Motivational Psychology to Achieve Goals

What gets you excited for the day? What keeps you going after hours? What drives business? What moves the world? What moves you? And what makes training a “want to” and not a “have to?” Motivation. It’s the internal force that drives us to achieve goals.

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Yirlene Mertens
5 Steps to Self-Mastery for Success and Happiness

Wealth, prestige, and power constitute the world standard for success. For some these prizes have come through hard work, for others through luck or inheritance. Yet none guarantee happiness. As the greatest measure of true and lasting success, happiness requires more, and self-mastery is the critical key.

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Yirlene Mertens
Having sex boosts your work performance {Hell yeah!}

Engaging in sex boosts your productivity and engagement the following day at work, researchers from Oregon State University, the University of Washington and the University of Oregon found in a study published in this month's Journal of Management.
=> Plus the effects appeared to last for a full 24 hours and were equally strong for men and women {I'm all all about gender equality, y'all know that}
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What will it take for women to win?

Do you think men won't vote for women? Do you think women have more difficulties than men when it comes to fundraising? Listen to this! 

The reason why women aren't running is NOT what you think!
Women are more politically mobilized than ever before, but that hasn't been enough to get them into office. With women stalled at 20 percent of Congress and 1 in 4 elected offices nationwide, POLITICO investigates the causes of this persistent gender gap — and what’s really stopping women from breaking through...

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Make change stick!

Tired of trying to change your life only to revert back to your old habits? There are scientific reasons for what's going on in your body as you're trying to change your life, and knowing the right way to make changes stick can help. In this video you'll learn the five secrets to change your life and make those changes stick.

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The surprising reason it’s so hard to focus

If I had to describe the problems of our generation, the top 3 would include:

  1. Too many options (especially in dating)
  2. Changing cultural and gender roles
  3. An inability to focus

What else am I missing? Hit me up on Twitter.

Today, I want to talk about number 3: how hard it is to FOCUS.

God, it’s hard to focus today.

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Girls and Leadership Research

New research underscores the uneven playing field for boys and girls when it comes to leadership. Parents see their daughters as natural-born leaders and a majority of these same parents believe that girls will have to work harder to enjoy the same success as boys. 

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