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How Magazine Covers Have Changed Over the Past 100 Years

How have magazine covers and their photos changed over the past century? The answer sheds light on not just the design and image choices of major …

The myth of universal beauty

Would you have been beautiful in another era? David Robson discovers that attractiveness is more malleable and subjective than we might imagine.<p>The plus-sized comedian Dawn French would be unlikely to describe herself as a sex symbol, but was she simply born at the wrong time? “If I had been around …

Psychology

Husbands of female breadwinners most at risk for cheating, says study

<b>(CNN) —</b> Female breadwinners, especially those who didn't set out to make most of their family's income, have been found to feel less satisfied about their lives, based on a survey by Working Mother Media.<p>And now, the findings of a new study about infidelity will probably give these breadwinners …

18 Things You Need to Stop Doing if You Want to Be Successful

Your time is way too valuable to be wasting it on things that don't work. Instead, treat it like the precious resource it is.<p>Too often we act as if time is infinitely available. There's always another day, right? But that's a huge mistake.<p>Whether you're working or having fun, being mindful about …

Self-improvement

12 Mindfulness Hacks You Can Use in 24 Hours

Immediately reduce stress and anxiety with these tricks.<p>Mindfulness is all the rage these days, and with good reason. Practicing mindfulness has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety. A new study from the University of Oxford even found that mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) is as …

Mindfulness

How Does Caffeine Work?

Caffeine isn’t the kickstarting jitter-drug you think it is. If anything, it’s a sneaky imposter.<p>First, a little biology. As your neurons fire …

12 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>…

Self-improvement

The Leadership Behavior That’s Most Important to Employees

For the last 20 years, I’ve studied the costs of incivility, as well as the benefits of civility. Across the board, I’ve found that civility pays. It enhances your influence and performance — and is positively associated with being perceived as a leader.<p>Being respectful doesn’t just benefit you, …

Leadership

8 Toxic Types of People You Should Keep Out of Your Life

VIP Contributor<p>Founder, Market Domination Media®<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Toxic individuals are completely exhausting to be around and they can have a negative impact on your forward momentum. Entrepreneurs need to remain laser focused -- the distractions and …

Self-help

Nigeria borrows money to pay government salaries

Africa's richest economy is borrowing money to pay salaries as it struggles through a "difficult cash crunch" brought on by halved oil prices, Nigeria's finance minister revealed.<p>The news comes as Nigeria prepares to welcome a new government at the end of this month and the country's naira currency …

Africa

Number of internally displaced people highest 'in a generation'

International community has ‘completely failed’ to protect civilians living in conflict zones, according to a report by the Norwegian Refugee Council and Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre

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Here's How You Solve the Employee Engagement Problem | Inc.com

The problem of low employee engagement continues to challenge companies everywhere. Gallup recently released the results of its latest employee poll, and 68.5% of workers still consider themselves "not engaged" or "actively disengaged" at work.<p>The problem is a complicated one, and I won't attempt …

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different -- and achieve differently.<p>Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly …

Time Management

21 remarkable new animal species that will freak you out (pictures)

Guess What Happened When JPMorgan's CEO Visited Elizabeth Warren's Office

WASHINGTON -- A meeting between Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Jamie Dimon deteriorated almost immediately after the JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO visited the recently elected senator and consumer advocate at her Capitol Hill office in 2013.<p>In a new afterword for the release of the paperback …

How Women And Minorities Are Changing The Tech Game

<i>Part of the series “Entrepreneurial Women Rocking the World”</i><p>In my work with professionals who are committed to building thriving, rewarding careers and businesses, I’m hearing more and more from women who have exciting ideas and want to launch multi-million dollar enterprises, and believe they have …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Spotlight: Personal Growth Expert Fabio Angeleri

MagMaker / February 9, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Fabio Angeleri and <b>my medium is</b> personal growth.<p><b>My love of</b> meditation started when I was around 22 during very …

10 Ways To Monetize Your Blog

Blogging has become a fun hobby, as well as a great way to build a business. If you want to monetize your blog, you have a lot of options to look at. …

How to talk to anyone at a networking event

The only problem is you've never met any of these people before, and you're terrified of making an awkward first impression.<p>First of all, lighten up, says master networker Jon Levy, and take comfort in knowing there are tactics you can use to make your next networking event not only worth your time …

6 Reasons Why You'll Know It's Time to Move Overseas

How many times have you said you're going to do something but change your mind at the last minute? It might be a spontaneous pledge, a throw-away comment or spur-of-the-moment remark but the result is usually the same.<p>Because taking a leap of faith is <i>hard,</i> particularly when it means life might …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

44 Foods That Can Turbo-Charge Your Weight Loss

In The Bulletproof Diet, David Asprey outlines the clean-eating foods you need to calm inflammation—and cravings.<p>Dave Asprey, author of the forthcoming <i>Bulletproof Diet</i>, believes that some foods contain "antinutrients"—toxin-like chemicals that he says can trigger inflammation and make you a slave …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

The 15 Grossest Things You Might Be Eating

You'll be seriously disturbed by the secret ingredients lurking in your pantry.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>Unfortunately, gross food has become the norm in most supermarkets, with packaged food ingredient lists reading more like chemistry …

How to Set Financial Priorities When You're Young and Squeezed

You have a lot of demands on your money—and not a lot of it. Here's what to do first.<p>The most financially challenging state of life is not …

Personal Finance

4 Ways Living Abroad Changes You... Forever

It was in the summer of 2002 that we first decided to move abroad. The kernel of an idea was already there but, during those months, we began to grow an idea into reality.<p>One year later and our first stop was Vancouver, Canada, where I turned my back on the corporate world and returned to student …

The Sharing Economy And The Future Of Finance

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Christopher O. Hernæs is Vice President of Strategy, Innovation and Analysis of SpareBank 1 Group, Norway’s second largest financialinstitution. He was previously a partner at Core Group, where he worked with strategy development and innovation for Technology, Media, Telecom and</i> …

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …