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How To Manage The Four Strong Personalities You See In Meetings

We’ve all got our quirks, and most of us bring strengths and some weaknesses to the teams to which we belong. But there are four strong personalities that stand out for their ability, both positively and negatively, to impact team dynamics, especially when it comes to meetings.<p>There are the</b> …

Leadership

3 Simple Steps To Hold People Accountable | Inc.com

There is a common theme that many leaders struggle with: they don't know how to hold their people accountable. Even if they are great at hiring A players, many leaders still are left with that feeling that their people could be doing more or better work.<p>Rather than first finding fault with the …

Team Building

10 Ways Your Body Is Telling You You’re Running Low on Key Vitamins

Your body gives you a lot of information, including what's going on inside that you may not be able to see. The key is to pay attention to …

Wellness

I’m Living With Depression, Not Fighting It

My depression has evolved as I've gotten older, and I've realized that the way I live with it needs to evolve too.<p><b>I’m sitting</b> in the bathtub. The water is hot-tub hot and neon orange, and the steam floating up smells like citrus. I have given myself permission to use the bath bomb that’s been in my …

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

20 Stealthy Mental Filters That Are Sabotaging You

There is no upside to negative thinking. It does not prep you for life events, ward off malicious mojo or prevent worrisome outcomes. It does the …

Psychology

How Buddhism & Neuroscience Can Help You Change How Your Mind Works: A New Course by Bestselling Author Robert Wright

Buddhist thought and culture has long found a comfortable home among hippies, beatniks, New Age believers, artists, occultists and mystics. Recently, …

Meditation

5 Mantras for a Happier, Calmer, More Confident You

These powerful slogans can help you reprogram your brain think more positively.<p>Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? …

Meditation

23 Spine Chilling Documentaries To Watch In October That'll Make This The Scariest Halloween Ever

October is nearly here, which means colder weather, pumpkin spice lattes, and the spookiest day of the year: Halloween. Many people like to celebrate …

All moods may be contagious, but experts say depression isn’t

We’ve all heard the phrase that happiness is contagious, but new research suggests others moods can be as well.<p>According to a recent study published …

Exactly What to Do to Get Out of Your Own Head

"When you get in your head, you're dead." ~ Tony Robbins<p>We all have those moments (or weeks or days!) when we get in our head too much. Our constant …

Aung San Suu Kyi

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Sleep

Here’s how to stop worrying so much

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

Mindfulness

How To Achieve Enlightenment

Robert Wright didn’t think of himself as a candidate for enlightenment. He had turned to mindfulness meditation, in part, to combat lifelong ADD—to …

Meditation

Apps that give your phone a second number

Need a disposable number? Or an effective way to juggle work and personal lines? This is easier, and cheaper, than you think.<p>If you've ever had to juggle two mobile phones, you know it's a special form of torture. Two phones to carry. Two phones to keep charged. Two phones to answer!<p>Unfortunately, …

Apps

8 Conversational Habits of Smart Communicators (It's Not What You Think) | Inc.com

The digital era is causing a slow degeneration in our ability to verbally communicate. Specifically, the part of verbal communication that doesn't require words -- active listening.<p>This affects all generations, not just Millennials. As a Gen-Xer myself, I fully admit that being connected 24/7 to …

Leadership

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful) | Inc.com

When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one day after I asked him "Why?" for approximately the millionth …

Parenting

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Really Need

A man's fitness routine, much like his choice in films, women, clothes and favourite reptile (Komodo dragon - closely followed by the bearded dragon …

Fitness

20 Tiny but Powerful Ways to Accelerate Your Personal Growth | Inc.com

When it comes to self-development, it's the small stuff that often makes the biggest difference.<p>Too often, people think about big changes in terms of big decisions. They think it's a sweeping action that moves the needle, when really it's the incremental steps made on a day-to-day basis. Success, …

Self-improvement

Buddha Reveals 5 Profound Truths About Life That Will Blow Your Mind

Buddhism is a profound philosophy that counters what we are taught in the west. It offers something for everyone, no matter your faith or …

Slow Down, Simplify, and Clear Your Mind and You’ll Get Better Results

<b>“The real you, the inner you, is pure, very pure. It understands. It has patience. It will wait forever while your ego trots all over everywhere</b> …

Time I

Talent Is Overrated: Top 10 Habits Of Mentally Tough People

People with limitless determination always have enough talent to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Regardless if you’re an entrepreneur, athlete, coach, artist or politician, we all must overcome hurdles and setbacks at some point in our lives. These challenges …

Self-improvement

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

Self-improvement

This journal breaks down your 10-year plan into steps you can take every day to achieve it

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Most of us don't look at our current state of life as where we want to be in 10 years. In our careers and personal lives, we all have …

Productivity

Your Brain Doesn't Want to Change: 5 Ways to Make It

Change is always awkward at first, but it gets easier with practice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Take a moment and cross your arms. Now, cross them in the opposite direction. Which way was more awkward?<p>If you thought crossing them the second time required more …

Self-help

10 Reasons Your Toddler's Tantrum Is Actually a Good Thing

Believe it or not, temper tantrums are an important part of your toddler's emotional health and well-being.<p>Toddler tantrums are one of the most challenging aspects of parenting. We tend to feel like good parents when our toddlers are smiley and at ease, but can feel helpless and overwhelmed when …

Parenting

7 Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my new upcoming book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can unleash your greatness and success.<p>Here are seven statements that …

Self-improvement

Doomsday’s approaching: The climate could hit a state unseen in 50 million years

If carbon emissions continue on their current trajectory, the atmosphere could reach an unseen level<p>No, the headline is not a typo. Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented in human history and are on track to climb to even more ominous heights in just a few decades.<p>If carbon emissions …

Climate Change

Treating depression is guesswork. Psychiatrists are beginning to crack the code.

Brain scans and machine learning programs are paving the way for a breakthrough.<p>Here’s a frustrating fact for anyone who has been prescribed medication or therapy for depression: Your doctor doesn’t know what treatment will work for you.<p>“It is currently complete primitive guesswork,” Leanne Maree …

The Brain

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do | Inc.com

As a psychotherapist, I've witnessed countless people beating the odds. Despite the tragedies, hardships, and challenges they faced, they persisted.<p>My training had taught me to build on people's existing strengths. But over the years, I've realized that helping people "do more" of their good habits …

Self-help

You use this word to help you through hard times without even knowing it

We all deal with heartbreak in somewhat predictable ways.<p>You might eagerly re-top that glass of wine, add a few extra miles to your daily run or …