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Objectivity's Blind-Spot: The Dunning-Kruger Effect
Why Does a "To-Do Today" List Work?
Break Out Of Your Comfort Zone And Become An Everyday Hero
10 Ways To Strengthen Your Willpower
Growth Mindset: An Overachiever’s Secret Weapon
How To End Bad Habits And Leave Them Behind For Good
IKIGAI - The Key To Longevity
Decision Paralysis: How To Stop Overthinking Your Choices
Extrinsic Motivation: The Downside of Being a Goal Junkie
Hedonic Adaptation: Why Longterm Happiness Is So Elusive
DEEP TALKS: Ola Rosling
DEEP TALKS: Dan Seewald
Petr Ludwig interview with Ola Rosling, Swedish statistician known for his work for Gapminder and co-author of the book Factfulness.
Research shows that our willpower can be strengthened in the long term. In turn, with stronger willpower, we can focus on our priorities and do essential things first. We can postpone less, be more efficient, and resist temptations better.
Petr Ludwig interviewed Dan Seewald - Keynote speaker, innovation and leadership expert
Why are people’s thoughts obscured by their absolute belief in the correctness of their opinions? Why do individuals who lack certain abilities believe they are exceptionally qualified? Thank the Dunning-Kruger effect.
People with IKIGAI have more life satisfaction, better relationships and less stress. So what is IKIGAI?
The End of Procrastination free minicourse
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Interview with How to Be Awesome At Your Job
An interview with an author of the book The End of Procrastination, Petr Ludwig, for a podcast How to be awesome at your job.
Long-term motivation is crucial for fighting procrastination and for having a happier and more fulfilled life.
Tangible, simple, and visual, the To-Do Today represents a revolutionary update to the old To-Do List. Make creating one your next habit.
It certainly would be nice if we could quit smoking or start running marathons using willpower alone. Unfortunately, that’s not how our brains or bodies work.
DEEP TALKS: Spencer Greenberg
Petr Ludwig interviewed Spencer Greenberg - entrepreneur, Mathematician, and founder of ClearerThinking
Book Launch: The End of Procrastination
Petr Ludwig's talk at the launch of his book The End of Procrastination, which summarizes the core ideas of the book.
Consciously Here and Now
Slow down for a moment. Notice your posture and how you’re feeling. What thoughts are going through your head right at this very moment?
Stop reading this article for a while and really take note of all else that you’re doing and of the emotions, you’re feeling.
Once you’ve taken this mental stock and really absorbed the current moment, you can start reading again. You’ve just tried out being mindful, or consciously experiencing a moment in its entirety.
Satisfaction Management: Every Manager's Most Important Task?
An essential skill every manager today should have is knowing how to create an environment for his or her employees in which they can perform at their best.
Procrastinating Away Your Happiness
Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.
What Do We Know About Sleep
So what is it that we know? Not a lot, it turns out.
Profit or Survival: Why Shared Purpose Is Essential For Business
Thinking of profit from a different perspective.
Are your employees intrinsically motivated and self - directed? Do they care about the company, its targets, or their fellow employees? How often do they procrastinate?
Do your thoughts hinder or help you grow? How does a Growth or Fixed mindset change who you are?
Keep Your Mind Open - Avoid The Draw Of A Single Story
Why should we not believe a single story or follow a single point of view about someone or something? Chimamanda Adichie talks about how we risk a critical misunderstanding if we do so.
Do you often find yourself fulfilling your dream and getting disappointed in the end? Are you quickly getting bored after you buy something you have wanted to acquire? Or maybe you just wished that the good feeling lasted longer?
The State of Flow
How to jumpstart your flow in 30 minutes a day?
Sustainable Happiness and How To Get It In Just 3 Steps
The author of The Happiness Equation explains that our life can easily be awesome when you keep three important things in mind - your awareness, attitude, and authenticity.
Let’s Make Critical Thinking Less Rare
How to be more objective? In this TED talk, Michael Shermer explains why we believe in urban legends and why we are superstitious.