Michele Copp

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30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. We’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

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9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

It's better to be single, according to science

Give Tinder a break and take yourself on a date tonight.<p>Being single has a handful of benefits, scientific research has found. Alone time is one of them.<p>Single people are more likely to not only embrace solitude, but benefit from it, recent studies have suggested.<p>Bella DePaulo, a psychologist at …

Psychology

This Neuroscience Trick Will Help You Overcome Any Fear

How can you overcome fear? Learn how your brain works and it becomes super simple.<p>Many business leaders pretend they are incredibly controlled, stoic, and confident. The perceived ideal image is for them to show that they do not feel fear.<p>Truth?<p>I have never met anyone that doesn't face fear.<p>Every …

Self-improvement

Want to Be a Great Boss? Master the 4 Stages of Leadership

Understanding the 4 stages of leadership could be the difference in your business thriving or dying<p>Most businesses get started because someone has a great idea and leverages their own knowledge and passion to lay the groundwork for success. They bring in mentors and hire talented people so they can …

Leadership

The number one predictor of divorce (and how to fix it)

John Gottman, Ph.D, author of <i>The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work</i>, is one of the world's foremost marriage therapists. He's spent four decades studying couples at The Gottman Institute in order to determine what <i>really</i> causes a rift between two people — and how to fix it. After all that …

A Yale psychologist reveals the simple trick he used to finally quit drinking for good

Humans are creatures of routine.<p>Scientists agree that about 40% of what we do every day is thoughtless. There's a term for the actions triggered by daily, repetitive situational cues: habits. The more practice you have doing something, the less effort it takes. That's how our actions become more …

Derek Jeter

The Best Books You May Have Missed This Year

Everyone wishes they had more time in the day to curl up with a good book. With so many great new releases in 2017, we can’t blame you if you missed some under-the-radar literary gems. As the temperatures drop and the holiday shopping madness begins, add these books to your list — we know you’ll be …

Books

The best books of 2017, if you combine 21 “best books of 2017” lists

Best-books-of-the-year lists are a way for editors to promote the books they loved the most, but it’s easy to forget such lists are subjective. One way to get a view of what the industry thinks as a whole is to look at the lists in aggregate. That’s why we combined 21 of 2017’s best-books roundups …

Books

1 Brilliant Yet Often Ignored Communication Trick Will Help You Lead Your Team

Being a leader has nothing to do with charisma and everything to do with this one ability.<p>The team was present, but definitely not listening. I was floundering in my effort to help them understand why we needed to change our entire sales process. I thought I could handle it. I thought my leadership …

Leadership

Why Smart Entrepreneurs Don't Ask For Advice, They Ask For This Instead

While giving advice might feel good, stepping back and sharing experiences can often be more helpful.<p>Business owners are often looking for advice on strategies, tactics, and key decisions. However, while offering straight up advice might seem like an obvious solution, in the big picture, …

Self-improvement

13 Transformative Quotes to Inspire Your Personal Growth

It’s officially time to hang up your swimwear. Fall is here, and soon enough a season of change will unravel the past to create something incredible …

Motivation

Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier

<b>What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts?</b><p>Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use.<p>First, yeah, a good …

If It Doesn't Suck, It's Not Worth Doing

According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself.<p>The dread of asking your boss for a …

Motivation

Great Bosses Do These 7 Things Really Well

The very best leaders are always able to inspire their employees to remain loyal, hard working, and enthusiastic.<p>While management trends may come and go, some tried-and-true things every great boss does can't be argued any other way. The very best leaders are always able to inspire their employees …

Communicate

We Are Not Hysterical: 18 Strong Female Voices You Should Read

Strand Book Store staff recommends reads by outspoken women.<p>For every positive attribute a woman may possess ― strength, persistence, decisiveness ― there seems to be a popularly used synonym that casts the same quality in a negative light. Women who lead may be painted as curt, loud or cold ― or, …

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things

Happiness isn't always about what you do. Happiness is often about what you don't do -- especially if it involves these nine things.<p>If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back …

Happiness

If You Want A Deeper Relationship, Ask Your Partner These 10 Questions

It might be uncomfortable. But that's good.<p><i>This article was written by sex and relationship coach Jordan Gray and republished with permission from YourTango.</i><p>In the day to day of our relationships, a lot of stuff can get swept under the rug. Combine that with the fact that a lot of partners don’t …

Top 10 Must-Read Mindfulness Books Of All Time

You’ve probably heard before that a book can change your life. This phrase couldn’t more relevant than to a book about mindfulness. Practising this …

Meditation

32 Favorite Books of High Achievers

These are the books dozens of successful executives say everyone should read.<p>Inspiration, escape, and ideas for self-improvement often come in the form of a good book. Here are the top picks of more than two dozen high-achieving executives.<p>1. <i>Tiny Beautiful Things</i> by Cheryl Strayed<p>"[E]very single …

Self-improvement

How Can You Spot Really Good Leaders? They Do Any of These 7 Things Daily

With some things in life, like exceptional leadership traits, you can't just "fake it till you make it."<p>Can you imagine working for someone in a high-level leadership role, perhaps a CEO, and suddenly it dawns on you: This person isn't leadership caliber.<p>Your next thought may be, <i>How in the world</i> …

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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

How To Set Your Goals And How To Reach Them

How To Set Your Goals And How To Reach Them requires some integral parts too on in your journey. Are you reaching the goals you desire? There is a …

Motivation

Here's What It Really Takes To Make A Lasting Lifestyle Change, According To Science

<i>Manifest the year of your dreams by going inward. Renew You 2017 is a month of mindfulness during which we’ll share content that guides you to create</i> …

Motivation

20 Quotes on Mindfulness That Will Inspire You to Make Every Second Count

As much as we know it’s important to be mindful, sometimes it’s difficult to become aware of the present moment.<p>That’s why we need a powerful …

Mindfulness

This Is How To Make Friends As An Adult: 5 Secrets Backed By Research

When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. But then you’re an adult. You get busy with …

Happiness

15 relationship facts everybody should know before getting married

We've taken this opportunity to round up scientific research on the specific factors that can make or break a romantic relationship.<p>Below, we've listed 15 nontrivial things you might want to keep in mind before hiring a wedding planner.

Psychology

A career coach shares 7 TED Talks that will make you more successful

TED Talks

15 science-backed tips to get someone to fall in love with you

Candy hearts, lavish flower arrangements, and boxes of chocolate line the shelves of stores, waiting to be purchased by lovebirds for their Valentine.<p>But if you don't have a partner to celebrate with on February 14th — and you'd like that to change — don't despair. We've got you covered.<p>In the …

Psychology