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This Renowned Buddhist Leader Shared 1 Tip That Will Change How You Handle Workplace Conflict | Inc.com

In addition to death and taxes, workplace conflicts are one thing every professional is guaranteed to experience. Whether it's disagreements between staff and leadership or arguments among peers, conflict is an unavoidable part of doing business and interacting as a team.<p>In fact, according to a …

Leadership

The Most Successful People Use These 5 Practices to Be More Healthy and Productive | Inc.com

I love quotes. One of my favorites is by the late Jim Rohn who said, "Find out what poor people do, and don't do it." Blunt and not politically correct, but it stuck with me.<p>That's why every entrepreneurs should do everything in their power to find out what successful people do and learn what …

Success

The Best — and Absolute Worst — Snacks to Eat After a Workout If You're Trying to Lose Weight

When you are working out for weight loss and feel like you're on a roll as far as staying committed, it's common to think you deserve to reward yourself with something delicious. And you do! However, balance is still important, and it's key to focus on what you're putting into your body to ensure …

Nutrition

Why 'No Legacy Is So Rich As Honesty' When It Comes To Leadership

“No legacy is so rich as honesty”: I’ve lived by Shakespeare’s words since I started my business, imageOne, in 1991. I’ve learned over the past 27 years of being an entrepreneur and leader that honesty and vulnerability are what ensure my authenticity. But I wasn’t always as able to be vulnerable …

Positive Thinking

31 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Setting Next Year's Goals | Inc.com

Have you ever done a copy-and-paste of your goals from the previous year because you didn't accomplish any of them? I have. I've also fallen into the lazy trap of making my goals in line with everyone else's -- to weigh less, spend less, earn more.<p>The new year is an opportunity. Many of us use the …

Self-improvement

Exclusive: First U.S. Baby Born After a Uterus Transplant

For the first time in the United States, a woman who was born without a uterus gave birth to a baby. The landmark birth took place at Baylor …

Pregnancy
LGBTQI

99 Ways to Get Inspired to Write • Smart Blogger

Ugh, it happened again.<p>Another week or month has passed, and you’ve made zero progress on your writing goals.<p>Deep down you know your writing is …

How to Write Dialogue To Make It Sound More Authentic

Guest Writer How To Articles Writing<p>Updated January 27, 2018 1307 Views 2 Comments<p>Writing great dialogue is not as simple as it might seem.<p><i>By Lisa</i> …

Grammar Shorts: Comma Conundrums | Two Drops of Ink: A Literary Blog

“Choosing whether or not to insert a comma is the same as choosing whether or not to buy a house.” ― Chloe Thurlow, Katie in Love<p>By Scott Biddulph<p>I …

Creative Writing

Learn to Make Money Writing and Improve Your Freelance Writing Income

Making money writing is no longer a pipe dream! As evidenced on this site, and through the careers of countless freelance writers, you can indeed …

Places to Find Telecommuting Freelance Writing Jobs

Freelance Writing Jobs for Telecommuting<p>Updated August 11, 2017<p>This growing list of freelance writing jobs and telecommuting jobs websites is the …

Employment

The Writing Process Isn't Linear. Let's Stop Telling Students That It Is.

If you conduct an online image search for “writing process,” you’ll find many charts that lay out the steps—brainstorming, drafting, revising, …

10 Dialogue Errors To Avoid At All Costs

• <b>Stilted exchanges</b> – Your dialogue may not sound natural. This is one of the ubiquitous dialogue errors made by first time novelists. Read it aloud …

These photos of beauty "battle stations" will inspire you to organize your makeup collection, STAT

Enough with the junk drawer, the sandwich bags full of lip glosses, the old purses that have turned into palette storages — enough is enough. It’s …

Calling Out a Presidential Lie

How media technology and Donald Trump have changed the way journalists think about describing falsehoods<p>People lie. Yes, even presidents lie. Especially presidents, you might argue. And yet there’s a long history in journalism of being very, very careful about saying so.<p>There are excellent reasons …

Donald Trump

How To Use Moral Reframing To Persuade Conservatives To Support Immigration

To make a convincing argument, try give up your own ideas about why an issue is important and instead think about the values of the person you’re arguing with.<p>If you’ve ever tried to convince an opinionated relative to shift a political opinion, you were probably doing it wrong (and it probably …

I was a White House fact-checker. Don’t accept Trump’s attitude toward the truth.

A news channel streaming the White House briefing room doesn’t normally catch my eye, but it did last Saturday as I sat at my airport gate, on the way back from vacation. I couldn’t remember the last briefing I’d seen on a weekend — my stomach started to sink as I worried that a national tragedy …

Trump’s plan to roll back Medicaid will especially affect his voters

On Sunday, the Trump administration signaled its intention to convert Medicaid to a block-grant program, giving states more flexibility in how they finance health care for low-income residents. If implemented as part of an Obamacare repeal, the change would likely result in overall less funding for …

Health Care

This Is Exactly How You Should Be Using Your Sephora Rewards Points

In a perfect world we'd all be able to exercise restraint with our Sephora points. Say, until after we’ve accumulated top tier numbers and could cash …

A history of women who have stood up to powerful men—and paid the price

Following Donald Trump’s presidential election, many commenters have debated whether his voters were motivated by racism or by economic anxiety. Sexism is rarely mentioned anymore. Yet Trump boasted on tape about sexually abusing women, and many accusers came forward to say he had groped them or …

Feminism

You, Too, Will Love Big Brother: A Life Of Reading And Rereading '1984'

It was a bright hot day in June. Or possibly July. And the clocks almost certainly weren't striking thirteen, because they don't do that in this country.<p>But it WAS the summer of 1984. I was 9 years old, and my father was handing me a beat-up paperback with an anonymous-looking white and green …

Books

Donald Trump's wall will be a fitting monument for an unfit leader

The president’s plan to seal us off from Mexico is yet another unhinged act of aggression in his ongoing war against reality<p>President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to build a massive southern border wall, fulfilling a key campaign promise he made to his supporters during his …

Donald Trump

Trump's first week was a crusade against everything. But we returned the favor

The president’s first week in office has felt like a civil war – but the insubordination of civil society has been beautiful to watch<p>On 2 January 2016, Ammon Bundy and a group of armed militants seized the headquarters of a remote wildlife refuge outpost in south-eastern Oregon. On 20 January 2017, …

Donald Trump

Ex-Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev: 'World Is Preparing for War'

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned Friday that "it all looks as if the world is preparing for war."<p>Gorbachev, who was head of the socialist state when it dissolved in 1991, wrote the comments in an opinion piece for Time magazine.<p>"More troops, tanks and armored personnel carriers are …

Russia

Forget Trump’s “First 100 Days”—think about the next generation

President Trump has taken over the Oval Office and signed a raft of executive orders to make good on his various “First 100 Days” campaign promises: pulling out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, freezing federal hiring, rolling back Obamacare, curbing environmental …

General Motors

Female Samurai Warriors Immortalized in 19th Century Japanese Photos

Most of my generation’s exposure to Japanese culture came heavily mediated by anime and samurai films. One cultural artifact that stands out for me …

Ancient History

3D Printing Might Be The Key To Teaching Blind Students About Sex

The state of sex education in America already leaves much to be desired, but for blind students even more so. The textbook diagrams and …

San Francisco

Trump’s proposed refugee ban would alienate allies for U.S. troops, experts say

A proposed executive order that would reduce the number of immigrants and refugees from the Middle East and North Africa will likely affect thousands of Iraqi interpreters and soldiers that served alongside U.S. troops and have applied for visas to come to the United States, according to two …

Immigration

Human nature makes it easier to deny climate change than to confront it

At one point in the Senate hearing to confirm Oklahoma Atty. Gen.<p>Scott Pruittas head of theEnvironmental Protection Agency, Vermont Sen.Bernie Sandersasked the nominee to share his personal views about climate change. Pruitt, a longtime ally of the oil industry and bane of the EPA, repeatedly …