Keven Clarkson

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10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

You can preempt much of your stress with these vital practices.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled …

11 Mistakes People Always Make When They Negotiate Their Salaries

Most hires make mistakes in salary negotiations, and they're costly.<p><i>What is the worst mistake you can make in salary negotiations? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, Blogger,</b> …

Employment

Obama Legacy Watch. Ambush Killings Of Police Officers Skyrocket

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, the group that runs the Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, DC, released officer fatality …

9 Habits Of Highly Emotionally Intelligent People

If you have a firm grasp of whom you are, it's difficult for someone to say or do something that gets your goat.<p>When emotional intelligence first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70% of the …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Transform Your Stress Into Insane Productivity, According to Harvard Psychologists

Stress is sometimes unavoidable — here’s how to turn it into your best friend.<p>We know that stress is bad for us, and that it causes everything from …

What causes mind blanks during exams?

<i>In our five-part series, Making Sense of Exams, we’ll discuss the purpose of exams, whether they can be done online, overcoming exam anxiety, and</i> …

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share275<p>+18<p>Shares 323<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

I've been helping the ultra-rich protect their wealth for years, and here are the 10 best pieces of advice I can give you about money

I spent years as a wealth advisor. Now, I run a firm that helps the ultra-rich protect their wealth. Here are my best pieces of money advice:<p>1. Be mindful of the tax consequences on any investments you make.<p>We cannot escape taxes, as they impact not only our earnings but also our investments. The …

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is incomplete — there’s a final, forgotten stage

<b>Nichol Bradford:</b> Many people think that Maslow’s hierarchy of needs stopped with self-actualization. And that’s not actually true. He had another …

The scary, intrusive thoughts you can only confess to a search engine

<i>Editor's note: This story discusses violent and graphic mental imagery.</i><p>Most people have experienced an intrusive thought even if they can't put a …

Mental Health

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

Will Power

Controlling parents and the damage they wreak on their children

I read with sad recognition the details of a new study, published in the Journal of Positive Psychology, which claims that children raised by …

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness

Mental toughness is a huge indicator of success. Here's how to know if you've got it.<p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to …

9 things mentally strong people do every day

In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," psychotherapist Amy Morin writes that your genetics, personality, and life experiences all play a role in your mental strength.<p>Since we know what mentally strong people <i>don't</i> do, we asked Morin about the key habits they do follow.<p>Here are nine …