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Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Communication Skills

9 Differences Between Loving Your Partner And Being In Love With Them, According To Experts

We've all heard the classic line — either in real life or in movies — that goes a little something like "I love you, but I'm not <i>in love</i> with you." It …

Relationships

3 Things Being A Cat Person or Dog Person Reveals About You

Does being a “cat person” or a “dog person” (or neither or both) reveal your true personality? There’s a body of research that says it does, and …

Pets

Shortly After Our Wedding Day, I Knew It Wasn't "Happily Ever After"

I was standing at the entrance of a swanky bar on an unremarkable Wednesday night in September the first time I saw the light hit his face. Every …

Kitten Won't Stop Meowing for His Sister, So Owner Returns to the Shelter for Her

There are few things more precious than the bond between siblings — and that definitely includes cat siblings. One look at Ares and Aphrodite is all …

This Video Of A Kitten Preparing For Her Nap Time Will Blow All Your Worries Away

Here's a little reminder that cats are just the best.<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Vaccination

14 CEOs reveal the No. 1 job skill they look for in employees

There's no shortage of career advice out there and everyone from your favorite self help gurus to your least favorite in-law thinks they're an expert on the subject.<p>Good advice — useful, nuanced, and proven — is harder to come by.<p>After all, it's tough to suss out what employers value in their …

Leadership

If You Don't Believe in Setting Goals, It's Because You Don't Know How to Do It | Inc.com

I have a secret to tell you.<p>You can achieve practically any of your wildest dreams.<p>It really doesn't matter how big.<p>Suspicious?<p>Doubtful?<p>By the end of this blog post, you won't be. I'm going to break down exactly how this works on both psychological and spiritual levels.<p>You Need To Decide What You …

Self-improvement

6 Ways Great Bosses Thank Their Employees | Inc.com

Think about a great leader you genuinely respect, and chances are one of the things that boss does particularly well is thank his or her employees. You can too, since recognizing and praising hard work and achievement is one of the easiest -- and most effective -- rewards you can provide.<p>And if …

Employment
Consciousness

Ten Things Great Leaders Do To Get People On Board With Change

Change isn’t easy. Even change for the better. Great leaders know this and don’t pretend otherwise. Yet they also know that embracing change with the right mindset - one that is open to learning and “unlearning” on-the-go – is paramount to creating an environment where change isn’t just a once in a …

Marriott International

9 Bad Manager Mistakes That Make Good People Quit

It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about—few things are as costly and disruptive as good people walking out the door.<p>Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the …

This Makeup Genius Turned Herself Into All The Sailor Scouts From "Sailor Moon" And We're Very Impressed

WHAT MAGIC IS THIS?<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Anime

Falcone: $350M ‘Plantation Walk’ is a ‘game-changer’

A live, work, and play destination in Broward<p>Plantation Walk is the new name of South Florida’s latest live, work, and play destination, with Encore Capital Management recently labeling its $350 million mega-center that’s replacing Plantation’s former Fashion Mall.<p>Located at 321 North University …

Miami

How to Lead Versus Manage, to Improve Your Team's Success

To engage workers, step back from the day to day and focus on proactive, inspiring leadership rather than reactive, putting-out-fires management.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book</i> …

Leadership

How To Spot An Irreplaceable Employee

Employees and employers have a shared interest in discovering the attributes that define the all-time favorite employees. Employees want to be the most-favored, and employers seek to attract those individuals who seem irreplaceable.<p>Michael Gottlieb is the founding partner of Momentum Law Group – a …

Leadership

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How to Deal With Persistent Social Anxiety

Some people seem to float through life like less symmetrical George Clooney’s — for these lucky few, life is a series of social interactions …

Depression

Former Shaw carpenter’s shop-turned-home wants $1M

Rooftop deck, custom metalwork, and more included<p>At one time, this Shaw single-family home was a carpenter’s shop. Now, after a major renovation, it’s a shiny, new home with stainless steel appliances, a rooftop deck, and custom metalwork.<p>In the kitchen, there is an island with a built-in gas …

Personality

3 Simple Steps to Create a 1-Page Quarterly Action Plan

Scaling a company the right way requires that you balance keeping a clear focus on those fewer, better things that will make a leveraged difference …

11 unique garages

Not just a place to park your car to shelter it from the elements, a garage can be an architectural attraction in itself, if you want it to be. When …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Building a Hard-Working Team Starts With You

For better or worse, the cornerstone of a startup's culture is going to be the founder.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startups require a lot of hard work, with no rest for the weary. Since you need to be moving at light speed to gain first-mover advantage, it often …

Entrepreneurship
Counseling

The Weeknd Is the King of Sex Pop | GQ

He dated a Hadid, pioneered a hairstyle, and put out the biggest album on the planet, and yet Abel Tesfaye—a.k.a. The Weeknd—has remained a cipher. Now he opens up about sex, marriage, and his newly normal haircut.<p>Here’s something weird about The Weeknd. So, for a long time, The Weeknd didn’t want …

Eastern Europe

Roti, a Recipe Mastered Through Repetition

SAN FERNANDO, Trinidad and Tobago — It is, at a glance, simple and unremarkable: a circle of flatbread as flaccid as a cotton cloth, with a texture not quite as doughy as pita bread, yet fluffier than a tortilla.<p>To a diner unfamiliar with the dish, it may look like an accessory, just a vehicle to …

Bread

Meet Yana, The Two-Faced Kitty Whose Parents Ran Out Of Ink

Being two-faced is generally considered to be a bad thing. Unless you’re Yana the cat that is. Because as you can see, this adorable chimeric feline …

Low self-esteem and relationships - Part 2

Written by listed counsellor/psychotherapist: <b>Kate MegaseMBACP, Registered and Accredited</b><p>29th November, 20160 Comments<p><b>Related information:</b> …

Self-help

This study explains why pets can be so important for people with mental illness

New research suggests that owning pets is a big help for managing mental illness.<p>Researchers published a study the journal BMC Psychiatry, in which …