How Not to Let Smartphones Make Us Dumber but Smarter
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The more we use #smartphones, the #dumber we become. Research [1] has found that having a smartphone physically nearby actually causes us to perform worse on tasks than those who’s smartphones were in another room. In other words, the mere presence of your smartphone reduces your cognitive capacity even if you’re not conscious of the […]

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How to Read 10X Faster and Retain More
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Reading is a profound human ability, and its one that doesn’t receive enough attention these days. We expect everything to come to us quickly, and information is no exception. At this point, most people are scrolling and surfing instead of actually reading. According to a study by the Pew Research Center,[1] around 26% of adults […]

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I Survived Burnout More Than a Few Times, and Here's What I Learned
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#Burnout used to be like an old wild and disruptive friend who would show up in my life at the most unlikely #times. One summer in particular when I was on a vacation with my family, I was a wreck. I couldn’t enjoy my time with my husband and daughter who were soaking up the […]

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Create a Target Baby Registry to Get a Free Welcome Bag (Worth $50)
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#Target #baby #registry is one of the most popular programs of its kinds followed by Walmart, Babies R Us and Amazon baby registry. If you’re expecting a child soon, you’re probably are already planning a baby shower. Setting up a baby registry is a great way to make it easy for friends and family to… […]

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Procrastination Is a Matter of Emotion, Here's How to Stop It
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#Procrastination is in human’s biological makeup. Thanks to our limbic system, the neurological powerhouse that controls our emotions and memory, we are inclined to feel before we think. To avoid experiencing negative feelings, we keep away from tasks that may overwhelm or inconvenience us. Because we are inclined to seek and enjoy pleasure first, we […]

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What Makes a Person Boring
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I have interviewed over 100 people for a number of positions. It’s always exciting to talk with driven candidates, but sometimes I will admit that I have to fight the urge to yawn during an interview. The last thing that you want to do at an interview or at a social event is lull your […]

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I've Read More Than 500 Cover Letters and Here's What I've Spotted
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There are about 3.69 million results on a Google search for “#cover letter template,” which isn’t surprising. Many are concerned with making sure they have the right cover letter format, so they go searching for a template. Here’s the problem with that approach: by definition, a template (especially those residing on Page 1 of Google’s […]

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