In his book, the American journalist Charles Duhigg comprehensively explores the topic of habits. His book is good for this diverse approach-habits are considered not only from the point of view of individual psychology.
The author introduces readers to the results of scientific experiments, tells about ways to overcome bad habits and the impact of habits on people’s lives, the work of companies and the emergence of social movements, as well as shares his personal experience.
The book is characterized by a popular style of investigative journalism — the author reveals the theme of his work with the help of “storytelling” – through interesting examples and stories. However, some critics of the book believe that Duhigg too keen on them. Continue reading
In order to make a first impression on the interlocutor, you need a strong handshake, acceptable appearance and eye contact. These are basic principles, and you probably know them. All this is true, but not enough.
If you want to be remembered by the interlocutor after the first short contact, you should think not only about how to look, but also what to say and how to say it. Here are some tips from Annette Grand, who has spent several decades teaching American businessmen how to behave in public.
Go to the individual
Do not hesitate to Supplement the professional approach with details that are not directly related to it. Continue reading
Every time I was about to start writing this article, something happened that required urgent intervention. A Facebook tab that was accidentally left open flickered — and now I’m already, I don’t remember why or how long ago, pointlessly scrolling through the social network feed…
As a result, I was irritated by the realization of my time wasted, and now I’m upset and can’t collect my thoughts. I’m going to get some tea. But I will not waste time and while the kettle is boiling, I will check my email directly in my smartphone. Oh, how many letters! I should have answered. Okay, I’ll answer later, when I at least start writing this article… Continue reading