Want to Get Smarter? Breathe In

As a neuroscience nerd, I like to pour through research, find new information on how the brain works, and figure out practical ways to use it.This week’s tip comes from studies done by Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine.All these years, we thought...

Who's Your "Guy at the Table"?

After giving a workshop on creating elevator pitches, I checked in with people as they left. One woman said, “This was really useful. Except this guy at our table wouldn’t stop talking. So some of us didn’t get the chance to practice.”I knew this guy. (We all do.) I’d...

You ARE Losing Your Mind!

How many times have you ruefully said, “And then I lost my mind!” Maybe it was yet another thing on an overfull “to do list” at work. Or an exasperating exchange with a teenager. Or opening the garage door and seeing huge drifts of snow in the driveway...