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3 Science-Backed Lessons on Perfect Timing

There’s no shortage of how-to books these days: how to create better habits, how to increase your productivity, how to leverage your strengths, etc. But, simply knowing how to accomplish your goals isn’t sufficient for achieving top performance. New research is...

Why Your Brain is Hardwired for Coaching

For many years, the consensus was that once you reached adulthood, the human brain couldn’t generate new cells and you were more or less in a state of neural decline. Thanks to modern science, we now know that this notion is false, and that everyone has the capacity...

How to Think Like a High Performer

The notion that mindset plays a role in our daily lives is hardly a new one. For thousands of years, the world’s greatest philosophers, writers and thinkers have expounded on the virtues of mastering your mind to improve your quality of life. Fortunately, science can...

Why You Should Focus On What You Hate

As a coach and a practitioner of positive psychology, I don’t typically encourage my clients to focus on what they don’t want. And yet, that’s exactly what I’m about to challenge you to do. Inversion is a problem-solving strategy that reverses problems in order...

Are You Biased? (Hint: The answer is YES.)

Do you consider yourself to be a reasonable, level-headed person who makes wise decisions based on the facts? Well I hate to burst your bubble but the truth is that many of your decisions are impulsive, biased, and sometimes even irrational. To prove the point, let’s...

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