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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Getting to Yes

Getting to Yes

Learning to better negotiate is more useful than you would probably think. Here’s a summary of the book Getting to Yes, which presents the great concept of principled negotiation, useful in many life situations. Check it out.

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Boost your Brainpower

How to Think like Leonardo da Vinci

How to Think like Leonardo da Vinci

How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci does a superb job of capturing the essence of Leonardo’s genius and laying it out in a practical framewor. Here are the 7 key areas that shaped Leonardo’s genius and which you can use for your own self-improvement.

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Put Yourself in Any Mental State With a Mental Sanctuary

Put Yourself in Any Mental State With a Mental Sanctuary

How about using your imagination to create a place that you can go to at any time to generate or recreate any feeling, emotion or memory you feel like?

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Be Creative and Solve Difficult Problems

A Whole New Mind

A Whole New Mind

The rules of the game are changing: in order to thrive in this new era of abundance of cheap processing capabilities, we must acquire a new set of skills. Although “left brain skills” continue to be useful, they’re not enough anymore.

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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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Do More in Less Time

6 Productivity Tips to a Stress-Free Life

6 Productivity Tips to a Stress-Free Life

The following are some common sense tips based on Getting Things Done to help you increase your productivity and have a stress-free life.

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Overcoming Procrastination by Avoiding 'Have To's

Overcoming Procrastination by Avoiding ‘Have To’s

Procrastinators try to force themselves into action by saying they ‘have to’ do some task. Despite the good intentions, this is the worst expression to be used if you want to get motivated into action. Sadly, it’s also the most commonly used.

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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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60 Selected Best Famous Quotes

60 Selected Best Famous Quotes

These are the very best 60 quotes, from nearly a decade of collecting them. They range from the profound to the intriguing to the just plain funny.

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