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Are You Aware of the Dunning-Kruger Effect?

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The Dunning-Kruger effect is one of those psychological phenomena that can either feel extremely satisfying, or extremely ego-crushing. It all depends on which side of the effect you happen to find yourself. In either case, it is important you familiarize

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On Motivation

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Is your motivation level high right now? If the answer is yes, then – great! You might want to stop reading this right now and get to work before it is too late. However, a lot more likely scenario is

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ScanWritr App is Coming to Windows 10

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After ScanWritr’s success on Windows Phone 8.1, where it established itself as one of the best all-around scanner apps, it is time to announce a new milestone: ScanWritr is going to see the light of day as a Windows 10

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Strengths and Weaknesses Reconsidered

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People in our professional and personal lives excite a whole range of feelings in us – from admiration, respect and love, to annoyance, frustration and rage. It is far from unusual to get deeply annoyed by the very same people

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Creativity Lessons: Cuba’s “Special Period”

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After the collapse of The Soviet Union in 1991, its ally Cuba entered a so called “Special Period in Times of Peace”. Characterized by a general lack of everyday items and rationing, the 90’s were a hard era for Cubans.

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The Importance of Acquiring New Skills

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When was the last time you deliberately decided to get good at something new? We mean something unrelated to what you do for a living. If you can’t remember, the answer is obvious: it has been too long and you

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The Truth About Success

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Picture a typical successful person. What is the first thing that comes to your mind? Is it luxury accessories, fast cars, yacht and a big house with the ocean view? Or perhaps hard work, determination, thick skin and a history

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Slowing Down and Getting Things Done

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We rush. We track time. We juggle tasks. It’s the same story every day at work. We need to do too much in too short a period of time. Slowing down is out of the question. After all, how else

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Night Owls Appreciation

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Being a night owl is somehow looked down upon. No one really says it to your face face, but if you are one of them, you know it’s true. You’ve seen the subtle smugness on your co-worker’s face as he

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Plan a Change: You Can (Probably) do it

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Most of us are guilty of at least occasionally daydreaming about all the awesome things we would like to achieve. We could start a business, travel the world, become an amazing artist etc. – if only we had more time,

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