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6 Tips for Amazing Shower Sex

Did you know that shower sex does not necessarily mean standing sex positions and trying to overcome a height difference? Good sex doesn’t always mean penetration. And when it comes to shower sex, it rarely does. It’s time to get real about sex in the shower so we can all have more orgasms.<p>Shower …

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56 Motivational And Inspirational Quotes About Success

Stop listening to the naysayers and do what you love. These inspirational words will feed that desire and send you on your way to a successful and happy life.<p>We may all disagree on the definition of <i>success</i>. Some say it involves becoming rich, others say it has to do with becoming happy, and some …

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

12 Special Qualities A Man Has That Mean You Should Never Let Him Go

Some men are better than others. Yes, we're all equal human beings, but nevertheless one can easily make the argument that some men are better people …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Try Staying Quiet

Staying quiet doesn't mean you have become passive or overstepped, it means you've created space for impact.<p>There's a quote by Plato that has always stuck with me: "Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools speak because they have to say something."<p>It's a saying that has helped my …

Performance Reviews Are Dead. Here's What You Should Do Instead

The dreaded annual performance review is a relic of the industrial age. To manage people in times of fast change you need to do this.<p>Anyone who has had the privilege to lead has also had the responsibility of the dreaded annual performance review.<p>We've all been through them, but I've yet to meet …

How to build your dynasty: Hire for passion, train for skill, coach for performance

Building the right team is hard. What’s more challenging is hiring for several roles at once and trying to determine how all the pieces will come together in the end. You’re trying to assess individual performance, how the team will gel, and where the gaps will be. It’s like drafting a full …

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Why Good Leaders Don't Show Emotion

Don't let them see you sweat.<p>Your top performer just quit. Your big client is ending their contract. You've caught an employee stealing from the company. Anger, resentment, and disappointment are rushing through you. All you want to do is scream, yell, maybe even break down in tears.<p>It's moments …

How to read people: 5 secrets backed by research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

The 4 Secrets of Productivity, According to 7 Billionaires

Forget the small hacks -- these productivity secrets of Bezos and Zuckerberg have material impact.<p>Frigid offices. Summertime weather. Fantasy football leagues. What do these three things have in common? Studies say they all cause your productivity at work to plummet.<p>You cannot always control your …

7 Habits Of Couples Who Stay Infatuated With Each Other For A Long Time

If you've been together for a long time, it's pretty common to fall into a sexual rut, where you might go for Netflix and chill over time between the …

Want to Be a Great Leader? A Navy SEAL Commander Says You Must Adopt This 1 Key Habit

Every great leader fails sometimes. Here's the best practice to follow when you fall short, according to one of the country's most-respected military leaders.<p>If there's one thing Admiral William McRaven knows a lot about, it's failure.<p>Not that he is a failure himself, of course. McRaven is the …

How NOT to let your job sink your relationship like Jennifer Lawrence and Darron Aronofsky

Experts share tips for balancing work and romance.<p>This is the mother of relationship killers.<p>Jennifer Lawrence hinted during a recent interview that …

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for This 1 Rare Sign

Chip Bergh, chief executive of Levi Strauss & Co., shares some great insights on his leadership style. But one trait really stands out.<p>Ever been in an important meeting where a topic on the agenda causes tension that you can cut with a knife? Instead of colleagues speaking up to solve an issue, you …

Why Do People Quit Their Jobs, Exactly? Here's the Entire Reason, Summed Up in 1 Sentence

This is the conclusion from decades of Gallup data and interviews with 25 million employees. But companies still keep getting it wrong.<p>In my line of work, I do a lot of listening to managers bickering about losing good employees. It's understandable--turnover is costly and disruptive.<p>So, many of …

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The 3 Most Dangerous Work Personalities and How to Deal With Them

UPenn clinical professor of psychiatry Jody Foster explains how to cope with Narcissus, the Venus Flytrap, and the Swindler.<p>Since I don't have a real job, I take special pleasure in reading about how bad having a real job can be. So, of course, I found it impossible to resist Jody Foster's <i>The</i> …

8 Things Successful People Do When They Don't Like Someone

Tip #6. Pick your battles.<p>Unless you’re a genetic anomaly, it’s likely you will meet people you don’t like throughout your lifetime. Whether it’s …

How Do You Know Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Signs

It's what every employee on the planet wishes and hopes for in a boss.<p>Sometimes the only way you'll truly know whether a leader's skills are genuine is to measure the manager that made your life miserable against the one that had you thinking often, "This is too good to be true."<p>If you think your …

7 Relationship Experts Share Their Best Marriage Advice

If you thought that people were driving you crazy with their well-intended (but likely unsolicited) advice during the wedding planning process, just <i>wait</i> until they start offering their opinions about your marriage. When it comes to the best ways to forge a successful, lasting relationship, it seems</i> …

How Can You Spot Really Good Leaders? They Do Any of These 7 Things Daily

With some things in life, like exceptional leadership traits, you can't just "fake it till you make it."<p>Can you imagine working for someone in a high-level leadership role, perhaps a CEO, and suddenly it dawns on you: This person isn't leadership caliber.<p>Your next thought may be, <i>How in the world</i> …

10 ways smart people stay calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

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16 Things Entrepreneurs Should Stop Doing (to Avoid Looking Like Amateurs)

You look ridiculous<p>Entrepreneurs are the rock stars of the modern era.<p>Pioneering new business ventures and building tech start-ups is the contemporary equivalent of tight leather pants, big hair, and sold-out concerts of the 1980s. Even if you disagree with the idea that Gary Vaynerchuk shouting …

7 Things Great Bosses Tell Their Employees Every Single Day

Leaders have the power to get their people super motivated--or not.<p>Ever wondered what the best bosses whisper to their employees to get them motivated and glad to be working every single day? Here's your chance to find out.<p>1. "I trust you."<p>These three words tell your employees that you believe in …

Signs You Have An Unhealthy Relationship With Love

<b>We’re always hearing that we could be having better sex,</b> <b>a better orgasm</b><b>, or a better relationship. But how often do we hear the nitty-gritty of how</b> …

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5 Steps to a Breakup That Sticks

It’s not unusual to lose interest and become fed up with a particular romantic entanglement—but it's just as common to find yourself at a loss for …

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The 1 Thing Good Leaders Never Do

Get ready to eat some humble pie.<p>Shortly before legendary management guru Peter Drucker's death in 2005, he made this bold declaration: Increasing the productivity of <i>knowledge workers</i> was "the most important contribution management needs to make in the 21st century."<p>What are "knowledge workers?" …

52 Ways to Show I Love You: Recognizing the Relationship

On February 26th, the film La La Land, nominated in 14 categories, won six Academy Awards. Musicals have always been my favorite film genre, watching …

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