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13 Habits Of Exceptionally Likable People

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few—the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It’s easy to fall prey to this misconception. In reality, being likable is under your control, …

Body Language

These are the 11 biggest hedge funds in the world

2016 was a tough year for hedge funds.<p>The industry as a whole only delivered a 5.4% return for clients, well below the S&P 500's return of 11.9%, according to data from eVestment.<p>Poor performance and high fees drove money out of the money managers' funds, with about $70 billion pulled out of the …

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Apps | The Next Web

All stories in Apps<p>Why the lobster emoji has become an unlikely ally to the trans community<p>The trans community have teamed up with an unlikey ally for representation, the lobster emoji. #ClawsOutForTrans campaign ...<p>Cara Curtis<p>All Android phones should run stock OS (including you Samsung!)<p>Countless …

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10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted …

Mindfulness

5 Books That Will Make You Rethink Your Relationship With Technology (for the Better)

Own your smartphone--don't let it own you.<p>Here's some food for thought: 20 years ago, the thought of being able to send each other pictures across this thing called The internet seemed almost incomprehensible. In fact, there is a family video somewhere of my dad and his two brothers sitting down in …

Why Do People Buy Things? It's Not Why You Think, According to a Brilliant Harvard Professor

Most marketers focus on the wrong information, says bestselling author Clay Christensen.<p>Why do people buy things? If you answered, "Because they want them or need them," you're only partly right, according to Clayton Christensen, Harvard professor and author of the bestselling <i>The Innovator's …

The 2 Mental Shifts Highly Successful People Make

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy “WhenThe post The 2 Mental Shifts Highly Successful People Make …

Self-improvement

How to create your first mobile app?

Ideas for mobile apps have become extremely common among the average person. While ideas are plentiful, the ability to build and execute a launch is …

Apps

Follow This Simple Rule to Improve Your Memory and Productivity at Work

Open floor plan offices are commonplace in the working world—70% of offices in the U.S. are open concept—and people tend to either love them or hate …

3 books to read for a more productive life

On our annual drive across the country to visit family for the holidays, my husband and I listened to hours of podcasts. On our way home, we ended up …

Top 10 Educational Websites of 2017 for Math

<b>Our TOP 10 Educational Websites are all recommended by multiple teachers, home educators, and homeschool parents through various feedback channels.</b> …

The best free online business courses starting in January

Why do so many speeches fall flat? Blame poor delivery for one. Who wants to hear a speaker trip over every line or drone on without making a point?<p>Let's face it: public speaking is an exercise in respecting the audience's time and IQ, not to mention the spirit of the gathering. While passion and …

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Secrets Of The Most Productive People: 2016

Ten top performers reveal how they squeeze the most out of every day.<p>1. Kevin Hart<p><b>Actor, Comedian, and Entrepreneur</b><p><i>[Photo: Williams + Hirakawa; Stylist: Ashley North; Groomer: John Clausell]</i><p>On staying busy: “Once you’ve accomplished a goal, you’re all done. And I don’t ever want to be all done.” On …

18 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Cultivating smart habits is the key to unlocking your potential.<p>To be smart is great, but it doesn't happen overnight. If you want to become smarter, you have to create habits that will groom your intelligence and nourish your mind.<p>Some people are born smart, but most smart people do daily rituals …

9 Easy-to-Use Budget Templates

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Whether you're single, part of a couple, or even head of a large family, creating a budget is a great way to track expenses and income to keep you on track toward your financial goals. Although a simple home budget worksheet can be scribbled out with plain pencil, paper, …

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How to Create a Business Plan Step by Step<p><i>by Jerry Anderson</i><p>A business plan is a road map that helps navigate a company to success. It describes all …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

This column is by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups<p><i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies</i> …

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

10 Ways how you can motivate yourself everyday

Share57<p>Tweet<p>Share225<p>+14<p>Shares 286<p>Feeling motivated is perhaps one of the most difficult things you could ever do. If it were so easy, everyone would …

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

8 Horrible Habits That Are Ruining Your Productivity (and What You Can Do to Fix Them)

No better time to start than right now!<p>If there is one thing in life people underestimate, it is the impact of their daily habits.<p>Whether you want to admit it or not, the truth is that just about everything in life can be directed back to your habits. Long-term success is the result of good habits. …

The four pledges I took to make my life better

Life is all about change. As they say <i>“we cannot become what we want to be by remaining what we are”.</i> It takes great courage and perseverance to …

The 7 Best Motivational Books of 2016

While 2016 was a difficult year politically, it was a great year for motivational books.<p>During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best.<p>This post contains the top seven books of the …

Six ways to work less but get more done

Everyone shares the same 24 hours in a day and yet some entrepreneurs simply get more done than others. Is it just a case of some people work harder than others?<p>We've all heard the saying, "work smarter, not harder," but many successful entrepreneurs have come to realize that productivity is part …

4 Simple Questions Emotionally Intelligent Leaders Always Ask Their Employees

They're also great for fostering open dialog and developing meaningful work relationships.<p>I've written often on the power of transparency--the backbone of trust--that brings teams together to produce great work. Trust simply cannot happen without it.<p>And if you're in a leadership role, I caution …

The Next Big Tech Revolution Will Be In Your Ear

Experts in UX, AI, and product design weigh in on the next big modality in computing.<p>“I wish I could touch you,” Theodore says, laying in bed. He’s met with silence. Rejection. Until she speaks up, tentatively. “How would you touch me?”<p>It’s a famously poignant scene from the movie <i>Her</i>, as the …

7 Fitness Mistakes That Can Lead To A Weight-Loss Plateau

When you’re working out for weight loss, seeing results can reassure you that your hard work is paying off. But when the scale stalls, what gives? …

5 Business Technology Predictions for 2017

With 2016 moving towards the end, the technology revolution and augmentation in businesses continue to barrel forward with disruptive and emerging …

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship. Whatever the challenge, you have to see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

Emotional Intelligence