Malali Shah

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Career Tip For Millennials: Make Good Decisions

<i>This article was coauthored with Don Strickland, the The Millennial Advocate.</i><p>The second of five essential career skills for middle management millennials is to consistently make good decisions. Management by wishful thinking is an occupational hazard. The antidote is making sure you make decisions …

12 Ways to Mess Up a Job Interview--and 12 Ways to Ace It

Want to get hired? Then check out these interview do's and don'ts.<p>Congratulations! You've been diligent about finding a new job, and you've finally landed an interview. What happens next?<p>You've got to prepare--carefully. Because it's not OK just to show up. One or two missteps can disqualify you as …

Employment

4 Meditation Tips For the First Timer

From a guy who trained as a Buddhist monk for 10 years.<p>Life can be incredibly stressful. If the tried-and-true methods for dealing with it—whiskey, some exercise, moving to another country and changing your name—aren't working, you might want to consider meditation.<p>Andy Puddicombe knows that you …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

Albert Einstein

The biggest secret to learning a new language, according to a CEO who speaks 7

You put in tons of effort, but it just feels impossible to move off the plateau?<p>You have a large vocabulary, and you understand a lot but when it comes to speaking, you keep wondering why you can't sound like a native speaker?<p>Well, I had the same feeling with English when I started to learn it many …

7 Habits of Highly Resilient People

The most resilient among us make it through the worst of times--and we don't do it by accident. Are some people born a little more resilient than others? Sure. But make no mistake: Building resilience is something anyone can do--and needs to in order to thrive in the face of stress.<p>Regardless of …

The One Quality Too Many Women Lack

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

16 DIYs That Will Make Your Vanity Totally Cute And Organized AF

Organization is a beautiful thing.

How To Be Emotionally Intelligent Like A True Leader

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Career Development

14 free online personality tests that'll help point you in the right direction

There's something wonderful about personality tests — the idea that you can put yourself into a category (or categories), just like that, is so …

Top butt-lifting exercises - Women's Health & Fitness

The ultimate butt workout builds a perky butt that not only looks the biz in skinnies but is structurally sound to facilitate optimal biomechanical …

5 ways to become a truly awesome blogger

Entering the world of online blogging, especially if you’re hoping to quit your day job, can be terrifying.<p>Sure, launching your own content in an area you genuinely care about is exciting. And of course you’re enthusiastic. Every new blogger believes that they can make a difference. With a genuine …

5 Quotes for a Better You—Starting Right Now.

As I walked through Kennedy Space Center with my 5-year-old last week, I saw a quote written on the wall that caught my attention: <i>“Failure is not an</i> …

15 ways to improve your finances in a week

A financial tune-up doesn't have to be a daunting process. It doesn't require a financial planner or MBA — it doesn't even have to take up much of your time.<p>There are several actions you can take starting today that will improve your finances and set you up for future success.<p>We rounded up 15 …

The Best Exercise For Your Age

Any kind of exercise is a step in the right direction, but some workouts can be more beneficial than others at different points in your life.

Happiness at Work: The Proven Science of How to Enjoy Your Job

In True Grit, Grace, and Gratitude, I used the term "happy hour" as a constructive and necessary analogy, but I do have a good bit of aversion toward the expression. Why does an hour we reserve to be happy have to be after work? I also have tepid excitement for the sayings "Work hard, play hard," …

7 Interview Questions For Measuring Emotional Intelligence

The traditional interview model helps you probe someone’s past experience, not their style of thinking.<p>Emotional intelligence involves self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. In other words, it’s a complicated amalgam that hiring managers have a hard time testing …

Leadership

11 time-saving Microsoft Word hacks you won't know how you lived without

Microsoft Word tips? I know what you’re thinking: Is it 1995 again? <i>Am I back in seventh grade?</i><p>No – we’re definitely squarely in 2016. But that …

A Harvard psychologist says your success in any situation hinges on 3 things

As she described in her 2012 TED Talk, power-posing is about taking advantage of the body-mind connection: You adopt the body language of powerful people so that you feel and act more confident.<p>But power posing is just one path to a state of calm self-confidence that will help you succeed in …

The 100 best leadership and success books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

"We chose books to help people plan for their futures and/or deal better with their present," said Chris Schluep, senior books editor at Amazon.com. "The same book won't work for every situation, or every person, so you'll see titles sitting beside one another that might not normally share shelf …

What is India's caste system?

<b>India's caste system is among the world's oldest forms of surviving social stratification. The BBC explains its complexities.</b><p>The system which divides Hindus into rigid hierarchical groups based on their karma (work) and dharma (the Hindi word for religion, but here it means duty) is generally …

This student made £30,000 selling old clothes on eBay - how you can do it too

Laura Rose, 21, is in her third year at the University of East Anglia. But she's no ordinary student. Four years ago she started selling old clothes …

Urban farming in a freight container

Boston agritech startup FreightFarms buys old shipping containers and turns them into hydroponic farms. It's a nifty way to grow fresh greens right …

Aquaponics

5 Body Language Tricks That Increase Attraction

Shares 14K<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad free<p><i>Knowing the vibe you’re giving off means you can control your</i> …

How I learned 5 languages in one year

Last year was incredibly busy, but productive and fun.<p>My little daughter had just turned two. She was enrolled in early development programs with a <i>"Kindergarten is Too Late"</i> approach. We had no nannies or grannies to help clean our apartment or feed a hungry husband (a standard set of …

The Best Ways to Talk to Your Spouse

We've all heard the catchphrase that it's not <i>what</i> you say but <i>how</i> you say it. And now science is here to back it up. The happiest and healthiest couples, according to recent research, are those who use positive, affirming tones on the regular — even when they're offering up criticism.<p>Toni Coleman, …