75 Tips and Resources to Increase Your Memory Capacity

75 Tips and Resources to Increase Your Memory Capacity

Many people expect increasing memory loss as they age, but this memory loss can be reduced or stalled with some simple memorization techniques, physical exercise, and a reduction of stress.

Predicting Job and Academic Success with Watson-Glaser

Every organization wants to know their new hires will be successful. Many studies show a positive relationship between Watson-Glaser scores and various job and academic success criteria. I’ll highlight a few below. Organizational Success: In one study, Pearson found that for 2,303 job incumbents across 9 industry categories, Watson-Glaser scores correlated .33 with job success […]

Overheard: Critical Thinking and Soft Skills #1 Need in Financial Professions

Overheard: Critical Thinking and Soft Skills #1 Need in Financial Professions

In a Grant Thornton survey, 55% of overall respondents indicated that lack of soft skills — communication, critical thinking, and problem solving abilities — posed the most significant challenge in recruiting seasoned accounting professionals. The report said today’s accountants need better soft skills and critical thinking to relate accounting rules to real-world scenarios and apply […]

3 Mindfulness Approaches for Busy People

3 Mindfulness Approaches for Busy People

Guest post by David Shindler of www.employabilitycoaching.co.uk Is your mind too full of stuff at the moment?  Are you on auto-pilot engaging in mindless activity causing you stress with the potential for burnout?  Many of us have become increasingly dependent on technology and are living with greater uncertainty in our lives.  Busy, yes, but what […]

Raising Little Critical Thinkers

Raising Little Critical Thinkers

This morning at breakfast, my little Gabe saw me eating a banana (my food of choice each morning – nature’s treat). After a spoonful of his favorite cereal (and mine — Marshmallow Mateys), he said this: “Dad, you always eat bananas. Monkeys eat bananas. You are a monkey!” While his logic may not get him […]