Personal Development

Understanding the Halo Effect for Countering Cognitive Bias

halo effect

Advertisements are meant to make us believe that a brand is good for us and the company producing the brand actually cares about the consumer. This idea is even reinforced during PowerPoint presentations by company CEOs, events, festivals and corporate social responsibility initiatives. In many cases, this isn’t true, as many large corporations have been …

10 Tips on Building Self Confidence Before an Important Presentation

presentation tips for an important presentation

Just before you walk on the stage to deliver your presentation, you might feel jittery, confused and even a bit sick. Some people can even suffer from some kind of body ache or nausea due to the stress associated with public speaking. The problem usually eases out as the presenter walks on stage and begins …

11 Tips to Make your Resume Fit on One Page

Less is more is a good rule of thumb for many things, especially if you’re on a job hunt. For resumes, keeping things simple, relevant, and easily readable can mean the difference between getting your dream job and falling through the cracks among dozens of other vacancy hopefuls. Many a times the reason for this …