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10 Lessons from Einstein

1. Follow Your Curiosity “I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.” 2. Perseverance is Priceless “It’s not that I’m so smart; it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” 3. Focus on the Present “Any man who can drive safely while kissing a pretty girl is simply not giving the kiss the attention it deserves.” 4. The Imagination is Powerful “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. Imagination is more important than knowledge.” 5. Make Mistakes “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” 6. Live in the Moment “I never think of the future – it comes soon enough.” 7. Create Value “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” 8. Don’t be repetitive “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” 9. Knowledge Comes From Experience “Information is not knowledge. The only source of knowledge is experience.” 10. Learn the Rules and Then Play Better “You have to learn the rules…

10 Psychology Tricks You Can Use To Influence People

GREGORY MYERS FEBRUARY 3, 2013

Before we get started, it’s important to note that none of these methods fall under what we would term the dark arts of influencing people. Anything that might be harmful to someone in any way, especially to their self esteem, is not included here. These are ways to win friends and influence people using psychology without being a jerk or making someone feel bad.

10Get Favors

Trick: Get someone to do a favor for you—also known as the Benjamin Franklin effect. Legend has it that Benjamin Franklin once wanted to win over a man who didn’t like him. He asked the man to lend him a rare book and when the book was received he thanked him graciously. As a result, this the man who had never wanted to speak to him before, became good friends with Franklin. To quote Franklin: “He that has once done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another than he whom you yourself have obliged.” Scientists decided to test this theory and found that those who were asked b…

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