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10 Ways Nice People Can Get Ahead

Do nice guys really finish last? No, not always.<p>In fact, there are plenty of ways that the nice, ethical, and well-mannered folks can get ahead and …

Frugal Living

Why We're So Materialistic, Even Though It Doesn't Make Us Happy

No matter who you are, it's easy to get a little caught up in the idea of getting new <i>stuff</i>. Here's a look at <i>why</i> your brain is so materialistic and …

The Most Successful Leaders Do 15 Things Automatically, Every Day

undefined<p>Leadership is learned behavior that becomes unconscious and automatic over time. For example, leaders can make several important decisions about an issue in the time it takes others to understand the question. Many people wonder how leaders know how to make the best decisions, often under …

17 Productive Ways To Spend 5 Minutes Instead Of Checking Your Email (Again)

Sure, cleaning out your inbox can feel productive, but you’re really not accomplishing anything.<p>The ubiquity of smart phones means we never lack for a way to spend time. Stuck waiting for the elevator for 30 seconds? Next thing you know you’ve got your phone out of your pocket, and you’re deleting …

Apple reportedly acquires PrimeSense for $345M

Apple has reportedly closed a deal to acquire PrimeSense, the 3D-sensor company behind Microsoft's Kinect sensor.<p>Apple paid $345 million for the Israel-based company, according to a Calcalist financial newspaper report on Sunday that didn't cite sources. Perhaps best known for powering the gesture …

The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks | The Art of Manliness

Do you sometimes feel like you spend all your time managing crises? That your life is basically spent putting out one proverbial fire after …

How to Stick to Your Workout—for Good!

Steal these secrets from super consistent exercisers<p>You load up on cute workout clothes. Sign up for the most fun-sounding fitness class. Spend an astronomical amount on <i>the</i> must-join gym. And what happens? You go every day for two weeks then—BAM!—you fall off the workout wagon.<p>It doesn’t have to be …

Exercise

America’s highest earners work at least 60 hours a week—more than anyone else in the world

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Do Americans—and many Europeans working in American-dominated fields such as investment bank, consulting and ventures—work too hard?<p>Economic data show that in 1950, Americans worked around 1,900 hours per year. That’s now down to 1,700. But the French, who used to work …

Hearst Magazines

Trusting Your Intuition: When To Listen To Your Gut -- And When Not To

<i>That little voice that nudges you when you're stuck between two choices? It's real.</i><p>By Helen Fisher, PhD<p>You're faced with a difficult decision, and suddenly you feel the right answer in your gut. But while intuition may seem to arise from some mysterious inner source, it's actually a form of …

Drinking Water Could Boost Mental Performance

By: By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 07/16/2013 04:07 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Drinking plain old water may help improve mental performance, at least on certain brain tests, a small study suggests.<p>In the study, participants who drank about three cups of water (24 ounces, or 775 milliliters) …

How to Deal With Major Life Changes

I used to think I knew how some caterpillars become butterflies. I assumed they weave cocoons, then sit inside growing six long legs, four wings, and …

The Hardest Word: Why Saying No Is Key To Your Long-Term Success

I’ve said yes when I should have said no many times myself, sometimes with plenty at stake. I gave a green light to a hire for a top position on one …

Self-improvement

At Work, Be Like Water

By onJuly 16, 2013 in Book Reviews, Wellbeing in the World of Work<p><i>“You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it</i> …

11 All-Natural, Instant Energy Boosters

How to Deal with Difficult (Even Impossible) People

How to Aim High: Steps 2 and 3 to Create Your Personal Vision

Walking along the straight and narrow, a step at a time, won't get you where you really want to go. Satisfying as it is to complete the "to do" list, it's not enough. Aiming high means exactly that -- look up, grab your magic wand, and imagine your life five years from now.<p>Several weeks ago I …

Self-confidence

Self-Doubt Destroys the Heart, Mind, Body and Soul

Self-doubt is one of the major obstacles to living the life you truly deserve. This unhealthy food for the soul drags down your spirit, crushes your ambitions, and prevents you from achieving all that you can.<p>I had heard somewhere that most infants function at a genius level until the age of 1. …

Self-confidence

Modern Intimacy: Coping with Neediness

<i>This post is the third in a four-part series written by</i> <i>Dr. Mark Banschick</i><i>, a Greatist Expert, practicing psychiatrist, author of The Intelligent</i> …