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25 Profound Quotes from Aristotle On Happiness, Self-Mastery and Mindful Living

Aristotle is one of the top thinkers in history. Though he is often defined as a philosopher, he covered many topics such as biology, zoology, …

6 Ways To Teach Your Children Mindfulness At Home

As UK schools begin trialling mindfulness classes.<p>Raising a family is more often chaotic than calm and finding any time in the day to go to the …

The Practice of One Thing at a Time

There’s a Japanese term, “ichigyo-zammai,” that basically means full concentration on a single act.<p>Sunryu Suzuki described this practice in his book, …

Does Your Boss Have Emotional Intelligence? Here Are 4 Ways to Truly Know | Inc.com

Ever wonder whether your boss has a high degree of emotional intelligence (EQ)? To really find out, you'd need to measure your boss's current emotional competencies against the set standard of those prolific bosses that display off-the-charts EQ.<p>Doing this the right way would obviously require a …

Emotional Intelligence

Use This Template to Write a Simple Business Plan

Simple Business Plan Template<p>Here's a Simple Business Plan Template for Entrepreneurs<p>Updated May 05, 2018<p>Think you have a great idea for a business? …

Small Business

Wellcome prize shortlist announced: books that 'will change lives'

Spanning human origins, national health services, microbial life forms and death, the shortlist for the 2017 Wellcome Book prize has been hailed as one that will “shift perceptions” by chair Val McDermid.<p>Announcing the six books in contention for the award, which pits fiction against non-fiction, …

Books

Craig Ballantyne's 5 Simple Steps To Achieving Anything You Want

What do people who achieve incredible transformation in their life have in common?<p>That’s the question Craig Ballantyne set out to answer years ago. Craig is a productivity and fitness guru and the inventor of the Turbulence training workout program. He writes for Men’s Fitness, has an email …

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Eight ways for businesses to make the most of female talent

Failing to make diversity and inclusion a priority for your business isn’t just bad for company culture; it’s bad for the bottom line.<p>It’s International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8 March, when we celebrate the progress gender equality has made – and lament how far it has to go. It’s easy to be …

Gender

Working From Home Is Usually a Disaster — Unless You Try This | Backchannel

<b>For years,</b> Google held its Friday afternoon all-hands meeting at 4:30 p.m. Pacific time — a great late-afternoon slot for local employees, but hardly …

The one thing you can do to be happier at work

You steer clear of the office gossip, tackle your to-do list with ease, and even clock in a quick stroll around the office whenever your mind gets …

Happiness

In a trustless world, where to find qualities of trust

With trust in institutions at a record low worldwide, a good place to look for success in trust-building are companies with the most satisfied …

Employee Engagement

3 Things That Will Eliminate Work Stress, Bar None | Inc.com

Stress is a normal part of life that everybody experiences (if you're human). Some stress is actually desirable, as it keeps us motivated and productive--the good stress.<p>But too much of it over a long period of time with no relief? I hope you're not that person, it can be harmful and burn you …

Time Management

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

3 ways data, virtual reality and new markets will advance workplaces of the future - The Business Journals

• <b>Casual furniture —</b> Despite trend data at that time that suggesting millennials preferred couches and ping pong tables, etc. the Zurich data revealed …

How To Achieve Work-Life Balance When You’re Working From Home

<b>Contrary to</b> what people believe, working flexible hours isn’t the same as having work-life balance.<p><b>Besides the</b> never-ending distractions a freelancer …

Boost your productivity by having order in things you do

This is my learnings from applying techniques of these beautiful books.<p>1.) Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World<p>2.) A Mind for …

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Workplace by Facebook

<b>Pros</b><p>Familiar Facebook interface. Easy for new members to join. Text, audio, and video chat are supported. Inexpensive.<p><b>Cons</b><p>Doesn't encourage brief …

5 Workplace Practices That Are on Their Way Out | Inc.com

Some things, like hair scrunchies and jazzercise, simply run their course and go by the wayside. The same should be true for things in the workplace, but sometimes it can take a little longer for people to realize those practices and trends have reached their end. As we head towards the future of …

The Workplace

Some Companies Encouraging Employees to Disconnect During Vacation

If you're having trouble kicking back and unplugging during spring break, you're not alone: 45 percent of American employees regularly answer emails when they're not at work, according to a new study.<p>And companies are starting to realize that the "always on" mentality has its downsides — and they …

Employment

7 Strategies for Creating a Culture of Caring at Your Business

Teddy Roosevelt enjoyed a tough-guy persona, but one quote widely attributed to him shows his softer side: “No one cares how much you know until they …

Employee Engagement

7 Ways Work Continues to Change...Will You Be Ready? | Inc.com

Who remembers what the world was like pre-Google? Pre-Facebook? Pre-Twitter? We get information in an instant and can respond to anyone anywhere at the drop of a hat, or hoodie.<p>Today's world is more flexible, more freelance, less secure.<p>What we give up in security we gain in opportunities.<p>That's …

Work-life Balance

How to Hire a Virtual Assistant and Ditch the Work You Hate

Your current team can’t handle any extra work. You’ve exhausted your process automation opportunities. You’ve got no choice but to bring in a fresh …

Employment

One-Page Resume: How to Clean House and Cut the Clutter

Let’s get one big idea out of the way right now. You should only submit a one-page resume. Period.Anything longer and people become bored... The post …

Employment

Want to be Happier at Work? It Will Take More Than a Raise | Inc.com

88 percent of employees who participated in the 2016 SHRM Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Survey, indicated that they were satisfied with their current job. This marks the highest level of satisfaction over the past ten years.<p>Although there are many reasons that contributed to this …

Employee Engagement

Why are so many women working below their potential?

Back in the Sixties, American professor Dr Laurence Peter wrote a satirical book called <i>The Peter Principle</i>, in which he argued that most male workers are promoted one level above their competence. Almost 50 years later, another book is set to spark a similar debate by proposing that the reverse is …

Gender

5 Things You Don’t Need To Do Before a Job Interview, Contrary to Popular Advice

When you're gearing up for a job interview, you'll probably find a million resources telling you how to prepare, what to do and what not to do. But …

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Asking a Question | Inc.com

Questions. They seem like they should be fairly straightforward, right? If you need clarification about something, you just ask.<p>Well, not so fast. Effectively asking questions involves a little more thought and consideration than simply blurting out the first inquiry that comes to your mind.<p>Yes, …

Self-help

7 Apps and Programs That Will Reduce Office Stress

Use these tools to be happier, more productive and better rested.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Think your workplace is stressful? You're not alone. A newly-published American Psychological Association (APA) study shows American stress levels are the highest they've …

Getting Rejected Is Hard, But Here's How To Respond To It

When you get rejected, the popular response is to quit. That's why most people don't pursue their passions or live their dreams.<p>But the correct …