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30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

Psychology

Trump claims astounding victory as America's 45th president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and …

Donald Trump

5 Ways Managers Can Totally Blow It With Employees

Want loyal followers? You'll really want to avoid these negative habits.<p>Have you noticed (I hope) how the best leaders have a keen sense of the things they need to avoid doing to keep leading at a high level?<p>Whether it's focusing less on themselves and putting the spotlight on their followers (what …

Appearing happy on social media is increasingly being used against people in court

Danny Cuesta admitted to preying on a 15-year-old sophomore who attended the school where he taught Spanish. He lured her into a private school office to "make copies," took her to motels for sex, and posed as her personal "tutor" as an excuse to visit her at home.<p>Cuesta's victim—known in court …

Social Media

20 Incredibly Common Speaking and Writing Blunders

Like it or not, people make snap judgments about you all the time. Don't let these incredibly common mistakes affect how people see you.<p>How you speak and write plays a big part in your level of success in life. Use words improperly and others will instantaneously--and often unintentionally and …

9 Brutal Truths About Emotional Intelligence Everyone Needs to Hear

Is E.I. all it's cracked up to be? Decide for yourself.<p>What's your emotional intelligence quotient?<p>Ever since Daniel Goleman's international best-seller <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> was released in 1995, interest in this quality has risen dramatically. Many psychologists and other experts claim that …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus On This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and …

Wall Street

7 Powerful Phrases Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Use Daily

EQ is just as important as IQ, and it all starts with these communication tips.<p>Emotional intelligence may be labeled a "soft skill" -- but to be a leader in today's workplace, it's just as vital as any technical wizardry or IQ.<p>Emotional intelligence, or EI, refers to the ability to know oneself as …

20 Signs Your Leadership May Need Some Improvement (Infographic)

What not to do if you want to succeed in leadership<p>A few weeks ago I wrote an article which focused on the bad habits of leaders which should be avoided, as I thought this was just as important as modeling ourselves on the best. Due to the popularity of this article I produced an Infographic, using …

Daily Bible Reading Devotional [1 Corinthians 1:18-24]– August 27th, 2016

Scripture Reading(s)<b>1 Corinthians 1:18-24</b>1:18 For the message about the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being …

Theology

24/7 Wall St.'s Customer Service Hall of Fame

Every company in the United States likes to promise an exceptional customer experience. Polls show that at least some corporations do an excellent job keeping their promise — these companies provide great customer service.<p>In order to find those companies that truly stand out by creating positive …

Customer Service

This mesmerizing map predicts where animals will run to survive climate change

As the planet heats up, where will the wild things go?<p>A new entrancing map from The Nature Conservancy tries to predict exactly that.<p>"Migrations in …

Culture Killers: Staff Issue or Leadership Issue?

I was talking with a 2nd grade teacher the other day about dealing with difficult people when during the conversation I noticed her eyes begin to …

More than 300 words have been created in the past year, according to Dictionary.com

I remember as a young girl having to carry my dictionary between my school and home. The concept of pulling out a phone and being able to type in a …

‘People In Poverty Do Work’: What Paul Ryan Misunderstands About Poverty

This country has a penchant for plans to end poverty that do nothing to actually help families struggling to make ends meet.<p>This week marks the 20th …

Can Salvation Be Lost Because of Sin?

The question of losing one’s salvation is one that is a matter of great controversy within the household of Christian faith. There are many …

Theology

Data Visualization and Feelings

In a memorable talk at OpenVisConf earlier this year, data journalist Mona Chalabi posited that there is no such thing as an emotionless data …

You Don't Need To Be Strong All The Time, It's OK To Feel Weak And Cry

When 9-year-old Bruce struggles to break a board during his initiation test into the Cave of Adullam Transformation Training Academy in Detroit, …

Toxins

Day 11 in Rio and there's more emotion and some missed opportunities

World<p>Why the fight for legal abortion is only half the battle | View<p>"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood International Women’s Health Coalition<p>World<p>One year after liberation, little progress made in Mosul<p>""God willing, next …

7 Incredible Things That Happen Once You Learn To Enjoy Being Alone

We live in a world of constant contact—a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of shared desks and wide-open common spaces, and rather than sitting at their desks working independently, school children are placed in groups. It seems …

This is what the Olympics tell us about human emotion

The Olympics have been helping researchers to unlock the mystery of facial expressions.

An Introduction to Emotive UI.

Beyond “surprise and delight”: a conversation with Huge's managing director of experience design.

Design

Overcoming grief through music

<b>When a loved one dies it can be difficult to come to terms with feelings of loss.</b><p>Some people confide in friends or family, while others express their emotions through other means.<p>Sixteen-year-old Odhran Bartley is dealing with his personal grief through music.<p>Odhran was only seven years old when, …

The Neurobiology Behind Breakups

I have always been fascinated by the brain's process of <i>starting</i> and <i>detaching</i> from romantic relationships. It's an amazing, well-orchestrated …

Twitter Could Help Gauge Emotional Response to Trauma: Study

Social media, such as Twitter, offers a wealth of information that can provide an immediate window into a community's emotional response to a trauma …

The Emotional Side of Customer Experience

Your customers are not as rational as you think they are. In fact, you are not as rational as you think you are. You, like your customers, are an …

Power, Emotion And Manicures: Our Favorite Moments From The Rio Olympic Games

The Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games are written in the history books, but we’re still re-living the amazing moments that etched themselves onto our …

Emotions: The Great Taboo.

All emotions and feelings are beautiful. For instance, anger can be great, and fear can be a warning from our body.<p>I never understood why we have …