The Power of Influence and Persuasion

Robert Cialdini
Robert Cialdini

Because of the world-wide recognition of Dr. Robert Cialdini’s cutting edge scientific research and his ethical business and policy applications, he is frequently regarded as the “Godfather of influence.” You can read more about his thinking in a recent article,  Why you say yes, even when you don’t want to. Continue reading “The Power of Influence and Persuasion”

You should laugh more

why we laughFew will disagree with the title of this post.. After all laughter is the best medicine we are told. But why do we do it? Sophie Scott is a cognitive neuroscientist who can explain to you exactly why we laugh. You can see her TED presentation below. It is fun to watch and worth every minute you will spend on viewing it. Continue reading “You should laugh more”

OneTap, a great way to avoid driving distractions

http://globalnews.ca/news/1836536/calgary-based-company-releases-onetap-app-to-combat-distracted-driving/Driving along in your own cocoon should be an ideal time to think beautiful thoughts and enjoy the scenery as you pass. Unfortunately, many of us are almost addicted to leaving the cell phone open and can be distracted at any moment by what may look like a priority. It is not only destroying your peace of mind, but could well result in your death or serious injury if you overlook what is happening around you. if only someone could intervene and monitor all of those attempts to divert you and handle them in the most appropriate way. Continue reading “OneTap, a great way to avoid driving distractions”

The Immediacy of Tomography Software

tomographyTomography refers to imaging underground formations by sections or sectioning, through the use of any kind of penetrating wave. When companies or individuals shop for EarthImager software, they will find that they have the chance to make the most of the land that they are studying or have purchased. Continue reading “The Immediacy of Tomography Software”

Is It Time For A New Ergonomic Office Chair

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This article is contributed by Jim Taylor.

If you’re one of those people that want to know what the big deal about ergonomic office chairs is, you need look no further than your own body. Without even knowing it, many individuals suffer needless negative health effects due to posture or sitting problems in the office. Continue reading “Is It Time For A New Ergonomic Office Chair”

5 Jobs Of The Future Where Big Money Will Be Changing Hands

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This article is contributed by Jackson Mosby.

The job market is changing fast and the careers of today will definitely not be the careers of tomorrow. If you want to ensure your future is secure you might need to look at the kinds of jobs that will be in high demand a few years from now. Don’t just choose something because it was popular in the past. Obviously some careers will always be great choices, but let’s look at some of the dark horses you might want to think about if you want to have a great life. Continue reading “5 Jobs Of The Future Where Big Money Will Be Changing Hands”

Does Gray Hair Inspire Trust

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With advancing years, some seniors seem to be concerned that their gray hairs could confirm that they are past their prime. However, there is another side to this issue. Anyone who displays gray hair clearly accepts life for what it is and accepts what aging implies. Indeed, many would feel that getting older means getting better. Continue reading “Does Gray Hair Inspire Trust”

How To Come Up With A Business Idea That’s Bound To Succeed.

road to successThis article is contributed by Jessica White.

Being an entrepreneur or launching your own business is a highly exciting and rewarding experience that only a select few of us will ever get to experience. Unfortunately, there is a prevailing belief it seems that in order to run a business you need to wait for an amazing idea to strike. The belief is that you’ll be going about your normal routine, quite like any other day, when suddenly a light bulb will flash and you will suddenly know how to make your millions and change the world. Continue reading “How To Come Up With A Business Idea That’s Bound To Succeed.”

The Best Tablets For Manual Jobs

engineerThis article is contributed by Peter Johnson.

If you run a business that operates ‘on site’ such as a construction business or a mining company, then you might not spend much time worrying about computers or technology. Generally the assumption is that computers are more of a concern for offices and that they require desks, power sockets and the like to be of much use.

This is an outdated view however, and these days it’s important to realise that all that is changing. Thanks to the process of convergence, our devices are getting constantly smaller and more portable, while also getting more powerful, flexible and productive. These days you can do on a handheld tablet what would once have required a full-blown desktop PC. Continue reading “The Best Tablets For Manual Jobs”

Do Your Staff Feel Appreciated?

applause This article is contributed by Eden Jose.

One of the biggest problems facing businesses is keeping the right balance between keeping their staff happy, and being seen as a soft touch. While as a manager or business owner it is vital that your staff respect you and are productive every day, it is also important that they enjoy working for you and aren’t as likely to be lured away by your competitors. Whether you employ minimum wage workers or top level sales executives, it is still better to keep the staff you have invested in hiring and training than replace them, and attrition is a problem in just about every industry there is. Continue reading “Do Your Staff Feel Appreciated?”