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22 February 2012 Last updated at 11:58 ET By Stephanie Hegarty BBC World Service
Self-control is be a tricky thing, but it’s a necessary resource to understand if you want to make better decisions and life choices. Here’s a look at how it works, and how to produce it.
1. Be a Quitter Before any kind of endeavor, whether it’s a new job or a financial investment, come up with some golden rules.
It's estimated that by the year 2050, 69% of all humans will live in urban areas.
Whether it's sitting for a big exam, getting up in front of an audience to give a speech, or even interviewing for a job, worries about failing can derail our performance and prevent us from operating at our best.
Creativity and Intelligence are related, but also opposed to each other in a certain way.
If you are reading this right now, I guarantee you have a great big brain . I mean really big and I mean based on the number of neurons you have.
It's well known that there are circadian or daily rhythms in basic physiological functions like body temperature or digestion.
We spend a lot of time thinking about what is NOT happening, contemplating events that occurred in the past or that might happen in the future.
What do cheating on your diet , overreacting to a tantrum thrown by your child, and having a drink even though you decided to stop drinking have in common?
The rapid development and expansion of digital technology is unprecedented, and its full impact on peoples all across the globe has yet to be fully understood.
Opportunity or Problem Recognition: A person discovers that a new opportunity exists or a problem needs resolution. Thirty-five years ago an entrepreneurial leader, Robert Cowan, recognized a new opportunity and asked, "Why do business meetings have to be conducted in person?
Procrastination goes well beyond simple laziness. Serious consequences can ensue when you constantly put off until tomorrow what you should have done yesterday. Fees can accrue if you don’t pay bills on time.
Five Lessons About How To Treat People -- Author Unknown 1.
‘A man grows most tired while standing still.’