How to Spend the 1st Hour of the Day for Max Productivity

October 24 , 2016

Let's divide work into two categories.

Filed Under: morning, Cognitive Ability, Focus, Good Habits, good habits, monday, Productivity, productivity, routine

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

January 21 , 2016

Answer before you have an answer

Filed Under: Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, Communication, Focus, focus, good habits, memory, Strategy, Psychology

18 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

October 01 , 2015

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 per cent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into the broadly held assumption that IQ was the sole source...

Filed Under: Attitude, Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, communication, Emotional Intelligence, Insights, Psychology, Relationships, relationships, Self Reflection

4 Really Dumb Ways to Make Decisions That Derail Your Success

September 14 , 2015

Whether in business or in life, we all tend to have different perceptions of, or biases about, the people and circumstances around us.

Filed Under: Career Advice, Cognitive Ability, Decision Making, decision making, Good Habits, good habits, Professional Development, Psychology, success

Think Grammar Doesn't Matter? It Could Be Holding You Back From a Promotion

May 28 , 2015

Many people think that once they leave school, they don't need to worry about grammar. In the real world, most people will just figure out what you mean ... right?

Filed Under: Career Advice, Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, Feedback, Insights, insights, Uncategorized

The Surprising Truth About the Perfect Brainstorm

May 11 , 2015

My article on brainstorming sessions that make people crazy generated a lot of requests for tips to make brainstorming effective. If you follow this guide, not only will you save the sanity of your team, you may also produce some innovative new ideas that could catapult your company. Here are seven...

Filed Under: Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, ideas, Insights, insights, Quick Tips, quick tips

Seven Ways To Sharpen Your Memory

May 12 , 2014

We often talk about our ability to remember in terms of its being good or bad: “I have a mind like a sieve,” “He has a photographic memory,” “She works hard, but she just can’t retain what she's learned."

Filed Under: Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, Focus, focus, Good Habits, good habits, Skills, skills

The Secret to Personal Power

March 10 , 2014

There is such a thing as personal power, but most people haven't encountered it even remotely. That's because their notion of personal power aims at the wrong goal. They define a powerful person as someone with money and status who can exert his will over others. Such a person is imagined to be...

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, Leadership, Your Career, your career

Are You A Hill-Finder Or A Hill-Taker?

January 30 , 2014

It's always exciting to hire someone who's talented and a good culture fit. But in my experience, it's easy to conflate that exciting person person's skill (and, importantly, passion) in planning and strategizing with his or her ability to execute an established mission. Especially from just a...

Filed Under: Cognitive Ability, cognitive ability, Insights, insights, Personality, personality, Psychology, psychology