I enjoyed reading Paul Arden’s “It’s not how good you are, it’s how good you want to be”, lots of little lessons I learnt from it, and this was the most triking one. Back then, I printed it out and hung it over my desk at work. Last month, I showed it to the 500 freshmen of my ‘old’ university.
A recent study from researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology found that the language used in Kickstarter campaigns affected the likelihood of a project meeting its funding goal. The study analyzed more than 45,000 Kickstarter efforts and found that certain phrases were often linked with successful campaigns.
Could we use this knowledge in marketing?
At work ou get instant feedback and, oftentimes, instant gratification in the form of raises, promotions, new contracts, or general approbation.
The arc of family life is different. In the moment, it can be banal, boring, or discouraging.
Read more to find out how it works 🙂
Having a wide variety of employers can make workers seem well-rounded, but too much moving around can also make them appear less desirable, new research shows.
So, how do you do decide if you’re going to leave your company or not?
Great post on Mashable. As a small business owner, you don’t have a big budget to work with, but you still want a reliable, professional online platform that you can set up and maintain with ease.
Why are we convinced that “sizing up” at our favorite burger joint is a good idea, even when we’re not that hungry?
Why are our phone lists cluttered with numbers we never call?
Dan Ariely, behavioral economist, has based his career on figuring out the answers to these questions, and in his bestselling book Predictably Irrational (re-released in expanded form in May 2009), he describes many unorthodox and often downright odd experiments used in the quest to answer this question.