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How to maximize the number of books you read

<b>Reading adds great value to life, but it requires discipline to establish the habit.</b><p>Reading is one of those activities that many people know is …

A CEO with ADHD says these rules can make anyone more successful

Having ADHD is paradoxical. There are amazing highs and soul-crushing lows. You can be on top of the world, while secretly sure you can’t accomplish …

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Having ADHD made me more successful — here’s how you can, too

Having ADHD is paradoxical. There are amazing highs and soul-crushing lows. You can be on top of the world, while secretly sure you can’t accomplish …

3 New TED Talks on Overcoming Failure and Why You Should Listen

Listening to other leaders who have overcome failure is a great way to grow and learn how other handle adversity.<p>As an entrepreneur failure is inevitable and that's why I enjoy listening to other leaders who have overcome failure and how they did it. Recently I have found three TED talks that I …

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A New Look at How Autism Affects Girls

“What’s next?” I said to my 4-year-old daughter, pointing to an image of a girl holding a toothbrush. We have a visual schedule printed out for her …

At university with autism: ‘My tutors saw potential’

Support from the University of Bedfordshire means that student Luke Walsh, who has autism and ADHD, is thriving on his broadcast journalism course<p>I was halfway through a BTec at Barnfield College in Luton, but I had enough Ucas points to qualify for a foundation year – so instead of doing the …

Eliminating Down Syndrome Children Is Not Something to Be Proud Of

This week, the CBS News program “On Assignment” included a long feature on what it described as the near eradication of Down syndrome in Iceland.<p>As …

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Feeling Stuck? Get Help from Sibly.<p>From asking insightful questions to offering new ways to look at the facts of your life, Sibly combines …

Time Travel Is Possible Through the Whorfian Time Warp

It's the next best thing to a time machine.<p>The long-hypothesized time machine still eludes scientists, but that doesn’t mean they don’t know how to</i> …

9 entrepreneurs on how to stay positive when everything seems to be going wrong

Any battle-hardened individual will talk about the darkness before the dawn — those make-or-break moments when they could have quit but held on with stunning success. Here are nine ways to stay optimistic when your life hits a speed bump.

Sugar and mental health: A toxic combination?

When sugar cravings set in, the last thing we might think of is our long-term mental health. However, there is plenty of evidence to suggest that we …

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Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Tony Robbins: For a better quality of life, answer these 3 questions

Whether it's having a more successful business, a healthier body, a stronger relationship or all of the above, people are always on the lookout for …

7 Qualities of Leaders With Great Charisma (Anyone Can Master These)

Charismatic leaders have mastered using emotion to inspire and motivate. How about you?<p>It's no secret that charismatic leaders get ahead personally and professionally in life.<p>That's because charismatic leaders have learned how to influence and impact their surroundings. They use charisma to help …

10 habits of super likeable leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likeable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant …

Five Tips For Winning Business Negotiations With Bullies

If you can keep your cool while under fire, you can exploit your hidden advantage.<p>A law firm once commissioned my creative agency to design its new stationery—cool, no problem. The only hitch was that the firm was headed by a celebrated litigator who’d developed a fearsome reputation for …

Why you do not trust yourself

Some good friends and I joke around about axioms of the pop-psychology and personal-development industry – there are some hilarious statements used …

Slow Down, Simplify, and Clear Your Mind and You’ll Get Better Results

<b>“The real you, the inner you, is pure, very pure. It understands. It has patience. It will wait forever while your ego trots all over everywhere</b> …

Learning These 7 Tough Skills Will Immediately Improve Your Entire Life

<b>These essential skills are never</b> <b>taught</b> <b>in school, but they will</b> <b>pay dividends</b> <b>for</b> <b>your entire life.</b><p><i>“Anyone who stops learning is old whether at 20 or</i> <i>80.Anyone</i> <i>who</i> <i>keeps</i> <i>learning stays strong.” — Henry Ford</i><p>We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our jobs during the busy …

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

Mothers with autism: ‘I mothered my children in a very different way’

Women with autism are twice as likely to be undiagnosed as men. Amelia Hill speaks to four mothers who only recognised their own condition after researching their children’s behaviour<p>Being a girl or woman with autism is hard: it’s only in the past two to three years that many professionals have …

Here are 10 little-known morning habits of mentally tough people

You don’t need to act physically tough to appear mentally strong.<p>A strong mindset is one that’s disciplined, determined and consistent. It’s a …

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things

These are sure-fire ways to build your professional relationships and increase your tribe fast.<p>If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>…

7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

Don't try to be perfect, just try to be better than you were yesterday.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my new upcoming book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

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What makes powerful people tick

We’ve probably all wondered what really goes on in our boss’s head at some point. After all, power is everywhere – from schools and businesses to …

Before you make an emotional decision, ask yourself these four questions

The average person makes about 35,000 decisions every day—from choosing an outfit to deciding which seat to take at a meeting. In fact, we make 200 judgments each day about food alone.<p>But research shows that all that decision making can be mentally and physically draining. Although the idea of …