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4 Habits That Help Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Bill Gates Stay Insanely Productive

So simple anybody can use them.<p>In Silicon Valley, it's not uncommon to hear all sorts of crazy tales about how to boost productivity -- from subsisting on food supplement drinks to microdosing on LSD (really) to enhance cognitive functions.<p>But here's the thing: The world's most successful …

Jeff Bezos

5 common email subject lines you need to stop using

I sent my first email when I was in middle school. So, needless to say, I have a lot of experience with the concept.<p>But even with all of that experience, I don't always send clear messages that make people say, "I know exactly what Rich wants!"<p>And that problem typically starts with my subject …

Study Finds That People With These Names Are Perceived as Most Annoying by Coworkers

The top source of tension at work comes from interpersonal relationships. Here's the truth about what drives people crazy.<p>If you've ever inwardly (or outwardly) rolled your eyes or gritted your teeth because of someone you work with, know this: Changing jobs probably isn't going to alleviate your …

perceived

Having 50 orgasms a day is pure torture

Jessie* is 30 years old, with a full-time job and what she describes as a “happy marriage” — but in secret, she regularly fires off messages cruising …

Mental Health

The Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Give Them These 10 Things

See if you're forgetting to give your kids any of these (non-material) things.<p>Think about someone who made you believe in yourself -- someone who saw more in you than you believed was possible.<p>How did they inspire you to stop settling and start reaching for what is possible?<p>They <i>gave.</i> They gave …

Parenting

7 Things Your Kids Need to See You Do Every Day to Feel Loved

Between busy schedules, daily routines, and blurs of life events, days spent with our families have a tendency to tumble into months and years faster …

Kids

Science Says Happier People Are Raised by Parents Who Do This 1 Thing

Here's a hint: It's all about a lack of (a certain type of) control.<p>Want your kids to be happier kids? More important, want your children to grow up to be happier and more satisfied for the rest of their lives?<p>A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as …

Psychology

5 Bad Habits to Give Up Immediately if You Want to Succeed

Is it time to unfriend the critics and haters?<p>Start the new year right by taking inventory of your "worst-self." If you don't know, it's time to get honest and ask your circle of friends this question: "What is it about me that is hard to tolerate?"<p>Then listen with a complete and open mind to those …

Self-help

How to Know You're in a Toxic Relationship, According to a Therapist

It started out the way most modern romances do: She swiped right, they matched, and hours of witty banter ensued. During the first six months, I'd …

These Hilarious Valentine's Day Gifts Will Make Anybody Love You

If your beloved is more interested in finding the humor in life than dwelling on more serious issues, this selection of entertaining gifts is sure to …

Shopping

Making a Statement: Hilary Swank

This interview with Hilary Swank is one of those conversations where after five minutes, you notice the whole team sitting in a circle, taking in …

Dating Someone With a Disability Isn't "Inspiring"... It's Normal

Illustration: Kath Nash Another day scrolling through social media, and it’s the same stream as always: posts about horrible rush hour traffic, …

5 Little Things That Will Brighten Your Spouse’s Day

Everyone wants to make their partners' days a little brighter and happier, but when life and everything else gets in the way, this simple relationship goal can fall by the wayside. But, seriously, don't let it.<p>"You want to brighten your spouse's days because you love them, and showing your love not …

Self-esteem

How to Be The Leader Of Your Own Life

When it comes to your own life, learn to live it like a leader.<p>When people talk about leadership, they the focus is most often on others--how leaders serve them, empower them and motivate them.<p>What if we turn the tables, though?<p>What if instead of thinking about leadership in relation to others, we …

workimprovement

This exercise bike is perfect for your TV-addicted toddler

Even toddlers need high-tech exercise bikes these days.<p>Toymaker Fisher-Price is making just such a contraption, which works directly with gaming apps …

7 Steps To Getting Through Difficult Conversations

Here’s how to check your emotions and work out a solution that lasts.<p>Many of us do just about everything we can to avoid uncomfortable conversations. Maybe someone isn’t doing their job, they’ve missed a bunch of deadlines, or they’ve been caught being dishonest–whatever the situation, even those …

6 habits highly organized people have in common

People often lament that despite their best efforts, they just cannot seem to get, and stay, organized. Even though they’ve been working at it diligently and have tried many strategies, nothing seems to stick. So how do organized people stay organized? Over the years, I’ve noticed they have six …

A Single Tip That Will Make 2017 Your Best Year of Work, Ever

Instead of focusing on the easiest tasks, or even most pressing, focus on this.<p>It's a new year, and that means a fresh start.<p>Want a simple tip that will help you make this year your best year of work, ever?<p>Use every morning to focus on your Most Important Task (MIT).<p>Your MIT isn't your easiest …

Time Management

12 Signs You May Have an Anxiety Disorder

Worried? Nervous? The distinction between anxiety disorders and "normal" anxiety isn't always clear.

Depression

Top 10 Motivational Apps That Will Help You Nail Your Resolutions

Start the year off on the right foot.<p>With the annual renewal of the year-long calendar comes a natural renewal of our resolve to be better people: eat better, workout more, call our loved ones regularly, and meet our professional goals. Though we may have started the last year with best of …

Motivation

Six Steps To Turn 2017 Into A Year Of Ongoing Career Success

As you celebrate the Christmas season and New Year and reflect back on 2016, how can you turn 2017 into a year of ongoing career success? By creating a career strategic plan.<p>Someone once said, “Success is the intersection of preparation and opportunity.” Achieving success requires more than luck, …

careersuccess

I read 15 books this year on happiness, productivity, and success — here are the most meaningful insights I've taken away

The bad thing is that one time a stack of said books collapsed on my desk neighbor.<p>Without a doubt, the books that moved me most this year focused on psychology and behavioral science — and as 2016 draws to a close, I'm reflecting on everything I learned.<p>Below, I've rounded up the most meaningful …

31 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted by a number of pediatricians shows for …

We're really bad at judging risk to kids. We're really good at judging parents.

Kim Brooks was preparing to fly home with her two children, ages 4 and 1, after visiting her parents in 2012. She needed to replace a pair of headphones — crucial equipment for keeping her preschool son occupied during the 2 1/2-hour flight. As she left her parents’ house for the quick errand, her …

Happiness depends on health and friends, not money, says new study

Landmark research says tackling mental health issues more effective than reducing poverty for increasing happiness rates<p>Most human misery can be blamed on failed relationships and physical and mental illness rather than money problems and poverty, according to a landmark study by a team of …

Mental Health

10 Everyday routines that could turn you into a better entrepreneur

Share23<p>Tweet<p>Share15<p>+14<p>Shares 42<p>Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a …

Men's attitude to fatherhood influences child behaviour, says study

Preteen behavioural problems less likely in children with confident fathers who embrace parenthood, suggest researchers<p>Children of confident fathers who embrace parenthood are less likely to show behavioural problems before their teenage years, researchers have found.<p>A new study suggests that a …

Psychology

10 Brutal Truths About Success No One Wants to Hear (Except People Who Hunger for Success)

Want to be successful? Start by radically changing your approach to business and to life.<p>Ask successful people how they achieved their success and you'll hear words like "hard work," "sacrifice," and "persistence."<p>Dig a little deeper and you'll find some other common attitudes and habits, like …

Self-improvement

20 Habits Holding Me Back From Being a Millionaire

Entrepreneur VIP<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How would you like to become a millionaire?<p>We all do. But, most of us, including yours truly, have bad habits that get in the way of accomplishing this feat. If you’re able to ditch these bad …

Self-improvement