Category Archives for Personal Development

5 Values My Son Helped Me Rediscover

In every man’s life there are points that represent major milestones. Those are the times when you have realized or achieved something big. It could be acquiring a degree, buying your first house or having your first child.

I still remember the day my son was born at round 7 a.m. just a little more than seven years ago. As emotional and memorable that first half an hour was,  the real feelings of becoming a dad took some time to sink in.

Over the months and years that followed, it was becoming clear to me that I’m rediscovering life through my son. Here are 5 of the things that he taught me over time.

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Experiment Reveals a 34 Times More Effective Communication Overlooked Technique

Imagine you need people to donate to a cause you care about. How do you get as many people as possible to donate? You could send an email to 200 of your friends, family members, and acquaintances.  Or you could ask a few of the people you encounter in a typical day—face-to-face—to donate. Which method would mobilize more people for your cause?

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How to Discuss Internet Safety with Your Child

​Parents in our modern times have many issues to think about that never crossed our own parents’ minds when we were being raised. With new inventions and technology come new safety concerns. It can be a challenge to know what to say to your children when you don’t have childhood memories of a talk with your own parents to draw on. Here are 4 basic elements you must exercise to hold a successful discussion with your younger child around this very important topic that will affect their lives for years to come.

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Those 8 Signs Will Define Your Emotional Intelligence Level

First of all let us define what Emotional Intelligence is?

​Simply put, Emotional Intelligence involves your ability to manage and understand your own emotions, as well as the emotions of others. Individuals with strong emotional intelligence are able to correctly identify their own emotions and those of the other in order to channel those emotions in the right direction.

A lot of the qualities that make someone emotionally intelligent are somewhat intangible. However, the following characters are common in emotionally intelligent people:

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What Is Information Overload?

Have you ever started something new – a new job, a new sport, even a new game and you’re trying to learn the information and it feels like your brain might explode? That’s an exaggerated symptom of information overload. But, most people are experiencing it daily from normal life due to fast access to information via the internet.

Information overload can cause the following symptoms:

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10 Facts You Need to Know About Multitasking

Everyone thinks they’re good multitaskers. But, the truth is, no one is good at multitasking. The human brain is not designed for it. Sure, we can chew gum, walk and talk and so forth, but when your brain needs to focus on a task such as reading, driving, learning, writing and that type of thing, it’s not a good idea to try to multitask.

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