Addicted to being busy

Are we busy because it serves us or because we want to be busy? Why millennials appear to be more productive and miserable than the generations before them? Is this a new step in our cultural evolution, or yet another dead end? The main claim of this article: “Being busy is more than just feeling …

How to Organize a Workplace at Home

In this guest post, Kathrin Garner describes how to set a comfortable office space at home. Working now transcends the four walls of an office environment. Several times there has been a need to work from home. According to experts, an effective workplace organization is an essential factor in working from home. It can be …

Working from home effectively

Working from home has suddenly become a new norm, yet there is nothing normal about it. I will share a few of my own experiences. Hope you will find them useful. One internet connection is never enough We often trust the internet provider we have, but to be honest, this trust is misplaced. The internet …

Task Management for the Procrastinator

In this guest post, Kevin Gardner shares his credo and experiences. It is very useful to have a set of rules to define at 20+ and follow with minor adjustments. The result will probably be a disciplined and focused approach with  long-term success. When there are several tasks on your agenda, it can be easy …

Rules For Creating A Perfect Workplace

The workplace environment is very important for good progress. In my courses, I occasionally describe how to set up your personal workplace.  In this guest article, Susana from Zoetalentsolutions shares her vision for a corporate workplace and corporate culture.   To create a good business environment, it is not necessary to implement the methods applied …

Commitment and creativity

To be successful we need to be committed. Creativity may benefit from well-placed commitment, but it may also suffocate. When does commitment to goals become, and obsession and what happens next? Stay tuned, only in this blog … More reading materials here, here, here, here, here, and here. Overreacting All that is missing in the abstract: …

Best mnemonics and memory training for medical students and nurses – Part 1

Many of my readers and students practice medicine. All memory methods we teach are perfectly suited for medicine. Moreover, in 1:1 Anna uses some exclusive methods SPECIFICALLY developed for the medical students.  Since memoization is any extremely important and time-consuming part of any medical practice, and since medical practice is so long and intense,  you …

Formal and informal training

Do you need a professor with a syllabus or a coach with a keen eye? Which will provide a higher return on investment? Will you actually enjoy the training and what will you accomplish? Modern students have many great choices to make, and each choice can be very expensive. 1:1 with Anna vs Thinkific courses …

10 Ways Better Memory Will Boost Your Career

Memory skills and accelerated learning are crucial for career success. You probably understand this, yet each of us has different reasons to think so. As our economy moves from knowledge-oriented to influence-oriented models, the reasons change. In this guest article, Becky Holton shares her 10 reasons. 10 Ways Better Memory Will Boost Your Career Do …

Fighting ineptitude of others

Everybody can look stupid from time to time. Inaptitude is much worse. Sometimes the people we trust cannot help us and do not understand the damage they cause.  Is it an inevitable evil, or maybe we can do something about it? This article is about inaptitude of others, and a separate post will address our own …