Research shows it's not just what you say, but how you say it. Our bad habits have an uncanny ability to get in the way of doing our best at work and in life. But a new study has found a simple, yet effective
Sure, we all know that an Ivy League education, a stint at a blue-chip firm, and stellar sales skills can help us get ahead. But it may surprise you just how many other, seemingly random variables can
Conventional wisdom is often wrong -- possibly even where "dressing professionally" is concerned. Regardless of how you choose to dress in your personal life, if you're a woman and you're looking for job
You might be surprised at the routines these high achievers swear by. The most successful people I know share some common traits. They're confident, hard-working, astute with money, and health conscious.
3 things you can do to avoid "completion bias" and tackle the most important tasks first. This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.
Microsoft may have recently announced that it is acquiring the professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, but LinkedIn will continue operating independently. Its management culture has been
People often mistake me for famous popstar and R&B singer Zayn Malik. It’s understandable; we’re basically the same person. We were born the same year, we’re loved by millions. We’ve publically feuded
You're probably making decisions based on information you don't even know you have. Most of us have a general idea of what intuition is -- you might say we have an intuitive idea -- but there’s never been
You only get one chance for a first impression -- make sure science is on your side. Positive first impressions can link you to all kinds of crazy-good friendships and securities, so the more of them can
People forget up to 90 percent of what you communicate. Fortunately, there's something you can do about that. Believe it or not, researchers have found that we forget up to 90 percent of the new information
It's probably not what you think, but it's scientifically demonstrated to improve how you think. Most of us think of IQ as a fixed thing, like an SAT score. You take a test, they tell you how smart you
There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it
How do you want someone to remember you? Sometimes you don't get a second chance to make a first impression. Here are 14 ways to be memorable. How many times have we heard it? First impressions count.
There is a meme doing the rounds challenging the use of your time, stating: "You have as many hours in a day as Beyonce". From doctors who are best-selling authors to Olympians studying astrophysics, there
Scores of psychological studies suggest that, for guys, attractiveness isn't just about the way you look. From being a talented musician to walking a dog, there are plenty of traits and behaviors that
The question is: When it comes to judging people by their looks, are those assumptions accurate? A number of researchers have looked at how we determine people's trustworthiness based only on their face,