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28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

How Much Does Homework Matter in Therapy?

References<p>Kazantzis, N., Deane, F. P., & Ronan, K. R. (2000). Homework assignments in Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy: A meta‐analysis. Clinical …

Psychology

Five-month-old babies know what’s funny

Before they speak or crawl or walk or achieve many of the other amazing developmental milestones in the first year of life, babies laugh. This simple …

Psychology

How to balance leadership and friendship in the workplace

People have often suggested to not be friends with your team members. I think the opposite of that is true – I want to be absolute best friends with …

Demonstration

How To Raise Brilliant Children, According To Science

"Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?"<p>When a child asks you a question like this, you have a few options. You can shut her down with a "Just because." You can explain: "Red is for stop and green is for go." Or, you can turn the question back to her and help her figure out the answer with …

Native Americans

6 keys to raising brilliant children, according to developmental psychologists

The authors of a new book, "Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children," have put together a framework based on their own experiences with children and evidence gathered from years of research in child development.<p>Co-authors Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Golinkoff, …

Native Americans

Give Yourself Permission to Work Fewer Hours

In 2007 I decided enough was enough. I had been running my own business for a couple of years and I constantly felt stressed. I had no clear boundaries between work and personal time, and I rarely stopped working without feeling guilty. Although I enjoyed my work and was compensated well for it, …

Time Management

How Remarkable Leaders Make Their Employees Feel Valued, Says Science

From startups to corporate giants, these remarkably simple behaviors will tell your employees that you care about them.<p>Here's something to chew on: Do your employees feel valued? How would you know? If you haven't smelled the fresh brew, we are in a relationship economy and the workplace has …

Leadership

Four Ways To Ensure Mentoring Improves Employee Engagement

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Latest Posts<p>Hugh Tonks<p>CEO at Thymometrics<p>Hugh is the CEO of Thymometrics, a supplier of employee engagement surveys. He has over 34 years’ …

All You Need to Know About Performance Management Without Ratings

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A lot of changes are occurring in performance management. A 2015 Bersin by Deloitte survey of more than 7,000 business and HR leaders from around the world found that more than two-thirds of companies surveyed said they were redesigning …

Employee Engagement

Time management tips: How to create meetings that work

Be chairman of the board, not chairman of the bored.<p>Meetings are a plague on modern business: bored staff can waste months of their lives nodding …

Time Management

A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

Success

“Be obsessed or be average.” - Grant Cardone, Motivational speaker and author

The Truth About Overnight Success And 5 Ways to Relax the Pressure For Success

I don't often use the word "hate" because it's a waste of energy, but in 2013 something I read in The Answer, by John Assaraf caused me to pull that "H" word out.<p>Assaraf says for any idea, there is a gestational period that goes with it, much like a baby gestating in the womb for nine months before …

Motivation

The bleak truth about how we spend our time

Paradoxically, time-use studies in recent decades find increased boredom in leisure activities, a finding akin to the ubiquitous complaint of "busyness" in an era of unprecedented technologically driven productivity and automation.<p>Productivity-enhancing technologies don't make us any less busy …

Social Media

6 Psychology Books That Answer the Big Questions: Today in Critical Linking

<i>To understand how your mind works and how you can improve your decision-making, explore these six psychology and behavioral economics books, each one</i> …

Books

Workplace bullying: How to deal with it

Two of the women I work with seem to be conspiring to make my life miserable . They bitch about me behind my back ( I walked past one of their desks one day and saw a comment about me in an instant chat box). One of them is responsible for office admin and has left me off important internal emails …

Why Women Are Smarter Than Men

Trying to compare intelligence and gender doesn’t typically yield much in the way of productive discussion, but sometimes research comes along that makes opening this particular can of worms worth it.<p>Decades of research show unequivocally that men and women are equal in general intelligence (IQ), …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression, According to a Harvard Psychologist

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

100 Job Interview Questions You Must Be Able to Answer

It is impossible to say for sure which questions you’ll be asked in a job interview. Since every interviewer and company are different, the …

Law of Attraction: Your 'Negative' Emotion Is Not the Enemy

When it comes to applying the teachings of the law of attraction, we quickly come to realize managing our thoughts, feelings and beliefs becomes paramount. Our outer experience is simply a mirror of our inner world.<p>So yes, we really don't have a choice but to shift the thoughts, feelings and …

Happiness

12 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Happiness and Success

An old African proverb says, "When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside can do you no harm."<p>Self-awareness is one of the most important skills for success. How you behave and respond to external situations is governed by internal mental processes. Self-awareness uncovers any destructive …

Self-awareness

10 Powerful Ways To Empower Your Employees

If you manage other people, the first thing you need to understand is that your success depends on their success. The more you empower your employees, the more they will grow and thrive. Here are ten specific ways to do this:<p><b>Give employees generous boundaries.</b> Contrary to conventional wisdom, …

Leadership

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

Self-improvement

The Best Leaders Answer These 3 Questions

In last week’s post, we talked about how leadership is an inside-out craft. To effectively manage all the nuance and complexity of our roles, deliver …

Self-improvement

15 Ways to Motivate Yourself and Others

<i>“You don’t overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger.”</i> – John C. Maxwell<p>When it comes to getting results, it takes …

Motivation

1. Before you go to bed at night, tell your brain, “wake me up at __ a.m.”

Unless you got drunk the night before, you’ll likely start waking up right before the alarm clock startles you awake.<p>2. If the subconscious command …

Time Management Tactics for Freelancers

One of the greatest things about freelancing is that, for the most part, you can set your own hours. With this privilege comes responsibility, …