Michele Kammerer

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7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

9 Times Emilia Clarke Owned Game Of Thrones Like An IRL Khaleesi

From naive young bride, to heart-eating Khaleesi, to the powerful Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), breaker of chains, is a …

TV Series

5 Daily Habits of the Brightest and Happiest People | Inc.com

Every day we are faced with decisions that are out of our control. Next time you miss that important appointment because the Uber driver got lost, or your grumpy boss is throwing a hissy-fit, remember to chalk it up to chance. You're not responsible.<p>Here's what you <i>are</i> responsible for, and what you</i> …

Happiness

Dutch kids aren’t stressed out: What Americans can learn from how the Netherlands raises children

UNICEF rated Dutch children the happiest in the world, and American kids aren’t even in the top 25. Here’s why<p>Two toddlers have just chased each other to the top of a jungle gym while their mothers are lost in conversation on a nearby park bench. A gang of older children in tracksuits comes racing …

High School

11 Habits of Remarkably Happy People | Inc.com

Despite how appealing turmoil, negativity, and pessimism can sometimes seem, being happy isn't just better for your emotional well-being--it also makes you more successful than those who are not.<p>Check out these 11 habits very happy people do every single day, and start incorporating them into your …

Happiness

How to spot a psychopath

We think of psychopaths as killers, alien, outside society. But, says the scientist who has spent his life studying them, you could have one for a colleague, a friend – or a spouse<p>There are a few things we take for granted in social interactions with people. We presume that we see the world in …

Psychology

12 Words and Phrases Intelligent People Never Say | Inc.com

Have you ever had a conversation and said something that you immediately regret?<p>It's happened to the best of us at one point or another, but that's not usually the norm for intelligent people who carefully select their words before saying them out loud.<p>Unfortunately, since there are so many of us …

Communication Skills

How to Make Cold Brew Coffee at Home

Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee Pitcher Packs make it easy<p>Cold Brew coffee is one of this year’s hottest drinks. And now we’ve made it easier than ever to …

Dessert

Black Women Were the Only Ones Who Tried to Save the World Tuesday Night

With dust settling on the biggest political upset in U.S. history, the hazy day after is an atom-bomb-drop mess of circular firing squads, blame …

Women of Color

4-Ingredient Chocolate Salted Caramels That Are Actually Healthy

Place the sunflower seeds, dates, and fine sea salt in a food processor. Blend until smooth for several minutes, until a thick dough forms.<p>Press the mixture firmly into an 8-by-8-inch pan. If the top is oily (from the sunflower seeds), gently blot it with a paper towel.<p>Place pan in the freezer for …

New study shows your face can reveal if you’re rich or poor

We already know that what we wear and what we own can give away where we stand on the social ladder. But apparently there are parts of our …

Psychology

13 things mentally strong people don't do

Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do.<p>In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," …

Self-help

6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional 'networking' event, a cocktail party or dinner, do us all a favor: lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making authentic …

George Mason University

Here's How Resilient People Avoid Taking Things Personally

Next time you're feeling hurt or angry, this is what to do.<p>"It's not personal. It's just business." How many times have you heard those words when you were smarting over a job you didn't get or a pitch that got rejected, or a professional setback or slight? And how often have you found them …

Self-help

Will connected cars cause more accidents?

With a deluge of apps coming to the car, it's time to start taking distracted driving as seriously as drunk driving<p>Morgan Webb, the gaming and tech personality, stood on a purple-lit stage between a Chevy Impala and a Corvette and raised her arms triumphantly. The candy-apple-red cars looked …

Kids are more anxious than they've ever been — and it's because of an all-too common parenting habit

Anxiety has become an epidemic, now eclipsing depression as the most common health disorder, particularly among younger people.<p>While several hypotheses exist which try to point blame for the increasingly common condition, Norwegian researchers have found that the overprotection of children may have …

Psychology

6 Grammatical Mistakes Smart People Are Making Publicly | Inc.com

I receive a daily digest in my email which calls out some of the most shared stories on the internet. Number seven on the list the other day--with hundreds of comments and thousands of shares and likes--was a story posted at <i>The Atlantic</i>, a reputable and well-read national media outlet. The story …

Language

McDonald's Just Did Something No Big Brand Should Ever Do (and Rivals Couldn't Stop Laughing) | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Everyone makes mistakes.<p>One trick of management, however, is to limit the kinds of mistakes some employees can make.<p>Yet still mistakes happen. Sometimes, big ones.<p>Who knows what really happened …

McDonald's

US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky.<p>Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia …

Military

Research Says Doing This 1 Thing for Your Kids Will Make Them More Creative Forever | Inc.com

Whatever you call it--creativity, innovation, or creative problem-solving--being able to test assumptions, see alternatives, and come up with unique solutions to life's challenges is a key to success, and perhaps even happiness.<p>But is creativity something you must be born with, or can it be …

Creativity

Donald Trump Jr. Just Shared The Weirdest Picture Of His Dad

Twitter users are gleefully poking fun at Donald Trump Jr. after he posted a bizarre image of his father as a superhero online.<p>President Donald Trump’s eldest son shared this fake Time magazine cover to Instagram on Friday night:<p>It showed a bearded Trump wearing a Superman-style costume with the …

Donald Trump

No, Your Incognito Browser Isn’t Actually Private. Here's How to Safely Surf the Internet

Because investing in your online privacy has never been more critical.<p>With data breaches like the Equifax hack becoming more common, investing in …

Information Systems

A microbiologist explains why he hasn't slept without this on his bed in 25 years

New York University microbiologist Philip Tierno hasn't slept a night in 25 years without something on his mattress that few people even think of buying.<p>It's a super-thin, largely invisible cover that slips over the mattress. And it protects him from what he calls a "zoologic park" of bacteria and …

Sleep

Body Language Experts Explain Prince Harry's Strange Pose With Melania Trump

A picture is worth a thousand words. But some onlookers apparently thought this one, of Prince Harry and Melania Trump at the Invictus Games in Toronto over the weekend, is worth 666.<p>Harry and the first lady posed for a series of photos together before sitting down for a chat. Trump stood with her …

Donald Trump

10 ways to improve your sleep and increase your productivity

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. …

Bill Gates

Here’s how to stop worrying so much

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

Mindfulness

This is the best way to overcome your fear of missing out

You hear about FOMO a lot these days. In fact, the word was added to the Oxford English Dictionary in 2013.<p>What does it really mean? A recent study …

Boy Bait To Banana Bread: 8 To-Die-For Breakfast Cakes

Cake for breakfast? Yes, please! From blueberry coffee cake (aka boy bait) to marbled chocolate banana bread, these recipes will motivate you to jump out of bed and start your day.<p>1. Blueberry Coffee Cake (aka Boy Bait)<p>The recipe for this old-fashioned blueberry coffee cake traces back to a 1954 …

Dessert

5 Traits of People With High Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

One of the biggest realizations I've had in my career is also one of the purest: the simple fact that people are drawn to likable people. It's human nature. People want to do business with people they like.<p>Yet when you look around, you'll notice that many people don't make it a priority to learn …

Emotional Intelligence