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More brainpower? Exercise!

Researchers have known for decades that aerobic exercise and training is good for the human brain. In a breakthrough discovery, scientists have discovered a specific molecule called irisin that is produced in the brain during exercise through a chain reaction. Irisin is believed to have neuroprotective effects. Increases Energy The more you move, the more energized you will feel. Regular physical activity improves your muscle strength and boosts your endurance, giving you the energy you need to think clearer and come up with new ideas. A good 15 minutes of moving around, even just around your living room, makes your...

Not feeling confident? Fake it ’til you make it!

Sometimes you feel like you’re in over your head. How do you “fake it ‘til you make it”? What the Experts Say Feeling anxious about a new professional challenge is natural. In fact, imposter syndrome — the creeping fear that others will discover you aren’t as smart, capable, or creative as they think you are — is a lot more common than you might guess. The key to overcoming this she says, is “to trick yourself out of the state of self-doubt.” Faking it ‘til you make it’ is not about pretending to have skills you don’t, she adds. It’s “about pretending...

How successful people handle stress

Statistics say that 8 in 10 people are stressed or have anxiety in the Western world. This is especially being proven amongst the Millennial generation and young professionals. Here are a few tips which can help you to deal with or overcome stress or anxiety. Gather all the facts in an objective way Firstly, ask yourself what’s the worst that could possibly happen. As Herbert E. Hawkes, former Dean of Columbia College once said: “If a man will devote his time to securing facts about a situation, his worries will usually evaporate in light of the knowledge.” To make this easier,...

Crowdfunding your first business idea

Something different: Have a great business idea? Ever dreamed of creating a start up? But you have one problem; no money! Check out Crowdfunding! Obtaining financing is one of the biggest hurdles most entrepreneurs will have to overcome. If you don't have any connections to investors, it can be tough to know where to begin. Online crowdfunding — raising smaller amounts of money from multiple backers — has become an increasingly common solution to this dilemma, because it allows startups to reach out to a large number of potential investors at once. There are many crowdfunding sites, however not all of them...

Learn to think like a leader

As talents of The Hospitalitist, we are ambitious to move through the phases to become leaders and gain managerial skills. The following are a few tips on how to think like a good leader in situations where you can find yourself in charge (now or in the future). Master how to ask the small yes first Good leaders are good at getting people to do things they wouldn’t normally do. Two researchers—Jonathan Freedman and Scott Fraser, decided to test how exactly to get people to do something. They went door-to-door in a small neighborhood and asked people if they would put...

Too many tasks, not enough energy? Here are tips!

We have all been in situations where we have too many tasks and not enough energy. Here are a few tips on how to manage this problem. Taking Control of Your Time Don’t let time control you! Select when you will study or work and only study/work then. In this way, it will become easier to dedicate yourself fully to tasks during a specific time slot. You think you can’t fit it all in the time slot? Just say 'NO'! Since now you know what you can fit in the time slot, if you get extra tasks and you really are pushing the...

3 pieces of career advice from successful young CEO’s

As we are growing up and discovering what the future of our lives will hold, we often look towards our successful superiors and reflect on their advice. The following are several inspirational career advice tips from top successful people of all walks of life. Stewart Butterfield: Have an 'experimental attitude.' Stewart Butterfield, the cofounder of Flickr and chief executive of Slack, one of the fastest-growing business apps of all time, recently shared his best advice for young people with Adam Bryant of The New York Times: "Some people will know exactly what they want to do at a very young age, but the odds are low,"...

The power of positivity

  Positivity is a powerful quality not only to help you in your every day personal life, but also in your professional future. The art of being happy lies in the mind and how we train our thoughts to automatically linger towards positive solutions.  Feelings are a result of thoughts, not external  circumstances. It is normal to think external actions and experiences directly affect your mood — we all do it. For example, maybe people assume that a bad job interview is what caused you to feel disappointed. Or that a long to-do list is causing you to feel overwhelmed. Technically, you could...

Internship Success Plan

In today’s fast-changing world of work, your professional career will include many new positions. So for interns or trainees, it’s never too early to learn how to get any new job off to a strong start with a solid internship success plan. Even if your internship has a structured program and a welcoming boss, you’ll have a better experience if you’ve prepped and have goals in mind. Besides the advice you hear everywhere, like “do your research” and “make a good first impression,” here are nine tips for creating your internship success plan: Learn what your superiors want It’s vital to...