Chris Durette

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5 Powerful Traits of the Most Influential Leaders

Put these habits in play to exercise influence like a boss.<p>We've all heard the John Maxwell saying "leadership is influence." Easier said than done, right? The real challenge is figuring out how to do it! Well, here's a clue: Get others to respond <i>emphatically</i> to your leadership. When you do, you're …

17 bad habits that are sabotaging your productivity

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 17 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.<p>1. Hitting the snooze button<p>It might feel like pressing the snooze button in …

How This Entrepreneur is Helping People Hack Their Mental Health

With depression and anxiety on the rise, some are using mobile apps to help their mental health the same way people use exercise to address their physical health.<p><i>This is the latest in my series of posts spotlighting underrepresented communities around the world and the entrepreneurs trying to help</i> …

Get More Done: 15 Things the Most Successful People Do Differently to Be More Productive

And the best part is, you can adopt them all.<p>Some people get more done than others -- a <i>lot</i> more.<p>But how?<p>To find out, Kevin Kruse, a keynote speaker on wholehearted leadership and extreme productivity and the author of <i>15 Secrets Ultra-Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, interviewed over …

11 books every Christian should read before they turn 25

Yes of course reading the Bible is vital – but by the grace of God he has gifted writers who are able to brilliantly communicate God's word to our …

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8 Consistent Behaviors of Highly Authentic Leaders

Authentic leaders that truly walk the walk engage in these 8 behaviors every day. With intention, you too can step into your greatest authenticity.<p>In an era where virtually everyone is calling themselves a leader or entrepreneur, how can we distinguish the truly great ones from everyone else? And …

3 Mental Habits That Set True Geniuses Apart

What average people regard as 'work,' geniuses tend to regard as play.<p><i>What are some secret things geniuses do to solve problems? originally appeared on Quora -- the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Steve Denton on Quora:</b><p>I …

4 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Starting a Business

Starting a business can be full of highs and lows. No matter how prepared you think you are before starting up, you can’t avoid the many learning …

Soul Agreements: healing soul mate relationships

Before we come into this life we are a part of a consciousness that many refer to as Creative Source or God. The terms do not so much matter as much …

8 Things Successful People Do Before 8 A.M.

<i>Anyone can use these tips from ClassPass—even if you’re NOT a morning person.</i><p>We're always talking about how it would be great to have just one more …

10 signs you're burning out — and how to stop it

Even the best jobs can lead to burnout. The harder you work and the more motivated you are to succeed, the easier it is to get in over your head.<p>The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home. New research from the American Psychological …

20 Swiss Ball Exercises That Will Sculpt Your Abs

Using a Swiss Ball is a fantastic way to add complexity to your training program. “It challenges your core’s ability to brace against compensatory …

Brain Food

Listen: Brain Food<p>49:51<p>Guest host David Leite talks to Dr. Drew Ramsey about the connection between food and mental health, journalist Lisa Morehouse …

Why an Australian Breakfast Is the Healthiest Way to Start the Day

Every weekend, without fail, you’ll find a large crowd spilling off the sidewalks on an otherwise quiet stretch of Mott Street in New York’s Nolita neighborhood, loitering for hours on end. Such is the power of Two Hands, the 2-year-old Australian café. Its creamy flat whites and berry-topped acai …

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16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

A rabbi and meditation teacher sets out to rediscover the path to God

Rabbi Yoel Glick may well be the most important Jewish meditation teacher you have not yet heard of. I say “not yet,” because Yoel’s long and …

12 Crimes Mario Committed In 'Super Mario 64'

The quintessential Nintendo 64 game "Super Mario 64" turns 20 this year, which means you've had 20 years to collect all 120 power stars. (I'm still …

Sleep better after these 4 evening yoga poses

After a long, hectic workday, the only thing you want to do is hop in bed and hit the sheets. But for those of us who have a hard time getting to sleep at night, this is often easier said than done. While you might have tried different herbal teas, soothing sound machines and other sleep hacks -- …

Fitness Friday: Five hacks for foam rolling

I’ll admit that I was a little late to the game in embracing soft-tissue manual therapy (AKA "foam rolling). Maybe it's just me, but feeling a little sore in between workouts was a welcome reminder that I was working my muscles harder than normal.<p>But all of that changed last year after I began foam …

This Is How Many People Are Having Anal Sex

Plus, a sex researcher explains the four keys to helping her enjoy it as much as you do<p>More and more ladies are putting a welcome mat by the back door: 36 percent of women and 42 percent of men have tried anal sex, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Butt …

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How to Use Your Body Language to Become More Confident

We all pretty much know that our mood is reflected in our body language. When you think of somewhat lacking confidence or lacking enthusiasm, a …

Sanskrit literature was as good as internet for ancient India

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>A human lifetime is insufficient to read them all even if that was the only thing we did.<p>LIFE<p>| Commonsense Karma | …

Spirituality

One of Hollywood's Toughest Actors Shares His Thoughts on What It Means to Be a Man

“You have to fully accept your own masculinity. But that has nothing to do with being macho,” Tom Hardy explains. “It also means that you can be like …

A 10-year study of executives reveals the trickiest, most impactful trait of successful leaders

Good decision-making skills, an understanding of one’s entire company, and a knowledge of the broader industry are all decent qualities for business leaders to have. But there’s another characteristic that can help make the difference between being a good CEO and being a great one.<p>It’s a knack for …

Leadership