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Your Social Media Network Has No Value

If you are active on social media, you know that the name of the game is building your Network. I mean…I guess that’s why you are doing it? But …

5 Simple Tips For Making Your Team Feel Valued

For some, throwing money around is an easy way to make their team feel valued. While money is a great motivator for many of us, it can only do so …

What To Do When Your Life Is Completely Out Of Control - Law of Attraction Blogs - A Spiritual Community

No matter how much self-development you do, there is going to be a time when even the most perfect person’s life gets out of control. Right now, I …

The Top 5 Introvert Leadership Challenges (and How to Beat Them)

<i>This post originally appeared on Riskology.</i><p>Giving a singular voice to a group of people is hard work. Finding the little things that make people tick …

Self-improvement

A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

33 Expensive Services You Should DIY

<i>By Andrew Lisa, Contributor</i><p>From your taxes to your toenails and your radiator to your roasted coffee beans, your life requires upkeep and attention. By definition, professionals don't perform services for free. If you can learn to take on a few dozen key tasks and projects by yourself, you can save …

A Cognitive Trick for Solving Problems Creatively

Many experts argue that creative thinking requires people to challenge their preconceptions and assumptions about the way the world works. One common claim, for example, is that the mental shortcuts we all rely on to solve problems get in the way of creative thinking. How can you innovate if your …

Critical Thinking

The funny things happening on the way to singularity

John Hauer Contributor<p>John Hauer is the CEO of Get3DSmart.com<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The diagnosis and the cure of automation<br>• Inventors, Entrepreneurs And The Space In Between<p>People often ask me about the impact of 3D printing on jobs. Will the technology be a job creator or destroyer? The …

Stephen Hawking

Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Mindfulness

How to Make Yourself Mentally Strong This Year

These 15 habits will help you keep you at your sharpest, whatever comes your way<p>In business, there are times when you need to be mentally acute to make tough decisions.<p>In leadership, there are times when you need to be mentally tough to navigate through complex information.<p>In life, there are times …

Self-improvement

The 7 Step Evening Ritual That Will Make You Happy

Everybody talks about morning rituals to get the day started right. (Even I have.) But <i>ending</i> the day right can be even more important. Why?<p>Because …

Happiness

7 Interview Questions For Measuring Emotional Intelligence

The traditional interview model helps you probe someone’s past experience, not their style of thinking.<p>Emotional intelligence involves self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. In other words, it’s a complicated amalgam that hiring managers have a hard time testing …

Leadership

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you happy

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the internet from people who don't know what they're talking about. Don't trust them.<p>Actually, don't trust …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

A chemist says most people overlook a huge factor when brewing coffee

Tom Smith Photography<p>Christopher H. Hendon, a postdoctoral fellow in chemistry at MIT, was sitting in a coffee shop near his graduate school in the …

Is mindfulness making us ill?

It’s the relaxation technique of choice, popular with employers and even the NHS. But some have found it can have unexpected effects<p>I am sitting in a circle in a grey, corporate room with 10 housing association employees – administrators, security guards, cleaners – eyes darting about nervously. We …

Mindfulness

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Mindfulness

The words you never thought you would hear from a big bank CEO

Out of crisis comes opportunity. For Deutsche Bank, that opportunity is the chance to finally call a spade a spade when it comes to how bankers are paid.<p>“Many people in the sector still believe they should be paid entrepreneurial wages for turning up to work with a regular salary, a pension and …

Finance

26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

Developing Countries

The Positive Psychology Of Job Interviewing

The powerful idea behind positive psychology is that we can accomplish our aims most effectively by exercising and building on our strengths, not just by shoring up our vulnerabilities. Reducing boredom on the job won’t create a fulfilling career; engaging in fewer arguments at home won’t make a …

Productivity 101: A Primer to the Getting Things Done (GTD) Philosophy

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a system for getting organized and staying productive. It may seem complicated on the outside, but the end goal is to …

Randomly Useful Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

<b>By Joe McGauley</b><p>When you use it primarily to snap selfies and crush candy all day, it's easy to forget just how powerful the iPhone in your pocket …

My Planner Set Up

I’ve been a planner for practically my whole life. I’ve used some sort of planning system or calendar for years. I can even remember using one of …

Side Dishes

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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Books

Train Your Brain to See Better Choices Than Fight-or-Flight

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Overcoming obstacles is synonymous with entrepreneurship. The ability to engage with difficulties and stress in an empowering way is described as the biggest factor for success in life -- more significant than your IQ, social …

Psychology

10 TED Talks to Make You a Better You

Discover a better you by listening to these 10 wise TED Talks, because when you know better you do better.<p>For something that's been around for only a few years, TED talks have quickly become an important medium for learning and inspiration. They help people in all kinds of pursuits with knowledge …

Happiness

Get to Know Someone in 5 Minutes with this Party Game Personality Test.

This engaging party trick is based on a cube and it is supposed to reveal the innermost thoughts of anyone you choose to play it with.<p>The test is …

How Bacteria and Brown Fat Can Spur Weight Loss

As a human, you’re undoubtedly familiar with white fat: the pillowy kind under the skin that stores calories and excess energy. But there’s another …

Nutrition

An Incredibly Helpful List of 71 Free Online Courses and Tutorials

With the advancements in technology, we are now able to access a world of information right at our fingertips. EssayMama has sorted through the …