Think Clearly and Make Better Decisions

The Relativity Mind Trap: How Comparisons Can Lead Us Astray

The Relativity Mind Trap: How Comparisons Can Lead Us Astray

Our minds make sense of the world by making comparisons. It’s human nature, but it can also lead us to think irrationally and make bad decisions. Learn how this mind trap works and how to escape it.

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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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Boost your Brainpower

How to Learn (Almost) Anything

How to Learn (Almost) Anything

Have you ever read an informative book, only to later remember just a few main points — if anything at all? The problem might be that you’re using one of the least efficient ways of learning available.

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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

Tackle Any Issue With a List of 100

Tackle Any Issue With a List of 100

The List of 100 is a powerful technique you can use to generate ideas, clarify your thoughts, uncover hidden problems or get solutions to any specific questions you’re interested in.

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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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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 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

5 Reasons to Collect Favorite Quotes

5 Reasons to Collect Favorite Quotes

Even though many people enjoy famous quotes, few people manage to create their own personal quote catalog. Being a quote collector myself for nearly a decade, I find several benefits in maintaining a personal collection of favorite quotes, famous or otherwise.

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Topics du Jour: Give Your Life Direction in Less than 10 Minutes a Day

Topics du Jour: Give Your Life Direction in Less than 10 Minutes a Day

Topics du Jour is a powerful journaling technique you can use to review, plan and put your life in perspective within no more than 5 or 10 minutes of your day. Here’s how it works:

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