Apologizing is a bad habit
Sometimes, in order to smooth out the roughness of our actions, we rush to apologize. Apologies are considered as a way to correct errors or as compensation for possible inconveniences.…

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What you need to know about personal data to avoid paying a 300,000-ruble fine
Starting from July 1, 2017, the fine for violation of the law on personal data processing will increase to 75 thousand rubles. 1. What kind of law? At the moment,…

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How to survive the winter
The cold season itself is a difficult time to concentrate on productivity: short daylight hours, temperature changes, a gray city, and stiffness of movement provoke stiffness of thoughts and actions.…

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The power of our habits

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

The cost of evolution: why it is pointless to fight procrastination and thank God

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

10 important career questions that are useful to answer before the start of the New year

According to the great author Bernard Marr, honest and thoughtful answers to these simple questions will help you understand your own goals and pump your career in the coming year.

1 are you satisfied with your work?
Are you happy? Be honest with yourself. If the answer is “Yes” – cool! Keep doing what you’re doing.

If you can’t say Yes with 100 percent certainty, consider what you need to change in your current position to get as close to satisfaction and professional happiness as possible. Continue reading

Changes for business from January 1, 2019
Experts of the Consultant Plus company-about what amendments to the legislation will come into force after the New year. 1. You can register an individual entrepreneur or LLC via the…

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Bird-talker or how to shut up a talker
There are people who could earn a million a day, getting a ruble for every word spoken. They are difficult, loud, and uncomfortable. We learn to talk to chatterers and…

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How to increase sales before the New year
Megaplan experts tell us about five ways to stand out from the competition and attract more customers on the eve of the holiday. 1. Launch the new year's tariff or…

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Changes for business from January 1, 2019
Experts of the Consultant Plus company-about what amendments to the legislation will come into force after the New year. 1. You can register an individual entrepreneur or LLC via the…

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