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Self-deprecation is damaging and unhealthy – let’s break the habit

We Brits are the masters of self-deprecation.<p>We’ll happily make ourselves the butt of jokes, we’ll put ourselves down (because bragging is just SO …

9 beauty trends that will be major in 2017

This past year, the natural beauty world launched some serious super trends. We’re talking superfood-infused skin-care products, floral …

Skin Care

This Is How Creative Leaders Decorate Their Offices for Success

It’s no secret that successful people need a system for setting goals. Successful creatives, however, choose to do things with artistic flair. Enter …

How To Answer 'Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?'

It is a shame that so many job interviewers treat a job interview as an interrogation rather than the friendly and human conversation it should be.<p>Poorly-trained interviewers not only ask intrusive and inappropriate questions of job-seekers but they also have a knack for making every question sound …

Employment

What are the biggest challenges for women in 2017?

We asked our columnists - here is what they had to say.<p>2016 was the year the UK got its second female prime minister and the US missed out on its …

This essay got a high-school senior into Harvard, Yale, MIT, and other top schools

But before he was accepted to the prestigious Ivy League school, he had to first navigate the tricky process of writing a stellar admissions essay.<p>His hard work certainly paid off. In addition to Harvard, he gained acceptances at Yale, MIT, Columbia and the University of Virginia.<p>Rodriquez …

College & University

An Innovative Start To 2017: 10 Leadership Steps For An Innovation Culture

If you sense that your company is losing its edge, it’s time to demonstrate your leadership by creating a culture of innovation. Here are ten ways to get started, drawn from my workshops and keynote speeches on innovation and entrepreneurship.<p>These fall loosely into three categories: making it …

Innovation

The 5 Skills That Innovative Leaders Have in Common

Innovation is critical in a knowledge economy — driving growth, new products, and new methods of delivering value to customers. According to PwC’s 2015 study on Global Innovation, U.S. companies spend $145 billion dollars in-country on R&D each year. And yet, despite its importance, innovation is a …

10 Brilliant Gifts for the Curious Kid in Your Life

Encourage someone’s boundless curiosity this holiday season. Here are 11 gifts designed for your niece who’s going through her “why” phase, your …

How to Kill Your Team's Motivation Without Really Trying

You are not a team because you work together, you are a team because you respect, trust and care for each other.<p>When it comes to motivation, everyone thinks they are the expert--there are hundreds of blogs, articles and books on the subject.<p>It's a genuine problem in a lot of organizations--I have …

Leadership

7 Trends That'll Be "In" for 2017 — and 3 That'll Be "Out"

We spoke with top designers so you can stay up to date.<p>If 2016 was a little unpredictable, 2017 is looking to be a boundary-pushing year for interiors. At least, that's what real estate website Trulia is seeing with their trend forecast for the coming year. From unusual textures to jaw-dropping …

A UCLA psychiatrist has some counterintuitive advice for dealing with negative people

But what if erasing all this pessimism were merely a matter of changing your perspective? According to Dr. Mark Goulston, a psychiatrist at the University of California at Los Angeles, it is.<p>In his recent book, "Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life," …

Psychology

Can Creativity Be Learned - And Should Normal People Bother?

Teachers have a strong incentive to believe in nurture - that success is made as much as born. The strange exception is creativity, where education …

Start Your Own Natural Beauty Movement With These Three Recipes

We teamed up with Plant Makeup for the ultimate DIY cosmetics<p>We can’t deny that today’s beauty industry can be a bit scary at times. With so many brands filling their products with “mystery ingredients” (which may end up being toxic carcinogens) or testing on animals, we have to be wary of what we …

The Secret Weapon for Smooth Skin Is Really Cheap

Let’s talk about acids: The strings of molecules that band together to form skin care’s greatest exfoliators are often misunderstood. For one, there …

Skin Care

5 apps to help anyone better manage their mental health

For those instances where a cat being surprised by a cucumber doesn't cut it or you can't get your hands on <i>The Little Book of Calm</i>, the inventions of …

Mental Health

The 1 Reason Leaders Fail That Has Nothing to Do With 'Leadership'

After consulting for Nike, Johnson & Johnson, Spotify, and more, Chris Barz-Brown has an unconventional solution to the fundamental problem leaders face.<p>As a leadership coach, Chris Barz-Brown is an unconventional dude.<p>Even sitting next to Steve Wozniak in front of over 100,000 people at this …

How to Awaken Joy in Kids

Can joy be cultivated? And, if so, can we teach our kids how to be more joyful in their lives?In our experience, the answer to both of these …

Mindfulness

Things You Need to Simplify to Enjoy Your Life More

<b>“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” ~Lao-Tze</b><p>So said Lao-Tze, perhaps one …

Productivity

7 Leadership Superpowers You Might Not Know You Have

Build on these personal traits to become a more effective leader.<p>What does it take to be a great leader?<p>Once upon a time, birth order and …

Self-improvement

6 Things Great Innovators Do Differently

Take a look at any successful enterprise and you’ll find innovation at its core. That was just as true a hundred years ago when Henry Ford perfected the assembly line as it is today, when modern day giants like Elon Musk bring cutting edge technology to market. Innovation, as I’ve written before, …

Innovation

5 Steps For Incredible Skin From Top to Toe

Marie Enna-Cocciolone knows great skin. The founder and CEO of Australian clinic-only skincare brand O Cosmedics combines scientific research and …

Skin Care

Can't Decide Between a Jacket and a Sweater? Meet the Swacket: Under Armour's Newest Innovation

Under Armour just released a clothing item that exemplifies how the company is blending fashion and technological innovation.<p>Sweater? Jacket? Thanks to Under Armour, you don't have to choose between the two anymore. The company's new Swacket, which just came out for both men and women as part of …

Fall 2017 Hair Ideas to Steal Straight From the Runways

Fashion month never fails to bring us some serious hair inspo. And this season was especially good in taking fun, inventive ideas to the forefront, from playing with multiple textures to new incarnations of just plain old pretty looks. Think: classic buns and braided updos with subtle tweaks to …

Upcycled Pallet Ideas

Pallet wood products are most demanding merchandise these days. Because of the shift from expensive and costly furniture to reasonable and recycle …

Furniture

The Only Dresses You Need for the Rest of Your Summer Weddings

Summer is coming to a close, but that doesn't mean the number of weddings you'll need to attend is halting any time soon. In fact, the majority of …

Weddings

Trump Family Connection Raises Questions For Tech Investor Josh Kushner

What’s the brother of Trump’s son-in-law supposed to do?<p>For months Josh Kushner’s relationship to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was an open question in startup circles. But this week the notoriously press-averse venture capitalist finally gave them an answer: Kushner — whose firm, Thrive …

STAR TREK: 50 ARTISTS. 50 YEARS. Coming To New York City In September

The much-talked about art exhibit Star Trek: 50 Artists. 50 Years., which debuted at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, is scheduled to beam down to …

Star Trek