The Best Psychology and Self Improvement Articles of 2016

Time flies when you’re learning, growing, and improving. This is officially the 7th year of The Emotion Machine and it was easily one of our best yet. As many of you know, every year I try to put together a … Continue reading

5 Lessons Standup Comedians Can Teach You About Public Speaking

If you want to improve your public speaking, there is no better place to look than the world of standup comedy. A good comedian is a master of public speaking. Not only do they have to be confident and comfortable … Continue reading

Undeniable Presence: How to Create a Powerful Aura Around Yourself

What does it mean when someone has a “presence” or “aura” about themselves – when someone walks into a room and they just ooze confidence, enthusiasm, and self-assurance? This type of person often doesn’t even have to say anything or … Continue reading

How to Plant Powerful Ideas in People’s Minds That Actually Take Root and Grow

Our memory is a very fickle thing. We are constantly being bombarded with new stimuli and new information, and only a very small percentage of it is actually remembered. So if you want to be a thought leader, marketer, or … Continue reading

How to Destroy Performance Anxiety and Deliver an Award-Winning Show Every Time

We don’t often think of it this way, but life is often like one big performance. Whether it’s delivering a lecture, going on a date, or meeting a new person – we are often called upon to present our “best … Continue reading