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Serena Williams's Secret for Never Cracking Under Pressure Can Work for You, Too

It's used by sports stars and Zen masters, but it can help business leaders handle high-pressure situations too.<p>Watch Serena Williams play at Wimbledon today and you'll no doubt be left in open-mouthed awe at the speed, strength, and precision of her play. But perhaps the most impressive thing …

Serena Williams

How To Stop Taking Things Personally

When people disrespect you or do not treat you well, it is easy to take their behavior personally, to blame yourself and think you have anything to do with someone else’s behavior. Taking things personally is emotionally draining, and an unnecessary, constant reevaluation of your self-esteem. …

Self-help

Smarter, Not Harder: How to Succeed at Work

We each have 96 energy blocks each day to spend however we’d like. Using this energy blocking system will ensure you’re spending each block wisely to …

Time Management

15 Exotic Biryanis From In And Around India You Should Know About Before Calling Yourself A Foodie

If <i>biryani</i> is your bae, then this article is for you. Here are scrumptious 15 <i>biryanis</i> that you must try at least once in your life: <b>Kalyani Biryani</b>The …

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

Get Better At Difficult Conversations By Aligning Your Behavior With What You Want

12 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Imagine this: you get up in the morning, and you have a perfectly lovely breakfast with your favorite people/book/device, and on your way …

Self-help

How to Make Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom

Here are some ideas for moms to earn cash from home.<p>Working moms are the rule rather than the exception. Seventy percent of moms with kids under 18 work, and more than 75 percent of those moms work full time. In fact, mothers are the primary or sole earners for 40 percent of U.S. households with …

Employment

The Best Salespeople and Entrepreneurs Have One Trait That Sets Them Apart From Everyone Else

It's about knowing which activities produce results.<p><i>How do salespeople and entrepreneurs get so much done with so little time, and resources? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Bernie</b> …

Time Management

10 things intelligent people never say

There are some things you simply never want to say at work.<p>These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when the words are true.<p>Worst of all, there's no taking them back once they slip out.<p>I'm not talking about shocking slips of the tongue, off-color …

A Look Inside the Marriage of Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos, the Richest Couple in History Who Own More Land Than Almost Anyone Else in America

They have a long history.<p>Jeff Bezos wasn’t alone when he made his cross-county road trip to Seattle in 1994. And he wasn’t alone when he founded …

Self-improvement

20 classic optical illusions that have stumped people for years

Optical illusions are hard to understand — they involve a lot of science and understanding of how the eyes and brain work together to perceive the world around us. And some, like the Jastrow illusion, are still not completely figured out.<p>Keep scrolling to revisit some of the most famous optical …

How to Fall Asleep Fast Using Only Your Breath

Even if you've wound down with a hot bath, shut off all your electronic devices at a reasonable hour and doused your pillow in lavender essence, …

14 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do In Times Of High Stress

You know the feeling: Everything seems to be falling apart and people are looking to you for answers, but you’re one question away from blowing up in front of everyone.<p>Everyone has stressful days in and out of the office, and it’s natural to have a negative emotional response in these situations. …

The Biggest Wastes Of Time We Regret When We Get Older

We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren't …

I Grew Up Poor, But Wanted to Dress Like I Wasn’t

The unspoken codes of social class aren’t taught to everyone.<p>The pants were two sizes too big and hung low around my hips. I didn’t own a belt, so I folded the extra fabric and used safety pins to keep it in place. My boss said she’d get me a new pair soon, but in the year I worked at McDonald’s, I …

McDonald's

Want to Unlock Your Full Potential and Live a More Fulfilling Life? Do 1 Thing First

The process starts not with what you do but what you say--to yourself.<p>Stories have power. Stories shape the way we think, the way we feel, the way we respond to certain situations...stories matter.<p>Especially the stories we tell ourselves.<p>(That's an underlying premise of Stoicism. Stoicism has …

Motivation

Tumblr Summarizes What Different Country Recipes Look Like, And It’s Spot On

When we cook, a kitchen disaster is always one step away from us. A tablespoon of salt too much, a drop of vinegar too little and dinner is screwed.</b> …

Tumblr

How the heroin trade explains the US-UK failure in Afghanistan

After 16 years and $1tn spent, there is no end to the fighting – but western intervention has resulted in Afghanistan becoming the world’s first true narco-state. By Alfred W McCoy<p>After fighting the longest war in its history, the US stands at the brink of defeat in Afghanistan. How could this be …

Afghanistan

It Takes 10,000 Hours to Become an Expert in Anything: Use These 4 Techniques

Mastering a skill takes serious time. Here's how to make the most out of the hours you put in towards mastering your craft.<p>10,000 hours.<p>That's how long it takes to master your craft, according to bestselling author Malcolm Gladwell. Whether you want to become a better leader, an expert in marketing …

Self-improvement

20 tips and hacks to make your life better in 2018

Whether its science-backed strategies or feel-good platitudes, we all need some extra motivation when it comes to our New Year's resolutions.<p>To get you closer to your goals this year, we combed through popular Reddit and Quora threads to create this list of hacks that people swear by, along with a …

7 Ways to Overcome the Toxic Self-Criticism That Robs You of Mental Strength

A negative inner dialogue will prevent you from having a positive life.<p>Your private inner dialogue can either be a powerful stepping stone or a major obstacle to reaching your goals. If you constantly make negative predictions like, "I'm going to mess up," or you call yourself names, your self-talk …

Self-help

This Simple Animation Answers Everything About How A Clutch Works

Many of us have a basic idea of what our car’s clutch does, but still find all the teeth and springs confusing when we actually look at one out of …

Animation

88 very British phrases that will confuse anybody who didn't grow up in the UK

Every language has a few phrases that don't always translate well -- and the British English has some absolute corkers.<p>The team at the Business …

101 Ways to Earn an Extra $1,000 in 2018

You won't even have to give up your daily Starbucks run.<p>0 of 0<p>We’d all like to finish next year with a bit extra in our pockets. The good news is, …

Personal Finance

Your January Horoscopes Are Here

What the stars have in store for you this month<p>Welcome to a new year, readers! For those of us who have made it through, we now know the stretch of our limits, and our boundless capacity to heal. For those who did not survive, who rest without justice, who have yet to find rest at all, there is …

Supermoon

How To Be A Less Toxic Person In 2018

Does the 2003 Britney Spears classic "Toxic" speak to you like no other song? Are you totally unable to name your best friend's birthday? Do you make …

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Talk to Someone Who Refuses to Accept Reality, According to Behavioral Science

How to have a productive conversation with your local alternative facts fan.<p>Holiday family gatherings are right around the corner, which means you may soon find yourself face to face with that one kooky relative who believes that Obama is a Muslim, 9/11 was an inside job, or NASA staged the moon …

Ohio State University

8 Ways to Win Over Everyone in the Office, According to Experts

Your time spent at work will benefit immediately.<p>Is it possible to like everyone in your office? Think about how tough it is to get together 15 …

Emotional Intelligence

Dear Teenage Son, Growing Up Is Hard For Both Of Us

Dear Teenage Son,<p>Here we sit. You, turning into a man and desperately trying to escape the child you once were (and my embrace every time I reach for …