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The idiot’s guide to what NOT to do on a job interview

Employers tell Moneyish the craziest things candidates have done on job interviews.<p>This job interview took a seriously wrong turn.<p>Financial …

Employment

Bill Gates Says This Book Is 'One of the Most Important' He's Ever Read

Millions of people have tuned in for Swedish physician and statistician Hans Rosling’s TED Talks over the years, and the videos caught the attention …

Self-improvement

5 Signs You’re Living Too Small

How do you live your life? Do you proactively make the most of your talents and seek out fulfilling experiences and relationships? Or is your focus …

Self-help

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Books

There is one major difference between people who move abroad and those who don't, according to a recent study

Living abroad has plenty of incredible benefits including getting to travel to new places, meet new people, and try new things. But, perhaps the greatest benefit of all is the brand-new sense of self you'll discover along the way.<p>And this isn't us just waxing poetic about living overseas. There's …

Columbia University

Dropbox's CEO reveals 4 of his favorite books on how to be a successful leader

Drew Houston always knew he wanted to run a tech company.<p>"I really admired all the great tech companies and even as a little kid, I admired the tech …

Procter & Gamble

6 ways to be more memorable in interviews, while networking, and more

Employment

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

14 Habits That Are Sabotaging Your Mental Health

A new book identifies the toxic thought patterns that get in the way of happiness and success.<p>In early 2007, life coach Andrea Owen hit her own …

Self-help

The 2 Reasons Why So Many People Are Becoming Lonelier

We’re getting lonelier.<p>The General Social Survey found that the number of Americans with no close friends has tripled since 1985. “Zero” is the most …

Psychology

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

Ericsson

21 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life

Successful people are readers because being at the top of your game involves perpetually working on self-improvement.<p>Successful people are readers. For one thing, people at the top of their game are typically big into self-improvement. Not only that, research has shown people who read books …

Profit

Research Says These 6 Habits Improve Future Brain Health

Doctors claim the secret to a healthy brain in years to come is to S.H.I.E.L.D. it.<p>Many of us hope to live a long life, which includes being of sound mind and body. While there's lots of education and emphasis on physical health as a way to live longer--maintaining a healthy weight, blood pressure, …

The Brain

6 Unconventional Ways to Smooth Your Path to Success

Successful people are continually learning and trying to improve themselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The path to success is different for each of us, but if you examine the success stories of entrepreneurs across the world, you will see that the principles of …

Self-improvement

Doing 1 Simple Thing Will Instantly Make You Sound Smarter, According to Science

Best of all, it's a change anyone can immediately make.<p>If you think about any one of the extremely successful people you know, it's almost guaranteed that one of their skills is the ability to influence and persuade other people.<p>(Of course that might be because selling is the one skill everyone …

Public Speaking

Billionaire Elon Musk says he was 'raised by books' and credits his success to these 8

Earlier this year, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk made history upon successfully completing the first commercial rocket launch from the NASA launch …

Bill Gates

13 signs you might be a love addict

Do you often fall for people who are emotionally unavailable?<p>"Love addiction is a condition where individuals often fall in love or become deeply attached to someone who fails to return their love and affection," love addiction expert and couples therapist, Helen Mia Harris, explains.<p>"More often …

This former Google exec helped build a business that sold for $383 million after just 3 years — and he wants others to follow his model

LONDON — Experian announced plans to acquire UK credit checking startup ClearScore for £275 million ($383 million) on Thursday, the biggest British tech acquisition in years.<p>ClearScore, which offers people free credit checks, was only a little over three years old and was the product of London …

Startups

Luigi has a bulge, and we don't know what to do with this information

It's pretty much confirmed: Luigi has a dick.<p>Nintendo is releasing <i>Mario Tennis Aces</i>for the Switch in June, and its promotional material features the</i> …

Stephen Hawking's final Reddit post was an ominous warning about the future of humanity and capitalism

Stephen Hawking was a world-class physicist — but he was also much more.<p>The Cambridge professor was also a legendary science communicator, and was outspoken on a range of social and political issues — from artificial intelligence (AI) to climate change. And following the news of his death at age 76 …

Singularity

7 Things You're Relying On In Life That Are Only Holding You Back

The road to hell is paved with good intentions – and probably in the form of misinterpreted life advice.<p>There are so many cultural narratives about the roads that will lead you to success that are unhelpful at best, and destructive at worst. We take concepts like “willpower” and “passion” and …

Self-improvement

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Happiness

10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

You might be surprised to know which of your quirks can reveal your inner genius.<p>1. You accept that there are plenty of things you don't know<p>You may think that pretending you know everything, even when you don't, makes you come across as smarter. But in reality, people who aren't afraid to be …

Psychology

8 Surprisingly Effective Hacks For Getting That Negative Voice Out Of Your Head

Most of us are familiar with that negative voice in our head: The one that tells us we aren't good enough, that we should stop trying, that we aren't …

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …

Relationships

Learn Python and you could put yourself on track to make a six-figure salary

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Why most people won’t ever achieve greatness

Anyone can achieve greatness. Anyone.<p>Greatness is relative, yes. The results might look different; for some, simply quitting an addiction means …

Motivation

11 Underrated Business Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

Looking for a new read? Check out these lesser-known books to level-up your leadership game.<p>As entrepreneurs, we are always searching for something to give us an edge over the competition. Whether it is having the best employees, finding the best software programs, taking the best online courses, …

Books

Steve Jobs Said Follow Your Passions But What He Really Meant Was Do This Instead

Stop following your passions and consider your Zone of Genius when defining your career<p>Steve Jobs said "People with passion can change the world for the better." What he really meant to say was, people with purpose can change the world for the better. Steve Jobs was not passionate about technology. …

Steve Jobs

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …