Kristian Seth

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Neoliberalism has had its day. So what happens next?

In the early 1980s the author was one of the first to herald the emerging dominance of neoliberalism in the west. Here he argues that this doctrine is now faltering. But what happens next?<p>The western financial crisis of 2007-8 was the worst since 1931, yet its immediate repercussions were …

15 Habits That Can Lift Your Spirits

<b>Drink coffee (not too much, though).</b><p>They don’t call it “Central Perk” for nothing. As a central nervous system stimulant, caffeine doesn’t just boost …

What You'll Never Hear Successful People Saying

Success is relative. This article allows for a broad definition of success, highlighting 7 things you will never find successful people saying.

Self-improvement

10 Troubling Habits Of Chronically Unhappy People

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, just like second-hand smoke. The famous …

Happiness
Public Speaking

EXCLUSIVE: Getting Things Done, Then What? The Secrets To Productivity With David Allen

A conversation with David Allen<p><b>Caitlin Schiller</b>: So, what did your life look like before GTD? We’ve read that you’ve had numerous professions and I …

Abraham Lincoln

This Is the Only TED Talk You'll Ever Need to Watch

In a riveting performance, one man expresses everything the perfect TED talk should be.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>This is about knowledge.<p>It's about style.<p>It's about creativity.<p>It's about legitimacy.<p>It's about how to dress …

Public Speaking

The Questions Good Coaches Ask

In the <i>HBR Guide to Coaching Employees</i>, executive coach Ed Batista defines coaching as a style of management characterized by asking questions. With those questions you can move away from command-and-control leadership to a dynamic in which your direct report grows through self-reflection.<p>Asking the</i> …

10 Evening Habits Of Highly Successful People

We all know that early birds get more things done by making the most out of their mornings and setting the day right for successful completion of all …

Time Management

You Don't Have to Be Your Dad | The Art of Manliness

Throughout this year we’ve been running a series on how to father with intentionality and create a positive family culture.<p>Whenever we’ve written on …

6 Ways to Deal with Work Stress and Insomnia (Because We’ve All Been There)

If you’re like most people, you’ve been affected by stress-related sleep problems at some point or another, lying awake at night filled with anxiety …

6 Daily Habits That Are Just as Bad as Smoking

Sorry, we're about to break your heart.<p><i>This article was written by Emily Main and provided by our partners at</i> Rodale Wellness.<p>You don't smoke. You live a generally healthy life. So you're in the clear, right?<p>Not so fast! It seems like every day, a new study comes out finding that habit X is "as bad …

Medical Journals

Foggy Brain? 4 Ways To Better Leverage Your Off Days

The post Foggy Brain? 4 Ways To Better Leverage Your Off Days appeared first on Trello Blog.You can’t be on your A-game every single day, it’s just …

Productivity

7 Powerful Mantras to Stop You from Overreacting and Arguing with People

Over the past several years, there’s a way of being that I’ve gradually been cultivating in myself – I’ve been taming my tendency to overreact and …

Self-help

All Great Leaders Have This

What do all great leaders have in common? The answer may surprise you.<p>In my experience, all great leaders share a singular and unmistakable "common denominator."<p><i>Is it maturity?</i> No. Nobody would ever accuse Mark Zuckerberg of being "mature."<p><i>Youth?</i> Again, no. Dole Foods CEO David H. Murdock is in his …

Leadership

How to Increase Employee Performance Without Giving a Raise

Never mind pay raises, bonuses, and perks. Emotional currency is the new motivator.<p>If you want to increase employee satisfaction on the people that matter most to you, stop attaching their happiness to pay raises. Start thinking about "emotional currency" and how you've led your people along the …

6 Steps to Reaching and Coaching Up Underperforming Employees

Effectively managing and helping your employees grow is a difficult task. Fortunately, it can be learned.<p>As a business owner you're bound to run into the problem of underperforming employees. In most cases this happens over time, so you'll see that an employee who was once doing well starts to …

Employee Engagement

3 critical communication mistakes great leaders don't make

If you look at any workplace issue, at the root you see a communication problem, which affects workplace relationships.<p>Leaders rely on critical communication skills to resolve conflict, increase effectiveness, initiate difficult conversations, and keep everyone focused on the end result.<p>Leaders …

Self-improvement

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Self-improvement

Habits of eventual millionaires

This is the wrong question. It's upside down.<p>This is a tacky question. This is sort of a rude question.<p>But this was a question on Quora. Actually, the question was a bit worse. It was "I'm in my 20s – can someone in their 40s tell me what I need to do to become a financial success?"<p>Maybe don't look …

Self-improvement

6 Things Great Leaders Do Everyday

No matter what line of business you’re in, it’s likely your company is facing increased competition these days. That’s why good leadership matters so …

10 Daily Habits Holding You Back From Success

There’s no such thing as an overnight success. All the successful people you admire achieved their success by making daily choices. Some of those …

Self-improvement

Is It True That You Must Choose Only Three Of The Following: Work, Sleep, Family, Fitness, Friends?

<i>Does the "entrepreneur's dilemma" as described by Randi Zuckerberg ring true for people in the business world? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Matthew Jones, Life Coach & Personal Growth</b> …

7 Ways to Tune Out Distractions at Work

And get back on track.<p>There’s a disturbance in the workforce—a lot of them, actually.<p>You know the ones: the persistent ding of social media alerts, …

This is how much the collapse of Schengen could cost the EU

A collapse of Europe's Schengen passport-free travel zone could cost the European Union up to 1.4 trillion euros over the next decade, a study by …

19 Small Things That Will Make You Wildly Successful

Even the small things you do make a difference. Pick out a few of these and start today to make them a habit.<p>I have had the privilege of working with top leaders in all kinds of businesses. And I have found a definite pattern: their success is primarily the result of small actions repeated over and …

Self-improvement

10 Things Happy People Do Differently

What makes happy people different from the rest of us? This is one of the primary reason for their happiness — the sense of contentment. Happy people …

Simple Ways to Add 2 Hours More to Your Day

Of course, you cannot actually add more time to the 24-hour day or 168-hour week. But talk to productivity experts and highly productive sorts and …