The Imposter Syndrome

The Imposter Syndrome The Impostor Syndrome is a psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to internalize their accomplishments. Despite external evidence of their competence, those with the syndrome remain convinced that they are frauds and do not deserve the success they have achieved. Proof of success is dismissed as luck, timing, or as a result of deceiving […]

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Cortisol: Why “The Stress Hormone” Is Public Enemy No. 1

Cortisol: Why “The Stress Hormone” Is Public Enemy No. 1 5 simple ways to lower your cortisol levels without drugs Post published by Christopher Bergland on Jan 22, 2013 in “The Athlete’s Way” The stress hormone, cortisol, is public health enemy number one. Scientists have known for years that elevated cortisol levels: interfere with learning […]

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Networking Tips from a Recovering Introvert

Networking Tips from a Recovering Introvert I attended a conference of innovative tech startups this past week in Hong Kong. I got up-to-speed on the disruptive trends shaping technology. I met several founders and CEOs of some of the hottest new companies on the planet. And I made some new friends. To make the most of this […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Meetings More Positive

5 Ways to Make Your Meetings More Positive When it comes to the meetings you run at work do you know how to bring out the best in the people attending? Researchers estimate we spend 37% of our time in meetings at work and that 50% of this time is completely wasted. I’m sure we’ve […]

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The Six Habits of Empathic People

The Six Habits of Empathic People If you think you’re hearing the word “empathy” everywhere, you’re right. It’s now on the lips of scientists and business leaders, education experts and political activists. But there is a vital question that few people ask: How can I expand my own empathic potential? Empathy is not just a […]

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Tips for improving empathy

If you would like to become more empathic, here are some suggestions: Practice active listening.  Active listening involves approaching a conversation with a genuine desire to understand the other person’s feelings and perspective, without judgment or defensiveness. When you engage in active listening, you tune into what your conversation partner is saying without interrupting him or […]

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