Max Hinze

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I'm a recruiter, and there are 34 words and phrases that you can put on your resume to show any hiring manager you're a leader

One of the most common types of people I work with are those aiming to elevate their brand messaging to more loudly announce, "I'm one hell of a leader!" as they change jobs.<p>It's one thing to be good at tasks, projects, and areas of specialization, but if you're aspiring to manage teams, you simply …

Employment

How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. …

Motivation

Know your worth: How to negotiate compensation at a startup

Have you ever felt you were worth more than you were being paid?<p>I hear you. And, I want you to know that you may never quite feel compensated for …

6 rituals that ancient wise men used to stay calm

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Self-help

Stop Being Polite. Tackle Problems With Honesty

Reading management expert Kim Scott's work has been life-changing for me. Her push to have more open, honest communication between team members will hopefully change yours.<p>We recently had Kim Scott, a management and leadership expert hired by some of Silicon Valley's biggest tech firms, join us for …

Leadership

A Harvard junior who received internship offers from Google, Apple, Facebook, and more shares her 7 tips to ace an interview

Jessica Pointing knows how to interview.<p>The Harvard University junior received internship offers from companies including Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, McKinsey, Bain, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley.<p>A computer science and physics major, she has received offer letters for roles in software …

Employment

15 Bulletproof Strategies for Achieving Your Goals

Mom used to tell me I could do anything I set my mind to. Mom was right.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has goals in life. We all want to achieve something, big or small, no …

Motivation

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

15 Ways to Motivate Yourself and Others

<i>“You don’t overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger.”</i> – John C. Maxwell<p>When it comes to getting results, it takes …

7 revolutionary ideas the British Navy wants to use in its new warship

From the Ship of the Line to the Dreadnought battleship, the British have been advancing the art of naval warfare for hundreds of years. 2015 was no different.<p>This past summer, the Combat Systems Team at BMT Defence Systems unveiled <i>Dreadnought 2050</i>, a multifunctional stealth submersible design …

Military

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Ancient History

Unconventional Warfare Is the Key to Defeating ISIS

I’m tired of hearing people speak of ISIS as if it just sprang up in the desert yesterday. The clash between Islamic extremists and the U.S. has been …

3D Printing

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

Happiness

Want to Keep Your Brain Sharp? You Need to Challenge It

For years, Sudoku puzzles were darlings of brain health, recommended to stave off those unsettling moments when you walk into a room and forget why …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

11 Grammar Rules That Make No Sense

When you first learn the rules for English grammar in elementary school, you find there are a lot of don’ts: Don’t end a sentence with a preposition; …

Language

Don’t Fall for the Common Habits Myth that Stops People from Making Successful Change.

<b>Assay</b>: People often ask me, <b>“Why do we struggle so hard to change our habits–why do we so often fail?</b>”There are a few reasons, but there’s one big one …

Creativity

How to Train Your Brain for High Performance

Everybody sees the world through the lenses of three sets of beliefs. Making all three more effective increases your mental performance.<p>For the past two decades, my good friend and mentor Gerhard Gschwandtner (if you don't know who he is, you're not in sales) has been investigating the thought …

How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

Can You Manage What You Can't Measure?

We are stepping out of one era and into a new one in the working world. It is crystal clear that the Machine Age structure and rhythm of work has hung on far past the point of usefulness.<p>In the new-millennium marketplace, our businesses and institutions will fail if we try to hire and lead people …

The Workplace

Sound Like a Leader With These 5 Simple Sentence Starters

What you say at work directly impacts what others think about your leadership potential.<p>You're not sure if others see your leadership potential at work, and you don't know why. You work hard. You have the skills. You follow the rules, but you still haven't been recognized for your contributions. …

16 Things to Do Now to Make 2016 Your Best Year Ever

What will your 2016 bring? Will you start with resolutions but end up with more of the same? Or will this be the year that you bring out your best …

Theodore Roosevelt

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

8 of the Best Secrets to Self-Improvement

It may sound challenging, but if you follow this advice every day, you'll be well on your way to self-improvement.<p>It's one thing to complain, whine, and vent at our frustrations in life. But does that really get you anywhere? No matter how much you complain, nothing will change if you don't take …

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