The Personal Communications Academy Blog

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Why you should always lead with your values
Your values are an embodiment of your beliefs developed through your life, family and experiences. They are a testament to
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How to influence in your emails
Email communication, just like other communication is about influence. The difference with email is that it’s (typically) professional and the
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The Science of Unlocking your potential
The scientific secret to unlocking your potential is found in a phenomenon known as the Pygmalion effect (a.k.a the Rosenthal effect) As
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Why Experiential Learning is the Future
Experiential learning, in it’s simplified form, is learning by doing. Instead of sitting through a presentation (no matter how colourful),
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4 traps that lead to bad decisions
As humans, we constantly fight to make objective decisions. We are impulsive, prone to distractions and highly emotional. The only
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The psychological benefits of nostalgia
An increasingly interconnected world means we are frequenting more countries than ever before. For me when I travel I often
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What we can learn from the formative business movement
A formative movement is a gut feeling for creating change. Through this gut feeling some of the most successful businesses
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Personal Branding
Branding is integral to success. Everyone knows the specific logos of the most successful companies from the Apple logo to
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The Law of Diminishing returns
The Law of Diminishing Returns is an economic principle that describes the eventual decline in output associated with increasing investments
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Harvard phycologist reveals the key to feeling good
If a brand promises that you’ll feel good after drinking their zero calorie refreshment, it’s usually not true. Feeling good
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Decision fatigue. Do you suffer from it? What it is and how to avoid it
We get muscle fatigue in sport. At the end of a hard exercise routine and you can hardly push your
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A summary of the best productivity hacks
Ending the day feeling like you haven’t done enough or even worse lying in bed thinking about everything you need
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