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How to Be Friends with Someone Who Works for You

Working as a senior executive can be a lonely job. You have to deliver tough messages. You can’t always be transparent about your own challenges. And you must keep key decisions confidential until the timing is right.<p>There’s no way to escape the necessary burdens of authority. And, from time to …

Leadership

Starting a Business for This 1 Reason Will Lead to Success

Startup ideas are everywhere. You just need to find the right one.<p><i>Editor's Note: The following is adapted from Start a Successful Business: Expert Advice to Take Your Startup From Idea to Empire, published this month by Inc. Media and Amacom, a division of the American Management Association.</i><p>Sure, …

Entrepreneurship

Relationships: 12 Ways To Spot Unhealthy Boundaries

Do you know how to make someone respect your boundaries? Would you know what to say or do to keep your boundaries firm?<p>Most people struggle with …

Psychology

The Surprising Way to Be More Effective at Storytelling

To engage leaders, colleagues and clients, use this simple technique<p>By now, most of us are familiar with "the irresistible power of storytelling as a business tool" (as HBR describes it) to get people's attention, involve them emotionally and help them remember the content you're trying to …

Public Speaking

The 16-Second Trick For Calming the Heck Down (No Matter Where You Are)

You woke up to a leak in the kitchen, narrowly avoided a fender bender en route to the office and now, you have 50 “urgent” emails to weed through …

Meditation

Bring These ​Insect Repellent Plants Home if you Want To Avoid Insects Naturally

Whether you’re busy weeding or lounging in the garden, nothing disturbs the calm serenity faster than a pesky mosquito buzzing around your head. You …

Gardening

The Home Remedies Indians Swear By

The turmeric latte and golden milk trend abroad had many of us Indians thanking our mothers for foreseeing their popularity. I was given warm milk …

Alternative Medicine

5 hottest work-from-home jobs — that don’t require previous experience

How to get paid decently to sit on your couch<p>You’ll feel right at home with these jobs.<p>The number of workers who work from home is on the rise: 43% …

Employment

Don't Be Afraid to Be Vulnerable: 6 Ways to Build Trust With Your Team

Take a cue from Uber's new CEO and demonstrate vulnerability to connect with your employees.<p>When Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi left Expedia last August, he admitted to being scared in his parting memo. While this brand of vulnerability is not often demonstrated by big-name CEOs, it is an important …

Leadership

6 Meeting Hacks (And 1 Weird Tip) That Instantly Boost Your Credibility

Sales demo? VC pitch? Don't let your big opportunity turn into a massive waste of time.<p>This is it: the Big Meeting. You've brought a conference room's worth of people together to make an important decision, close that huge sale, or kick off a new strategic initiative. Trouble is, most of these …

Leadership

3 Ways to Improve Your Decision Making

To make a good decision, you need to have a sense of two things: how different choices change the likelihood of different outcomes and how desirable each of those outcomes is. In other words, as Ajay Agrawal, Joshua Gans, and Avi Goldfarb have written, decision making requires both prediction and …

Behavior

Good Leaders Know Why Responding is Better Than Reacting

Don't let your emotions damage your career<p>Driven by their emotions, bad leaders react quickly to situations often without worrying about the facts or the repercussions of their actions, believing that they can always show good emotional intelligence by apologizing later.<p>Unfortunately, it doesn't …

Emotional Intelligence

A New Study Found That Turmeric Can Help With Mood and Memory Loss

A small study conducted by UCLA researchers has found that turmeric can aid in improving mood and memory loss. More specifically, the researchers found that curcumin, which is the active ingredient in turmeric and what gives the spice its bright-yellow color, improved memory and mood in people with …

Alternative Medicine

What is the Single Best Type of Exercise for Your Brain ?

Do you want a completely natural way to improve your sense of well-being, memory, lift your mood and protect your brain against the development of …

Exercise

It's Never Too Late to Start Your Own Business (Don't Let These 7 Myths Get In Your Way)

Is your reason for not starting your own business based on reality, or your own qualms? It's time to look past the myths.<p>You don't have to be a new venture advisor like me to hear all the excuses for not starting your own business. I'm sure all of you have friends who are not happy in their …

Entrepreneurship

Wealthy People Do These 4 Things Differently

Let's take a look at a few smart actions wealthy people take.<p>It's easy to look at wealthy people and think to yourself, "They must be really lucky." And while there are certainly instances of people who "lucked" into wealth, they are few and far between. In most cases, these individuals become rich …

Wealth

3 Smart Tactics That Will Help You Make Better Decisions

As a leader, decision making is part of your job. In order to make better decisions look to implement strategies before a final decision is made.<p>If you're in a leadership position, decision making is part of your job. Your decisions will largely determine the type of the company you have moving …

Employment

8 Reasons Your Pain Won't Go Away

What you don't know is hurting you.<p>One of only a handful of physicians in the country who is board-certified in Family Medicine and Pain Medicine, …

Health

These 10 Tips Will Help You Sleep Better Tonight and Always

Sleeping well not only makes you happier and more productive the next day, but it can also help you achieve your weight-loss goals and reduce stress. If you toss and turn all night or wake up feeling exhausted every morning, follow these 10 rules for an incredible night of sleep.<p>1. Thou Shalt Keep …

Weight Loss

The Dawn of Solar Windows

<b>The view from the office</b> of Ioannis Papakonstantinou at University College London affords a great perspective on a wasted opportunity. He points to …

Clean Energy

These Are the Best Vitamins for Concentration, According to Experts

We've all been there. It's 3:45 p.m., our stomach is rumbling, our sheets and Netflix account are (already) beckoning, and our attention span is …

Wellness

Ultimate Essential Oils Guide for Beginners

Ultimate Essential Oils Guide for Beginners Learn how to take advantage of nature's gifts with this ultimate beginner's guide to essential oils. ..

Alternative Medicine

The Best Kind of Breakfast to Eat, According to Metabolism Experts

If there’s a discussion that we have often at <i>Cooking Light</i>, it’s about whether breakfast is really so important. Readers constantly ask: Will …

Nutrition

3 Surprising Supplements That Might Actually Boost Your Sex Life

Skip the shady stuff and consider these instead<p>The breadth of available boner-boosting supplements is formidable—you can even go to a gas station and pick up something that promises to help your erection rise to the occasion.<p>But there are major dangers when it comes to “herbal Viagra,” the term …

Wellness

7 Things Your Psychologist Wishes You Knew About Self-Esteem

Self-esteem can be a slippery concept. It's hard to quantify just how we feel about ourselves and our self-worth, but low self-esteem is definitively …

Psychology

3 Ways to Take Care of Your Eyes, According to an Ophthalmologist

When it comes to our health, most of us are pretty good about taking care of what we view as the big stuff. But our eyes? Consider them overworked …

Country Lifestyle

15 Quotes Filled With Inspiring Life Lessons

Life’s lessons are a beautiful gift, but they don’t always come wrapped in a shiny, red bow. Sometimes tragedy brings us wisdom. Sometimes joy does. …

The top 25 books corporate America is reading right now

800-CEO-READ, a leading direct supplier of book-based resources compiles a monthly list of best-selling business books based on purchases by its …

4 Foods Doctors Swear By To Maintain Muscle

Muscle mass continues to burn calories even after you’ve left the gym. Eating these protein-packed foods will help you lose more fat tissue and …

6 types of bosses that employees hate

Sijori Images / Barcroft India / Barcroft Media via Getty Images<p>The most often-cited reason people give for leaving their job is their boss.<p>More than …