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8 Surprising Things I've Learned About the Ultra-Rich

Things are not always as perfect as they appear to be.<p>It's easy to judge people who make more money than 99 percent of the population, even when you consider just their interest income. It's even easier to look at the ultra-rich and believe they have no problems, and they have it all figured out. …

Self-improvement

Happiness is a State of Mind and Here’s How Get There, According to Five Studies

Happiness is a state of mind and it can be an elusive one.<p>After all, life is tough. Home appliances malfunction. Thunderstorms spoil summer picnics …

Happiness

30 Cleaning Products That'll Give You Immediate Results

Responsibilities are hard: these stain removers, carpet cleaners, and powerful sponges make cleaning go by FAST.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate</b> …

How to Polish Your Business Writing, According to 'Grammar Girl'

`Quick and Dirty Tips' inspired by Grammar Girl and National Grammar Day.<p>Sunday marks National Grammar Day. Who knew? Self-proclaimed grammar nerds across the country, I assure you.<p>To celebrate, I offer these tips and insights into proper grammar and good writing from Mignon Fogarty, a.k.a. Grammar …

Language

Why We Should Help Boys Embrace All Their Feelings

You’re given a choice: Would you rather spend your day feeling happy, versus happy interspersed with some moments of sadness, frustration, and …

Three Steps To Assert Yourself & Deal With Others’ Inconsiderate Behavior

In People Who Can’t Take No For An Answer–And PUNISH You For It we wrote that with some people, negotiation can turn into manipulation, or worse, …

3 Ways a 35-Hour Workweek Made Me a Better CEO

Building a business on a shorter workweek made me a better leader.<p>Sixteen months ago, I announced to my staff we were going to give a 35-hour workweek a trial run. For 90 days, we'd see if working seven hours per day (without a reduction in pay) had positive outcomes. I told the team I would not do …

Time Management

What Should My Net Worth Be At Age 30, 40, 50, 60?

Everything is relative when it comes to money. If we all have a net worth of $1,000,000, then nobody is truly rich. As such, we must first get an …

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills

Here are six defining traits that keep surfacing over and over again in leadership bestsellers.<p>What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.<p>While great …

Leadership

How to Stop 5 Types of Emotional Vampires from Destroying Your Career

Slow, rational thought is the key to protecting yourself.<p>Some people consistently make you want to crawl under a rock and hibernate. These people, as psychologist Albert J. Bernstein outlines in <i>Emotional Vampires at Work: Dealing With Bosses and Coworkers Who Drain You Dry</i>, come in five major …

Emotional Intelligence

11 Brilliant Books To Help You Start Your 2018 Off Right

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Books<p>by The Debrief | 01 01 2018<p>Forget the strain of 2017, we're starting the new year with a fresh, positive state of mind<p>The start of the …

10 Tips To Remove Distractions And Be More Productive In Business

It’s easy to feel as if we are always behind. Distractions vie for our attention from the moment we wake up until the moment we go to sleep. Trying to be productive in the midst of chaos is a bigger challenge than most of us would like to admit.<p>As a real estate agent and agent trainer, I have seen …

Facebook's VP of Product Says This Is the Most Important Skill Any Manager Can Have

Managing a team of 400+ and working on the world's biggest social media platform comes down to one skill.<p>For any business owner or leader, it's too easy to fall into the trap of saying "I'll do that" to anything that comes up. But it happens. And before you know it, you're juggling more than you …

Social Media

Study Finds That People With These Names Are Perceived as Most Annoying by Coworkers

The top source of tension at work comes from interpersonal relationships. Here's the truth about what drives people crazy.<p>If you've ever inwardly (or outwardly) rolled your eyes or gritted your teeth because of someone you work with, know this: Changing jobs probably isn't going to alleviate your …

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11 Things Organized and Productive People Do Every Day

These simple, time-proven techniques will help you become more organized and productive.<p>We often confuse being productive with working as fast as we …

The 10 Most Essential Winter Slow Cooker Recipes

While the slow cooker is really an all-season tool in the kitchen, it shines most in the cold winter months, when it can work overtime churning out …

Want to Dramatically Improve Your Work Life? Start Having Radically Candid Conversations

Better communication starts with being more candid.<p>We were in a trendy restaurant in east London. The conversation and drinks were flowing. At the end of the meal, my friend muttered, "This is going to be an awkward conversation." When the restaurant manager was in range, my buddy signaled him …

Leadership

Best Ever Chocolate Hazelnut Fudge

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>In a large saucepan, mix everything, except for the hazelnuts, together. Melt over low heat while frequently stirring. Meanwhile, prepare a …

The Superintendent Of The Air Force Academy Just Gave A Master Class On How To Lead

In a short five minute address Lieutenant General Jay Silveria inspired a nation<p>Yesterday, Lieutenant General Jay Silveria, addressed the Cadet Wing at the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory school. The purpose of the address was to discuss racial slurs written on the doors of …

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15 amazing arbor ideas!

An arbor in your garden, terrace or spacious balcony is one such space that allows you to enjoy the warm weather outside without feeling the heat. …

Charisma

The One Anti-Inflammatory Food You Should Eat For Weight Loss, According To A Nutritionist

If you're looking to lose weight, you need to analyze what is that your body needs. For most of us, we're dealing with inflammation without even …

How to Teach Employees Skills They Don’t Know They Lack

After spending billions of dollars a year on corporate learning, U.S. companies probably assume that their employees have the knowledge and skills they need to carry out their jobs. The employees themselves probably think they’re prepared, too, having gone through these exercises. But according to …

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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Grout

You’ll be grouting like a pro in no time<p>So your tiles are installed in a perfect grid or chevron pattern. Now it’s time to finish up the job with an application of grout. While it’s certainly not the most luxurious material you’ll use in a renovation, grout plays a big role in the final look of …

Why Leadership Development Programs Don't Work (And What Does)

Leadership development should be approached like a fitness routine.<p>Companies in the United States spend more than $14 billion each year on leadership development. The market need is obviously there. But is any of this working? In some cases, yes absolutely, but more often than not, I see a lot of …

Team Building

Why Multitasking Is a Myth That's Breaking Your Brain and Wasting Your Time

You might think you're a great multitasker, but you're not. There's no such thing.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I was younger, I, like many young entrepreneurs, prided myself on being a master at multitasking. I thought I needed to be a strong …

Time Management

The Thing People Forget About Accountability

Accountability doesn't happen by chance, it happens by design<p>While it's true that Accountability starts at the top, and that if leaders don't walk the talk, and meet their commitments, it will be almost impossible to create a culture of accountability.<p>Yes, if you model accountability, some people …

Team Building

7 Powerful Quotes That Will Make You a Better Leader This Weekend

We all fall into slumps. These seven inspiring quotes will help you quickly rise back up into becoming a better leader.<p>There isn't a one-size-fits-all canvas for what leadership looks like--nor for how it needs to be executed on a daily basis. Leadership is a journey which is something I'm learning …

Motivation

Harrison Ford sips scotch and out-jokes Jimmy Fallon

He may be scruffy-lookin', but he ain't no nerf-herder.<p>Harrison Ford appeared on <i>The Tonight Show</i> in what is possibly the most low-fi interview ever. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue