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According to Harvard, This 1 Leadership Trait Separates Exceptional Leaders From the Rest

Better team collaboration, stronger employee commitment and lower staff turnover are possible, if you can lead with compassion.<p>When researchers Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqualine Carter looked at the factors that separated exceptional leaders from the pack, one trait stood out above the rest: …

Self-Reflection

10 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks You’ll Wish You Tried Sooner

Here's how to spend less time in the kitchen–and still eat healthier.<p>You’re not one to brag (okay, maybe a little), but you know how to work a …

Every Day as you Wake, Say these Words from the Dalai Lama.

For 10 days during an Introduction to Buddhism course, we recited the words of the Dalai Lama.<p>There were 100 students, and each morning, before our …

Meditation

How to Make Good Decisions By Using 3 Simple, Powerful Questions

Tough decisions will come a lot, especially if you are striving for innovation. Jeff Bezos, Marie Forleo and I keep our cool by asking these 3 queries<p>There are challenging crossroads in any career path of significance, from leaving a dead-end job to pivoting a product to pursing a risky idea. I've …

Breathing is the key to sculpting your abs, says personal trainer

If you’ve been doing never-ending core workouts but have still yet to see rock-hard abs, the solution may be simpler than you think.<p>According to top …

Amazon value drops $53 billion following report that Trump is "obsessed" with the company

It’s no secret that Donald Trump has little love for Jeff Bezos, but a report from Axios claims this animosity goes beyond mere dislike. The …

Donald Trump

What things should I stop doing at work immediately in order to succeed?

It’s hard to know what to advise you to stop doing, without knowing what you are doing, but let me start with this list:<p>Stop wasting time<p>We all have …

Success

So Many People Are Jumping on the Intermittent Fasting Train — Here's Why You Should Too

Could the days where everyone believes that breakfast is the most important meal of the day be gone? While there are plenty of reasons not to skip breakfast, intermittent fasting (IF) presents the idea that <i>skipping</i> breakfast (or dinner!) might be the way to go, especially if you're trying to lose …

Holistic Medicine

5 under-the-radar alternatives to popular travel destinations that will help you beat the crowds

1/<p>Instead of Bali, Visit Siargao in the Philippines<p>Andrea Wangsanata<p>While Bali is (rightfully) called the "Island of the Gods," nowadays, it …

European Travel

Try This: Ab Exercises for 8 Pack Abs w/ Brandon Hendrickson

Last month, Beast athlete and IFBB Physique Pro Brandon Hendrickson visited the Muscle & Strength HQ.<p>While here he shared some of his top training …

5 Smart Ways to Do More in Less Time

To beat the competition in half the hours, increase your output and your impact by working smarter.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Generally, high-energy people enjoy a competitive advantage, but if there’s one thing I learned while researching and writing my first …

Flights to These 20 Cities Are About to Get Silly-Cheap Next Month

For some people, April’s tax season is a downright pleasure. No, it’s not universally enjoyable like the Muppets or snow day sex, and if you’re an …

4 Anti-Inflammatory Snacks You Can Have Before Bed For Weight Loss, According To Nutritionists

Your gut knows best. If your gut and digestive system are healthy and operating well, your health — including maintaining a healthy weight — will …

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

A dating coach says there are psychological reasons why we want what we can't have — and it explains why we chase someone who pulls away

"Too often, the thing you want most is the one thing you can't have," said Meredith Grey in the show "Grey's Anatomy." "Desire leaves us heartbroken, it wears us out. Desire can wreck your life."<p>This will sound all too familiar for people who always seem to be chasing things they can't have. It …

7 Foods and Drinks That Can Kill Your Sex Drive and Totally Ruin the Mood

On date nights, many of us look forward to a delicious meal with our partner followed by sex that is (hopefully) mind-blowing. Our relationships with one another can hit speed bumps, and it turns out that food and sex should <i>definitely</i> set their Facebook relationship status to "It's …

Nutrition

These 32 Brilliant Products On Amazon Have Over 5,000+ Reviews For Good Reason

Good reviews matter when it comes to buying new products online — and oftentimes, the more widely reviewed something is, the easier it is to take a …

Shopping

20 ridiculously easy ways to be happy

It's not easy to be happy all the time. Sometimes life gets in the way.<p>The good news is there are plenty of things you can do to boost your mood and …

The 14 Best Ways to Burn Fat Fast

Whether you’re looking to improve your overall health or simply slim down for summer, burning off excess fat can be quite challenging.<p>In addition to …

6 Full-Body Stretching Exercises

The Routine<p>When you can barely squeeze a workout into your day, taking time to focus on flexibility may feel like, well, a stretch. But stretching is …

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

The Beginner's Guide to Recognizing and Changing Negative Thoughts

This strategy will help you learn to recognize and replace the negative thoughts that can hold you back in life.<p>A pessimistic, dismal outlook can take a toll on your life in more ways than you might think. Research consistently links negative thinking to increased risk of mental health problems, …

Systematic Review Shows How to Maintain Sexual Desire in a Relationship

Maintaining sexual desire – the drive to engage in sexual activity – between partners is often integral to a successful, long-term monogamous …

Best Alternative Spring Break Destinations

1 of 10<p>Instead of Ft. Lauderdale, Try St. Augustine, Florida<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Instead of Miami Beach, Try Havana, Cuba<p>3 of 10<p>Instead of South Padre …

Best cities to visit in the world: 10 of the hottest emerging cities to visit

Lisbon is smart, friendly and affordable – what more could you want?<p>Ben Groundwater from <i>Traveller</i> picks out the 10 hottest cities on the planet right …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

MONEY readers—and Warren Buffett—weigh in.<p>There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even, "drives people?" (maybe into the …

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

Retired? Here Are 17 No-Cost Ways to Make Money on the Side.

Just because you're retired doesn't mean your work life is over.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working …