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To Retain New Hires, Make Sure You Meet with Them in Their First Week

First impressions in the workplace really matter — and not just to the employer. New employees can begin to formulate impressions about organizations from the get-go, influencing their decision to stay with the company in the long term. Poor onboarding experiences can lead to unnecessary and …

Employee Engagement

How staying up all night can dramatically influence over 100 proteins in your blood

New research from scientists at the University of Colorado Boulder has, for the first time, studied how protein levels in human blood can vary over a …

Sleep

QuietOn Sleep buds cancel out snoring partners

Prototypes from Bose and crowdfunded efforts from startups such as the Sleepbuds are a couple of recent examples of snore-silencing earbuds. As a …

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …

Want to Work from Home and Save Money? Amazon, Apple, IBM, and Dell Are Hiring for These Remote Jobs

Technical or non-technical positions, there's something here for just about everyone.<p>FlexJobs, a leader in the flexible job movement that's currently disrupting the traditional workforce, has released data about how working remotely will save you money.<p>The average person can save between $4,668 to …

Employment

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

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 …

Employee Engagement

10 ways you are killing your executive presence

If you enter a room with 15 leaders one of them will stand out. She will have an air of confidence that people notice. Others will stop talking and …

Self-awareness

Europe bans two cosmetic ingredients you didn't know are hazardous

<b>The chemicals that make your personal products silky smooth are banned from all cosmetics that are washed off after use.</b><p>The European Chemicals Agency …

Here are 22 of the best day-to-day, time-saving tips to use now

I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some …

5 Things Productive Leaders Do Differently to Achieve Results

If you keep doing the same things, you will only get the same results.<p>There have been many days where we wake up planning to have a very productive day. We start our day thinking of all the work that will get done on our to-do lists, only to find ourselves distracted and unproductive. It doesn't …

Time Management

6 reasons this is the perfect thank-you email to send after a job interview

• The interview thank you email is a crucial part of getting the job you want.<br>• When you don't send a thank you email or letter after an interview, you …

How smart people handle difficult people

Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive …

4 Natural Supplements That Are as Powerful as Drugs

Most supplements don't really work, or at least haven't been proven to work.<p>However, there are some exceptions to this.<p>In fact, a few supplements are</i> …

9 Things You Do in the Morning That Can Hurt Your Productivity

The first few minutes of your workday are critical to your productivity for the next eight hours.<p>If you show up late to the office or get sucked into …

Time Management

How to Deal With Stressors and Challenges

Often when people are faced with difficult or stressful situations, they’re left wondering how to deal with them. Sometimes the negative emotions …

Self-help

The Real Causes Of Depression Have Been Discovered, And They're Not What You Think

Across the Western world today, if you are depressed or anxious and you go to your doctor because you just can’t take it any more, you will likely be told a story. It happened to me when I was a teenager in the 1990s. You feel this way, my doctor said, because your brain isn’t working right. It …

Sleep deprivation video reveals its shocking effects

A viral video has revealed the shocking detrimental effects that sleep deprivation can have, both on your mental and physical state.<p>In today’s day …

Celine Dion's Response to Unruly Fan Rushing the Stage Is a Powerful Lesson in Emotional Intelligence

This situation could have quickly turned ugly, if not for Dion's skillful reaction.<p>How would you react if a drunk stranger suddenly rushed you at work? Would you run? Fight? Freak out?<p>That's the apparent situation famous singer Celine Dion had to deal with during a recent performance at Caesar's …

Emotional Intelligence

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Stress Relief

We can't always change the circumstances that cause us stress, and sometimes we can't even influence them. For example, you can't always leave a …

11 Genius Productivity Tips You Haven't Tried

There are 24 hours in a day and you want to make the most of them. If you've fallen into a productivity rut, don't be afraid to try something new. …

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

Pain

The Buck Stops Here: How Exceptional Leaders Replace Blame with Responsibility

Ask yourself these five invaluable questions.<p>Some years ago, my consulting company facilitated a retreat for senior-level executives from a well-known corporation experiencing some internal conflict. Throughout our discussions, we were baffled to hear them say things like, "They won't allow "us" to …

Leadership

The Best Interview Questions We've Ever Published

Over the years, we've published interview questions recommended by leaders across every field. Here are the very best for hiring excellent performers …

Managing Your Schedule Like a Boss: Tips the Experts Never Tell You

Time management is at the top of the short list of reasons why some people succeed and most don't.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Lou Gerstner, the former CEO of IBM, once said, “Never let anyone own your schedule.”<p>I don’t know about you, but I <i>love</i> that quote. …

Time Management

Need to Deliver Bad News to Employees? Science Says Do This

A new study shows the best approach for sharing bad news.<p>It's every leader's or manager's least favorite task: delivering bad news. Maybe your company is closing a facility. Or letting people go. Or you have an employee who isn't getting that coveted promotion, or has been denied an overseas …

Employment

What to Do When Your Employees Feel Overwhelmed

The growing problem that undermines progress, performance, and results.<p>A senior employee, let's name him Alex, is pacing outside the executive conference room doors. He is waiting for his manager to get out of her meeting. Alex has been trying to get time with his boss, but she is continuously in …

Employment

Don't Hire Managers Who Don't Know How to Hire or Manage

When hiring managers, evaluate them on their track record of building outstanding teams and developing talent. Too many managers get hired for their individual contributor skills and then we're surprised that they're not good managers.<p>I'm working with an investment group helping them hire a few …

Employment

15 Surprisingly Light Potato Recipes to Eat for Dinner All Summer

While fries might be our guilty pleasure, there are so many ways to enjoy potatoes in all their glory, from golden-fried latkes to loaded sweet potato fries and beyond. You can even make indulgent soups from the tuber that are basically an excuse to eat cheesy, creamy carbs. But when warm weather …