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Barbara Sher's Wishcraft - 05/20/2015

She single-handedly raised two children. A lot of work and struggle to make ends meet. But almost 45 years was time to start something new, even if it looks a little late – she wrote her first book, "How to get what you really want", which became a bestseller and made her one of the top motivational speakers of the world. Barbara Sher has helped find their destination to a million people. Today,...

How to Speak Easy - 05/18/2015

How to be easy when talking with anyone and feel your best in any society - an achievable goal fits into the schedule and budget of any person. The main thing here - a bit of theory, lots of practice and confidence. Where to begin? With a few lessons of communication. Changing mindsets The main barrier to successful communication is just your way of thinking. The development of...

How to Get a Dream Team - 05/15/2015

It is often quite difficult to get people into a new project, mainly due to the fact that the goal has not yet been completely formed and it is not clear who and what specifically is needed. Bringing uncommon people is especially important in startups and at early business stages where only two things are significant: the idea and the team. The team, as is known, has the most direct impact on the...

Getting into Consumer's Mind with Scent Marketing - 05/12/2015

No need to be a professional flavors taster to distinguish a good from a bad smell. Each of us prefers the places where the air is saturated with the most pleasant smells to us. People are returning to places that sink into their soul and stuck in mind. One of the reasons - the smell; a unique aroma that literally encourages the desire to associate ourselves with the place, and, in this case,...

Iconic Example of Tropicana Brand Failure - 05/08/2015

One study examined the printed advertisements, and found that Dove and Garnier’s advertising are most effective in promoting the product and the brand, because they are easy to recognize, even if very blurred. Subjects "read" this high-performance advertising in less than 100 milliseconds, which is less than one tenth of a second, or a quarter of the flashing eyes. But sometimes even the big...

Invisible Barriers in Open Spaces - 05/07/2015

One of the most controversial changes in the last decades in the field of labor organization was the shifting from small individual offices to an open floor plan. The goal was to spur innovation and productivity by creating a common space where people find it easier to interact with each other. In addition, this design reduces costs: saves space and allows the chiefs to ignore potential problems...

Oracle's Research : Mobile Applications as a Face of Business - 05/06/2015

According to the new Oracle’s study, almost 55% of the representatives of ‘Millennium Generation’ claim that they are unlikely to use the products or services of the company if they got a negative impression from its mobile application. The report on the results of the global study ‘Millennials and mobility: how businesses can tap into the app generation’ also notes that 39% of respondents most...

Culture Of Kindness Is Beneficial In The Long Run - 05/06/2015

Blake Morgan shows three easy steps to establish “a culture of kindness” in a company which will in turn prove beneficial to gather public goodwill along with winning the trust of the employees. Thestrategist.media – 04 May 2015 – Blake Morgan writes that establishing a “culture of kindness” at the working environment is beneficial in every respect. Moreover, it requires a lot of “energy” to...

Scientists: The Better We Dress, the Better Our Brain Works - 05/04/2015

Employees of many of modern offices, especially the people of creative professions, rarely faced with the need to comply with the so-called dress code. Managers are well aware that it is much more convenient for employees to work wearing clothing that allow to move freely - for example, jeans and a T-shirt instead of the three-piece suit. Meanwhile, a recent study shows that the smart business...

Making Your Brain More Efficient - 05/01/2015

We are meant to be intelligent people throughout our lives. It is assumed that our brains have to work well until our last breath. But most of us mistakenly believe that cognitive abilities should decline with age. We take it as an inevitable result of aging, like wrinkles, or hearing loss. The truth is that the current diseases are largely caused by the way of life that does not correspond to...
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