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Why Deeply Intelligent People Don't Try to Think Themselves Out of Unhappiness

It's time to re-think your approach to happiness.<p>Even the smartest and most successful people are unhappy. Take one of my clients, I'll call him George, for example.<p>George is a key player in a large tech firm. He's not only a driven team leader always aiming to improve performance, he's also …

Happiness

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

Neuroscientists Say This Tool is the Secret to Persuasion

Thanks to advanced brain scanning techniques, we've learned more about persuasion than we've ever known.<p>Although I've studied persuasion for 25 years, the last ten years has seen an explosion in research, thanks to advanced brain scanning techniques. We've discovered more in the last decade about …

Public Speaking

Oprah's Brilliant Career Advice for 20-Somethings Is a Master Class in Emotional Intelligence

It's not, "What should I do with my life?"<p>If there's anyone in the world qualified to talk about the path to massive success, it's Oprah Winfrey.<p>A self-made billionaire, Oprah is not only one of the wealthiest women in the world but also obviously committed to contributing to humanity.<p>Her talk show …

Emotional Intelligence

WyzeCam brings a motion sensing 1080P security camera for just $26

Security is on everyone’s minds lately, and most would love to add security cameras around their house. The one drawback to adding these security cameras is either price for wireless or experience for wired. Most wireless cameras are quite expensive, like Nest Cam, Netgear’s Arlo, and others. …

Scientists Have Concluded That The Universe Shouldn't Really Exist

And yet here we are.<p>Scientists just confirmed the problem at the centre of the Universe: it shouldn't really exist at all.<p>That's because at the very …

Physics

Best Decision You Ever Made: Paying Off Your Mortgage?

Is paying off your mortgage a good idea for Americans in late middle-age?<p>As usual with money decisions, your own personal circumstances will provide …

These 2 Cities Are the Favorites to Get Amazon's New HQ (Sorry, Denver)

Can it be that these cities have the inside track?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Please imagine the tension among mayors, real people, and the ever-caring community of recruitment consultants.<p>Almost every city in America has …

Los Angeles

Turning High-Potentials into Successful Leaders

Organizations around the world are failing on one key metric of success: leadership development. According to research from the Corporate Executive Board (CEB), 66% of companies invest in programs that aim to identify high-potential employees and help them advance, but only 24% of senior executives …

Human Resources

This is now the most powerful passport in the world

Collecting passports has become a status symbol for the super-rich— or those who simply love to travel.<p>However, some are much more sought-after than others.<p>And Singapore has been named as the country with the most powerful passport in the world in a new report.<p>The 2017 Global Passport Power Rank, …

Want to Boost Employee Engagement? Forget Surveys. Do This 1 Simple Thing Instead

Employee engagement surveys might be the most popular way to measure engagement but might also be the least effective. Here is one surprisingly simple and highly effective thing to do instead.<p>We all know how important it is to have employees who are highly engaged in what they are doing for the …

Employee Engagement

These 5 Overlooked Habits Will Instantly Make You More Creative and Productive

It's not the complex actions that will lead to higher performance. It's the often overlooked actions that will raise performance.<p>When people think of high performance, they often associate it with complexity. But, elevating your game and boosting your creativity is far from being complex.<p>In fact, …

Productivity

12 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Google Maps Could Do

Some of the best features of Google’s mapping app are among the hardest to find—until you know where to look.<p>Google Maps is great for just getting around. But don’t be fooled: The app is much more than a glorified Garmin. Maps has all sorts of powerful features and time-saving shortcuts that aren’t …

Maps

The Importance of Surrounding Yourself With the Right People

It's nearly impossible to rise to your own personal greatness if you aren't surrounding yourself with people who are doing the same.<p>1 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>"Surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don't see it in yourself." -- …

Motivation

11 Companies That Are Going To Revolutionize 2018

This past year has been marked with disruptive innovations that promise to upend almost every single industry. From the rise of Blockchain and Virtual Reality, to the proliferation of voice-enabled assistants, companies across the board are aiming to make daily life more efficient, entertaining and …

6 Things You Must Quit Doing Today to Be More Successful

Sometimes quitting is necessary to overall success. Here’s how to know when you should throw in the towel.<p>Most of us grew up hearing the mantra …

Self-improvement

A new study shows that students learn way more effectively from print textbooks than screens

Teachers, parents and policymakers certainly acknowledge the growing influence of technology and have responded in kind. We've seen more investment in classroom technologies, with students now equipped with school-issued iPads and access to e-textbooks.<p>In 2009, California passed a law requiring …

A flawed argument used by Warren Buffett could be setting stocks up for 'one of the worst disasters in history'

Speaking in an interview with CNBC on October 3, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway said, "Valuations make sense with interest rates where they are."<p>The investment community breathed a sigh of relief. After all, Buffett is arguably the most successful stock investor in world history. An …

Manipulative people brainwash their partners using something called 'perspecticide' — here are the signs it's happening to you

Living with a controlling or abusive partner is confusing and draining. They blame you for things that weren't your fault, or that you didn't even do, and you become isolated from your friends and family in an attempt to keep the abuser happy.<p>The way you see the world can also completely change, …

Why Smartphones Will Become Extinct by 2025

The Apple iPhone 8? Poof. The Samsung Galaxy? You won't need a smartphone anymore.<p>The world is changing, and it's all about your voice.<p>In my house, there are voicebots everywhere. In the kitchen, I use the Google Home speaker to ask about recipes and the weather. In my office, there's an Amazon …

Apps

Want to Be Insanely Productive Without Working Longer Hours? Spend $100 a Month on This

Not hiring a virtual assistant might be your biggest mistake.<p>You know what I would do if I had a time machine in business?<p>Kick young Tommy's ass and ask him to get organized. Why? Back in the days, I would sort out my emails and arrange my meetings. And, I got more and more frustrated at myself for …

Time Management

Yes, There Are Rules to Leadership Excellence. Here's the Short List

While outstanding leadership ability is defined by standards unique to each individual, there are guidelines. Here's the short list.<p>A couple of years ago I wrote this list of 51 rules to leadership excellence. Yet today, I receive the occasional email from readers wishing to express their …

Leadership

Great Leaders Do This One Thing Exceptionally Well

Part of being a great leader is being able to communicate effectively, and that includes being a good listener. Here are 3 ways to strengthen your listening muscles.<p>Of all the communication skills, listening is by far the most underrated. There are countless books and courses on how to be a better …

Communication Skills

The 1 Secret Brain Exercise That Will Help You Achieve All Your Goals

Here's how intense visualization can help you achieve millionaire status.<p>There's a funny truth in the business world: hard work does not equate to success. If you've believed in this supposed connection for any length of time, you may find it unbelievable that there is in fact no direct …

Self-improvement

The Problem with Saying “Don’t Bring Me Problems, Bring Me Solutions”

It’s time to retire the saying “Don’t bring me problems, bring me solutions.” Even though advocates of this approach believe it reduces whining, increases empowerment, helps employees manage up, and boosts careers, it’s fraught with challenges.<p>Not every problem has an easy solution. Tackling the …

Leadership

I ditched my financial advisor for an app, and saving money has never been easier

At the risk of sounding cliché, I'm a millennial with almost no investing experience. I have a 401(k) retirement account, but all my non-retirement savings has been stashed in a standard savings account from Bank of America.<p>With interest rates low and my savings not doing much, I decided it was …

The Key to Nailing Any Presentation, According to a TEDx Speaker With 3 Million Views

Speaking consultant Terri Trespicio shares the secrets for making any talk a success.<p>You can generate boatloads of content for LinkedIn and Facebook. Blog and vlog and hire a Millennial to run your Instagram. However, there's nothing--nothing--as powerful for your brand and business as getting up …

Public Speaking

6 Business Books Every Leader Needs to Read

These six books will reshape your thinking on leadership, productivity, and understanding people.<p>Benjamin Franklin once suggested we either write something worth reading or do something worth writing. Some of the top writers today are CEOs and business professionals sharing experiences and …

Business Development

These 15 attitude changes will make you more likable

No man (or woman) is an island at work. The core truth is that our success depends on others. Whether we get promoted, get raises and succeed in …