How to succeed in networking without feeling disgusted with yourself
Hello! For those of us who are torn between the desire to develop our communication skills, communicating with people without embarrassment and awkwardness, and an almost unbearable desire to close…

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Why do managers yell at their subordinates
Today the boss is courteous, polite and seems to be happy with everything, and tomorrow he shakes the walls with angry tirades. Scientists have explained why the chief's office may…

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What is the problem with smart people
There's nothing worse than working with fools, is there? When hiring new employees, it is logical to pay attention to smart people — it seems that it will be easier…

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professional burnout

How we are being manipulated

Now you can easily meet smart guys who have read books on hard sales and are ready to break the will of the first comer.

Hello, friends!

I am for protection from such figures. Therefore, I will share with you the techniques of manipulation. Learn to defend yourself and don’t let your friends get hooked.
Test yourself

These are the basic manipulations described by Robert Cialdini in the book “psychology of influence”. But let’s make an experiment: read the description of the manipulation technique without reading the section “Protection”. Try to guess how to defend yourself in a situation. Then check the answer in the text. Continue reading

10 career lessons that most people learn too late

Popular author of several best-selling books, management consulting specialist Bernard Marr shares 10 important lessons to learn before your career reaches its natural conclusion.

Life is really too short
Especially to waste it on a job you hate, on a boss who doesn’t even notice you, and on a company that doesn’t have a soul.

Many people convince themselves that they should tolerate their unloved job, even if it makes them completely unhappy, just because they need to get paid, or because they don’t know if they can find another job, or simply because they are afraid to change anything in their lives. Continue reading

The right content for an online store − increasing sales by half
Almost everyone has experienced visiting an online store in their life. Let's say you wanted to buy a multi-functional multi-cooker to forget about standing at the stove for a long…

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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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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,…

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Tips for building a career which is best forgotten
Every time the Muse author Stacey Lasto bakes cookies for her work colleagues, she recalls a time when cooking for colleagues and bringing homemade treats to American offices was a…

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