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The Irrationality Behind Rationality

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The article unravels the myth behind the theory of rational decision making used in modern-day economics. The conventional economic theory defines rationality as an inherent characteristic of the homo sapiens. In simplistic yet significant terms,...
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Will face masks be the next big thing?

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Market research and human psychology predict if you should invest in this season’s hottest piece of PPE I know what you’re thinking. “Should I invest in the hottest new AI-powered face mask startup from San Diego?” Personally, I’m...
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Self-sabotaging behaviors that cause us to stumble

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These behaviors guarantee discontent and obstruct success. I have had the privilege to work with a lot of very successful people over the years. I have learned a lot from seeing how they work and...
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Why Is the news making you anxious?

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Consider these headlines from July, 21st, 2020 Case Numbers are far higher than reported in parts of U.S, C.D.C Says-NYtimes Armed Gunman with explosives holding passengers hostage on Ukraine bus: local police-FoxNews China blows up dam as...
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Some Things Just Aren’t Worth It

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"There are two types of habits: ones which comfort us, and ones which would be a comfort if we stopped." - Catherine Pulsifer When searching for a new “life hack,” you’re hoping for a cheat...
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How not to be dumb money

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Why believe a title that says I’d know how to tell dumb from smart money? Because I’ve been both and learned from financial scars accumulated since 1987. I’ve also taught a behavioral investing course...
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Unemployment & Suicides: The Next Wave Of Crisis

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This wave of economic suicide will perhaps surpass the lives taken by the deadly virus itself. The economic hardships caused during Covid-19 have surpassed those of the 1930s Great Depression and the 2008 Global Financial...
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A Simple Philosophy to Unlock Results

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xu_8mrYtWlY “You either progress, or you momentarily stay where you are until you progress but you can’t fail”. This is a quote from Paddy Brosnan from our podcast This Works. Paddy is a mindfulness and...
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Robots and the Revolutionary Loneliness Solution

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The lack of human interaction may find the solution in a robotics laboratory. "Friendship needs no words — it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. "      — Dag Hammarskjold Loneliness has always been the plague of...
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Are You Experiencing FOBO?

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Have you heard of Fear Of a Better Option yet? We know that making choices is hard. The more choices we have, the less we explore, and the more likely we are to go with...
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How to Trade For a Living

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Amol's 10 Commandments of Trader Discipline Whether you've just begun your journey as a trader, or you're already on the path of making this a career, one thing is sure: You need principles. Every successful...
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Stop Whining and Start Requesting

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“What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain.” - Maya Angelou You probably have coworkers...
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Collective Consciousness- An Innate Retort

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Every individual is born with a particular realm of consciousness and beliefs. Even though within a given society, we may all share the everyday collection of shared beliefs, thoughts, and moral attitudes which operate...
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Why Most People Lose Money Day-Trading (And How to Not Be One of Them)

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Day-trading is hard, and most people lose money at it. I definitely have. In fact, I once lost more money in a single day than many people earn in an entire year at a regular...
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How To Terrify E-Jerks

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Don’t bother calling them knuckle-dragging chimps. You’re more likely to offend chimps. “The daughters of God don’t break for jerks.” - Marianne Williamson It occurs to me that single women worry more about e-jerks than lousy...
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Body Language Decoded — Does This Really Work?

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Have you seen those crazy videos? The ones that decode people’s body language while they are being interviewed. The experts call it the science of body language. Yes, of course, we all express fear, anger, and...
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Leader or Follower? Both!

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One doesn’t have to look far to see the perceived division between leaders and followers. Motivational posters, overly-hyped and overpaid event speakers, social media memes, and even our own expressions force us to decide if...
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Helpful Behavioral Economics Concepts for the Business-Minded

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In corporate America, Gaussian statistics, deterministic interpretations of the world around us, and rational utilitarian models have long dominated the decision-making process. The fields of Behavioral Economics, Psychology, and Human-Centered modes of thinking have...