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7 E's of High-Performance Leadership That You Need to Activate

Great leaders achieve inspired results by activating these seven areas.<p>Great leadership comes in all shapes and sizes from Lincoln, Churchill, Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Mandela and so on.<p>This makes understanding what great leadership is, and being able to define it exactly, more subjective than …

Leadership

25 Alan Watts Quotes That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Alan Watts was a British philosopher who spoke about Asian philosophies for a Western audience. He wrote over 25 books and was an excellent orator on …

The Trendiest Holiday Cookies of 2016, According to Pinterest

Arguably the best part about the holidays is the influx of sugary treats in every home and office. During the season of both giving and indulging, …

The Future Of Neighborhoods: Five Projects That Show How We’ll Live

Residential life could soon be changing.<p>1. We’ll Generate Our Own Resources<p><b>An ambitious experiment in the Netherlands could be a model for life off the grid.</b><p>When a new housing development called ReGen Village opens as early as next year on the outskirts of Amsterdam, residents won’t have to rely on …

Transforming Your Reality

In his Dharma speeches Son Master Songdam makes the extraordinary claim that the entire universe is actually a mirror.<p>He claims that everything we experience as external events and objects are actually the reflections of our own mental activity. Our states of mind are reflected back to us from this …

Spirituality

7 Morning Habits That Can Affect Your Entire Day

Your morning routine is like setting up a string of dominoes: You line everything up for success, but one false move can cause it all to come …

Self-Criticism

Microsoft's futuristic HoloLens headset is one of the wildest bits of tech I've ever experienced

Last week I had the opportunity to try out HoloLens — Microsoft's futuristic head-mounted computer.<p>It's pretty wild. Not wild in the <i>woah-this-game's-graphics-are-so-realistic</i> -wild sense, or a <i>this-computer-is-lightning-fast-and-responsive</i> -wild.<p>I mean</i> …

Augmented Reality

12 fit food recipes to keep you full (and healthy!) all year long

As it gets cooler out, we start craving heavier foods. Like, <i>yum.</i> The hard part is that we don’t want to lose out on our health goals just because we …

Six ways to work less but get more done

Everyone shares the same 24 hours in a day and yet some entrepreneurs simply get more done than others. Is it just a case of some people work harder than others?<p>We've all heard the saying, "work smarter, not harder," but many successful entrepreneurs have come to realize that productivity is part …

Cornmeal Pound Cake with Honey Butter Glaze

<b>Ingredients</b><p>Cake<p>3/4 cup (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<br>• 1½ cups granulated sugar<br>• 3 large eggs, room temperature<br>• 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2 cup yellow cornmeal<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 1/3 cup buttermilk, room temperature<br>• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>Honey-Butter Glaze<p>2 tablespoons unsalted …

28 Amazing Beauty Buys Worthy of Their 5-Star Amazon Reviews

We wholeheartedly love Amazon for its insane deals—but it's not just cheap stuff you can score there; the selection of beauty products is <i>good.</i> It's also pretty much the only place...

Skin Care

10 Success lessons from Mark Cuban – “Self-made Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share52<p>Tweet<p>Share137<p>+16<p>Shares 195<p>He’s the owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theatres, and Magnolia Pictures, and the chairman of the HDTV …

Entrepreneurship

Mini solar panel is actually a socket for the window

Simply called “Window Socket”<p>If the idea of outfitting your roof with solar panels—whether with Tesla’s more aesthetically pleasing version or not—is too daunting, then perhaps you can embark on your green energy campaign by starting small.<p>Showing at Dubai Design Week during the Global Grad Show …

Green Design

New Flexible Solar Panels Could Be Put on Pretty Much Anything

The panels are almost as efficient as traditional rigid panels, and could be built into curtains or clothing.<p>Researchers from Virginia Tech have developed a thin, flexible solar panel that rivals current solar technology. Their results will be published in the journal <i>ACS Energy Letters</i>.<p>The new …

5 Powerful Traits of the Most Influential Leaders

Put these habits in play to exercise influence like a boss.<p>We've all heard the John Maxwell saying "leadership is influence." Easier said than done, right? The real challenge is figuring out how to do it! Well, here's a clue: Get others to respond <i>emphatically</i> to your leadership. When you do, you're …

7 TED Talks to Help You De-Stress Your Busy Girl Life

Feeling a little stressed out now and again is a normal part of life. But while a little stress might actually be good for you, anxiety buildup is definitely something that we should all take seriously. Some people de-stress by lighting a scented candle and escaping the world through a good book. …

21 Best Places to Learn New Skills Every Day

Life long earning has incredible benefits, both personal and professional, say researchers.<p>It makes communities more productive and innovative, and …

6 Phrases You'll Always Hear From Confident Leaders

The best bosses use these words and short phrases to motivate and encourage their teams.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Whether you've just started training your first hire or you've been managing scores of people for …

5 Ways Managers Can Totally Blow It With Employees

Want loyal followers? You'll really want to avoid these negative habits.<p>Have you noticed (I hope) how the best leaders have a keen sense of the things they need to avoid doing to keep leading at a high level?<p>Whether it's focusing less on themselves and putting the spotlight on their followers (what …

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25 lessons on leadership your business can’t live without

I’m grateful each and everyday that I’ve been fortunate enough to be in a leadership position without jeopardizing my integrity. But, it hasn’t been …

These 11 Inactions Will Kill Your Reputation as a Leader

For every action, there's a reaction. But for the leader's 11 worst inactions, there's a chain reaction--of undesirable consequences.<p>As a leader, you don't want to be defined by the things you <i>didn't</i> do.<p>Unfortunately, there's plenty of Monday morning quarterbacks who will take pot shots at you for …

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For scientists and students: Why the mobile DNA kit Bento Lab is not just for Christmas

A mobile DNA lab for remote regions is one thing, but a chemistry kit for kids at Christmas is another altogether. Bento Lab co-founder Bethan …

4 Things to Eliminate From Your Speech If You Want to Be Persuasive

Are sloppy speech habits holding you back as a leader? Discover simple changes you can make to instantly increase your ability to influence others and raise your status as a speaker and leader.<p>At what point would you stop listening to a speaker who opens with: "So, OK, I wanted to just briefly, you …

Boston Ice Cream Pie Cake Recipe - Chowhound

1<p>Place ice cream in the refrigerator until slightly softened, about 30 minutes. Place the cooled cake in the refrigerator to chill, about 30 minutes. …

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7 Lessons to Remember When Life Seems to Suck

<b>“I'm grateful for past betrayals, heartaches, and challenges… I thought they were breaking me; but they were sculpting me.” ~Steve Maraboli</b><p>I winced …

77 Motivational Quotes That Will Give You Courage

It takes courage to live your life the way you want, especially when you're changing the world.<p>Every entrepreneur needs courage. It takes courage to quit your day job. It takes courage to start a business. It takes courage to remain flexible. It takes courage to pivot. It's fair to say that without …

10 Signs Your Boss Is a Great Manager (and You Shouldn't Leave Your Job)

For starters, how is your boss's listening skills?<p>Years ago, I was a member of a politically-charged executive team with each person pulling in different directions with opposing agendas. We were a mess.<p>While that horrendous experience was short-lived, it gave me a front-row seat to witnessing …