Michelle Miller

112 Added | 3 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Followers | @MichelleMil5000 | Keep up with Michelle Miller on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Michelle Miller”

Bear Grylls tells you how to make your marriage stronger

Committed to a future together? Then focus on the foundations of the partnership - listening, time and, yes, sex - and go on a guidance course<p>Of all …

Six maps that will make you rethink the world

We don’t often question the typical world map that hangs on the walls of classrooms — a patchwork of yellow, pink and green that separates the world into more than 200 nations. But Parag Khanna, a global strategist, says that this map is, essentially, obsolete.<p>Khanna is the author of the new book …

Globalization

The Hardest Part of Networking

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Leadership is a quality that you can teach yourself

Most people who are good at school follow a pretty straightforward strategy: study hard, get good grades, repeat. This basic approach to achievement stays the same from elementary school all the way through college.<p>But while school is strategically simple, business is among the most complex of …

Leadership

6 Ways to Convert Prospects into Clients with Emotional Intelligence

People may believe that decisions are based on logic only, but the brain doesn't work that way. Here's how to make your prospect's decision easy with emotionally intelligent marketing.<p>A few weeks ago I attended an event as a guest expert with my radio co-host Kevin Harrington, one of the original …

Emotional Intelligence

35 Outstanding Podcast Picks From Entrepreneurs Like You | Inc.com

I thought it would be fun to create a list of popular podcasts, but download numbers can be skewed so who's to say what's popular? With that in mind I reached out to my list of peers, clients, and social media connections and received a wonderful response. From marketing, to politics, to religion, …

Self-improvement

5 Leadership Authors You Must Follow in 2016 | Inc.com

A good leader is someone who creates solutions and supports the staff under them. A good leader is someone that listens. While some people are born with leadership qualities, others develop them while working their respective careers. Leaders are everywhere, and everyone can possess leadership …

Leadership

The world's 15 richest self-made women are worth $53 billion — more than the GDP of Iceland

With data from Wealth-X, a company that conducts research on the super wealthy, Business Insider has taken a look at the richest self-made women in the world. These women have built companies, pioneered new technologies, and made huge advances in their respective fields. They're worth a combined …

Real Estate

8 Glorious and Triumphant Novels of Scientific Discovery

By Leora Bernstein | Off the Shelf<p>Your dusty old high school biology textbook might have been dull beyond redemption, but a glorious novel of scientific discovery is a different species altogether. These eight novels--seven of which were written by women--celebrate the globetrotting scientists and …

Books

Brit + Co

How Buying Little Luxuries Now Can Save You Money in the Long RunMegan Parry · 19 hours ago How to Accessorize With Every Length of NecklaceLindsey Graham-Jones · 22 hours ago 6 Tips for Contouring With Self TannerBeth Wischnia · 3 days ago

Money

10 Books Our Editors Won’t Shut Up About

Because we’re all book nerds at heart<p>Though we're all pretty much self-proclaimed book nerds around these parts, sitting down to read a novel after spending ten or twelve hours editing and writing articles isn't always our go-to. After all, there's only so much our eyeballs can take before they …

Books

Make a Plan: How to Outline Your Ideas with 20 Powerful Tools

It doesn't matter how many ideas you have if you can't connect them. To turn those scattered concepts into a finished product, you're going to need a …

Apps

The One Secret to Being a Good Leader | Inc.com

There's a thousand different ways to become a leader but there's only a few ways to become a great leader.<p>If you ask any leader of a team, organization or company, he or she will tell you how to be a great leader requires a mix of nature and nurture. You have to start off with some basic leadership …

Winston Churchill

For Entry Level Employees, You Need to Step Up Your Training Game | Inc.com

Graduation season is upon us and across the country colleges and universities are loosing an army of fresh-faced potential new employees on the world of work. Among these eager new potential employees are the future superstars of many organizations.<p>But what they're finding when they get their first …

Employment

6 Signs You're A Truly Genuine Person

We can all agree that being fake is a negative thing -- no one wants to feel like they're being played by someone who is just acting, nor does anyone want to be known as someone who doesn’t live true to themselves. But what makes a person <i>truly</i> genuine?<p>Millennials in particular, who have matured in …

8 Simple Ways To Get Unstuck By Venturing Outside Of Your Comfort Zone

I was broke and tired everyday. I was “stuck” at my job and I couldn’t get up in the morning. I’d set my alarm two hours before I had to get up and …

How to Be a Leader, Not a Manager | Inc.com

Let's get something straight: Manager and leader are <i>not</i> synonymous terms.<p>Manage implies maintaining the status quo. It's a manager's job to ensure that things go as planned and that the team meets expectations. Leading, on the other hand, has an inherent forward progression. Leaders encourage …

Employment

2 business school professors explain how you can become a more authentic leader

It's one thing to gain mastery of a particular function or skillset; it's quite another to take responsibility for, and earn the respect of, employees from different backgrounds, functions, and cultures.<p>For many leaders, this transition is marked by a period of self-doubt.<p>The newly appointed ask …

Leadership

The future of the Spanish language is looking a lot more like English

More than 150 academics, novelists, poets, scientists and other experts of language have descended on San Juan, Puerto Rico, this week to debate the future of Spanish — and whether words such as "selfie" will be admitted into the prestigious Diccionario de la Real Academia (Dictionary of the Royal …

Conflict Strategies for Nice People

Do you value friendly relations with your colleagues? Are you proud of being a nice person who would never pick a fight? Unfortunately, you might be just as responsible for group dysfunction as your more combative team members. That’s because it’s a problem when you shy away from open, healthy …

Women in commercial real estate battle in boys' club

After 30 years helping companies find and develop their perfect workspaces, Lisa Davidson is still an anomaly. As a tenant representative for commercial real estate firm Savills Studley, Davidson is one of a few women in a mostly boys club.<p>As executive managing director in the firm's Chicago …

Real Estate

12 Brilliant Female Mathematicians You Should Know

Happy Pi Day! Every March 14th (3.14), America celebrates the mathematical constant π (pi). Why we need to celebrate this, I don't know. But it is a …

15 Dos and Don'ts for Women Traveling Alone

In any conversation about women traveling solo, you hear the word "safety" a lot. When I think about traveling alone, though, the first word that jumps to mind is "freedom." When I land in a foreign country and venture out on my own, I needn't make compromises with travel companions. My plans won't …

Time I

Women should avoid these 3 financial mistakes

Part of this financial gender divide can be blamed on factors beyond females' control. For instance, women typically live longer than men and more often end up as the primary caregivers for their children, elderly parents and spouses.<p>But certain common behaviors that can derail a woman's finances …

Retirement

Stem Toys Made For Girls Are The Hot New Trend

The shortage of women in computer science and tech has been a topic of heated discussion and much teeth-gnashing. . Given that STEM (science, tech, …

Kids

The First Language You Learn Changes How You Hear All Other Languages After

An MRI experiment shows that the language you hear as a baby makes a permanent imprint on your brain.<p>The first language you learn as a baby “locks in” certain patterns in your brain and affects how you will learn other languages in future. Even if you forget that first language, it will continue to …

Language Learning

15 Essential Tools to Better Manage Social Media

<i>This post has been expanded from a previous post on 10 Essential Social Media Tools for Social Media Managers.</i>Today, social media has evolved well …

Marketing

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Online Education

If you want to be more successful, stop networking

The biggest reason why connecting with people benefits you is simple: It allows you to extend your reach further, which in turn allows your ideas to make a much bigger impact.<p>The result is that you achieve your goals a lot faster with a few key friends to help you out than if it is just you, …

Success

3 Tax Deductions That Could Lead to an Audit

These write-offs raise the biggest red flags.<p>Getting audited is many taxpayers’ worst nightmare, but that shouldn’t stop you from taking advantage of …

Personal Finance