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7 Life Hacks for Greater Career Success | Inc.com

Sometimes, it's the simplest things that matter most. The tiniest changes to your routine, your behaviors, and to your overall outlook can have a massive effect on your ultimate results. In business, no matter what your position or your industry are, your success is in some ways a product of the …

Lifehacks

3 Easy Ways To Build Creativity Into Your Company Culture

Efficiency in any business is important, but not when it comes at the expense of creativity.<p>The notion of “thinking outside the box” has become a cliché that business owners and managers often pay lip service to. Unfortunately, simply talking about creativity in the abstract or including it in your …

Creativity

Procrastination Is Literally Killing You

“I’ll just read this article a little later.”<p>It’s bad enough that procrastination can ruin your work day—an earful from the boss for blowing a deadline, say, or just a later evening at the office than you planned. But the effects of habitual delay can infect you at the physical level as well as the …

Procrastination

5 Ways To Quickly Pull Yourself Out of a Funk If Your Life is in The Dumps

I was in a funk for a very long time around my “Quarter-life crisis” period and like most people, I turned to the Internet for advice before asking …

Web design color theory: how to create the right emotions with color in web design

The most stimulating color, red is so energizing it has been used to increase blood circulation. Representing passion and power, red is the color that will attract the most attention, which is why it is commonly used for warnings and important notices.<p>Red is very appropriate for the <b>No Way NSA</b> …

13 Things to Remember If You Love A Person With Anxiety

Anxiety is tough, isn’t it? Not just for the people that have it, but for you – the people that stick with them – while they’re going through it. …

Silicon Valley: Anything is possible in the Disneyland of startups

Talk is cheap. Many people have great ideas for startups, but it's those who follow through from idea to market who distinguish themselves from the wantrapreneurs.<p>We knew that planning a group trip from Ottawa to Silicon Valley was no different in terms of the type execution needed. It took us …

Startups

Guy Kawasaki’s 10 Leadership Reality Checks | Inc.com

Readers of this column know that I'm a big fan of Guy Kawasaki in general and specifically of his updated classic The Art of the Start 2.0. After reading it twice, there are some parts that are not just useful, but gateways to deep business wisdom.<p>In the chapter on leadership, Guy points out that …

Guy Kawasaki

Being an adult isnt working out

8 Things You Should Do To Make Employees Love You As A Boss

As there are now five generations represented in the work place, it has become ever more important for businesses and organizations to adopt new …

Hangover cures that actually work

You roll out of bed, look in the mirror. Your eyes are horribly sunk back in our head. You feel like drinking water and spitting it out at the same time. You roll your thick, cottony tongue around the inside of your parched mouth, and feel the back of your furry teeth. Your hands shake and your …

Wellness

10 Tips to Help You Be More Efficient Working From Home

Are you an expert at working remotely? You will be if you apply these 10 simple tips to your daily routine.<p>Being efficient working from home can be a …

Popeye's Chicken Anybody Can Make at Home

Popeye's chicken you can make at home! That spicy, crunchy fried chicken is just a few minutes away. Perfect for spring picnics too!<p>Hello to all you food fanatics out there! I'm here with something a little different than my usual chocolate fanatic recipes. We are busting out of the chocolate mold …

Cooking

5 Ways to Save Money Eating Out at Restaurants

Eating out at a restaurant | Thinkstock<p>Eating food is practically the national pastime in America, where more than a third of citizens are classified …

Personal Finance

Cognitive behavioral therapy challenges fear head on

It started with simply driving down the street.<p>The little girl in treatment for selective mutism — an anxiety disorder in which a child is unable to …

Hireside chat: The magnetism of a great company culture

<i>Hireside chats are in partnership with The Resumator, bringing recruiters, hiring managers and heads of talent or HR the latest thinking around both</i> …

Productivity Begins With The Basics

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Do you know people who say that they are most productive when they have a messy desk? Despite the arguments that I’ve heard, piles are not …

Productivity

Working Through Depression: Many Stay On The Job, Despite Mental Illness

When a pilot crashed a Germanwings plane into a mountainside in the French Alps last month, one word kept coming up over and over in the media coverage: depression. What did the airline know about the pilot's mental health, and what was he required to tell them?<p>Of course, being depressed is a very …

Depression

Why Multitasking Is Bad For Our Brains

<i>Ben Slater is Sales & Marketing Director at Seed, a platform that applies marketing automation and data science to hiring. Follow @BenJHSlater. This post first appeared on the Seed Jobs blog.</i><p>How many browser tabs do you have open right now?<p>I’m guessing it’s over 10, maybe 20. Some may be for …

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

If you’re reading this article instead of doing your work, chances are good that you have trouble managing your time efficiently. You’re not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, 90% of workers waste at least a half hour each workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. While computers …

Time Management
Government

How to Become A More “Normal” Eater

I had a few friends who never thought twice about food; they would eat when they were hungry, choose food that sounded good to them, and stop when they were satisfied. It was such a basic concept, but for me, it seemed like rocket science.<p>Now that I'm a holistic health coach, when I work with …

Carbohydrates

Teachers as researchers: what they do, where to find them and how academic researchers can engage with them

Many teachers are making grassroots attempts to read, use, and generate research these days. Educational researchers love this. In turn, they are …

Teaching

Where Kids Learn More Outside Their Classrooms Than in Them

In New Hampshire, work experience plus academic skills equals course credit.<p>PITTSFIELD, N.H.—It’s time for the morning meeting at Pittsfield Elementary School, and several kindergartners jostle for a spot on the carpet next to 16-year-old Anitrea Provencher, who is helping out in their classroom …

Education

The habits behind successful, creative, productive people

Gretchen Rubin has a slight frame, a fast mouth and an energetic zeal when talking about her new book, for which she was once again part researcher and part guinea pig. <i>Better Than Before</i> in many respects picks up where her earlier body of advice, <i>The Happiness Project</i>, left off. This time, she …

Reality TV

13 Gray Bedrooms You'll Want to Steal for Your Own Home

Meet the it-neutral of the season.<p>From silvery shades to cooler blue tones, this hue is a go-to color for designers. And since it also has a calming effect, it's the ideal hue for a serene sleeping space. Take a look at these gorgeous bedrooms and feel free to copy.

Interior Design

Integrative Ideas and Social Brands

Insights from the WARC Social Strategy Prize<p>In the 15 or so years since digital technologies fundamentally changed the nature of media and commerce, …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros; their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …