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9 TV dramas that will make you smarter about business

But one of the great things about modern television is that it can be simultaneously entertaining and instructive, especially about business.<p>We picked nine series that could make you a better businessperson, whether you're interested in learning more about effective leadership, integrating your …

TV

Here's An Exclusive First Look At The New Dr. Seuss Book

One Book Two Book Red Book New Book. Take a sneak peek at What Pet Should I Get?, which will hit shelves July 28.

The top TED talks that will change the way you work and live

These inspirational TED talks will challenge how you think and communicate at work and in your everyday life<p>With alumni ranging from Stephen Hawking to Bill Gates, TED talks have become a global phenomenon since <b>Al Gore gave one of the first ever</b> adresses in 2006.<p>We gathered some of the most-viewed …

35 Hidden Podcasts You Really Should Be Listening To

Because the second series of Serial still hasn't bloody arrived yet.<p>1. <i>Grownups Read Things They Wrote as Kids</i> (suggested by teaganfe)<p>The title sums it up. As teaganfe says: "'Grown ups' read short fiction, diary entries, letters, and more that they wrote as young children or teens <b>to a live …

Love and Respect

• <b>Author:</b> Dr. Emerson Eggerichs<p><b>A Marriage Book with a Difference!</b><b>A Revolutionary Message</b> "I've been married 35 years and have not heard this taught.""This is the key that I have been missing.""You connected all the dots for me.""As a counselor, I have never been so excited about any material.""You're …

Life Is Short (No Pun Intended)

• <b>Author:</b> Jennifer Arnold<p>From the beloved stars of TLC’s <i>The Little Couple</i> comes an uplifting and moving behind-the-scenes account of how the pair met, fell in love, and overcame huge obstacles to become successful professionals and parents.<p>Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein have inspired millions as …

The 5 Love Languages

• <b>Author:</b> Gary D. Chapman<p>Falling in love is easy. Staying in love-that's the challenge! How can you keep your relationship fresh and growing amid the demands and conflicts and just plain boredom of everyday life?<p>In the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling book <i>The 5 Love Languages</i>, you'll discover the secret …

Nothing to Envy

• <b>Author:</b> Barbara Demick<p><b>An eye-opening account of life inside North Korea—a closed world of increasing global importance—hailed as a “tour de force of meticulous reporting” (The New York Review of Books)</b> <b><br>NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST</b> <b></b><br>In this landmark …

Fast Food Nation

• <b>Author:</b> Eric Schlosser<p><i>New York Times</i> Bestseller<p>“Schlosser has a flair for dazzling scene-setting and an arsenal of startling facts . . . <i>Fast Food Nation</i> points the way but, to resurrect an old fast food slogan, the choice is yours.”—<i>Los Angeles Times</i><p>In 2001, <i>Fast Food Nation</i> was published to …

10 Questions to Discuss Before Marrying According to a Gay Philosopher

The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche might well have been delighted with the ruling of the Supreme Court of the United States to legalize same-sex marriages.<p>While we don't know for sure that Nietzsche was gay, Joachim Köhler argues in <i>Zarathustra's Secret</i> that he was because he spoke of another man's …

Relationships

The Psychology of Simple

This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.<p>For a concept that we all understand, ‘simple’ is deceivingly difficult to pin down.<p>We may ‘know it when we see it’, but there’s more to what makes a product or website feel simple than just gut reaction.<p>In the words of Steve Jobs:<p>“Simple can be harder …

25 daily habits that will make you smarter

In the Quora thread, "What would you do to be a little smarter every single day?", readers shared the habits they follow to fuel their brains.<p>Here are some simple actions that could help you become a smarter person.<p>Think about how to reduce poverty, how to solve a daily problem you have, …

Success

13 Mother's Day Gifts for Book Lovers

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Managing the Critical Voices Inside Your Head

At 8:20 am, my twelve-year-old daughter, Isabelle, was rushing to meet her ski group. She was 20 minutes late and stressed – she takes her skiing very seriously and was training for a race in a couple of days.<p>Near the competition center, she ran into one of her coaches, Joey. He looked at her, then …

The Hidden Qualities And Tiny Tricks That Make Someone An Influential Leader

Some leaders seem only interested in themselves while others fall all over themselves apologizing. The best find a balance between the two.<p>Experts say you only have a few seconds to make a first impression. What exactly happens in those few seconds that determine whether someone likes or respects …

Psychological Strength Research That Everybody Needs to Know

Which diseases and injuries lead to the greatest premature loss of life years? Researchers recently asked this question by examining 291 diseases and …

Psychology

Men And Women Use Different Scales To Weigh Moral Dilemmas

You find a time machine and travel to 1920. A young Austrian artist and war veteran named Adolf Hitler is staying in the hotel room next to yours. The doors aren't locked, so you could easily stroll next door and smother him. World War II would never happen.<p>But Hitler hasn't done anything wrong …

The Seven Golden Rules for Collaborating with Great People

I've always been fascinated with how some teams work well together and how some managers get great results, but what is it that makes a team excel? …

Leadership

How to Look for Emotional Intelligence on Your Team

Of all the ways to test for emotional intelligence, the marshmallow test might be my favorite. You put a child in a room, set one marshmallow in front of her and explain that, if she’s able to wait 10 minutes before eating it, she’ll get an extra marshmallow to enjoy. Then you leave her alone.<p>If …

The Power of Kindness

How being good to others can be good for you.<p>Treating other people well isn’t just good for your karma. It’s good for your health and vitality, …

Mindfulness

Truly confident people do these twelve things differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When …

Self-improvement

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What I learned about love during my years of reporting on weddings

<i>Ellen McCarthy wrote the On Love column for The Washington Post for four years, exploring the mysterious nature of love and spending many of her Saturday nights at someone’s wedding. Despite this long disruption to that most favored night for dating, McCarthy, newly single when she started the</i> …