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30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

If You're a Great Multi-Tasker but Still Can't Keep Up, Try These 8 Productivity Strategies

You may believe that multi-tasking is the key to success in today's world, but look at how some workers have found more power in focus<p>In my role as business advisor, I rarely find owners and founders who aren't working hard. I often find dedicated people who can't seem to stay focused.<p>That means …

Time Management

How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

Self-help

5 Things People With Emotional Intelligence Do When Their Buttons Are Pushed

When you clash with difficult people at work, how do you manage your emotions?<p>Do you work with people who display emotional intelligence? Better yet, do <i>you</i> display your own emotional intelligence (EQ) when working with others? I've experienced my fair share of conflict and drama in the workplace -- …

Emotional Intelligence

Teach Your Child to Deal With Uncomfortable Emotions

Mentally strong kids understand that they can be in control of their emotions – rather than allowing their emotions to control them. Kids who know …

Discipline Your Child's Behavior, Not the Emotions

Kids can be overly dramatic by nature. Their emotions seem irrational and completely out of proportion with the situation. But, that's OK.<p>They're …

The 25 best exercises for your lower abs

Bicycle Crunch<p>Lie on your back, extending one leg, while bringing the opposite knee toward your chest. With your hands behind your head, touch your …

9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Anger Management

How to Put an End to Passive-Aggressive Behavior

The underlying emotion is usually fear.<p><i>Why is it a bad thing that I'm passive aggressive?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 Vijayraj Kamat, Author of "STOP LYING, START MOVING" | TEDx</b> …

8 Questions to Ask Someone Other Than “What Do You Do?”

We’ve all been in the awkward situation of meeting someone new and having to build rapport quickly — at networking events, industry conferences, charity events, dinner parties, and other social-professional situations. If you’re like many people — especially most Americans — you break the awkward …

10 Quotes that Will Change the Way You See and Treat People Today

During my competitive cross-country running days it wasn’t uncommon for me to run five miles at five o’clock in the morning and another nine miles at …

San Diego

The Power of Asking 'Why' | Inc.com

Today's problems can sometimes seem almost insurmountable. Although we've made strong progress over the last decade in many areas such as violence, extreme poverty and global health, issues like climate change, income inequality and a rise in populist authoritarianism still loom large.<p>Education …

Education

12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

Mind

World Introvert Day: What introversion actually means

If introverts got 10 bucks for every time someone asked them that, they would have enough to go on a world trip. Because that's how they</b> …

Why We Should Be Disagreeing More at Work

When I worked as a management consultant, I had a client that I thought of as difficult. Let’s call her Marguerite. She and I didn’t see eye to eye on much. I disagreed with the direction she was taking our project, the people she chose to involve, and the pace at which she thought we should do our …

Leadership

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

6 things great leaders do differently

Great leadership can be a difficult thing to pin down and understand. You know a great leader when you’re working for one, but even they can have a …

28 Phrases the Most Likable Employees Use at Work | Inc.com

You think words matter? According to a CareerBuilder survey, 50 percent of employees believe turnover would go down if managers simply recognized their efforts more frequently.<p>That brings up some obvious questions. Do you compliment your workers for doing good work? If so, how often? And if you're …

Employment

These Are the 8 Types of Friends You Need in Your Life

Do your friends sometimes disappoint you? Ever feel like there is something missing in your relationships? You’re not alone.<p>Tom Rath and the Gallup …

Signs of ADHD can be different in girls

When asked to describe a typical child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), most people would describe a young boy who climbs on things, is impatient and does not do what he is told.<p>Few people would describe a bubbly young girl with lots of friends, who works hard to get good …

Autism

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things | Inc.com

All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to manipulate or pressure other people. At its best, persuasion is the ability to effectively describe the …

Self-improvement

3 Simple Questions to Help You Stand in Your Own Power | Inc.com

Stress is a subjective thing. If two people are stressed the same way, one may collapse and the other may thrive on the challenge. So, if you want to be someone who's strong and resilient, you need to be intentional with your thoughts and how you process what's happening. That's according to Kevin …

Leadership

These 7 Leadership Styles Allow Great Executives To Tackle Any Situation | Inc.com

When you're a hammer, everything looks like a nail. The same is true for leadership. If you're great at driving your team by calling the shots, then you'll seek out situations--and even <i>create</i> ones--where making tough calls quickly is critical. However, like any highly developed skill, overusing one …

Leadership

Get Strong With This Intense Full-Body Yoga Routine

Yoga is wonderful for so many reasons. It's great for stretching, refocusing your mind, and unwinding after a long day. For some people, relaxing, …

Why Smart Entrepreneurs Don't Ask For Advice, They Ask For This Instead | Inc.com

Business owners are often looking for advice on strategies, tactics, and key decisions. However, while offering straight up advice might seem like an obvious solution, in the big picture, advice-giving is not the best approach.<p>Groups like the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) have discovered the …

Self-improvement

11 habits of supremely happy people

We’re always chasing something—be it a promotion, a new car, or a significant other. This leads to the belief that, “When (blank) happens, I’ll …

Benefits of Rucking: Cardio for He Who Hates Cardio | Art of Manliness

I hate cardio.<p>Like some men who feel similarly, my hatred for cardio goes back to my sports playing days where running and sprinting were used by …

Special Forces

Why This Second Grade Handout Should Be Your New Creative Manifesto

Last week, I attended curriculum night at my daughter’s school. In discussing the things the kids will be learning this year, the teachers handed us …

Advertising Industry

This little machine can clean your clothes with 10 liters of water and no power

Update: The Drumi is finally in production as of late September, but without an exact ship date. Yirego, the company behind the electricity-free …

13 questions that will change your life

When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself the right questions. Some questions are hard …