Personality

What I Learned This Week: You Are What You Share

Andy Nulman | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada Business
Andy Nulman

These days, given the overwhelming tsunami of social media, the conventional wisdom of who we are has shifted away from us and onto others, to become "You Are What You Share"...whether you choose to share your feelings about food, clothing, French lawyers/politicians, or the act of sharing itself.

Companies Need Better Leaders

Thomas Gelmi | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada Business
Thomas Gelmi

Leading people is often seen as a side activity and taken for granted with some people being more talented than others, which is unfortunately still a widespread opinion in many organizations. Indeed, there are huge differences in the quality of leadership. But why is that?

Can Joan Rivers' Signature Help Us Understand the Separatists?

Annette Poizner | Posted 12.05.2013 | Canada Living
Annette Poizner

As a psychotherapist, I'm always intrigued by the question of what makes people tick. It's always most important to listen and to ask, but the truth is that people tell a lot about themselves indirectly. Two signatures -- Joan Rivers' and that of former Bloc Québecois leader Gilles Duceppe -- gave me food for thought, as I pondered the psychology of the Separatist.

What is Your Handwriting Style Saying? Martin Luther King's Spells Freedom

Annette Poizner | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada
Annette Poizner

One premise of handwriting analysis is that people express their primary orientation in life, be it to the spiritual or the material, expressing an affinity with the vertical or the horizontal, every time they pick up a pen. Some writers strongly emphasize the width of handwriting. These are the people who live off their senses and have gifts in realms where the senses reign strong.

Lowering Expectations: Why the Glass is Half Full

Lori Gard | Posted 10.10.2013 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

This is not about lowering standards, convictions or expectations that I have made for myself. It is about lowering the expectations I have placed on others. And in the process, allowing people to be the marvelous and wonderful creation they were meant to be.

10 Ways That Stories Sell Businesses

Krizia | Posted 10.06.2013 | Canada Business
Krizia

As humans being, we're hardwired to engage with a good story. That's how we learn as children and that's how we continue to enjoy learning as adults. If you ask any advertising expert and they'll tell you that a good story can sell pretty much any product. Storytelling can also help a business retain clients and sell more of their products, but few businesses tap into the power of storytelling. Don't make that mistake.

My Brave Little Toddler Does Disney

Vicki Murphy | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada Living
Vicki Murphy

You never really know what kind of youngster you've got until you test him out in the real world. Our recent trip to Orlando confirmed that our little junior is quite the joiner. We shouldn't be surprised by his courage, I suppose. His nickname is Turbo Ginger for god sakes.

I'm No Honey Boo Boo

Kristina Matisic | Posted 04.06.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Kristina Matisic

If you've watched one of our shows or met me in person, you know I am not one of those characters. In fact, I'm amazed they let me on TV at all. In real life, I'm usually the quiet one in the corner. I prefer listening to speaking, and the only rooms I own are the ones in my house.

What Donald Trump's Signature Says About Him

Annette Poizner | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Living
Annette Poizner

Take a look at Trump's signature. In general, cursive handwriting is comprised of straight lines and loops. But Trump favours straight lines and does away with curves or loops. For the graphologist, roundedness implies emotionality and softer aspects of the personality. But what is the meaning of the straight line?

Who Am I? Who Are You?

A. Colin Wright | Posted 10.15.2011 | Canada
A. Colin Wright

Do you get tired of reading authors' long biographies on book jackets? Or are you simply not interested in reading endlessly of others' accomplishme...