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Do glasses make you look smarter but less attractive?

Do glasses really make you look smarter but less attractive? As a general rule, yes: Glasses make you look smarter but less attractive. But it depends… As I wrote in previous blog posts, Erotic Capital and the Beauty Premium are real, measurable variables that have been studied by academics to prove that it pays to […]

Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful

I’ve blogged about this concept before. The beauty premium, erotic capital, why you can’t afford to be ugly and of course how tall people make more money than their shorter colleagues. At first glance, all this seems quite provocative, but shouldn’t be. The Economist Magazine recently explained why attractive women should not include a photo […]

A picture is worth a 1000 words

I’ve recently blogged about the importance of your online photo and image. We’ve all heard the dictum a picture is worth a thousand words. In this instance it’s 2,000. It always amazes me what the power of the human spirit can unleash when it’s creativity is unbounded. For more images like this one, click on […]

Why your online photo matters

We’ve all heard the expression you never get a second chance to make a first impression, yet online it’s even more important BECAUSE it’s the ‘only’ impression they can make. just look at the detailed analysis of a Facebook page below… It’s all about the photos. A poor photo = a poor impression. I’d like […]

The beauty premium is almost a quarter million dollars

I’ve blogged about about the fact that you can’t afford to be ugly and the controversial concept of erotic capital. I’ve even blogged about how being taller means you make more money. Today’s post is just an update on the beauty premium that according to Professor Daniel S. Hamermesh, the premium is now almost a […]

Overworked? 4 Signs You Need to Recharge

Take a cue from elite athletes who know how much to train AND avoid overtraining. Here are four ways to tell you’re about to hit a performance wall. Sometimes it’s obvious you need a break, but in most cases you’ll figure it out only once it’s too late. When you work double-digit hours during the […]

5 Ways Women Sabotage Success: Some Solutions

Women’s History Month began Thursday, March 1, 2012, and ends Saturday, March 31, 2012. Women entrepreneurs are known to be successful and have differentiating characteristics to their male colleagues in fact Erotic Capital is one of the more controversial measures and gender arbitrage one of the most opportunistic. That being said, everyone has challenges on their way […]

Death By Powerpoint Video

As a reader or subscriber to this blog, you know that I teach public speaking skills to business owners and executives as well a Persuasion Presentation Principles that Unleash The Speaker Within You. One of the most popular presentation tools is Powerpoint. That being said, Powerpoint can often KILL rather than improve a presentation. Watch […]

How Much Do You Hate Your Job? Quick Test

What is your favourite excuse you use for not showing up at work the next day? A.   I only call out when I’m really sick B.    I have a flat tire C.    I have food poisoning D.   The dog ate my car keys How often do you hit your snooze button in the morning before […]

Workaholism Infographic