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The Science of Great Conversation

The Science of Great Conversation

You’re going to a party, networking event or cocktail hour to meet new contacts and make connections. However, you always have a problem figuring out how to approach people, no matter what the situation. Thankfully, there are skills you can hone and then use in social or business settings. They may be verbal or nonverbal, […]

Post Traumatic Growth

Post Traumatic Growth

Scar tissue is stronger than regular tissue. Our wounds, our failures and our challenges eventually heal. And if we’re lucky, we become stronger because of them. Today I want to make sure: You heal stronger. You don’t bounce back, you bounce forward. You recover better. What do we do when bad things happen to good […]

What’s the Best Thing You Ever Built?

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Are you a builder? I don’t just mean a physical builder–I also mean an emotional builder. Have you built a company? A story? An idea? A team? I’m playing with a new idea that we, as humans are all builders. One of my favorite things to do in my courses is to ask our students and […]

Top 10 Clothing Hacks

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I would like to wear pajamas all day, every day. Alas, people don’t seem to like when I do this, so I have to face the facts: Style is a part of presence. Clothing shapes our image. Appearance contributes to our first impression. I’m no fashionista, but I know the importance of personal style. In […]

How to Spot a Toxic Person

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Do you have a toxic person in your life? Draining, non-supportive and difficult people are one of life’s greatest challenges. In this post, I want to talk about how you can spot, stop and deal with the toxic people who come into your life. 7 Types of Toxic People: Here are the 7 types of […]

7 Communication Hacks for the Socially Awkward


This is article is written by Kristin Bock, a Certified Body Language Trainer with the Science of People. Kristin lives in Oshkosh, Wisconsin with her awesome husband, 3 cool kids and 3 spirited chickens. She considers herself to be a communication architect and loves to teach people the foundations of body language. After 20 plus […]

The Power of the Color Blue

Power of blue

What’s your favorite color? The most popular answer to this question is: Blue! Blue reminds us of clean water and clear skies. Color psychology is fascinating and I found some crazy science facts about the color blue I simply had to share. Check them out, the science of the color blue: You May Also Like: Color […]

The Scientific Benefits of Meditation

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14 Ways Meditation Rewires Your Brain for Happiness, Peace and Success This is a guest post by Ian Luebbers of Minerva I stand on stage in front of a packed room. My heart is pounding in my ears. Thump. Thump. In twenty seconds, I have to walk up to the microphone and give an introduction […]

Where Do You Thrive?

Where do you thrive

Saturday night I found a puzzle. Around 10:45pm, my husband and I were driving home and I was counting down the minutes till I could put on my jammy jams, brush my teeth and slip into bed. If I was feeling really naughty, I might grab a piece of dark chocolate from the kitchen on […]

The Science of Teams

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There is magic in a team. The right teammates can exponentially grow the power of individual members–if the science of teams is leveraged correctly. And that’s what this post is all about! “Talent wins games but teamwork wins championships” -Michael Jordan Have you ever seen a well-oiled people machine going full throttle? Let me tell you, […]

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