14/07/31

Apart from being recognized as one of the world’s most ingenious inventors, Leonardo DaVinci is also widely known for not sleeping much. However, Leonardo lived centuries ago and, well, life then had a different pace, to say the least.

Nowadays, in our speed-obsessed culture lack of sleep is not so much our choice as a result of external pressure. And yet to function properly we simply need to get enough sleep.

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14/07/29

One of the most demotivating things that might happen to you is when you get stuck in a rut and every day is exactly the same. To avoid such a thing ever happening to you, it’s crucial to start every day with a fresh dose of optimism and positive energy. How to do this?

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14/07/24

Psychologist Barry Schwartz takes aim at a central tenet of western societies: freedom of choice. In Schwartz’s estimation, choice has made us not freer but more paralyzed, not happier but more dissatisfied.

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14/07/22

In business – just like in life – you can only be sure of two things, death and taxes. If you want to protect your company from an untimely demise and want to see it flourish, simple brainstorming might not be enough. You have to take it a step further.

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14/07/17

What can economists learn from linguists? Behavioral economist Keith Chen introduces a fascinating pattern from his research: that languages without a concept for the future — “It rain tomorrow,” instead of “It will rain tomorrow” — correlate strongly with high savings rates.

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