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When It Comes To Success In Business, EQ Eats IQ For Breakfast

When I was younger, I bought into the fallacy that the “smartest” person always won. I pushed myself to achieve the highest scores, earn the most recognition, and excel in every field.<p>I worked as hard as I could, but I almost always fell short of my goals.<p>Growing up, I often found myself surrounded …

Self-improvement

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

7 Books to Read if You’re a First-time Boss

<b>Email your money conundrums, from the technical to the psychological, to</b> <b>mytwocents@nymag.com</b><p><i>The first time I agreed to manage someone, I thought,</i> She …

Sheryl Sandberg

According to Harvard, This 1 Leadership Trait Separates Exceptional Leaders From the Rest

Better team collaboration, stronger employee commitment, and lower staff turnover are possible, if you can lead with compassion.<p>When researchers Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter looked at the factors that separated exceptional leaders from the pack, one trait stood out above the rest: …

Leadership

5 Different Types of Leadership Styles | Brian Tracy

Management tutorial: Pick the right management style | lynda.com

Interview Question: What is your Management Style? From our How To Land Management Jobs series

What is Your Leadership Style? - Leadership & Management Training

What's Your Management Style?

Will You Lose Weight? Take A Look At Your Poop

Even if you feel lonely while trying to lose weight, you know in your gut you are never alone. And depending on what’s in your gut, you may or may not have some help when you are dieting, according to a study just published in the <i>International Journal of Obesity</i>.<p>As you may know, your intestines are …

Holistic Medicine

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan as a way to live longer and better.<p>While …

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

This 5-Second Steve Jobs Strategy Is a Master Class in Leadership

One of the simplest and most powerful things you can do as a leader takes almost no time at all.<p>I have a confession. I'm a pain in the ass (arse, for my colleagues speaking proper English) to work with. I thrive on impossible challenges and expect those I work with to do the same. Growing up, my …

Leadership

The One Change That Might Save The Dying Performance Review

Just measuring performance only gets you so far. Here’s how to track whether everyone behaves in ways that match your values.<p>Organizations and managers expend enormous amounts of time and effort tracking employees’ processes and results. Plenty are no longer seeing the payoff, with many …

Employment

Want Your Best Employees to Never Leave You? Give Them the 7 Things They Need the Most

This is what every human being on the planet desires to experience in life. It's no different in the workplace.<p>In the quest to crack the code on employee engagement, companies spend hundreds of thousands of dollars each year on wasted efforts to "develop their leaders."<p>Since leadership development …

Employee Engagement

How to REALLY do a Kettlebell Swing

A Step-by-Step Guide to KB Swing Mastery<p>The kettlebell swing is a hip hinge movement. The problem is, when strength coaches and fitness buffs talk …

3 Things All Great Leaders Know

Use uncertainty as a tool!<p><i>This article is the third of a 3-part series where I explore scale, transparency and uncertainty. These are 3 key determinants necessary to achieve a mindset that allows for more innovative flow.</i><p>How comfortable are you with ambiguous environments? If you are like most of …

Management

Tip: How to Activate Your Pecs for Better Gains

Do this superset before heavy bench presses to safely lift heavier weight.<p>Activate the Pecs and Stretch Them<p>Prior to bench pressing you need to …

A 20-Minute Cardio Workout That’s Way Better Than the Treadmill

There’s no need to suffer through a snoozefest of miles on the dreadmill treadmill just because you think that’s the easiest way to do cardio. News …

17 Things That Freak Out Your Employees (If You're Doing Any of Them, Stop)

Leadership isn't only about charisma. It's about being rock-solid steady.<p>Once you hit the leadership ranks, all eyes are on you. That's because for your employees, they use you as a barometer of how things are going. They look to you for clues on the stability of their employment.<p>For that reason, …

Team Building

This 9-Minute Workout Burns Fat and Rocks Your Core

Chisel your entire upper body in a hurry<p><b>Trainer:</b> Jeremy Scott, a trainer and fitness model in METASHRED EXTREME, the newest at-home workout program from <i>Men’s Health.</i><p><b>Benefit:</b> You’ll burn fat and improve your cardiovascular endurance, while also challenging your core, chest, and arms.<p><b>Directions:</b> …

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy

Music has long been tied to deep emotion in all living beings--including happiness.<p>For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that …

Brain Imaging

We Tested Dozens Of Workout Headphones. Here Are the 8 Best

A seemingly impossible quest to find earbuds that don’t fall out or stop working when you sweat<p>Men’s Health <i>may earn commissions on products that are independently selected by our editorial team.</i><p>You don’t need research to tell you that music makes your workout better.<p>Still, there’s tons of it out …

Everything You Need to Build the Perfect Apartment Gym

Gyms are big business, pulling in around $22 billion annually as an industry. It helps that the average membership runs $58 per month, and that figure skyrockets if you live in a city. Brooklynites, for example, pay about $135 a month to hit the gym, while people who live in Austin pay $88. Here’s …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

Dyson Commits $1.4 Billion for Battery Development

As electric-car maker Tesla beefs up its batteries and spins up a giant battery factory, a shadowy horse is moving up from behind. British vacuum …

The Brown Sugar Balsamic-Glazed Pork Loin that Pinterest Loved

There's a game of telephone woven into almost every recipe: They're passed along—horizontally, from friend to friend, or vertically, from generation to generation—and inevitably, the recipe transforms, based on preferences or whatever the maker happens to have in the pantry or how legible the …