8 min read · From 2015 · A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky. Try these eight storytelling techniques for a presentation that wows.
3 min read · Mar 2nd · It’s not hard to recognize when a friend, family member or colleague is having a rough day, but what isn’t as easy is knowing what to say. The next time that happens, use these four tips to s…
Reminding ourselves of positive attributes can us when we’re feeling low.
3 min read · Oct 17th · New research in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology indicates that a shared sense of reality plays an important -- but overlooked -- role in ...
In nine studies with 1,571 participants in total, the researchers found evidence that the subjective experience of sharing a set of feelings, beliefs and concerns about the world was a defining feature of close relationships.
“Romantic partners who experience a stronger sense of shared reality feel closer and more committed to their partner and feel that they have ‘merged minds.’ Further, once romantic couples have established a strong sense of shared reality, they are motivated to uphold and protect it,”
20+ min read · 2020-03-02 · The Psychology of Human Misjudgment, a speech given in 1995 by legendary investor Charlie Munger, opened my eyes to how behavioral psychology can be applied to business and problem-solving. Munger,…
From 2015 · There are plenty of folks happy to tell you how to write better, just as any doctor will tell you to “eat right and exercise.” But changing your writing (or eating) habits only happens when you understand why you do what you do. I can help you with that. That proposal or email you wrote must now compete for … Continue reading 10 top writing tips and the psychology behind them →