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A Southwest Airlines Flight Attendant Just Did Something Incredible for a Southwest Passenger. Her Stunning Story of Kindness Went Viral | Inc.com

There's a lot of sadness in the world. A lot of spite. And then, there's Southwest Airlines.<p>I don't mean to call out Southwest Airlines as the shangri-la of the skies. But survey after survey shows passengers rating Southwest higher than its competitors. And time after time it seems to come down to …

Flying

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

Documentaries

Google Spent Years Studying Successful Teams. Here's the 1 Thing That Mattered Most

If you trust someone is looking after your best interests, you will do almost anything that person asks.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>A few years ago, a research team at Google set out on a quest to figure out what …

7 Free Marketing Tools That Can Make You More Successful

When goals are getting bigger and budgets are getting smaller, these free tools can be a marketer's new best friends.<p>Marketing is a broad, complex, and ever-evolving field, and recent years have seen tremendous growth in areas like content, social media, SEO, voice search, brand management, and …

The best and worst TV series finales of all time, from 'The Americans' to 'Seinfeld'

A few of the best shows in TV history ended terribly, including "Seinfeld" and "Girls." The worst series finales ignore the show's themes, or abandon some of its main characters to tell a detached story.<p>It's a daunting task to wrap up a series in just one episode, comedy or drama. It takes an …

Mad Men

6 Smart Ways People With Emotional Intelligence Respond When Their Buttons Are Pushed

hen conflicts flare at your workplace, how do you respond?<p>Everyone has a "drama" story at work. What's yours?<p>In a previous company, I vividly recall a senior executive marching down the hall spewing expletives on his way to wage war with a middle manager. An ongoing issue boiled over, and this VP …

4 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

Leadership is about solving problems and making decisions. You don't need to be the life of the business party to do either one.<p>Whether in business or in life, we look to our leaders to teach us, guide us, and help us make sense of everything. Therefore, most successful leaders have a strong sense …

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

Thought Experiment<p>Since the founding of the United States, politicians and pundits have warned that partisanship is a danger to democracy. George Washington, in his Farewell Address, worried that political parties, or factions, could "allow cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men" to rise to power …

Research

Capitalism is unfolding exactly as Karl Marx predicted

One hundred and sixty years ago, at a time when the light bulb was not yet invented, Karl Marx predicted that robots would replace humans in the workplace.<p>“[O]nce adopted into the production process of capital, the means of labor passes through different metamorphoses, whose culmination is the …

Capitalism

Take Ownership: How to Rise Up as a Leader in 2018

Leadership is in high demand. Here are 6 steps to becoming a better leader in the new year.<p>I'm often asked what is the number one skill that I would focus on if I want to achieve success in business and in life. My answer is always leadership.<p>There is a leader within everyone, and I am obsessed …

You Cannot Be a Good CEO Without These Skills

There is no school that can teach you to be a good leader.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>What does it take to be the Chief Executive Officer of an organisation? There is no one answer …

How to Run Better Business Meetings

By Cameron Herold, COO Alliance Founder. Originally published on Quora.<p>People are invited to meetings because they have something to contribute. If …

8 Keys to Coming Off as the Expert in Whatever You Sell

Solve their problem instead of simply selling them something.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most successful salespeople in the world don’t come across as salespeople at all. Instead, they carry themselves as experts in their industry who can solve key challenges …

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

10 ways you are killing your executive presence

If you enter a room with 15 leaders one of them will stand out. She will have an air of confidence that people notice. Others will stop talking and …

See Seven Ancient Ruins As They Would Have Looked In Their Prime

From the unmatched wonder of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat to the sprawling majesty of the temples of Bagan in Myanmar (aka Burma). From Egypt’s Great Sphinx of Giza to the extraordinary carved city of Petra in Jordan. These remnants of the ancient world have long cast a spell over travelers from every …

‘Annihilation’ and Hollywood’s Erasure of Asians

Last year, actor Ed Skrein exited the upcoming <i>Hellboy</i> reboot after it came to light that the character he was meant to play was of Asian heritage in …

Asia

This 1 Quote Describes the Most Important Trait You Can Have as a Leader

These tips will help you be purpose-driven, and lead your company with true intention.<p>The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest honor that can be bestowed on an American citizen. In November 2016, legendary Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully received the award at a star-studded event …

Trump Kept One Promise. The Shutdown Is Proof.

Over and over and over, first as a candidate and then as president, Donald Trump made a pledge to voters: He would run the White House just like he’s run his business. That’s a promise that he’s kept.<p>At midnight on Friday the federal government shut down, following a week of meandering, fruitless …

Steve Jobs Practiced 1 Habit That Turned Good Presentations Into Great Ones

The best CEO presenters follow one rule that made Steve Jobs a master showman.<p>Steve Jobs was a master showman. In my opinion, Jobs was the best business storyteller of our time. Every product launch was brilliantly performed. Every move, demo, image and slide was in sync and beautifully …

The 3 Most Important Types of Honesty, According to Marcus Lemonis

Before Marcus Lemonis of "The Profit" invests in a business, he makes sure its leaders have these 3 kinds of honesty.<p>"Trust" and "honesty" are considered intrinsic or implied values. After all, if a business operates without a commitment to trust and honesty, it won't be around for the long-term. …

Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. I Found One That Isn’t.

<i>Our science staff is trying to lead a more scientific life in 2018. Throughout the week, we’ll be questioning whether some of our favorite habits and</i> …

Psychology

The Basic Social Media Mistakes Companies Still Make

Over 90% of medium and large businesses have used social media in their marketing for five years or longer. Yet the CMO Survey reveals that nearly half of marketers are unable to show the impact of their social media investments. That’s why, no matter what your social media strategy is, it’s always …

This one weird trick lets blue states avoid Trump’s tax hike

It could give middle-class families a tax cut, too!<p>Now that the Republican tax reform bill is officially law, blue states are scrambling to figure out ways around one of the law’s few actual tax increases: its new limit on deducting state and local taxes.<p>Under current law, taxpayers not claiming …

Income Tax

How one couple saved their marriage by asking each other a simple question

Relationships<p>On the brink of divorce, this question made all the difference.<p>For years, novelist Richard Paul Evans and his wife Keri struggled with their marriage. Then, one day, they learned to ask each other a simple question: “How can I make your day better?”<p>The question, which Evans wrote about …

Salt Lake City

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Entertainment

How Do You Know Someone Has the Leadership Skills of the Future? Look for These 5 Signs

At the end of the year, success comes down to what you've done for your team members.<p>As you think ahead to improving your leadership skills in 2018 and beyond, the best traits I have found which will profoundly impact individuals and teams may not be futuristic at all. But -- and you can take this …

How Can You Tell If Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Famous Study Narrows It Down to 1 Rare Trait

In 2001, this best-selling management consultant identified one leadership behavior found in the most successful CEOs. Some things just don't change over time.<p>In Jim Collins' landmark book <i>Good to Great (</i>published in 2001)<i>,</i> his research team spent five years examining 1,435 "good" companies and …

Facts Don't Change People's Minds. Here's What Does

Changing others’ minds, or our own, is a tricky business. Here’s how to make it happen.<p>If you had asked me this question–How do you change a …

Al Gore

5 Daily Choices the Smartest People Make

What's remarkable about making these daily choices is knowing there will be no regrets.<p>According to multiple sources, the average number of decisions an adult makes each day is about 35,000. Some are smart, others ... well, lets just keep things on a positive note and say it's the smart decisions …