Can we make ourselves any smarter? The answer to that particular question is still a puzzle, trying to be solved by scientists all over the world. The most common measure of how smart a person boils down to a simple calculation, known as the Intelligence Quotient or IQ. While there have been papers published stating how brain exercises could help people improve their IQ’s, there has also been researched papers published opposing the said notion. A study published in 2008, led by Susanne Jaeggi, now a professor at The University of California at Irvine, conducted tests which reflected on how ‘fluid intelligence’ or the ability to solve novel problems works. The test sample was divided into two groups each, one training and one control group. The training group showed significant improvements in the reasoning ability test, where the control group lagged behind. This scientific study and a few others (Roche, Cassidy, et al. 2013), published evidence to the fact that … [Read more...] about 8 Brain Exercises To Improve your IQ Score
Fantasy RPGs are like buses, you wait two and a half years then three turn up at the same time, though technically one has been around for a year already but just dropped its subscription fee, and another one came out last year but I still haven’t finished it, and none of them are replacements for train services due to ongoing engineering works enhancing passenger accessibility, we apologise for the inconvenience. With hindsight the entire Fantasy RPG/bus comparison was fundamentally flawed from the start, but there seems to be a vacancy for a presenter on Top Gear so I’m trying to work in more automotive content, just go with it. Pillars of Eternity, Obsidian’s Kickstarted spiritual successor to Baldur’s Gate, Icewind Dale & co., was released last week; I even saw an actual boxed copy in GAME, after wandering past the shop and performing the traditional Inspection of the Shrinking PC Section (down to two shelf units now, one entirely devoted to game cards … [Read more...] about Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind
So you have decided to take the leap and start your own business. What is your plan to execute your business idea? Few days back, I had shared some of the basics for starting your own basics. I continue taking you to the basics, because the new ways have also evolved from these. I mentioned documentation is like your oxygen mask. Whenever you feel out of breath, meaning defocussed, refer to your business plan. Here we will discuss how to write a business plan for a new business. Like always, feel free to suggest or add anything relevant. A business plan essentially means a plan of action to implement certain processes to reach a certain goal, financial or volumetric. You define everything about the business in the business plan. Products, services, sale, revenue, cost of sale, marketing, financial etc. Yes, each and everything should be documented. Office setup, operational setup, marketing plan, things you will need to run and grow your business. How do I write a simple business plan? … [Read more...] about How to Write a Business Plan for a New Business?
As a Blogger, you must have been aware of Page rank. Page rank is just a ranking factor but it’s still an important metric to judge a Website credibility. Before, I start sharing my tips to improve Page rank of your Website, let me give you an introduction to page rank. Page rank, is a ranking system from Google, in which they give any point from 1-10 to a website. A new domain (recently purchased) will usually have N/a or 0 PR. 1 being the starting and 10 being the best point in Google page rank system. Page rank is directly or indirectly related to your site quality and backlinks. More site trusts you and link you, your site will have better credibility in Google eye. Though, it doesn’t mean you go to Fiverr or use some SEO service to build tons of backlinks over night and in no time, Google will ban your site from search. Why you need to Improve Page Rank? Let me make some sense to you and let you understand why page rank is useful for your site. Though, many people … [Read more...] about Killer Tips to Improve Page Rank of a Website
Being a professional Blogger is not an easy job, as you don’t only have to write articles but you have to take care of everything around your blog. In nutshell, here is my daily-routine: Writing new articles, updating all my blogs, replying to users comment, replying to readers email, promote my blog, network with others, read new stuff, Social media marketing and more and more… Yah, it’s a lot of work but the thing is it’s fun. It’s interesting to learn new things, implement them and most important make money out of it. Sometime I find 24 hours to be too less to get all the things done, and that’s why I ensure that I not only manage my time effectively but also take care of my productivity to ensure I don’t get tired or worked up so soon. Today, I will be sharing productivity tips which I usually follow to ensure my blogging life remains active and happy. Idea of sharing these tips to get more things done in less time and without sweating. … [Read more...] about Top 10 Productive Tips For Bloggers From Personal Desk