how to master deadlines

Learn How to Start Beating Deadlines With These Tips

The feeling of a deadline rushing towards you can be dread-inducing. Unfortunately, unless you’re one of the lucky few blessed with exceptional time-management skills, it’s probably a feeling you’ve felt more than once. So how do the rest of us make sure we hit our deadlines on time? For a start, check out these five […]

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How to Stop Saying “Like” All the Time

Are you, like, addicted to using verbal fillers or something? A verbal filler is a word like “like” that you drop into the middle of your sentences when you’re nervous or searching for the right word. Other fillers include “um…” and “you know,” but none has quite the bad reputation of “like.” “Like”-users don’t entirely […]

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How to Get the Job You Want: Building Your CV and More

When your best chance of employment is comprised of lucky timing, a single sheet of paper and a 20-minute conversation with a stranger, it’s easy to feel stressed out — especially when the same role looks different across companies. What qualifications do you need? Which ones set you apart? What should you highlight most in […]

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12 Science-Backed Ways to Get People to Like You

Whether you’re looking to get a promotion at work or hoping to expand your social circle, your success can depend on whether you’re liked or not. Research undertaken by the University of Massachusetts proved that likability really matters. The study found that auditors could get managers to comply with their suggestions (even if the manager […]

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motivation

Where to Find Motivation When You Need It

Struggling to stick with a New Year’s resolution? Need to get back on track at work after a holiday? To get over that hump, you’ve got to boost your level of motivation. Scientists have pored over what motivates us, and they’ve identified two different types. Inner motivations drive us to achieve personal goals like eating […]

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How to Grow Your Side Hustle into a Successful Business

According to new research, 32% of people in the UK want to turn a hobby into a more rewarding career – one that makes money. The survey dubs the group “hobbypreneurs,” but there’s serious cash to be made from a side hustle. Just ask the 50% currently pursuing a passion, who make £500 to £5,000 […]

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How to Handle Negative Thoughts and Emotions at Work

No matter how much you love what you do, you’re bound to experience work-related negativity at some point in your career. Whether it’s a particularly difficult project or a coworker that knows just how to push your buttons, negative feelings can result in stress, which is detrimental to work productivity and personal well being. Estimates […]

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7 Storytelling Structures to Improve Your Presentations

In his book The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories, Christopher Booker states that everything ever written boils down to seven basic plots. Using these story frames, you can share your life experiences to inspire your coworkers and bring your presentations to life.     Sources   Cuddy, Amy J. C. et al.(2017). The […]

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7 Techniques to Remember Anything

Do you struggle to remember the name of a person you were just introduced to? How is it that some people seem able to remember everything so easily? Fear not! There is hope for us all. We’ve gathered some of the best tips and tricks to help boost your memory skills. Whether you’re studying for […]

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career

10-Year Roadmap for Your Career

Whether you’re just starting out in your career or have a few years under your belt, it’s always good to have a goal in mind. Do you want to be a CEO one day? Or simply run a small team and do what you love? Are you working towards starting your own business? No matter […]

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