James Patton

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25 Mindfulness Quotes to Keep You in the Present Moment

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practising …

Forget The “Praise Sandwich”: Five Better Ways To Give Good Feedback

Stop reaching for unrelated compliments to sweeten your critiques. Here are some better options.<p>Giving criticism–whether by email, over the phone, or face-to-face–can always be awkward. Even if the message is basically the same, the way you deliver it plays a huge role in how well (or badly) it’s …

Freelancing

Can Yoga Improve Leadership Skills? - People Development Network

• Bio<br>• Twitter<br>• Facebook<br>• Latest Posts<p>Nico<p>Yoga Teacher at Yoga Retreats Malaga<p>Born and raised in Venezuela, Nico is currently travelling around the world, …

Yoga

Google's Insane Approach to Management Could Transform Your Company | Inc.com

I'm a big fan of Laszlo Bock, head of Google's people operations (a more adept way of saying he's the HR boss) for over 62,000 "Googlers," as they are affectionately known.<p>Bock wrote the magnificent <i>Work Rules!</i>, which has quickly become one of my go-to secret weapons on leadership and HR innovation, …

Leadership

Economists said a Trump presidency would be a disaster. So why isn't Wall Street worried?

Before the election, a lot of people — including me — assumed that a Donald Trump win would send stocks plunging. A group of 20 Nobel Prize–winning economists warned last week that a Trump presidency could “jeopardize the foundations of American prosperity and the global economy.”<p>But on Wednesday …

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Antidepressants in pregnancy tied to health risks for kids

Children exposed to a common type of antidepressant in the womb may be at an increased risk of complications soon after birth and years later, according to two new studies.<p>One study suggests newborns are more likely to need intensive care after birth if their mothers take selective serotonin …

Pregnancy

3 Tips to Edit Your Personal Story for Productivity and Success

You can alter your narrative about any situation to enact positive, lasting change by shifting the blame, judgment, and negativity that gets in the way of success.<p>If you want to change your behavior for the better, you can use these methods our certified coaches suggest:<p><b>Story prompting:</b> Seek out …

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Richard Branson, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel and Other Successful Entrepreneurs' Favorite Interview Questions

The unusual questions these bosses ask to find out what they need to know about prospective employees.<p>Savvy executives know that interview questions like, "What's your biggest strength?" and, "What's your biggest weakness?" aren't as telling as they seem.<p>That's why they steer clear of these clich …

Employment

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

These Are the Most Motivational Books Ever Written | Inc.com

Three years ago, I identified the "Top 10 Motivational Books of All Time," but with a twist: I left the No. 1 spot blank and asked Inc.com readers to name their favorite.<p>In hundreds of comments, our readers named almost 300 books, but there were 18 that turned up consistently. Here are the books …

Motivation

101 quotes on success from some of the world's most accomplished people

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

5 Ways to Conquer Fear and Anxiety From Self-Help Guru Dale Carnegie | Inc.com

Dale Carnegie is one of the most trusted authors in the self-improvement space, thanks largely to his bestseller "How to Win Friends and Influence People," originally published in 1936.<p>His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging …

Self-improvement