People Are Leaving Social Media Due to Privacy Concerns

People Are Leaving Social Media Due to Privacy Concerns

It's not surprising that recent online privacy issues are leading people to leave their social media profiles behind. What is surprising, however, is that 40% of people surveyed by public relations firm Edelman have deactivated at least one social media account in the last year. 

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Study Proves Overscheduling Is Bad for Productivity

Study Proves Overscheduling Is Bad for Productivity

A recent study published in Journal of Consumer Research proves that overscheduling is bad for productivity. While having a basic plan for the week can be helpful, researchers found having too many self-imposed deadlines can get in the way of deep work.

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6 Ways to Stop Gambler’s Fallacy From Hurting Your Career

6 Ways to Stop Gambler’s Fallacy From Hurting Your Career

We all have cognitive biases -- errors or faults in the shortcuts our brains take when processing information and making decisions.

Understanding these common biases, especially if they are particularly common in your thought patterns, can help you develop strategies to minimize bias and improve the quality of your decisions.

In this article, we’ll tackle gambler’s fallacy, which sometimes sounds like this: “I’ve had so much bad luck lately that things are bound to turn around.”

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