Mixed-sex interactions may harm thinking.

By |2017-04-28T07:36:07+00:00April 28th, 2017|Categories: Productivity, Relationships|Tags: , , |

Researchers performed two studies. In the first, participants interacted either with a same-sex or opposite-sex partner. Results showed that men’s cognitive performance declined from a mixed-sex encounter, but this wasn’t true for women.

Interacting with women can impair men’s cognitive functioning; Johan C. Karremans; Journal of Experimental Social Psychology; Volume 45, Issue 4, July 2009, Pages 1041–1044

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Research shows that a 89 percent of self-made millionaires sleeps well.

By |2017-03-26T15:04:13+00:00March 26th, 2017|Categories: Personal Success, Productivity|Tags: , |

They sleep above seven to eight hours per night.

Corley explains how sleep is a function of success. He laid emphasis on how sound sleep boosts memory and creative thinking. Albert Einstein spends at least 10 hours to sleep at night.

Change Your Habits, Change Your Life. Strategies that Transformed 177 Average People into Self-Made Millionaires“. Tom Corley investigated the daily habits of 233 self-made and rich millionaires. He compared the results with that of 128 poorer people with annual earnings below $35,000. This was quite easy since he is an accountant and financial planner.

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Research also shows that persistent exercise drives you to your greatest potential.

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Corley’s research reveals how 76% of rich people engage in aerobic workouts. Some of the workouts include Riding a bike, strolling and jogging. They do these activities for about 30 minutes daily.

Tom Corley investigated the daily habits of 233 self-made and rich millionaires. He compared the results with that of 128 poorer people with annual earnings below $35,000. This was quite easy since he is an accountant and financial planner.”Change Your Habits, Change Your Life. Strategies that Transformed 177 Average People into Self-Made Millionaires

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A custom office helps workers be more productive.

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This study shows that workers who can change their office work better than those who can’t. Having control over office space allows people to feel more comfortable. This lets them work better.

The study shows that rich workplace decor produces better team performance than lean spaces.

Greenaway, K., Thai, H., Haslam, S., & Murphy, S. “Spaces That Signal Identity Improve Workplace Productivity” Journal of Personnel Psychology, 15 (1), 2016

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88% of wealthy people spend approximately 30 minutes daily to read educative books.

By |2017-03-20T13:31:45+00:00March 19th, 2017|Categories: Personal Success, Productivity|Tags: , |

 

They rarely read for fun and enjoyment. Most rich people study self-help books, history and bibliographies.

Reading a good novel to derive pleasure has positive significance to your career. You can add positive value by reading biographies of people that moved from grass to grace. Biographies reveal the problems, approach and success stories of subjects.

 

Tom Corley investigated the daily habits of 233 self-made and rich millionaires. He compared the results with that of 128 poorer people with annual earnings below $35,000. This was quite easy since he is an accountant and financial planner.

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Self-compassion does not delay your productivity.

By |2017-03-18T02:06:37+00:00March 18th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: , , |

People who forgive themselves and reward themselves don’t perform worse than those who don’t; they perform better.

Kelley J. Robinson, Selina Mayer, Ashley Batts Allen, Meredith Terry, Ashley Chilton,  and Mark R. Leary “Resisting self-compassion: Why are some people opposed to being kind to themselves?” Self and Identity, Volume 15, 2016

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Participants who added something pleasant to exercise, like listening to The Hunger Games, practiced more willingly (about 51%).

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 Katherine L. Milkman, Julia A. Minson, Kevin G. M. Volpp, “Holding the Hunger Games Hostage at the Gym: An Evaluation of Temptation Bundling”, Manage Science. 2014 Feb; 60(2): 283–299. doi:  10.1287/mnsc.2013.1784

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In order to remember everyday things, use intentions implementation with when, if, and then.

By |2017-02-21T09:47:21+00:00February 20th, 2017|Categories: Productivity|Tags: , , , , |

In order to remember everyday things, use intentions implementation with when, if, and then.

There’s a study of epilepsy sufferers who were having trouble being regular with their medication regimen. They were given an “if, when, then” statement to make, such as, “If it’s eight o’clock in the morning and I’ve finished brushing my teeth, then I will take my prescribed medication.” That statement increased compliance with the regimen from 55 percent to 79 percent. The key is to be specific about the place and time that serves as a cue for you to take the step that you want to take.

Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade by Robert Cialdini

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