Think Clearly and Make Better Decisions

The Essential Guide to Effective Decision Making

The Essential Guide to Effective Decision Making

Making decisions is a fundamental life skill, and we can all learn to become much better at it. In this post, I present a simple, systematic approach you can use to make smarter choices starting today.

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How to Make Great Decisions in Life: Top 5 Practical Insights

How to Make Great Decisions in Life: Top 5 Practical Insights

Making great decisions can be tricky: there are many hidden traps and potential roadblocks you need to be aware of. Here are 5 practical, actionable insights to help you make the best possible decisions to improve your life.

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Boost your Brainpower

Develop Perfect Memory With the Memory Palace Technique

Develop Perfect Memory With the Memory Palace Technique

The Memory Palace is one of the most powerful memory techniques I know. It’s not only effective, but also fun to use — and not hard to learn at all.

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How to Recall an Entire Book in 5 Minutes or Less

How to Recall an Entire Book in 5 Minutes or Less

Have you ever read a great book, and after only a short period of time could recall almost nothing from it? It’s very frustrating, but there’s a way to avoid forgetting what you have read and, if you do, instantly refresh it in your mind.

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Be Creative and Solve Difficult Problems

6 Tips to Generate Outstanding Ideas

6 Tips to Generate Outstanding Ideas

What’s the secret creative geniuses share to come up with their remarkable ideas? Even though idea generation may look like a somewhat mysterious and random process, there is a practical, simple lesson we can all apply to increase our chances of having great ideas.

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Brainwriting is Brainstorming on Steroids

Brainwriting is Brainstorming on Steroids

Wherever you ask, when it comes to group problem-solving, brainstorming is always the default tool of choice. Brainstorming certainly gets all the fame and glory, but is it the most effective tool for groups to generate ideas? Not necessarily.

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Do More in Less Time

Beat Parkinson's Law and Supercharge Your Productivity

Beat Parkinson’s Law and Supercharge Your Productivity

Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. Even if you are not familiar with its name, I’m sure you’ve fallen prey to Parkinson’s Law countless times… what can we do to escape it?

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Overcoming Procrastination Instantly Using Self Talk

Overcoming Procrastination Instantly Using Self Talk

Changing how we talk to ourselves is the easiest and most powerful way to overcome procrastination. No other method that I know of disarms procrastination so rapidly and at such a fundamental level: that of our own thoughts.

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Overcome Obstacles and Thrive

How to Become an Expert: A Roadmap

How to Become an Expert: A Roadmap

Wouldn’t you like to intuitively know the right answers? Enter the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition, which shines a light on how we develop and master skills, helping us understand how we progress from novice to expert, including all the steps in between.

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How to be Great: Rising Above the Talent Myth

How to be Great: Rising Above the Talent Myth

Think of the greatest athletes, musicians or artists that inspires you. They were each born with a special gift: wired from birth with talents and abilities that we don’t have access to, right? Research shows it’s not that simple.

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