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7 interview questions that determine emotional intelligence

Selecting informative interview questions can be a key factor in finding the right employees — as well as weeding out the ones that won't fit. A candidate's answers can be telling.<p>While different companies embody various values and cultures, success in the workplace is strongly influenced by a …

Six Habits Of Ambitious People

Ambition isn’t a dirty word. Channeled correctly, it’s the motivator to a satisfying life.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Ambition gets a bad rap. The trait that pushes someone toward success can sometimes …

8 Old School Manners We Want Back

Do you groan when you think about manners? Do you remember your cotillion or your mother telling you to chew with your mouth closed? I get it.But the …

The best tour companies for solo travel

And for good reason— it allows you much more freedom and a greater opportunity to connect with locals.<p>According to the 2015 Visa Global Travel Intentions study, which surveyed over 13,000 travelers from 25 different countries, 24% of travelers traveled alone on their most recent leisure trip. …

29 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

Essentially an express lane for the proactive, these programs are pre-approvals from the US Customs and Border Protection that designate you a low-risk traveler. As long as you're not a convicted criminal, you're good to go after little more than some light paperwork and a quick in-person interview.<p>…

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8 Daily Habits Of The Happiest People In The World

<i>“I don’t know what to do with my life…”</i><p>There have been many times in my life where I have been stuck and not known what to do next. I have agonized …

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3 Reasons Why You Have to Trust Your Gut

A year-and-a-half ago I was about to make the biggest mistake of my life: Commit to marrying the wrong guy. The venue was booked, the dress ordered, …

5 Fruits That Will Help You Lose Weight

The challenges of losing weight have been seen in this generation more than in all the other generations that have gone past. Most of today's adults …

What it's like to be a secret introvert

I've known Father Cebulka since I was 12 years old, so as soon as he began grinning at Galo's response, I knew he had already predicted my retort.<p>"I disagree," I said. "Sorry, I know you won't believe me, but I'm also an introvert," I told my beloved.<p>Galo and I have been dating for more than five …

Put down the makeup and eat your way to naturally glowing skin

Plenty of beauty products attempt to give your skin the coveted "lit from within glow."But maybe you should skip the makeup and work with the skin …

Get Off The Computer And Complete This Italian Teacher's Summer Assignment. You Won't Regret It.

Read on HuffPost Italy<p>A summer homework list assigned by Cesare Catà of Don Bosco High School in Fermo, a small town on the Adriatic Sea in northeastern Italy, is currently going viral across that country.<p>Instead of giving his students required reading assignments, Catà gave them a prescription for …

Why You Should Pursue Your Dream Even If Nobody Encourages You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whenever you try to make positive changes in your life, you’ll experience resistance.<p>Sometimes, the resistance is internal, meaning you vs. yourself.<p>Waking up earlier to go to the gym <i>sucks</i>. Much easier to press “snooze.” Politely …

An App That Counts the Calories in Your Instagram Pics

What is your Instagram account could bring back more than likes, comments, shares or hashtags? What if it could actually tell you the amount of …

10 Body Language Secrets Every Successful Person Knows

If you want to become successful, then it is imperative that you hone in on your bodily-language. I’d go as far to say that it’s just as important — …

Marriage is more beneficial for men than women, study shows

<b>Marriage</b> has long been cited as a health booster, with couples living in wedded bliss more likely to live longer and have fewer emotional problems.<p>Yet a new study suggests that women hardly benefit from tying the knot.<p>Landmark research by University College London, the London School of Economics …

Why You And Your Boss Need To Work On Your Emotional Intelligence

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>There’s a familiar childhood warning of counting to 10 before speaking when you’re angry. From a young age, we’re encouraged to have emotional …

Solo Travel Changed Me: 15 Women Share How

Wherever in the world you find a solo traveler, there's one thing most have in common and that's how their independent wanderings have changed their lives.<p><b>"The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one</b> …

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6 Hacks for Learning Almost Anything

Lifelong learners are happier and more accomplished. Here Inc. columnists share their best tricks for learning more.<p>I love to learn. It's not always easy or painless. In fact, sometimes the process of learning makes me feel stupid and incompetent. Learning a new language or new technology can …

13 Things Women In Their 30s Want All Women In Their 20s To Know

In the weeks leading up to my 30th birthday last summer, I found myself wishing for an "aha" moment to take hold. Nothing big, necessarily, just some assurance that as I embarked on a new decade, I had a clearer sense of who I was and what I was doing.<p>Instead, I rang in my 30th year shaky and worn, …

10 Things Only People Who Are Born To Travel Will Understand

It must be a gene. The wanderlust, I mean. Actually, the experts are arguing that the desire to seek out new places, explore the countryside and …

15 Things Only Solo Travellers Would Understand

Are you a solo traveler? Travelling alone can be scary, rewarding and fun in equal measures, and it can help you to grow as a person.<p>Check out 15 …

20 Secrets Genuinely Happy People Never Told You

Happiness is a choice, and genuinely happy people make the choice to be happy, everyday! But what you may not know is that happy people face …

Airlines set to reduce size of carry on luggage

Passengers are set to be hit with new stricter controls on the size of carry-on bags under plans being drawn up by the industry trade body representing leading airlines.<p>New guidelines have been drafted by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which acts for 260 major scheduled …

I Need to Lose Weight Fast, What Can I Do?

Nutrition: Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to eat less to lose weight. You body will adapt to maintain and retain energy when it …

3 Reasons You're Not as Successful as You Want to Be

You're ambitious and work hard, but you still feel like you're not getting where you want to be. Here's why.<p>If success were simple and intuitive, anyone willing to work hard and persevere would reach his or her goals. But as we all know, busting your butt and being ambitious sometimes comes to …

How Your Face Betrays Your Personality and Health

This story originally appeared on BBC Future<p>You might expect a great philosopher to look past our surface into the depths of the soul – but Ancient Greek thinkers were surprisingly concerned with appearance. Aristotle and his followers even compiled a volume of the ways that your looks could …

New study claims to find genetic link between creativity and mental illness

Results imply creative people are 25% more likely to carry genes that raise risk of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. But others argue the evidence is flimsy<p>The ancient Greeks were first to make the point. Shakespeare raised the prospect too. But Lord Byron was, perhaps, the most direct of them …

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The Controversial Reasons Why Intelligent Women Aren’t Having Children

Women can't seem to catch a break.<p>No matter what choice we make, we're scolded for it. We're too curvy or too thin. We're too sexual or not sexual …

Comedian Turns The Tables To See How Guys React To Street Harassment

Do guys even know this happens to women?<p>In a pretty hilarious social experiment, actor and comedian Soojeong Son took to the streets to see if guys loved getting creepy sexual things whispered to them as much as women do. It's called "drive-by harassment," and, spoiler alert: THEY LOVE IT!<p>"The …

What Quitting My Job Taught Me About Business, Blogging, and Pursuing Your Passion

This time last year, I was working full-time as a mental health counselor.<p>On the surface, I had it all; a nice office, great work colleagues, a decent salary. But something deep within my soul just wasn't satisfied.<p>If I stayed in my role, I knew exactly where I was going to be in ten years. That …