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How to be 10% happier: Meditate, says ABC's Harris

ABC newsman Dan Harris puts aside his skepticism and finds meditation a useful tool for keeping his mind on track.<p>As co-anchor of <i>Nightline</i> and weekend editions of <i>Good Morning America</i>, ABC newsman Dan Harris is proud to call himself a professional skeptic. Meditation was one of the things he used to …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

The mainstreaming of mindfulness meditation

<b>Why is mindfulness so popular?</b><br>It appeals to people seeking an antidote to life in work-obsessed, tech-saturated, frantically busy Western culture. …

Mindfulness

Behind the shot - Tiger Woods 2013

Masters 2014: Marker Jeff Knox shoots 70, outplays Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy was one shot off the pace on Saturday....of his marker's score.<p><b>More Masters: WATCH NOW | Leaderboard | Field | TV Schedule | Course Guide</b><p>…

Golf bucket list: 10 courses every golfer should play from Scotland to California

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you love golf and its history, the following list of courses will make you feel like a pro, even if you don't swing like one.<p>Golfers won't be surprised to see Scotland showing up in the list, but there are places across the United States and the rest of the United Kingdom, too.<p>I've …

Create a Culture of Engagement With These 7 Measures

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The most important thing for success is having a great and talented team. But it’s not enough to hire your team and leave them to their job -- if you want their best work, you have to continuously engage.<p>Figuring out how to do that …

Employee Engagement

Leadership Tips: 8 Easy Ways to Be an Extraordinary Boss | Inc.com

A few years ago, I interviewed several dozen highly successful CEOs. In the post "The 8 Core Beliefs of Extraordinary Bosses," I provided a summary of what I learned. That post, however, was missing something important: the implementation plan.<p>With that in mind, here's where you start:<p>1. Encourage …

Leadership

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

How Google Humanizes Technology In The Workplace And You Can, Too

Technology keeps us from interacting face-to-face more often, but Google is changing the way we adapt to this new era of communication.<p>The Internet turned 25-years-old a few weeks ago, a milepost that commemorates the day Tim Berners-Lee proposed the creation of a new kind of “information …

Employment

16 Leadership Quotes To Inspire You To Greatness

It’s perilously easy to find a leadership brand and stick to it, without considering how you can improve and expand your skills. But even the best leaders can learn a thing or two about how to inspire their team. Thankfully, some of our best and brightest leaders throughout history left behind some …

A Big Strategic Mistake Fast Growing Companies Make

<i>Disclosure: I own EBAY shares</i><p>Fast growing companies make a big strategic mistake — treating all customers alike — according to an article Hana Halaburda and Felix Oberholzer published in the April issue of the <i>Harvard Business Review</i>.<p>They rely heavily on “network effects,” the benefits associated …

Three ways Jeff Bezos keeps improving Amazon’s workforce

Jeff Bezos has some very well-defined opinions and strategies about management, including keeping teams small and being confrontational when needed. That doesn’t mean he’s not up for trying something new.<p>In his annual shareholder letter, Bezos outlined a few specific initiatives and techniques that …

Enterprise Tech