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Why People Really Quit Their Jobs

People don’t quit a job, the saying goes — they quit a boss. We’ve heard it so many times that when we started tracking why employees leave Facebook, all bets were on managers. But our engagement survey results told a different story: When we wanted to keep people and they left anyway, it wasn’t …

Employment

The Fastest Way to Make Your House Smell Amazing

The holiday season means lots of things, namely food, celebrations and the arrival of guests. We bet you’ve tidied up the living room and prepped the …

Holiday Recipes

These Brain Foods Have Been Found to Increase Your Focus, Help You Think More Clearly, and Give You a Longer Life

Eat walnuts, sardines, and salmon, and you're off to a fast start.<p>While drinking coffee is a necessary cultural norm that keeps us alert and productive throughout the day, a daily caffeinated fix can have spiraling effects that wreak havoc on the body.<p>Before lighting your torches and starting …

Wellness

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

The Fastest Way to Make Your House Smell Amazing

The holiday season means lots of things, namely food, celebrations and the arrival of guests. We bet you’ve tidied up the living room and prepped the …

31 Homemade Salad Dressings That Are Way Better Than Store-Bought

I'm a big fan of salad, but that hasn't always been the case. In the last couple years, I've gone from someone who'd maybe eat a dozen salads a year …

Healthy Eating

U.S. Carriers Move To Ban Smart Luggage

Major U.S. carriers are moving to ban smart luggage from all aircraft. On Friday, American Airlines announced that “as part of safety management and risk mitigation,” the carrier would ban any bag with an integrated lithium ion battery starting on January 15th. Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines …

Batteries

The uncertain future of handwriting

Computers and tablets are changing how we write – will the ability and need to wield a pen die out altogether?<p>We're told that writing is dying. Typing on keyboards and screens dominates written communication today. Even scribbling a signature has become rarer due to the prevalence of chip-and-pin …

University of Washington

5 Vegetarian Fall Recipes for the Week Ahead

There's been a lot of roasted meat in my professional life lately — more turkey, ground beef, and chicken than I care to admit — and while I'm still …

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Give up the bad habits that rob kids of mental strength.<p>Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental …

Self-help

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Guns

The Rise of Picture-Perfect Motherhood

Social media-savvy women are reclaiming their role as mothers on Instagram—all while making it look really, really good.

Are You a Great Leader? Here's the Only Proof That Matters

A great leader creates great employees.<p>Bending your arm awkwardly up over your neck, almost popping a socket to pat your own back? That's not really possible for most of us (or advisable).<p>Yet, many high-ranking executives in business and brand new startups alike will proclaim that they're great …

Leadership

Genghis Khan's 3 Strategies For Success Could Change Your Life Immediately

Discover how one man became ruler of the largest empire in the world by applying a few simple strategies that can change your life forever.<p>If you want to continue to perform at peak levels, inspire others and become a thought leader in your field, you need to become a consummate learner. As soon as …

Self-improvement

How Every New Boss Should Build Trust With Employees

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

20 Questions to Make Meaningful Connections

Focus on how you can start an engaging conversation<p>In a recent article, Marguerite Ward asked: if you looked at the co-worker sitting closest to you, would you be able to say what his or her favorite food or hobby is?<p>Research shows that having meaningful work relationships pays off and leads to …

Hobbies

How America Gave Up on Change

In his last book, economist Tyler Cowen wrote about how machine intelligence could change the world. In his new book, <i>The Complacent Class</i>, he writes about the forces that prevent change from happening. In particular, he argues that America has become more averse to change in recent decades, and …

Economics

March 3 Is Employee Appreciation Day -- Do You Do These 5 Things?

Friday March 3 is Employee Appreciation Day.<p>Sure, it’s a day for companies and leaders to thank their employees for their hard work and effort throughout the year. But while having cake and an office party are always fun, shouldn’t employees feel and experience appreciation all year long?<p>Here are …

Employee Engagement

The Right Way to Start a Meeting

We all know there’s a price to pay for a making bad first impression: A limp handshake conveys low confidence; a wrinkled suit makes you seem lazy; oversharing comes across as emotional instability. But do you ever think about the first impression your meetings make? Frequently restarting meetings …

Management

10 Habits Of Mentally Strong People

You have to be kind to people who are rude to you.<p>Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer <i>before</i> freshman year, when cadets go through a rigorous program called “Beast.” Beast consists of …

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things

Want your kids to lead happy and fulfilled lives? Here are some tips for getting them started on the right foot.<p>We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for …

Self-improvement