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24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Employment

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Stop Reading About What They Do and Start Applying These 5 Success Habits Instead

Dr. John Stahl-Wert, best-selling author of 'The Serving Leader,' reveals what leaders worldwide do to succeed.<p>Are you a sucker for articles or books enticing you with the latest lists of behaviors that successful leaders supposedly share? You've probably picked up a few themes by now, …

Leadership

How to Fill Yourself With Real Confidence (Instead of Just Pretending)

Real confidence means going beyond just standing straight and repeating positive mantras.<p>You know the standards like great body language and questioning the inner critic yammering in your head. Yet, your confidence still isn't as strong as you'd like it. What else can you do to feel capable of …

Self-help

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily

It's been found that you can achieve great results and have meaningful relationships at the same time.<p>Whether your company is a startup or an established firm, I want to share about a compelling leadership model that will get the best out of employees.<p>It's based on the seminal research of Dr. Jim …

Harvard Research Proves Toxic Employees Destroy Your Culture and Your Bottom Line

Nothing destroys a culture faster than feelings of danger and mistrust. Leaders who wait to contain toxic damage risk losing everything.<p>Working in a company that has a toxic employee is practically a rite of passage. Even in the happiest organizations, unhappy people can wreak havoc. It takes only …

How to accomplish more in 30 days than most people do in 365

“The best ambition killer is trying to play someone else’s game.” — Dan Sullivan<p>Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the …

This Simple Strategy Will Make You a Faster, More Effective Learner

A little structure goes a long way in making the mind more effective.<p><i>What is the best approach for learning new things? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Praveen Tipirneni, CEO of</b> …

6 Mental Habits of People Who Manage Their Emotions Remarkably Well

When anger rises to the surface, they don't react--they respond.<p>Anger is one powerful human emotion. It is also a very <i>normal</i> human emotion that needs to be expressed in a healthy way. But there's a place and time for appropriate anger, and we all have to learn how to manage it before it …

Self-help

4 Ways to Learn Anything in 20 Hours

<i>“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”</i> — Mahatma Gandhi<p>What if you could learn anything in 20 hours, what would …

Self-improvement

6 Smart Habits That Will Lead to a Fulfilling Life

Whom do you surround yourself with? This may be your first lesson toward a life of success.<p>Do you ever lay in bed at night in a state of insomnia and look back over your choices in life and wonder, "I wish I did that differently?"<p>Perhaps it's feeling like you should've made that transition into a …

Self-improvement

Author who studies millionaires: How to get rich and then stay rich

Being rich, or becoming financially independent, boils down to a two-step process:<p>Accumulate wealth<br>• Keep the wealth you've accumulated<p>In my book …

Self-improvement

#599: Visualizing Bardo States from the Tibetan Book of the Dead in VR

Every culture around the world has their own beliefs around what happens to us after we die, and virtual reality may be a great medium

Spirituality

Star Wars Celebration Opening Ceremonies

The biggest event of the universe is going on right now in Orlando, Florida for <i>Star Wars Celebration</i>!<p>Guest after guest has been announced for the …

14 ways to become a more interesting person

The honest answer is that you're probably perfectly fascinating — but you can always become more so. It's a question of collecting new skills, knowledge, and experiences and learning how to share them with others.<p>Over on Quora, dozens of people have answered the question, "How do I become a more …

Self-improvement

This Guy Makes Hilariously Absurd Video Yelp Reviews of Restaurants

Who knew that Yelp reviews could be art? Toothpix takes advantage of the 12-second videos that Yelp allows its reviewers to post on its site to …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

18 Hilarious Posts About Dungeons & Dragons

"You reach out to push the orc off the bridge *rolls 1* but instead you lightly caress his back. He is uncomfortable."

Dungeons and Dragons

These are 10 of the longest-serving weapons in the US military

As far as weapon systems are concerned, having the best available can be key to success on the battlefield.<p>But with rapid changes in technology, some weapons come and go rather quickly. Other times, weapons are so well designed and effective that they stay in service for decades.<p>Here are 10 of the …

A guide to radically improving your life and career in 31 days

Now that you have a glimpse into your own plan, a fair warning: It's not a quick fix. And it's not about you.<p>It took years for me to develop the understanding that life is really about giving, service, and meaningful relationships.<p>If you're still with me, these things have reshaped my path as …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

What Happens When You Try To Speed Through A Roundabout

Pay attention out there.<p>Roadway roundabouts are supposed to help control speed and reduce the risk of accidents.<p>Unfortunately, they're not always successful.<p>CCTV footage from Braila, Romania taken on May 4 shows a car zoom through a roundabout and go flying through the air to the other …

United States

Here's how you can lucid dream

To the unfamiliar, lucid dreaming might sound like a parlor trick. But the ability to recognize and control your own dreams is far from a trick for many. It is a documented phenomenon with a number of potential benefits: Studies suggest that practicing it can improve recall and problem-solving …

5 uncommon conversational skills successful people share

Do you ever marvel at how easily successful people seem to make friends and build strong networks? They make charisma look easy — even unattainable.<p>This charisma comes from a few key conversational skills that are actually so basic that most of us overlook them on a daily basis.<p>As a founder of …

Self-improvement

Flowchart: Should you prepare your own taxes?

Who should do your taxes? You (with a little help from tax software) or a professional?<p>It's a question worth asking annually, because our financial situations change over time.<p>Below, find a flow chart to help you make your decision. For more information on your options, check out "Here's how to …

A Northwestern professor explains how to develop in your career without your manager's help

With that in mind, you should adopt a do-it-yourself attitude. Based on my experience, I developed DIY action steps to help you take charge of your career. Scroll through the illustrated slideshow above or read them below.<p><b>Develop goals and performance objectives.</b> You can't get to where you're going …

7 Things Mindful People Do Differently

7 habits that can turn an employee into the CEO

After interviewing over 300 CEOs in the four years since I started work on my book, "Hungry Start-up Strategy," I know that CEOs do things differently than other people.<p>If you practice seven surprising habits they have been cultivating for years, you can turn yourself into a CEO.<p>If you work for …

The Genius Ramen Shop Staple That Will Make Your Lunches Better

<i>Every week—often with your help—Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: How to make perfect, Momofuku-style soy sauce eggs—the simple ramen shop staple that will be your new Not Sad Desk Lunch (and last-minute breakfast, dinner, and</i> …

Eggs

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