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How to Optimize Your Personality

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Do you want to better understand how you work? In this post, I am going to discuss the 5 invisible forces that shape your personality. Researchers have found that every person, regardless of gender, age and nationality is made up of 5 basic traits: Openness Conscientiousness Extroversion Agreeableness Neuroticism Fondly known as the Big 5 More Info »

The Science of Happiness

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What makes you happy? This question is not as easy as it might seem. According to Shawn Achor in the Happiness Advantage, most Americans find free time harder to enjoy than work. Yes, you read that right. It’s easier for most of us to be successful than to be happy. Why do we have a More Info »

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

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Ask yourself these questions: Have you ever found yourself stretched too thin? Do you simultaneously feel overworked and underutilized? Are you often busy, but not productive? Do you feel like your time is constantly being hijacked by other people’s agendas? These are the questions Greg McKeown asks of readers who are thinking about starting his book, More Info »

10 Ways to Rock a Conference

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The right conference can be a game changer for your business. More importantly, the right conference, done the right way can prove to be a goldmine of opportunities. Whether you are going to a trade show, festival or business conference you have to be prepared. You are already spending time, money and energy to get More Info »

Putin’s Body Language

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Vladimir Putin is a bit of an enigma. His actions are often unpredictable and no one in the world quite knows what he is thinking or what he is planning on doing next. One of our body language trainers, Michiel Andreae found a fascinating video of Putin and so we are going to dissect his body More Info »

The Happiness Advantage


What is the science of happiness? I can’t wait to find out! The Happiness Advantage is the winner for our March Book Club! I decided to start a Science of People Book Club as part of my New Year’s science based goal-setting practice. Goal: Run a Science of People Book Club Read 12 Books in 2015 Host More Info »

7 Things You Need to STOP Doing

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I talk a lot on this website about all the things you should do to be more memorable, charismatic and influential. I write about starting, learning and beginning new habits and behaviors. Some of my favorites: Start power posing Learn vocal power strategies Use killer conversation starters But in this post I want to write More Info »

Happy Valentine’s Day…a Gift for You | @vvanedwards

Happy Valentine’s Day! We put together all of our favorite articles about love, dating and romance for you to check out today The (Surprising) Science of Orgasms Have you ever wondered what really happens to your body and brain during an orgasm? How about some interesting facts about the orgasm. It’s all here. 3 Signs More Info »

The Honest Truth About Dishonesty

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Are you ready to learn the truth about lying? Dan Ariely is going to enlighten us. The Honest Truth About Dishonesty is the winner for February Book Club! I decided to start a Science of People Book Club as part of my New Year’s science based goal-setting practice. Goal: Run a Science of People Book Club More Info »

What Do You See? Wedding Edition


This article is by Michiel Andreae, who is a body language expert in training from The Netherlands. He helps you explore and develop your own people superpower. Have a picture you want him to blog about? Send it to and you’ll see it on Science of People soon! In the series “What do you see?” we’re More Info »

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