Articles by Eric Barker
How to say no without feeling guilty: 6 secrets from experts
Being “too nice” can cause legit problems. So how do you say no without feeling guilty? Experts and research have answers.
Chronic procrastination: 5 weird (but effective) ways you can conquer it
The 5-step checklist to get you to stop procrastinating and start being more productive.
How to lower your bills: Tips from the FBI’s top hostage negotiator
How to lower your bills by using the same persuasive techniques as an FBI hostage negotiator.
Old school: 7 ideas from ancient thinkers to improve your modern life
Seven powerful lessons from ancient wisdom for success in the modern world.
Fearlessness: 3 things you can learn from special ops and Navy SEALS
The traits that help Navy SEALs and Special Ops to succeed — preparation, confidence and humor — add up to fearlessness. Here's how you can have it, too.
New neuroscience reveals 2 rituals that will make you more mindful
You might think you lack self-control. Or that you make bad decisions. But none of these explanations fixes the problem. Here's how to be more mindful.
How to read people: 5 secrets backed by research
Want to be perceptive like Sherlock Holmes? Here's the basic 101 on how to read people.
The 4 rituals that will make you an expert at anything
Four rituals to make you an expert in anything.
Research report: How to have a happy family in 7 steps
Happy families are better and the children of happy families are more successful. Here's how to get there in 7 steps.
4 things millionaires have in common, backed by research
Think millionaires are different from you and me? You're right, but not in the way you imagine. Four secrets behind many millionaires' success