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How to Increase Your Influence at Work

To be effective in organizations today, you must be able to influence people. Your title alone isn’t always enough to sway others, nor do you always have a formal position. So, what’s the best way to position yourself as an informal leader? How do you motivate colleagues to support your initiatives …

Framing

Tracing the tangled tracks of humankind's evolutionary journey

The path from ape to modern human is not a linear one. Hannah Devlin looks at what we know – and what might be next for our species<p><b>Let’s go back to the beginning. When did we and our ape cousins part ways?</b><br>Scientists are still working on an exact date – or even a date to within a million years. Like …

Humanity

Why Do So Many Managers Forget They’re Human Beings?

In our assessments, surveys, and interviews of over a thousand leaders, many comments stood out, but one in particular was especially powerful and thought-provoking. “Leadership today,” Javier Pladevall, CEO of Volkswagen Audi Retail in Spain, told us, “is about unlearning management and relearning …

Leadership

How to Ask for a Promotion

Asking for a promotion can be nerve-wracking. But when you think you’re ready for the next step, it’s important to say so. How do you prepare for that conversation with your boss? What information should you have at the ready? And how exactly do you make your case?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b><br>“Asking for a …

Management

Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, and Richard Branson Stick to These 6 Rules When Holding Meetings | Inc.com

Trying to run a business is all consuming. Time gets sucked up by so many different things: staff, suppliers, finance, production -- the list goes on. But, above all, meetings seem to take up so much precious time and yet often seem to achieve very little.<p>Everyone has their own idea about what …

Mark Zuckerberg

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things | Inc.com

All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to manipulate or pressure other people. At its best, persuasion is the ability to effectively describe the …

Self-improvement

Science Says These 10 Things Will Help You Raise Extremely Smart and Successful Kids | Inc.com

What parent doesn't want their child to do well in school, stay out of trouble, and grow up to be a highly successful adult? But as I've found over the years raising my own daughter, that's far easier said than done.<p>The truth is, there is no set path to guaranteed parenting success (believe me, …

Parenting

If You Prioritize Your 2018 Goals This Way, You'll Reach Every Single One of Them | Inc.com

I am obsessive about the goals I set.<p>Each year, right around Thanksgiving, I start reflecting. I can't help it. Growing up in the Midwest, this is the time of year when the cold settles in, the trees turn colors, and then bare. The summer tempo of downtown Chicago comes to a screeching halt. …

Coats

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Coffee

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

Can You Bring Attraction Back To A Sexless Relationship?

You know the story. Boy meets girl (or boy meets boy, girl meets girl and other variations thereof), and the start of the relationship is akin to a …

Ferrari

30 Exciting New iOS 11 Features You Didn't Know About

If you think that you’ve mastered all the new features of iOS 11, then you’re in for a surprise because iOS 11 contains many hidden features that …

Apps

How five great leaders dealt with crisis, and what we can learn from them

In the early 2000s, Nancy Koehn was socked with one personal blow after the next within a three-year period: Her father dropped dead suddenly. Her husband walked out and a terrible divorce ensued. And she was diagnosed with breast cancer.<p>As these “big hunky blocks” of her life were falling around …

Breast Cancer

The 8 Keys to High-Performing Office Culture: The Best Employees Take Cues From Great Managers | Inc.com

Nearly 70 percent of CEOs now recognize culture as one of the greatest sources of competitive advantage. Whereas company processes, technology, and strategy can be copied, an organization's DNA cannot be reproduced.<p>With this realization, many organizations are turning to cultural change to fuel …

Employee Engagement

Want your kids to be resilient? Here’s what not to do.

Amy Morin knows a lot about resiliency. A licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and foster parent, she has devoted her life to helping others resolve problems and conflicts.<p>But she also has personal experience with building resiliency. While in her 20s Morin faced the unexpected loss of …

Parenting

Here’s what your sleep position might mean for your health

Everyone from scientists to mental health professionals to Arianna Huffington agrees that getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most important …

3 Surprising Reasons Sex Is Actually An Important Part Of A Relationship

When you're in a relationship, the amount of sex you have varies. During that honeymoon phase, you'll have it every day, and as your relationship …

Amazon Fire TV

3 scientists just won the Nobel Prize for discovering how body clocks are regulated — here's why that's such a big deal

The thing that makes you a "morning person" or a "night owl" isn't an arbitrary preference or tendency. It's something that's fundamentally part of your biological makeup — and something that we ignore at our own peril.<p>On Monday, Jeffrey Hall, Michael Rosbash, and Michael Young were awarded the …

Nobel Prize

Learn About the Peripheral Nervous System

The nervous system consists of the brain, spinal cord, and a complex network of neurons. This system is responsible for sending, receiving, and …

Frequent ejaculation and prostate cancer: What's the link?

The prostate is a small, walnut-shaped gland that plays an important role in ejaculation. It produces the fluid in semen and helps push this fluid …

iOS 11 Photo Tricks to Try Now

Apple's latest mobile OS adds some spectacular new possibilities for iPhone photos.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

The anatomy of a hurricane, from its eye to its swirling winds

Here's how these huge storms form.<p>What makes a hurricane tick? Whether it’s a disheveled tropical depression or a picture-perfect category five swirling across the ocean like a buzzsaw, every tropical cyclone that forms on Earth has the same basic structure. These powerful storms are just as …

Weather

Index is a clean, colorful app for organizing your ideas and digital content

The makers of Index are hoping they’ve created the only app you’ll need to access all your files, notes and links.<p>“We’re giving people a full control panel for the digital world,” founder Brian Cox told me.<p>Cox said he actually developed Index for his own personal use five years ago. And while he …

Apps

The Apps 27 High Achievers Use Every Day | Inc.com

Think about the apps you use most often. Do they help you get more work done, stay heathy, relax, or save time and money? Here's a fresh list of apps more than two dozen executives say are their favorites.<p>1. Fantastical 2 ($4.99 for iOS)<p>"Fantastical 2 is, hands down, the easiest scheduling app to …

Apps

7 settings to change right away on iOS 11

These should be your first stops when taking your initial lap around iOS 11.<p>iOS 11 adds a bevy of new features and interface tweaks to your iPhone (and even more changes for your iPad). After opening your new iPhone or upgrading your current iPhone, here are the settings to check or change straight …

Apps

Here's the truth about why women 'go off' sex in long-term relationships

When it comes to long term relationships, women go off the idea of having sex with their partners before men do, says the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyle.<p>But you probably already knew that, right?<p>It’s one of those things that everyone has a low-level awareness of - yet no-one had …

Number One Habit You Need To Develop To Become A Great Leader | Inc.com

If you want to be a great leader then you need to have great leadership qualities such as authenticity, integrity, humility, etc., and you need to deliver.<p>At the end of the day, great leadership is all about getting results.<p>That doesn't mean the <i>end justifies the means</i>, but it does mean that if you …

Motivation

Your schedule could be killing you

Viktor Koen<p>Modern lifestyles are at war with the way our bodies evolved to function.<p>It is 7 p.m. on a spring Friday, and the Highland Hospital emergency room in Oakland, one of the busiest trauma centers in northern California, is expecting. When the patient—a young bicyclist hit by a car—arrives, …

World Health Organization

Science Says the Most Successful Kids Have Parents Who Do These 9 Things | Inc.com

Much has been written about the attributes of high-achieving adults, and what makes them different from everyone else. But if you're a parent, a more compelling question may be: "What can I do to make sure my kids succeed in life?" Here's what researchers say.<p>1. Don't tell them they can be anything …

Teen Pregnancy

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …