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How to Become President of the United States


What do you want to be when you grow up? When you were a little tyke, how did you answer this question? The most common answers: A veterinarian A pilot A doctor A teacher President of the United States Sure, we tell kiddos—you can be anything you want to be—even President of the USA. But […]

The Truth About Social Anxiety


We get lots of questions about social anxiety. People want to know if everyone feels the way they do or if their social habits are ‘normal.’ I also know that some forms of social anxiety are beyond the advice on this blog. Since I am not an expert in social anxiety I found someone to […]

Why Women Are So Complicated


Women can sometimes often be unpredictable. Even as a woman, I regularly don’t understand the choices of my female friends, mother (love you) and sisters (love you lots!). But guess what? I have a little window into the odd world of women for you. Want a fascinating peek into human behavior–especially women’s often baffling choices? I am mildly […]


February Book

I’m mildly obsessed with shortcuts. Hacks. Formulas. There is a fundamental principle that drives most of my decisions here at the Science of People: Work smarter, not harder. That is the main idea in our Science of People book club this month: Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success By: Shane Snow Book Description: […]

How to Start a Cult


In 1982, a very strange thing began happening in the middle of nowhere. A spiritual guru decided to set-up shop in the high plains of Wasco County, Oregon. He called himself Osho. Osho had big dreams. Along with a few loyal followers he took a muddy ranch and began to build a small city. He called […]

What To Do About Amy Cuddy?

Oh dear, it seems we have a bit of a science mess. Unfortunately a frequent side-effect of scientific exploration means false starts, confusing findings and ambiguous take-aways. At the Science of People we try to cut through the BS. So, let’s do some slicing and dicing. I wanted to write a quick post for those […]

How to Talk to Yourself


What does it sound like in your head? Sometimes I wish I could hop into someone’s head to hear what they are really thinking. Our thoughts are secret—and it’s a good thing too. We are far more brutal in our minds than in reality. As a man thinketh, so is he. Here are the major […]

Supercharge Your Online Brand

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Do you have a digital brand? If you have ever posted anything online then the answer is YES! Whether you have a booming personal website or a simple LinkedIn page… Whether you write your own blog or have a basic online dating profile… Whether you like it or not… …you have a digital brand. I […]

The Science of Soulmates

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Do you believe in soulmates? If so, you’re not alone. According to a Marist poll: 73% of Americans believe in soulmates. More men than women believe that they are destined to find their one, true soulmate (males: 74%, females: 71%). 79% of people younger than 45 believe in soulmates, while only 69% of those over […]

10 Steps to the Perfect Conversation

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Conversations are like sports. Just like football or soccer you hone your conversational muscles. You train for difficult topics. You re-play miscommunications in your head. And just like elite athletes, you need a conversational game plan. The art of sparkling conversation is one of our most requested topics at the Science of People. So a […]

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