Tag Archives: Getting what you want

  • Great Body Language

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    Most people are unaware of their body language. Hey, most people are unaware of many of the things that other people use to judge, categorise and navigate dealing with each other (what you wear, how you speak, what you tell people). If you want to look like a boss, influence people, get a date or just […]

  • You gotta say what THEY think

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    There’s a lot of pressure on a hostage negotiator. Pressure to make the guy with the hostages do what the negotiator wants. There’s a lot of pressure on technical professionals and consultants too. Before the hostage negotiator can do anything, they have to make sure the guy with the hostages feels like the negotiator ‘gets’ him. When the guy with […]

  • Improve Every Part Of Your Life

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    It seems we need to celebrate, literally pat each other on the back and remember what’s good… read This Is The Most Fun Way To Improve Every Part Of Your Life. Bring on the wine.

  • Secrets to emotional resilience

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    Emotional resilience gets you through life’s hardest challenges. If you’re going through a hard time at work (or at home), maybe there are some gems in here to help you. Remember, doing the same things and expecting different results is just the definition of insanity. Try something new. Here’s what a study of the most […]

  • Kill Bad Habits

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    It’s one thing to have a bad habit. But if you’re a procrastinator, a gum-chewer, a chocolate addict or a late sleeper how can you make the change you want easily? This Is The Lazy Way To Kill Bad Habits: 8 Secrets From Research gives you some excellent and easy things to do.

  • Power Suits work

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    formal clothing made people think more expansively and abstractly — more like a leader So casual Friday for offsites ain’t such a good idea! Power Suits

  • It’s the people around you

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    It’s hard not to just add every single post by Eric Barker to my blog. So if you want a great weekly email, subscribe to Barking up the wrong tree. In this one, he quotes Nicholas Christakis of Yale. Nicholas explains the secret of being lazy and still being happy in his TED talk (It’s […]

  • Get the best money

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    This article will help you negotiate salary, and of course any other deal involving money. How To Negotiate Salary: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

  • Don’t cut off your dog’s tail 1 inch at a time

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    There’s a Russian anecdote about a man who loved his dog so much that when the vet told him he needed to cut the dog’s tail off he couldn’t do it all at once, so he did it an inch at a time. Don’t be that kind of manager.” An invaluable lesson from My Management Lessons […]