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12 books that every leader should read

I have been maintaining – and occasionally updating — a list of “Books That Every Leader Should Read” on my old <i>Work Matters</i> blog since 2011. These …

Books

Surprise: Facebook Research Shows It's Not Bad Bosses That Make People Quit, It's This

People leave managers, not companies. Right? Not so fast. Facebook research shows a different reason.<p>Raise your hand if you've heard the saying, "People leave managers, not companies." That should be the majority of us, as the research over the years keeps telling us this is a big reason for …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

Creativity

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

Self-improvement

20 Salmon Recipes to Make for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

If you want to dip your toe into the waters of cooking fish at home, but have been wary of doing so thus far, consider salmon to be your gateway …

Top income investor: ten stocks you should own for the next decade

Shares around the world look expensive as markets have marched up over recent years but it’s still possible to find high-quality businesses, trading at attractive valuations – and paying a sustainable dividend.<p>With this in mind, we've found 10 stocks across the globe that balance cash generation …

AI could help solve the world’s health care problems at scale

In a world with limited doctors, emerging diseases and superbugs, and sharply rising costs, how can we successfully tackle health care problems at scale? This is just one of the critical challenges India’s explosive startup community hopes to solve by implementing AI to serve the needs of the …

Digital Health

How To Declutter Your Mind: 10 Practical Tips You'll Actually Want To Try

Do you feel like your brain is on serious overdrive? A stream of clutter slowly turning your mental space into a chaotic mess? If the answer is yes, it means that your mind is frantically waving a red flag, begging you to free up some headspace.<p>Just like our cabinets and cupboards, our minds too …

Productivity

Microsoft Excel — Creating A Resource Dashboard From Compiled Data (Part 3)

ASAP Utilities to Data Analysis / Dashboard — Part 3<p>Introduction<p>In Part 1, <i>“Microsoft Excel — ASAP Utilities Add-In — Merge Multiple Files into 1</i> …

How to choose a rewards credit card

<i>This article was written by Chanelle Bessette and originally appeared on</i> NerdWallet, <i>a website that helps consumers make smarter financial decisions. Its content is produced independently of</i> USA TODAY<i>.</i><p>Rewards credit cards, when used responsibly, can be the ticket to a nice stream of passive income …

Make Stuffed Naan Pockets and Eat Them All Week

Welcome back to <i>Sunday Sustenance</i>, the column highlighting simple meals for lazy days. I’ve recently started making bread for myself, and it is one of …

10 Inspiring TED Talks That Will Help You Overcome Your Fears

There are three natural responses to fear: fight, flight, or freeze. These talks will give you the confidence you need to fight onwards.<p>What are you afraid of?<p>This question is one that holds back many people from their ultimate potential.<p>Whether you are an entrepreneur who is fearful of taking the …

Motivation

Tools and Strategies for Effortlessly Improving Your Focus

Ever hear of Brain.fm, which uses algorithm-generated music to set a deeply focused mood? We hadn't, either.<p>Senior Marketer, Expedia<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want to be productive, right? But productivity is difficult to maintain without focus. Any day of …

Productivity

The enterprise technologies to watch in 2017

It was a rebuilding year in a sense, as emerging tech for the enterprise steadily proceeded but didn't result in as many new targets to track as last …

The 12 Stages of Burnout, According to Psychologists

How bad is your burnout? Here's the scientific answer.<p><b>The Compulsion to Prove Oneself:</b> demonstrating worth obsessively; tends to hit the best employees, those with enthusiasm who accept responsibility readily.<p><b>Working Harder:</b> an inability to switch off.<p><b>Neglecting Needs:</b> erratic sleeping, eating …

Psychology

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Real Estate

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years

Science and positive psychology point the way to the future of leadership.<p>The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on …

Self-improvement

LISTEN: 11 podcasts that dive into human history

From Malcolm Gladwell to “The History Chicks,” these shows explore an eternal question: “How did we get here?”<p>To understand where humanity is heading next, it helps to understand where we've been. There's nothing dry or dusty about the 11 history shows in this collection: they go deep into US and …

These Are The World’s Finest Shoemakers You Need To Know

A quality suit is good, a nice watch is a must, but without a decent pair of shoes your first impression is likely to sink. Everyone says they’re the …

Men's Fashion

5 essential IFTTT recipes for OneDrive

Get ready to get the most from Microsoft's Windows-integrated cloud storage service.<p>OneDrive to rule them all? Sorry, I can't resist a good "Lord of the Rings" joke (or, in this case, a desperately overplayed one). Today, we're going to look at how you can rule OneDrive, the cloud storage service …

The 15-Minute Daily Habit That Can Boost Your Team's Productivity

Research shows how simple reflection time accelerates performance.<p>Leaders can quickly increase their team's productivity by introducing a new habit to help them work more effectively.<p>This seems counterintuitive, but if you and your team stop working 15-minutes before you walk out the office door or …

Time Management

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of June 19, 2017)

It was a busy week in politics as Republican Karen Handel won the most expensive congressional race in history Tuesday, defeating Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. The seat has been in GOP hands since 1979, and the result was expected to hint at what could come in the …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of June 26, 2017)

This week was largely dominated by the roller-coaster of the Republican health care plan in the Senate, which ended when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell delayed the vote. The negotiations exposed disagreements in the Republican conference, raised leadership questions directed at McConnell …

7 brain hacks that will dramatically improve your intelligence and success

Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new …

7 science-backed formulas to increase productivity today

Every one of us makes hundreds, if not thousands of small to big decisions on a daily basis. The way to have a higher quality of life is to make higher quality decisions everyday.<p>This could be deciding who we spend our time with, what we spend our time doing, or how we approach the projects we’re …

Time Management

17 Profound Quotes From an Ancient Zen Master That Will Make You Think Deeply About Life | HelloCare

Among the most important texts of Zen literature, the Lin-Chi lu details the insights and exploits of the great ninth century Chinese Zen master …

Spirituality

32 Favorite Books of High Achievers

These are the books dozens of successful executives say everyone should read.<p>Inspiration, escape, and ideas for self-improvement often come in the form of a good book. Here are the top picks of more than two dozen high-achieving executives.<p>1. <i>Tiny Beautiful Things</i> by Cheryl Strayed<p>"[E]very single …

Self-improvement

How to manage your Apple ID, iCloud, iPhone backups & more in iOS 10.3

One of the smaller but still significant changes in Monday's iOS 10.3 update is easier, centralized access to all the info related to an Apple ID …

iOS