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5 Ways to Fight a Demonic Problem

"There is nothing like a good problem to spark the synapses, is there? To open the mind to new possibilities, new ways of seeing things. Of course, one must always confront self-doubt and fear. But that is a small price to pay for the... exhilaration of finding the perfect solution." — Kurros, Star Trek: Voyager, Think Tank

Dec 4, 2017

Topics: Psychology

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10 Signs You’re Failing at Life

Some of the indicators that your emotional intelligence is functioning at an all-time low. In this fun look at our potential dysfunctional habits, you may identify some people you know and work with who could benefit from a “life reset”.

Dec 3, 2017

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Psychology

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67 Rules, Principles, & Truths for Success (Work & Life)


As humans, we depend on heuristics, or rules of thumb, to succeed and survive. From how often to brush our teeth (twice a day), to how hard we should shake someone’s hard (firmly, up and down 2-3 times).

Nov 11, 2017

Topics: Psychology

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5 Famous Psychology Experiments


 This article provides a brief overview of five of the most important, most influential, and most talked about psychology experiments in history.

Oct 27, 2017

Topics: Psychology

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2,185 Videos. 853 Participants. 27 Emotions. Science is Amazing.


Like the small handful of characters featured in the Disney film Inside Out (2015), there is a prominent view held in psychology that most human emotions can be divided in to 5 or 6 major universal categories, such as happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, and disgust.

Sep 16, 2017

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Psychology

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Against Empathy: Yale Psychology Professor Claims Empathy is Bad


An article in the Wall Street Journal is making waves. Its author has a bone to pick with… wait for it… empathy. Yes, you read that correctly. Some guy on the internet has a problem with empathy. And he’s got a news flash for all of us: empathy is bad, m’kay.

Dec 13, 2016

Topics: Emotional Intelligence- Psychology- Profiling & Assessment Tools

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The 30 Elements of Value Pyramid (A Model By Bain & Company)

Products and services deliver fundamental elements of value. Increasing value occurs when a company’s leadership team recognise the elements of value as a growth opportunity. It is fascinating to think about how your offering stacks up against the pyramid!

Oct 9, 2016

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Psychology- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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16 Scientific Studies Linked to Happiness

What, according to science, makes people happy? We’ve summarised a collection of popular and/or interesting studies below.

Aug 29, 2016

Topics: Psychology- General Business

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