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5 Apple Watch apps to simplify your workday

If you want to put your Apple Watch to work for you, here are five apps--which include IFTTT and Microsoft PowerPoint--that simplify note-taking, …

Apps

How to change mindset and behavior

July 16, 2018 – <i>by Anna Güntner, Bill Schaninger and Julia Sperling</i><p>Our understanding of the unconscious mind has come a long way since Sigmund Freud, …

Psychology

How to remove a stain from a fiberglass shower floor

<i>Q: My fiberglass shower pan has a stain, presumably from hard water, that I cannot remove. The tile and glass for the shower is new, but the pan is original — 22 years old. I have tried commercial cleaners, a mixture of vinegar and Dawn detergent, and a Magic Eraser. But these were no help. We have</i> …

Cleaning

8 Genius Things Hidden on the Amazon Website

Turns out that on top of fast shipping and affordable pricing, if you're willing to spend some time digging through the navigational menu on the …

Shopping

41 Products On Amazon That Are Cult-Favorites Because They Effing Work

The age-old phrase "Don't trust everything you see" has evolved a lot over the years. First, it applied to just television. Now, it's "Don't trust …

Shopping

4 Ways Toxic Leaders Destroy Team Morale

Don't be your own worst enemy.<p>There comes a point in your career, and life, when you decide which type of leader you want to be. You can be a great leader, using your role to empower other people and create an organization that people are proud to contribute to every day. Or you can be a bad …

Employment

How to stop procrastinating and get things done in 2 minutes or less

A couple of years ago, I wrote down a goal to write and publish a book to help students build their self-confidence, stop procrastinating and …

Procrastination

5 Quotes That Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Leadership Storytelling

Leadership storytelling is the intentional assertion of your point of view. How do you master this underutilized 21st century leadership skill effectively and efficiently?<p>In my book <i>Let the Story Do the Work</i><i>,</i> I’ve provided tools, templates and examples to help leaders sharpen their business …

Leadership

7 Inspiring Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to This Summer

Make the most of your summer with these informative and entertaining podcasts.<p>Summer is around the corner, which means beach getaways and family vacations are also on the horizon. While the rest of your friends search Amazon for their summer book list, you should find great podcasts to fill your …

Self-improvement

7 Signs You're A Leader People Can Trust

How can we know a leader is trustworthy? The simple answer is that we can’t know for sure.<p>New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s shockingly sudden fall from power this week testifies to that. The <i>New York Times</i> earlier this week scoured Albany to see if Schneiderman’s colleagues had …

New York State

Become the Best You Can Be With These Top 27 Inspirational Quotes

Robert H. Schuller said, "Tough times never last, but tough people do." This is one of the many encouraging quotes that will help keep you on track to realizing your full potential.<p>Office life and work routines can sometimes become a bit drab. When you live a life full of Excel spreadsheets and …

Motivation

4 Examples That Will Confirm You Were Born to Be a Leader

Do you have a natural bent for people and relationships? That's a good starting point.<p>Ever wonder if you're true leadership material? Perhaps you've been told you are, but the question is, <i>by what standard</i><i>?</i> Thousands of leadership books are written each year, many of them with marketing agendas to …

Leadership

Learn To Speak Instagram. It's The Future For Small Retail Businesses

Belmiraz is a French 21-year-old with over a hundred thousand Instagram followers. She’s never used a desktop computer to log in and manage her clothes-and-accessories store on Tictail, an ecommerce platform for small businesses. She sets up product descriptions, processes orders, and messages …

Social Media

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

Learning

How to Raise a Mentally Tough Daughter

According to a performance sports psychology specialist.<p><i>The following was produced in partnership with Chevrolet’s GoalKeepers Project.</i> <i>The Chevrolet</i> …

Self-improvement

Want to Get More Done? Answer These 5 Questions Every Night

Changing your life and winning the next day starts with these 5 questions.<p>When it comes to staying on the positive end of the spectrum to growth and expansion, many people think that high performers have a secret that the majority doesn't possess.<p>However, their success isn't rooted in secrets and …

Lifehacks

This Impressive-Looking Cranberry Trifle Dessert Is as Easy as 1-2-3

If you want to astonish your friends and family with a beautiful and elegant dessert, this Cranberry Dreamsicle Trifle is the recipe you need to …

How Yoga Can Enhance Your Athletic Performance

Yoga has always been about finding your <i>inner balance</i>. You could time-travel to ancient India and study under the Hindu priests who conceived yoga, …

Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos' mentor used a simple test to figure out who is a true leader

You can have the most impressive title in the world and still not be a leader.<p>According to the late Bill Campbell, who established a reputation as the "coach" of Silicon Valley, only one thing determines whether or not you're a leader: the opinions of those you're supposed to be leading.<p>A former …

The best way to manage stress for your Myers-Briggs personality type

Americans are in serious need of a vacation (salt cave date, anyone?). According to the American Psychological Association, 80 percent of Americans …

5 Books You Need to Read This Fall If You Want to Be Mentally Tougher

The first step to improving yourself is to shed unnecessary mental fat and that starts with these mind-enriching books.<p>It's often said that you can only go as far as your mindset is properly equipped to transport you when chasing after business and health goals.<p>During my own personal journey of …

Self-improvement

A Self-Made Billionaire Reveals the 1 Mental Hurdle That You Must Overcome to Reach Your Potential

People who can do this are winners; those who can't are losers, according to the world's most influential hedge fund entrepreneur.<p>Billionaire Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater, one of the world's largest and best-performing hedge funds. A true entrepreneurial success story, Dalio started his company in …

personaldevelopment

Honestly the Best Banana Bread

Have bananas turning dark and spotted on your kitchen counter? Good for you. Don't toss them, don't hesitate, just grab flour, sugar, and eggs and …

7 Money-Saving Amazon Prime Perks You Probably Don't Know About

Heard of Amazon Prime? Sure you have. The e-commerce giant is famous for its free two-day shipping; however, there are many other hidden benefits that the majority of us aren’t aware of. Here are some of the top perks available.<p><b>1. Free Subscription to The Washington Post</b><p>If you didn’t already know, …

3 Ways Your Childhood Played a Role in Your Success as an Adult

Those life lessons you learned in the third grade may still affect you today.<p>I'm a cognitive behavioral therapist--meaning I help people uncover the unhealthy thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that interfere with their goals. I focus mostly on the here-and-now and don't necessarily go digging to …

corebeliefs

Before Paying For College, Teach Your Kids About Budgets

When I headed off to college (longer ago than I care to admit), my dad and I made a deal where he would cover 90% of the cost of tuition and room and …

College & University

Gyro-what? This rapidly growing workout seeks to lengthen, strengthen and heal.

Alison Shulman has always been active, whether hiking, cycling, or practicing yoga. But in 2012, thanks to arthritis and hypermobile joints, the 51-year-old reached a point where participating in any of them was impossible and even walking was painful. Looking for a solution, she sought out the …

Exercise

Microsoft’s machine learning can predict injuries in sports

Microsoft is bringing its big-data knowledge to sports. Today, the company introduced its new Sports Performance Platform, an analytics system that aims to help teams track, improve and predict their players performance using machine learning and Surface technology. Created by Microsoft Garage, the …

Develop Tremendous Mental Toughness: A Navy SEAL Explains the 40 Percent Rule

Willpower, determination, and mental toughness are like a muscle -- fortunately.<p>Mental toughness, determination, willpower, perseverance ... whatever words you use, the ability to overcome roadblocks, to push through doubt and fear and hesitation and keep working hard to achieve long-term goals is …

Success

How to increase mental toughness: 4 secrets of Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Special Forces