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Five Ways to Change Someone Else's Mind

Five Ways to Change Someone Else's Mind | Innovatus | Scoop.it
There are times when you want other people to act or think a certain way - namely, the way you think and act. There's an art to persuasion that begins with a few simple rules. The first comes from
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Why We're More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

Why We're More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work | Innovatus | Scoop.it
You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don't worry there are ways to change how our brains work.
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The Problem With Multitasking

The Problem With Multitasking | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Why some of Kafka, Kerouac, and Wozniak’s major achievements might not have happened in the era of personal computers.
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How Stress Breaks Down Your Mind and Body (and How to Fight Back)

How Stress Breaks Down Your Mind and Body (and How to Fight Back) | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Stress is something I’ve been intimately acquainted with since I was a teenager. I tend to put a lot of pressure on myself to perform to a high standard, and often end up losing sleep due to stress.
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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting And Running Your Business | TechCrunch

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Starting And Running Your Business | TechCrunch | Innovatus | Scoop.it
This is going be a bullet FAQ on starting a business. No joke. If you're a lawyer, feel free to disagree with me, so you can charge someone your BS fees to give the same advice. If you can think of anything to add, please do so.
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6 Ways To Make Sure You Don't Hate Your Life And Actually Enjoy It And Stuff

6 Ways To Make Sure You Don't Hate Your Life And Actually Enjoy It And Stuff | Innovatus | Scoop.it
This is basically the best life advice in the history of the universe.
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motivation, career, life

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This 12-year-old kid learned to code on Codecademy, built 5 apps, and is speaking at SXSW

This 12-year-old kid learned to code on Codecademy, built 5 apps, and is speaking at SXSW | Innovatus | Scoop.it
"In the near future, I see myself developing more apps, possibly a game," Ethan told me. "In the long term, I may not be in app development but I'll definitely be some kind of programmer."

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Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Be Happier, Backed by Science

Ten Simple Things You Can Do to Be Happier, Backed by Science | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Happiness is so interesting, because we all have different ideas about what it is and how to get it.
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20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get

20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Call me a curmudgeon, but at 34, how I came up seems so different from what this millennial generation expects. I made a lot of mistakes along the way, and I see this generation making their own.
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Make Your Team More Collaborative: Just Move the Furniture

Make Your Team More Collaborative: Just Move the Furniture | Innovatus | Scoop.it
A new study reveals that your kindergarten teacher knew what she was doing when she sat you in a circle.

Via Hugo Monteiro
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4 Steps to Building Greater Resilience - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

4 Steps to Building Greater Resilience - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement | Innovatus | Scoop.it
I’ve been lucky enough to have support from friends, and therapy was also invaluable, but what ultimately helped me through the tougher times was resilience.
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No sleep and its effect on creative thinking

No sleep and its effect on creative thinking | Innovatus | Scoop.it
No sleep and its effect on creative thinking Have you heard about this story? Paul McCartney wrote the hit Beatles song “Yesterday” while he was asleep. McCartney dreamed-up the entire song, then...
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I Can't Draw

“I cannot draw”, many people tell me. And I don’t believe them. What they probably mean is, “I cannot draw well.”
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It is funny how we always make assumptions :)

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The Science Behind What Naps Do For Your Brain--And Why You Should Have One Today

The Science Behind What Naps Do For Your Brain--And Why You Should Have One Today | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Studies of napping have shown improvement in cognitive function creative thinking and memory performance. Ready set . . . snooze.
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Leadership: Why do we Fail ?

Leadership: Why do we Fail ? | Innovatus | Scoop.it
“ Whether we admit it or not, all of us have failed in our lives sometime or the other.Successful people take failure as a learning step in the right direction. In fact, it is good to fail sometimes, but why do we fail ?”
Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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How to Win Loyalty From Other People

How to Win Loyalty From Other People | Innovatus | Scoop.it
If you aspire to be successful as an entrepreneur, manager, business owner, or any kind of leader, others must feel loyal to you. Although money is often seen as a prime motivator, ultimately the
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How to Handle Difficult People

How to Handle Difficult People | Innovatus | Scoop.it
The path to success can be derailed by clashes with difficult people, and even if the clash isn't disastrous, it can make your life very unpleasant. Everyone has a store of coping mechanisms that we
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Questions I have asked myself several times throughout my life.

Reaching the state of deciding to walk away is VERY difficult. And painful. But indeed many times a good decision.

Having to put up with them and situations they create is (for me) never healthy and, in my humble opinion, very seldom do these people get open to change of any kind.

 

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Moral Licensing: How Being Good Can Make You Bad - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Moral Licensing: How Being Good Can Make You Bad - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement | Innovatus | Scoop.it
We are quick to beat ourselves up for our apparent lack of willpower. However, the reason why we struggle so much with self-control is often not some innate weakness of our characters, but our lack of understanding of how our minds work.
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The First 20 Hours - How to Learn Anything: Josh Kaufman at TEDxCSU

Josh Kaufman is the author of the #1 international bestseller, 'The Personal MBA: Master the Art of Business', as well as the upcoming book 'The First 20 Hou...
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An awesome deconstruction of the 10 thousand hour myth :)

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10 Things Extraordinary Bosses Give Employees

10 Things Extraordinary Bosses Give Employees | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Good bosses care about getting important things done. Exceptional bosses care about their people.
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Experts Agree, Don't Start The Day By Answering Your Email

Experts Agree, Don't Start The Day By Answering Your Email | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Time-management is really a matter of energy management. Our minds can only do so much of any one type of activity. "Inbox zero" can lead to "energy zero" if you are not careful.

Via Hugo Monteiro
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Why You Should Get Out More

Why You Should Get Out More | Innovatus | Scoop.it
I attend quite a few seminars and networking events each month with one sole purpose in mind: meet more people. Not to sell my services, but to chat over breakfast or a glass of wine at after 5
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Traits of a creative thinker

Traits of a creative thinker | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Traits of a creative thinker When I was just 15 years old, a friend and I took apart a school computer to see what was inside (with permission, of course). It was one of those all-in-one colored iMacs...
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Unloading mental debt to make room for creative ideas

Unloading mental debt to make room for creative ideas | Innovatus | Scoop.it
Unloading mental debt to make room for creative ideas I remember working with a fellow some months ago, we were brainstorming possible creative ideas for a project when he started talking about...
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