Angel Meeks

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These Are the 25 U.S. Cities With the Happiest Workers

The good news is that there are a variety of things you can do to be happier at work, including living in the right city.<p>While we all want to be happy at work, but sometimes that just isn't the case. Whether it's because our pay just isn't that great, or we've got a bad boss, or there aren't many …

United States

8 Simple Ideas to Help You Meet More Deadlines

Master these and your life will become much easier.<p>Let me start by saying I struggle with deadlines. I'm not Mr Perfect. I take on way too much, I get overwhelmed, I say yes when I should say no and every once in a while I have a bit of a meltdown. However, I rarely miss important deadlines. …

Procrastination

3 Essential Questions That Will Help You Reach Your Goal

When you get ready to achieve your goal you cannot simply rely on willpower and persistence. Achieving successful completion of your project depends on how you answer the following questions.<p>When it comes to celebrating at the goal line the rate of giving up is much higher than the rate of success. …

Motivation

How Google Just Landed Apple as a Customer--and Beat Amazon to It

Apple signed a contract reportedly worth as much as $600 million to use Google's cloud platform.<p>It's been only four months since Google convinced enterprise queen Diane Greene to lead its fledgling cloud-computing business, but she's already scored a second huge coup for Google: landing Apple as a …

Jeff Bezos

3 Big Reasons Why Science Says Eat More Fruit and Veggies

You can be happier and healthier by eating your fruit and vegetables.<p>We all know that eating more vegetables is a good thing. According to the USDA, diets rich in foods containing fiber, such as many vegetables and fruits, may reduce the risk of heart disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes. In fact, …

Diets

Want to Save the World? Why Social Entrepreneurs Can't Forget This Important Lesson

Sometimes, it's easy to forget that even social impact startups need to make money to survive.<p>April Molina was about four months into our yearlong HauteHopes Scholarship Program and Founders School when she came to us with a difficult decision about her children's fashion boutique, Autumn and …

Entrepreneurship

4 Simple Phrases That Instantly Earn People's Trust

Your team is more likely to thrive if you can make them feel that you are trustworthy.<p>Project Aristotle is a recent Google study that was undertaken to understand why certain teams in their workplace thrived while others seemed to struggle. After studying hundreds of Google's teams and analyzing …

Leadership

4 Successful Entrepreneurs Explain How Their Unique Experiences Shaped Their Leadership Style

We are products of our environment and our experiences. They shape us into the people--and leaders--we are today.<p>We are products of our environment and our experiences. They shape us into the people--and leaders--we are today. I invited 4 leaders to share the unique experiences that shaped their …

Leadership

How to Build a Culture Where Employees Actually Reach Their Potential

The authors of a recently released book from Harvard Business Review press intensely researched the cultures of companies that excel at employee development. Here's what they learned.<p>Show of hands: Are you doing a second job no one is paying you to do? Namely, are you always trying to mask your …

Leadership

5 Powerful Lessons Learned by a Highly Successful Millennial CEO

As a student Julian Kabab wasn't inspired by fortune or success--the things that thrilled him most were game-changing visions.<p>As a student Julian Kabab wasn't inspired by fortune or success--the things that thrilled him most were game-changing visions (and going out with his pals to big parties). …

Self-improvement

How Workplace Monitoring Can Hinder Productivity

How well can you do your job--and how much will you enjoy your job--if you know you're always being watched or monitored?<p>It's hard to second-guess anything Slack is doing, or even anything it <i>says</i> it's going to do.<p>After all, this is Slack we're talking about. The founder is serial entrepreneur and …

The Workplace

7 Things Really Lucky People Do

Stop wishing for good luck. Just make some happen, as the fortunate few do.<p>For many, luck is defined as fortunate circumstances beyond their control. People hope to get lucky, or wish to change their luck when suffering misfortune. People often admire other people who are seemingly blessed with …

Success

As Apple Opens iOS News to All, the Evolution of Publishing Continues

Infinite Loop's juggernaut now lets any publisher hop on the iOS news bandwagon, but some companies have already been fighting and winning the war for the future of publishing.<p>Yesterday, Apple announced that they would be allowing any publisher, versus Apple's partners (the New York Times, for …

pressreader

I'm Obsessed With Productivity Because I'm Lazy

An affiliate marketer applies the findings of Vilfredo Pareto.<p><i>Charles Ngo is a successful affiliate marketer, a gutsy entrepreneur who makes a ton of money and spends time helping other affiliate marketers learn how to play the game.</i><p><i>He says he's lazy, but when I worked with him on a speech he</i> …

Time Management

Do These 5 Things if You Want an Effective Mobile App to Boost Your Marketing

People prefer mobile apps to mobile web sites now. That means you probably need an app for your own business.<p>Mobile is now the name of the game. Between 2010 and 2014, the amount of time Americans spent on their smartphones increased 394 percent, while time spent on desktops grew by just 37 …

Marketing

How to Convert Your Online Work Into a Business

Freelancing is the gateway drug of the business world. According to a recent survey, almost 54% of all business are planning on outsourcing part of their marketing to freelancers this year.<p>Once you get a taste for the freedom and flexibility of the freelancing lifestyle, it's hard to imagine going …

Small Business

18 Questions That Can Predict If You'll Become a Millionaire

This author claims she's developed a quiz that can predict who will become rich.<p>When it comes to the question of how your life will turn out, no one can tell you for certain. But that doesn't mean some people can't offer a good guess.<p>With enough experience and cleverness, certain folks get pretty …

Self-improvement

6 Money-Saving Secrets From Tony Robbins, Bill Gates, and Jeff Bezos

These three icons of entrepreneurship offer six money-saving lessons that ordinary people can use to save and grow more of what they already have.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first</i> …

Personal Finance

7 Secrets to Becoming Wealthy in Your 20s and 30s

There's no straightforward way to guarantee yourself a rich future, but these 7 strategies can help you do it while you're still young.<p>We all wish we could be wealthy. For most of us, it's a far-off dream that someday, eventually, we might be able to turn ourselves into self-made millionaires. But …

Personal Finance

11 (Free) Easy Ways to Quickly Increase Your Credit Score

Here's how to significantly increase your credit score within one or two months--all without spending a dime.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the</i> …

How To Install Unauthorized Apps on Android and iOS

Google and Apple like to keep you safely inside the walled gardens of their respective app stores, but vaulting over those confining walls is …

11 Gifts Your Writer Friend Will Actually Use

Along with constantly correcting your grammar and gabbing about their current literary obsession, writers are notorious for being hard to shop for. Sure, you could always go with the standard novel, from addictive books about twisted love to fashion books that satisfy their sartorial addiction, …

Cyberpunk Illustrations of a Dystopian Future

The brightly colored art books of Josan Gonzalez cast a shadow over the dark times ahead.<p>"The future is now," might be a true statement: we live in a present that's in constant flux—maybe it even means we've entered the future as a state of mind, if not the literal definition of a fixed point in …

7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

7 Day Intimacy Challenge

If you want to watch Netflix more than you want to make love, you're not alone. A recent study showed that a staggering 75% of couples feel like their relationship has lost its spark. What's more, some psychologists estimate that up to 20% of couples have sex no more than 10 times a year. …

Surprising Benefits to Cuddling

Whether cuddling is your current post-sex routine or more important to you than sex itself, most of us can agree it's an essential part of a relationship. There's actually a biological reason we respond so well to being wrapped in our loved ones' arms, explains Madeleine Castellanos, M.D., sex …

Immune System

The Great Recession didn’t cause America’s drug epidemic

America is in the throes of a drug epidemic: According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) opioid related deaths (heroin and prescription drugs) quadrupled between 1999 and 2014.<p>This epidemic is unique because it is taking the lives of Americans of all ages, particularly middle-aged white …

Painkillers

5 Common Habits That Are Undermining Your Happiness

<i>We all have a desire to be happy. It is a part of the human condition to seek joy and good feelings. Yet many of us unintentionally undermine our happiness every day.</i><p>Being a Life and Executive Coach, I see common patterns in people's daily behavior that are keeping them from lasting happiness. Too …

Improve Your Critical Thinking With This Five-Step Process

Critical thinking is a valuable skill that anyone can improve with the right process. Here are five tips to help you solve problems more efficiently …

Fire-stunt at Florida school pep rally engulfs man in flames; 8 hospitalized

The hired performer was going in for a slam dunk when the fire breather he leaped over erupted into flames during a pep rally in front of nearly 2,000 students at a Delray Beach high school, officials and witnesses said.<p>The fire breather's face caught fire and spread to his arms and body as he …

Florida