Wade Coleman

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How to Recognize Your Inner Critic

This practice is really about communicating with the inner critic, and, as for Lilah, the first step is to catch that voice when it appears. We …

The secret to a meaningful life is simpler than you think

Some people seem to spend their whole lives dissatisfied, in search of a purpose. But philosopher Iddo Landau suggests that all of us have everything we need for a meaningful existence.<p>According to Landau, a philosophy professor at Haifa University in Israel and author of the 2017 book <i>Finding</i> …

University of London

How to Identify and Tell Your Most Powerful Stories

When I ask executives what their favorite speech is, Steve Jobs’s Stanford commencement address is always at the top of the list. Many think of Jobs’s talk as their favorite because it is incredibly moving <b>—</b> thanks to the stories it contains.<p>Execs love to hear talks like this, but few are …

Middle School

Zelle Plants the Seed for a Real-Time Payments Future

Matt Wilcox SVP, Marketing Strategy and Innovation, Digital Banking Group, Fiserv<p>A year after its launch, Zelle® is taking off and taking hold. It's …

4 simple exercises to strengthen your attention and reduce distractibility

<i>Mengxin Li</i><p>Our attention gets hijacked by everything from the stress in our lives to the ding of our phones. Neuroscientist Amishi Jha shows how we …

Press Release

<b>Study from Bank of the West and Fiserv Quantifies the Value of Digital Banking Based on Customer Engagement</b><br>San Francisco, CA | Aug 15, 2016<p><i>Valuable</i> …

Banking

Immediate Funds Offers Quick Access to Deposited Checks Blog

When Life Happens, Immediate Funds Availability Offers Quick Access to Funds From Deposited Checks<p>Victoria Dougherty Director of Product Management, …

Application Period Opens for Second INV Fintech Accelerator Class

Calling all fintech startups — today marks the opening of the application period for the second class of INV Fintech, a global accelerator operated …

Startups

The One Thing You Need to Remember When Assigning Tasks to Your Team

There are only two ways to create value: through projects and processes. Leaders need to understand the difference and make sure they put “project …

Have Better Conversations With the "Rule of Three"

The secret to being a good conversationalist—one people enjoy talking with, and whose company they seek—is very simple. It's talking with them, not …

List-Worthy

Four Questions to Help You Overcome Procrastination

Procrastination is like a voice in your head giving you several seemingly valid reasons to avoid doing something. Usually it’s tough to summon a …

To Grow as a Person, Selectively Forget the Past

For 35 years, I have used the Three Box Solution framework in my work with corporations. This practical approach integrates (Box 1) current business performance with (Box 2) selective forgetting of the past and (Box 3) creating the future. But it’s not only business issues that can be solved with …

Your Bank Wants to Know Where You Are At All Times

Banks are beginning to use their customers’ cell phone locations to crack down on credit card fraud. By tracking users’ phones, banks believe they …

Why Apple Wants to Get Into the Unprofitable World of Payments Between Friends

Silicon Valley is obsessed with a particular part of the finance business that involves sending cash to friends using an app. That’s led to a flurry …

Online Lenders vs. Banks: Who Gets Disrupted?

Marketplace lenders like LendingClub and On Deck are growing fast—and expensively.<p>The future of marketplace lenders may be a thing of the past.<p>Online lending sites like LendingClub and On Deck Capital are at the vanguard of so-called fintech companies destined, according to enthusiasts, to disrupt …

Capital One is working to fix my biggest annoyance with online banking

Online banking can make life more convenient although it does come with annoyances of its own, including requirements for two-factor authentication …

41 Hacks To Help People With ADD/ADHD Work Better

Michael Phelps, multiple gold medal winner in swimming, has ADHD. So do many other famous and successful people. If you have this diagnosis, you have …

The Best Way to Keep Little Noises From Driving You Crazy

Every office has one: the loud talker, the computer “reactor” (laughs at every gif, gasps at every Tweet), the person who snacks on pretzels every …

7 Days

The Secret Reason So Many of Us Procrastinate

There’s no way of telling just how common the procrastination phenomenon is. But given the well-validated theory of psychological reactance, it’s …

Psychology

Willie & Jimmy: Our Real American Heroes

Two new autobiographies by two inexhaustible men reveal a roadmap for the richest kind of life.<p>For a couple of weeks now, I have been enjoying the …

The Apple Watch and the rise of the personal cloud

One of the most interesting things I’ve experienced while using the Apple Watch over the past two and a half months is the growing consciousness that I am now wearing several machines that are capable of talking to each other.<p>This was illustrated one morning when I was in the New York City subway, …

Apple Watch

How to Change Minds: Blaise Pascal on the Art of Persuasion

“People are generally better persuaded by the reasons which they have themselves discovered than by those which have come into the mind of others.”<p>If it weren’t for the “backfire effect” — the strange psychological phenomenon behind our propensity for self-righteousness — changing people’s minds …

A Quirky New Trick to Beat Procrastination

A new study offers an unexpected (and simple!) trick to help you rein in your tendency to put stuff off.<p>Entrepreneurs aren't the only people who struggle with procrastination. Psychologists, it seems, do too. At least that's what you'd have to conclude from the number of scientific studies …

Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Creative Writing

How to Find Your Bliss: Joseph Campbell on What It Takes to Have a Fulfilling Life

“You have to learn to recognize your own depth.”<p>In 1985, mythologist and writer <b>Joseph John Campbell</b> (March 26, 1904–October 30, 1987) sat down with legendary interviewer and idea-monger Bill Moyers for a lengthy conversation at George Lucas’s Skywalker Ranch in California, which continued the …

What makes a hero? - Matthew Winkler

What trials unite not only Harry Potter or Frodo Baggins but many of literature's most interesting heroes? And what do ordinary people have in common …

See the 50 Best Images Taken by Hubble

Pillars of Creation: Originally taken on April 1, 1995, this image has become one of the most iconic to come from the Hu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/ESA/Hubble …

Gallipoli: WWI's Most Disastrous Battle

It nearly ruined Winston Churchill’s career and launched Ataturk’s. On this day 100 years ago, tens of thousands died in one the most global battles …