The Forer Effect: Why We Believe in Miracles, Horoscopes, and Future-Tellers

the forer effect

Here’s what I know about you:

You have a need for other people to like and admire you, and yet you tend to be critical of yourself.

While you have some personality weaknesses, you are generally able to compensate for them.

You have considerable unused capacity that you have not turned to your advantage.

Disciplined and self-controlled on the outside, you tend to be worried and insecure on the inside.

At times you have serious doubts as to whether you have made the right decision or done the right thing.

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The $25,000 Idea That Will Instantly Boost Your Efficiency (and won’t cost you a penny)

the 25 idea productivity

The story goes that the president of a big steel company had granted an interview to an efficiency expert named Ivy Lee.

Lee was telling his prospective client how he could help him do a better job of managing the company, when the president broke in to say something to the effect that he wasn’t at present managing as well as he knew how.

He went on to tell Ivy Lee that what was needed wasn’t more knowing but a lot more doing. He said, “We know what we should be doing. Now if you can show us a better way of getting it done, I’ll listen to you and pay you anything within reason you ask.”

Well, Lee then said that he could give him something in 20 minutes that would increase his efficiency by at least 50 percent.

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How to Discover Your Purpose in Life

life purpose

You’re stuck.

You’re confused.

You feel how minutes go by. Hours go by. And days go by.

Days blend into weeks. Weeks turn into months. And months into years.

And you still can’t figure it out.

“What should I do with my life? What’s my life purpose?”

Whenever you ask those questions, your mind goes blank. And worse than that, you don’t even have a clue of what it could or should be.

You feel helpless. You feel desperate. You feel frustrated.

I understand the struggle you’re going through because I’ve been there. And sadly enough, there are a lot of people who are in that same place. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

In today’s article, I’ll try to shine a light on this life’s most important question.

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