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16 Deal Breakers for People Who Are Stuck in Toxic Relationships

Michelle Millis Chappel<p>Princeton Ph.D. in psychology, world-acclaimed singer-songwriter, speaker, coach, and author Read full profile<p>True confession: …

Management 2.0: Coaching Employees In The New Economy

Are people fixed in terms of their abilities or can they grow into virtually unlimited potential? Is an employee just a replaceable resource, or a whole human being complete with emotional, physical, mental and spiritual experiences?<p>Today's best managers believe that their employees are more than …

Empathy Is Still Lacking in the Leaders Who Need It Most

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>Many people and a host of commentators instinctively recoiled at the callous management practices described in a scathing <i>New York Times</i> article last month about Amazon. So did Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and chief executive. In a memo to Amazon employees, he wrote, “Our tolerance for any …

The Easiest Thing You Can Do to Be a Great Boss

Most leaders receive surprisingly little development before assuming their first supervisory roles. In fact, many get no leadership training at all until they’ve been in the executive ranks for nearly a decade—reaching, on average, age 42.<p>But whether you’ve had formal training or not, there’s one …

9 Reasons Your Employees Secretly Hate You

A new poll says these common failures of basic emotional intelligence are driving your team insane.<p>Leaders with high EQ perform better. That's been verified by research out of Yale that found being more emotionally attuned helps leaders make better decisions. Another study showed that higher EQ was …

Keep the Pantry Organized with These Storage Essentials

Before kitchens had refrigerators and freezers, the pantry (and related rooms like the “larder” or “buttery”) was an essential storage room for all …

Kitchens

7 Apps for Better iPhone Photos

Faster, smaller, better — that’s technology’s mantra. Camera phones are no exception to that rule, and you’ll find many accomplished photographers …

Mobile Photography

80 Perfect Gifts for Father’s Day

Pile it on for dad.<p>Your padre taught you (almost) everything about life you couldn’t learn from the classroom or the cache of treasures stashed under …

Elements: Organize Your Desk

Grown-ups accumulate stuff — files, pens, stray pieces of paper that will eventually be important somehow, surely. Unfortunately, this jibes in the …

Minimalism

How Successful People Overcome Toxic Bosses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Bad bosses contaminate the workplace. Some do so obliviously, while others smugly manipulate their employees, using them as instruments of their own success. Regardless of their methods, bad bosses cause irrevocable damage to their …

Leadership

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

By September 22, 2015<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do …

Quora

Life and Death Twilight audiobook clip

<i>Twilight</i> author Stephenie Meyer shocked fans early Tuesday morning and announced that in honor of the vampire saga’s 10th anniversary, she wrote a …

11 things smart people won't say out loud

There's no taking them back once they slip out, either.<p>I'm not talking about shocking slips of the tongue, off-color jokes, or politically incorrect faux pas. These aren't the only ways to make yourself look bad.<p>Often, it's the subtle remarks--the ones that paint us as incompetent and …

Emotional Intelligence

Science proves what you suspected: hiking's good for your mental health

Do not underestimate the power of a walk in the woods: A new study suggests that even a 90- minute stroll in a natural environment can lead to measurable changes in the brain, and may help combat depression.<p>Previous research has shown that just a 50-minute walk in nature can improve your mood, …

Mental Health

HugeDomains.com - Sutbeat.com is for sale (Sutbeat)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of its …

Are You Overemotional Or Are You Just Being Manipulated?

• How many times have you expressed a strong thought, feeling or desire at work and had someone marginalize you with a condescending statement, look or …

7 Things You Shouldn't Say To Someone With Anxiety

If you’ve ever suffered from severe anxiety, you’re probably overly familiar with the control it can have over your life. And you’re not alone -- it affects approximately 40 million adult Americans per year.<p>Anxiety and panic disorders can cause ceaseless feelings of fear and uncertainty -- and with …

What To Do When the Boss Gives You Baseless Feedback

Suppose you’re a customer service manager and you’re getting chewed out by your boss, the head of customer service. He’s heard from a key customer who’s unhappy about answers he’s received to a request for product modifications. Naturally, he’s not pleased to be on that end of the call. He probably …

How to deal with difficult people

<i>They're everywhere, but they don't have to be viewed with such trepidation, writes Gary Wyles.</i><p>We’ve all had this – the sinking feeling in the pit of …

Looking On The Bright Side Can Help You Live Longer

Good news for those who look at life through a glass half full: Reacting positively to stressful situations may benefit your long-term health.<p>Researchers from Pennsylvania State University found that those who fail to keep a bright or calm outlook when experiencing minor, everyday stress appear to …

How to Stay Calm in Frustrating Situations

<b>“Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” ~Buddha</b><p>Uh-oh, you …

What Coaching Really Is

A friend called me recently to get some help with a work situation that was driving her crazy. “Do you want advice or do you want me to coach you?” I …

Emotional Intelligence and its importance

Emotional intelligence, how much we have and how we learn to deal with emotions all starts in our childhood.<p>How often were you told not to behave …

Emotional Intelligence

12 Signs You Care Too Much About What Others Think of You (and what to do about it.)

Years ago, I missed the bus. On purpose.<p>And even though I could do a quick sprint and catch the bus on time – I chose not to.<p>Because I could already …

Can You Create Sexual Chemistry If It's Not There?

What to do when you two are great on paper...but not in bed.<p>You're on a date with a really great guy. He's smart, sweet, funny, and just your type. You almost can't believe how perfect he is…until you hook up. No butterflies, no goose bumps, nothing. You completely fall flat. This guy who's so good …

Tough parenting can trigger anxiety disorders

According to a feature in Scientific American, parents who push their children too hard or scold them excessively can cause lasting psychological …

At What Point Do We Lose Our Empathy?

<i>The problem is not our empathy, but the apathy created by our inability to do anything about our emotion.</i><p>There is no waiting space inside the Dar es …