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The 37 most inspiring leadership quotes I know

No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p>Here are 37 of my absolute favorites:<p>1. “<b>I alone cannot change</b> …

Albert Einstein

5 Hard-to-Swallow Truths if You Really Want to Live Your Best Life

Coasting is so easy to do, which is why the vast majority of human beings lead mediocre lives. Living a satisfying, fulfilling, and inspiring life, however, won't happen without work on your part. If that's what you want, it may mean shifting your perspective on a few key matters. Here are several …

Self-help

11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright …

Emotional Intelligence

If You Don't Own Any Of These 35 Genius Products From Amazon, You're Doing Life Wrong

Are you by chance reading this out in public somewhere? On the subway, maybe? In a doctor's office? Good. Look to your left. Now to your right. …

17 Details From Inside Disney World That'll Make You Say, "How Did I Not Notice That?"

Have you spotted all the names on the windows on Main Street in the Magic Kingdom?

5 Ways Overcome a Creative Block

Allow your creativity to "flow" without judgment.<p>Do you ever wonder how some people are able to tap into creative "flow" almost at will, producing works of art, written masterpieces and new ideas, at the drop of a hat? Are they wired differently than the rest of us? They very well could be. A study …

7 Inspiring Podcasts That Every Entrepreneur Should Listen to This Summer

Make the most of your summer with these informative and entertaining podcasts.<p>Summer is around the corner, which means beach getaways and family vacations are also on the horizon. While the rest of your friends search Amazon for their summer book list, you should find great podcasts to fill your …

Moving? Here's 28 Tips For Making It Waaaaay Easier

Bookmark this and save yourself a world of stress.<p>20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space<p>16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

DIY

One of SF’s Best Ramen Shops Is Coming to Temescal

Essential SF ramen restaurant <b>Marufuku</b> has secured a space in Temescal to join the East Bay’s flourishing ramen scene. The new location is 4828 Telegraph Avenue, the former home of Hina Yakitori beside Temescal’s dive bar of choice, The Avenue. Eater SF has reached out to Marufuku for an opening …

Kawazu Sakura Festival

Cherry blossom season comes early in this Japanese town where pink flowers line the streets and riverbanks.<p>Every February, when the final weeks of …

Japan

8 foods that are in Japan that should be sold in the US too

8 Japanese Snacks That Should be Sold in the U.S.<p>Japanese snacks are on the rise; drop your Cheetos and lets go!<p>February 20, 2018<p>The United States …

Food

4 Essential Ramen-Eating Tips Every Seasoned Foodie Knows

Ramen isn’t <i>just</i> a bowl of Japanese noodle soup, and it goes way beyond the instant stuff you grew up eating in your dorm room. At a proper ramen house, the broth takes hours to slow cook, the noodles are often handmade, and the toppings are carefully considered and hand-crafted. There’s an entire …

Flavors

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

With just four ingredients and 20 minutes to spare, I whipped up a skillet of warm, buttery biscuits, known as 7-Up Biscuits. Now, you can too.<p>I just …

Breakfast

A One-Week Travel Itinerary for First-Time Visitors to Tokyo

The world-class city of Tokyo is one of the most exciting places to visit, with an endless list of things to see and do. From traditional Japanese …

Japan

Japanese Phrases [Shopping in Japan] ~Intermediate Level

o-dat<p>I currently live in Tokyo. I like history, and collecting information on food or events is my hobby. I'd like to share more info on Japanese …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

National Parks

13 Of The Best Movies To Watch When You're In A Bad Mood

Go on, escape reality.<p>Feeling blue? Flip on your favorite films.<p>Not only do they trigger a feeling of nostalgia, they can also make you feel pretty joyful. Research shows your most beloved movies are irresistible to your brain. In other words, it's human nature to have the urge to re-watch films …

29 Boredom Busters Your Kids Will Actually Love

Because you refuse to hear the b-word.

12 Secrets Your Employees (and Kids) Want You to Know

Leaders are parents and parents are leaders. Different settings with parallel roles. Listen to these 12 secrets to be more effective on the work front and home front.<p>The more I Lead, the more I work with leaders and the more I parent, the more I see compelling parallels between leadership and …

Kids' Craft: Pop-Up Valentine's Day Cards

Inspire your kids to think creatively with this Valentine's Day DIY!<p>The long-standing tradition of passing out Valentine’s Day cards to friends and classmates can be made fresh and new with pop-up cards. Having a three-dimensional element to cards makes them that much more action-packed and unique. …

7 Things Employees Never Say to Their Bosses (But Should)

The things employees won't tell you could be the things you need to hear most.<p>Your employees have a lot of thoughts. Most of those thoughts they don't share, especially with you.<p>At times their silence can be a good thing, especially where your ego--or their employment status--is concerned, but …

7 Proven Ways to Create Your Own Luck

"I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it." Thomas Jefferson<p>"I am a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it." Although this quote is attributed to Thomas Jefferson, he wasn't the first to announce the concept. "Diligence …

How to Change Your Life in 66 Days

Science says you can form a new habit in two months. Here's one program for how to affect big changes in so little time.<p>Whether you measure in quantity of time required or degree of effort, everyone agrees that making substantive changes to your life is hard--very hard. How hard exactly? If you …

Self-help

5 Hacks for Making It Work When You Have Opposite Shifts as Your Spouse

Sometimes it's unavoidable: You work a usual nine to five weekday grind, but your spouse works double shifts on weekend and a couple graveyard shifts during the week.<p>This can wreak havoc on your relationship, but only if you let it. In every relationship compromises are necessary, and this might be …

9 Qualities of Remarkable Entrepreneurs

The majority of writers have written posts on the values, behaviors, characteristics, and attitudes which spell success for an entrepreneurial leader.<p>The majority of writers have written posts on the values, behaviors, characteristics, and attitudes which spell success for an entrepreneurial …

11 Awesome Productivity Tips That Will Radically Improve Your Life

With the abundance of demands on our time today, it's easy to feel like we're losing control. Even if we've decided what really is important, we still require a few sensible suggestions to assist us in organizing our time more effectively.<p>With the abundance of demands on our time today, it's easy …

3 Ways to Use Time As A Competitive Advantage

Don't focus on price--help your customers solve their time crunch<p>Only yesterday, we were madly preparing for the holidays and now January is racing by. Whew!<p>I've been trying to spend more time on strategic thinking, but nearly every day has brought a deluge of incoming requests. That's why I was …

Why Is Everybody Else's Business Easier, Simpler, and More Profitable Than Mine?

We all go through stages when we feel like the grass simply has to be greener but I don't think it is.<p>Over the years there have been plenty of times when it seemed to me that everyone else's business was so much better than mine and not just a little better, but better in every way imaginable. …

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