'No one can make you feel inferior without your permission.' - Eleanor Roosevelt FUNDAMENTAL ATTRIBUTION ERROR - a common mistake that we all make when we incorrectly attribute INTENT to the things o
Next time you're in a position where you think you're given the shaft , go through the following routine: 1. Notice the fire hazard signs. 2. Feel the heat. 3. Take a step back. 4. Understand that
The same areas of our brains that light up when we feel physical pain, are also the two regions that light up when we feel mental pain. The areas are: the dorsal anterior cingulate and the anterior in
SIMPLICITY - we prefer easy-to-read or easy-to-say words - our brains prefer simplicity over complexity PERCEIVED SELF-INTEREST - the best way to changi
CONFIDENCE doesn't just come from doing a good job. It comes from knowing you've done a good job. Things that got to go: - avoidance of eye contact - fidgeting - nervous tics - a hunched, submissive
Practical tips for aiming, reaching and exceeding your goals: 1. Work out what it is you really want (DOING and NOT THINKING) 2. Once you've worked out what you really want...truly commit to it 3.
We are more inclined to turn off the NEGATIVE tap than we are to turn on the POSITIVE. We work a damn sight harder to AVOID DEFEAT than we do to GAIN VICTORY.
You can relax your FUNDAMENTALIST black-and-white standards and start thinking more MODERATELY in graduated shades of grey. Putting down the whip means: - permitting ourselves the luxury of mistakes;
Tips for getting it done: 1. Visualize what you want to do 2. Dissect and analyse the task 3. Focus on the future 4. Contract out your time to yourself - then ring-fence it 5. Downsize your time
the amygdala - the part of the brain where the big and instant decisions are made the prefrontal cortex (PFC) - the part of the brain that tells us that we should be working