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Please Stop Saying These 25 Ridiculous Phrases at Work

These days, workplace conversations can sound like they're taking place on another planet.<p>At first, euphemisms surfaced in the workplace to help people deal with touchy subjects that were difficult to talk about. Before long, they morphed into corporate buzzwords that expanded and took over our …

15 secrets of highly persuasive people

Whether you're convincing your boss to fund your project or your preschooler to wipe his own hiney after using the bathroom, persuasion is a skill that's instrumental to your success in life.<p>Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret …

Emotional Intelligence

Avoiding Eye Contact

Sex and the Industrial Revolution

Two centuries before the Swinging Sixties the weakening of social customs caused by the Industrial Revolution led to a modest transformation in …

23 Places You Should Visit In 2015

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2015.<p>From the Philippines to Peru, here are the best places to travel next year.

Northern Ireland

I'm Aaron Blaise, Animator and Illustrator, and This Is How I Work

You may not know his name, but you've seen his work—for over twenty years Aaron Blaise worked as an animator with Disney to help create some of their …

Becoming Rich Is a Matter of Mind Over Money

Mindset plays a much bigger role in reaching our financial dreams than most of us realize. The good news is, you can work on your mindset without …

The Rules of Flirting On a Plane

Look, it happens. Sometimes you end up sitting next to someone who's not only age-appropriate and single, but attractive. The situation being what it is, the captivity of the plane can either be the best or worst place to make your move.<p>Not surprisingly, I am usually on the other end of the …

Relationships

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons

You'll want to load up on the citrus after you read this<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>You might love lemonade and lemon chicken, but your skin and hair love lemons even more—they have an amazing range of beauty benefits. Here are some great uses for the sunny yellow fruit:<p><b>Clarifying …

Christian Marti drives Aston Martin’s sales | Financial Times

When Christian Marti thinks back to what he learnt on his masters in management (MiM) course, Aston Martin’s global sales director can sum it up in …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

A Day in the Life in 2025 - Digital Medicine a Reality for Managing Aging in a Connected World

Many of us have aging parents in our lives that we care for in some way. As digital medicine continues to transform, I often wonder what the world will look like for our parents and us in 2025 – which is not too far away. The following excerpt is a short story of what we can expect in the future – …

How to Develop a Healthy Lifestyle While You're Running a Business

A fitness expert explains how to improve your habits, even if you have little free time on your hands.<p>Except for the superhuman, few of us are able to achieve our ultimate fitness goals while working on our startup.<p>But with a few lifestyle changes, you can have both a healthy body and a great …

Wife's Happiness is More Crucial to Marital Success Than Husband's, Study Finds

<i>Photo by Yuri Arcurs/Hemera/Thinkstock</i><p>Turns out, the old adage “happy wife, happy life” is spot on. When a woman is happily married, her husband’s …

Five Major Changes Happening Right Now in Industrial Distribution

Big things are happening in today's industrial distribution landscape—five big <br>things, to be exact. And they are causing an uproar in the industry as …

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

Lack of sleep may shrink your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> Can a lack of sleep affect the size of your brain? It's possible, a recent study published in an online issue of Neurology suggests.<p>European researchers looked at 147 adults between the ages of 20 and 84. With two MRI scans, they examined the link between sleep problems like insomnia and …

3 Tricks for a More Organized Mind

Organization isn't just about getting your stuff and your tasks in order. You'll do better if you unclutter your mind as well. A new book suggests how.<p>Pick up the average book on organization and it'll tell you all about what to do with your unruly sock drawer, chaotic inbox, or consistently …

Stop Reading and Start Learning: How to Absorb Information Better

Business is full of dry, boring material that needs your attention. Here, Inc. columnists share ways to get through the drudgery.<p>There is no shortage of material that needs to be read in business, including marketing copy, business plans, contracts, legal documents, and, of course, business books. …

Text-To-Speech

You Can Be an Unflappable Leader (Even in a Crisis). Here's How. | Inc.com

VIDEO • THE PLAYBOOK<p>You Can Be an Unflappable Leader (Even in a Crisis). Here's How.<p>You Can Be an Unflappable Leader (Even in a Crisis). Here's How.<p>Saima Chowdhury, founder of NOI solutions, explains how perspective and persistence can help you get through a crisis. Saima Chowdhury, founder of NOI …

5 Entrepreneurs That Got Fired And Got The Best Revenge: Success

These leaders hit their personal lows–and it was just what they needed to achieve big success in the next step.<p>Getting fired might not be the most ideal way to learn a lesson, but the drive that comes later may be exactly what some people need to elevate into heights of success they could only …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

10 Travel Websites That Save You Time And Effort On Your Next Trip

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

Apps

Bullish U.S. retail sales brighten growth outlook

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. retail sales recorded their largest gain in 1-1/2 years in March in a decisive sign the economy is bouncing back from its weather-induced slumber.<p>Monday’s upbeat report was the latest to indicate growth was set to accelerate in the second quarter after an unusually cold …

What I Learned From My First Time Writing on LinkedIn

Posting your views on the social network's publishing platform is a lot like a first date: Make the right moves, and you'll develop a rewarding relationship.<p>I was feeling pretty much the way you probably did on your first date: I was nervous, apprehensive, unsure of what to do and, of course, …

The Shocking Cost Of Food Waste

30 percent of the global food supply is wasted – the retail equivalent of $1 trillion of food <i>each year</i>, says the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN.<p>The FAO’s second video of their Food Wastage Footprint project explains that, in addition to the retail cost of food lost, another $700 …

Business News, Personal Finance and Money News - ABC News

Steve Jobs' tech giant Apple now worth $1 trillion<p>Facebook stock plummets nearly 20 percent in 2 days<p>Facebook's market value plunges 19% in one …

Business

Will Blue Bottle Coffee Take On Starbucks, Or Become It?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you hear about some company raising millions of dollars in Silicon Valley, it's often peddling something a little more high-tech than coffee.<p>But back in January, the high-tech and the old-school aligned when Instagram co-founder …

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