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Leading With Resiliency: Lessons From Seven Leaders

×<p>Some of the most sought-after business insights are also the most fundamental: Keep things in perspective, be transparent, and understand who you are. Regardless of how simple the elements of good leadership may sound, putting them into practice can be challenging, even for established …

Leadership

Top 10 Best Plants to Grow Indoors for Air Purification

Living and working in places rife with air contaminants and lacking decent ventilation can cause “sick building syndrome,” which can cause headaches, …

Plants

What It Takes to Think Deeply About Complex Problems

The problems we’re facing often seem as complex as they do intractable. And as Albert Einstein is often quoted as saying, “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” So what does it take to increase the complexity of our thinking?<p>Too many leaders default to …

Management

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

Apple Watch again credited with saving a life as it leads New York man to discover erupted ulcer

<b>Update</b>: Yet another story has now emerged of the Apple Watch saving a man’s life. This time, Men’s Journal has the full story.<p>Time and time again, Apple Watch has been credited with warning users of severe health problems. Now, a new story out of New York shows yet another case where a person’s …

Apple Watch

6 Self-Improvement Hacks to Instantly Improve the Way You Live and Work

Not only will these make you happier, you'll also notice an increase in personal well-being and productivity at work.<p>If you're looking to improve your life, I'd like to share some useful activities -- backed by science -- that can be done in as little as a few minutes per day. Others will require …

Happiness

Meghan Markle wows in caped Stella McCartney at the Queen's 92nd birthday celebration

Caped and ready to celebrate! <b>Meghan Markle</b> made her third outing alongside the Queen on Saturday (April 21) - and her second official engagement of …

10 Corny but Undeniably True and Inspiring Quotes About Teamwork

As Michael Jordan said, "Talent wins games; teamwork wins championships." He ought to know.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With two games remaining, my daughter’s soccer team is in second place. They’ve won nine games and lost only one -- to the team in third …

Motivation

Why acting like a lion will help you win at work — and why no one should want to be a goat

<b>The context</b>: When tourists travel halfway around the world to go on safari, what do they want to see? Which animal is at the top of their list? …

26 Small Changes To Make In 2018 That'll Actually Improve Your Life

From little things, big things grow.

Productivity

‘Learning to live’: why sophrology is the new mindfulness

Feeling stressed, anxious, burnt out? Time to pause Headspace and allow us to introduce a technique from the 1960s instead<p>We have welcomed mindfulness so wholeheartedly into our collective wellbeing consciousness that there are now more than 1,300 mindful apps to choose from. In busy cities, you’re …

Meditation

On Christmas, here are three essential things parents must do with their kids

The most wonderful time of the year is not without its headaches and stressors. Each year we rush to buy gifts, decorate our homes, attend parties, wrap presents, whip up desserts, and navigate family meals and gatherings. All of this with as much cheer and as little pain as possible.<p>To top it off, …

9 simple ways to be happy every day

Cloud 9 isn't as far out of out of reach as you might think. We asked the experts for simple strategies to wake up with a smile each and every …

These Are the Keto Breakfast Recipes You've Been Waiting For

You've probably heard about this whole keto diet trend that's been going around. Brave souls have been giving up carbs and substituting them with creative dishes that are just as delicious! The whole idea behind the keto (short for ketogenic) diet is that if there aren't carbs to use for energy, …

8 Ways to Increase Your Intellectual Capacity

Time invested into your personal growth is an investment in your success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become a standout success, invest in yourself. The deeper your investment, the more fit you become for sustaining your entrepreneurial journey. You can only grow …

These 6 things will *actually* make you happy, according to science

What’s the one thing you’re pining for in your life that would make you happier if only it would happen? A new job? Romance? More Instagram …

Happiness

Science Says Parents of Successful Kids Have These 13 Things in Common

How do you measure up?<p>Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

China Is Building a Solar Farm Shaped Like a Cartoon Panda

It’s cute and eco-friendly.<p>For many Americans, it’s a common worry that China will surpass us in the field of renewable energy. But maybe we should …

15 games that might make you smarter just by playing them

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Flickr<p>Here at Insider Picks, we’re always looking for ways to optimize your (and our) time and purchases to get the most out of the …

6 Absurd (And Kinda Brilliant) Design Details From Apple Park

Apple’s attention to architectural detail may be excessive, but boy is the spectacle impressive.<p>Anyone following the $5 billion product development known as Apple Park–the company’s new 175-acre development on which a 2.8-million square foot Norman Foster spaceship has officially landed–will want …

Apple Patents Detail AR/VR System Suitable for Smartphones, Explore Object Recognition Challenges

Apple was granted a pair of patents on Tuesday that depict a mobile augmented reality system that can detect objects in the surrounding environment and overlay them with virtual information.<p>Picked up by <i>AppleInsider</i>, the first patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is titled …

Augmented Reality

Update every Apple device you have as soon as possible

If you’re reading this on an Apple device, stop. Go update it.<p>Today, Apple released updates to the operating systems behind all its most popular devices—including the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Apple computers—and although the company often updates its operating systems with minor …

Apple Watch

How to Change Your Lifestyle to Retire Early | Investopedia

You will likely have to change your lifestyle to retire early. However, that doesn’t mean you have to stop going out to eat, buy only used clothing …

Personal Finance

What Employees Value More Than Salary, According to Glassdoor

Salary is important, but it’s not the only thing that contributes to job satisfaction. New research from Glassdoor reveals what makes people happiest …

Employment

China busts 50 factories making fake branded seasoning with ‘dangerous’ ingredients in latest food scandal

A "production hub" which churned out counterfeit seasoning designed to look like well known brands such as Nestle and Knorr is being investigated in China, in what appears to be the latest food scandal to spark anger in the country.<p>Around 50 factories used what media called “dangerous” ingredients, …

9 Unconventional Habits That Supersede All Others – Period!

A not so common list of habits that will inspire you and guide you to big things and maybe even becoming a billionaire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all read a hundred and one posts on habits. The lists look pretty much the same and talk about similar ideas. …

3 Interview Questions That Tactfully Weed out Narcissists | Inc.com

By design, the interview process is flawed. Both interviewer and interviewee want to know what the other is <i>really</i> like. But it's easy to hide your flaws and make sure that only the squeaky-clean best stuff shines through.<p>Though it's not easy to identify someone's true character in an interview, you …

Employment

Successful people think differently than the rest of us — here's how you can, too

They always find a way to come out on top regardless of the curveballs life throws at them. They seem to live by the motto, "When life gives you lemons, make organic artisanal lemonade."<p>Meanwhile other people, even with the bigger advantages, somehow lack the ability to plan and execute… and end up …

The very unusual phallus shrine of Bangkok

They come in different sizes, from the size of one’s palm to huge ones, standing 10 feet in height and painted in different colors. Don’t blush …

Bangkok