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Facts don’t change people’s minds. Here’s what does

If you had asked me this question – How do you change a mind? – two years ago, I would have given you a different answer.<p>As a former scientist, I …

Al Gore

Child Behavior Problems: What's Normal and What Isn't

Children are supposed to break the rules sometimes. Testing limits is how they learn about themselves and the world. The consequences you give them …

Parenting

Dwane Casey, NBA Coach of the Year, Was Fired. His Response Is a Genius Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

Dwane Casey just role-modeled high-level emotional intelligence. His response to his firing will inspire you to up your game, too.<p>As the great Norm Peterson of <i>Cheers</i> fame once said, "It's a dog-eat-dog world and I'm wearing Milk-Bone underwear." That's how Dwane Casey must have felt last week.<p>In a …

Emotional Intelligence

You can actually learn to be wise, and it can help you feel less lonely

Most people were either stunned or amused when British prime minister Theresa May appointed a Minister of Loneliness a few months ago, acknowledging that, “for far too many people, loneliness is the sad reality of modern life.” Yet, this should not have come as a surprise or a joke. In study after …

Psychology

15 straight guys on their first date 'red flags'

It seems they really hate it when women text during a date.<p>When it comes to first dates, if you're a little nervous or shy, it can be hard to know what to talk about. Some experts say you should talk about your exes, others say you should avoid all political chat, and then there's the experts who …

I didn’t understand male privilege until I became a stay-at-home dad

By Billy Doidge Kilgore<p>When my wife returned to work after parental leave, I took my first trip to the grocery with two kids, not knowing I would return home feeling like a hero. On a Monday morning, I pushed the green cart with flame decals through the second set of sliding doors and toward the …

Parenting

To Control Your Life, Control What You Pay Attention To

One of the best insights on what true productivity means in the 21st century dates back to 1890. In his book <i>The Principles of Psychology, Vol.1</i>, William James wrote a simple statement that’s packed with meaning: “My experience is what I agree to attend to.”<p>Your attention determines the experiences …

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even "drives people?" (Maybe into the …

Les preguntamos a los jóvenes cuánto aprendieron de sexo viendo pornografía

¿Las nuevas generaciones siguen prefiriendo el porno tradicional? ¿Cuánto hay de inspiración y cuánto de frustración? ¿El cine chancho es escuela? ¿Es el momento del porno feminista? Cuatro jóvenes en Argentina nos cuentan su experiencia<p><i>Artículo publicado por VICE Argentina</i><p>En la actualidad, hay …

Steve Jobs Was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

3 Hiring Secrets of Managers Who Find (and Keep) the Best Employees

I've used these lessons throughout my career.<p><i>What is your most innovative hiring best practice? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Cameron Herold, COO Alliance founder, on Quora:</b><p>You …

How to Make Your Friends with Benefits Situation Last

Boundaries, boundaries, boundaries.<p>A healthy “friends with benefits” situation is the white whale of sex and dating. Typically, one or both parties catch feelings and then the whole thing falls apart. But it doesn’t have to be like that! It’s a tricky—but possible—balance. My most successful FWB, a …

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

Apps

Here Are the 50 Best Jobs In America, According to Glassdoor

It's based on salary, job satisfaction, and sheer number of positions available. Is your job on the list?<p>Of all the surprisingly high-paying jobs out there, the recent report that In-N-Out Burger pays its restaurant managers an average of $160,000 a year is probably the most surprising.<p>But, a lot …

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

8 People Share What It's Really Like to Have a Threesome

"It checked off my bucket list fantasy"<p>Threesomes are one of the most popular sexual fantasies. While only 13 percent of people have actually done the deed, 64 percent have admittedly fantasized about it, according to a study published in the journal <i>Archives of Sexual Behavior</i>.<p>So, what about those …

Workspaces Inspiration: Some Ideas to spice up your productivity

One in a while, we will throw together an Office Inspiration feature to spice up your next workspace idea. Is this something you would like to see …

16 Questions To Ask On A First Date, According To Marriage Therapists

Do you make your bed in the morning?<p>If you’re an introvert ― or just hate small talk ― few things are more stress-inducing than a first date. Keeping conversation flowing freely is no easy feat.<p>To help you figure out what to talk about ahead of time, we asked therapists and psychologists who work …

Want to Change a Bad Habit Forever? Here Are the 4 Proven Steps to Make the Change Stick.

Everyone has bad habits. Not everyone is successful at getting rid of them. Find out the why and the how to.<p>In a few key ways, our bad habits aren’t too different from our good ones.<p>They are both created to meet our needs, for instance. And these routine behaviors get assigned to a part of the …

Self-help

Google Just Revealed Its 5 HR Secrets for Identifying and Developing Great Managers

For starters, it's a mistake to think that a high-performing employee should be promoted to management.<p>In a recent podcast at Google's Re:work, Sarah Calderon, a manager at Google who oversees Google's Manager Development curriculum, revealed some nifty secrets about how they train and develop …

9 Everyday Habits of the Average Millionaire

Earning a salary, investing wisely and living below your means is enough to become a millionaire, eventually.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ll be honest. There were definitely several times throughout my life when I never dreamed of becoming a millionaire. I didn't …

Personal Finance

How to Work with a Manipulative Person

Almost everyone who’s ever gone to work has had to deal with an office manipulator. Unfortunately, most employees hesitate to go public with their concerns. And with good reason: Even if they do, typical corporate responses range from wary or dismissive to actually retaliating against the victim, …

America Going Through Another Sexual Revolution, Sociologist Author Says

America has become intoxicated by a system of “cheap sex.”<p>That’s the claim of Mark Regnerus, associate professor of sociology at the University of …

How Do You Respond to Your Best Employees' Mistakes? Next Time, Try Doing This

Mistakes don't have to be a negative--if you approach them like this.<p>How do you react when one of your best people makes a mistake?<p>Effective leaders know that every individual is unique, and different situations call for different responses.<p>But mistakes are wonderful opportunities. For example, by …

Top Life Skills to Teach Young Children Right Now

1<p>Decision-Making Skills<p>Life skills are valuable lessons kids will use throughout their lifetime. But most kids don't learn how to handle real-world …

5 things no one tells you about starting a startup

<i>[This guest commentary is by Avni Patel Thompson, founder and CEO of Poppy.]</i><p>There are things that I wish I had known before I had started my …

How to Gain Credibility When You Have Little Experience

There’s a meme on the internet, which speaks truth about a dilemma for young people entering the hypercompetitive workforce of 2017. The photo is of two seasoned, older interviewers glaring critically across the table at a young interview candidate with the following words: “We’re looking for …

The Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017

Every year for the past three, Forbes has gone looking for 25 young U.S. companies with a strong shot at reaching a valuation of $1 billion or more. Last year’s list included hot companies like the crowdfunding site GoFundMe, online retailer Boxed and innovative home seller OpenDoor. This year, …

Startups

How to Train Yourself to Think Differently and Permanently Rewire Your Brain, According to Science

It's not about thinking positively. It's about learning how to think realistically.<p>The conversations you have with yourself have a direct impact on how you feel and how you behave. If your self-talk is filled with self-doubt, harsh criticism, and catastrophic predictions, you'll struggle to reach …

15 Businesses You Can Start for $10,000 or Less

Review these best business ideas for entrepreneurs on a budget.<p>This story originally appeared on GOBankingRates<p>Starting a business can be intimidating. Finding the right idea, dealing with the financials and getting it up and running successfully add up to more than a standard full-time gig. Simply …

Small Business