Barry Greig

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How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Leadership

Five Ways to Become a Workplace "Yoda"

These five steps can help you give better feedback -- and help make it stick<p>When it comes to feedback, employees and managers often approach it the same way: avoidance.<p>Often, employees dread feedback because they automatically think it will be negative. When someone hears, "your boss wants to talk …

Self-help

7 Phrases That Scream Lack of Confidence (and Make You Look Weak)

You want to be a strong leader. Avoid these weak phrases to boost your confidence and reputation.<p>I'm not sure if you have the time to read this article, and I'm sorry if it's taking you away from something more important. Really, I hate to bother you--it's just that I think I have something kind of …

Self-help

7 Ways to Work Smarter and Improve Your Luck in Business

Have you ever wondered what role luck plays in business success, and what you can do to improve your own luck? Here are some tips.<p>Don't you wish you could be as lucky as Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, who always seem to be in the right place at the right time for their business ideas to thrive?<p>After …

Self-improvement

Connecting Asia's startup ecosystem

Asia

Want to Achieve Mega Success? Today's Billionaires Recommend Doing This

The #1 thing successful people do that others are too afraid of.<p>So many of my Inc. readers work in fields which are unfathomably competitive, and become more so each day with the whir and click of digital technology.<p>Yet within this searing environment is the necessity to exercise a certain …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

These Are the 'Building Blocks' That Lead to Smart Money Decisions

These three skills are essential, and should begin to be understood as young as 3 years old.<p>How do kids learn sound money practices? The answers have …

Wine is Good for Your Brain, According to Science

Well, at least we've got that.<p>In this garbage-fire of an election, the only solace we can find is in wine—and that's why winos can be pretty pumped about the latest research.<p>According to a study published in <i>Frontiers in Human Neuroscience</i>, master sommeliers—or wine experts—have acute senses of …

Cleveland Clinic

5 Plants That Can Help Purify Indoor Air, According to Science

New research shows these common house plants all absorb harmful chemicals.<p>Dracaena (Dracaena frangas)<p>All five plants did a good job removing acetone …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 5 Simple Things Every Day

Is it possible to improve your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …