attempt was half-assed, we were doing it ourselves. Realizing that you can’t do everything internally — and that it’s better to hire outside …

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How I Manage My Social Media Presence

Many people ask me how I manage my social media accounts (and others make stuff up rather than figure out what I do). Here are the gory, inside-story …

Social Media

What is the Definition of a Small Business? It May Surprise You

When you picture a small business, what comes to mind? For most people, the image is likely a solo entrepreneur, or a local company with a handful of …