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The secrets of the ‘high-potential’ personality

Are there six traits that could really mark out your potential to achieve?<p>Are you curious, conscientious and competitive? Do you also have the more mysterious qualities of “high adjustment”, “ambiguity acceptance” and “risk approach”? If so, congratulations! According to new psychological research, …

Psychology

Artificial Intelligence Is Cracking Open the Vatican's Secret Archives

A new project untangles the handwritten texts in one of the world’s largest historical collections.<p>The Vatican Secret Archives is one of the grandest historical collections in the world. It’s also one of the most useless.<p>The grandeur is obvious. Located within the Vatican’s walls, next door to the …

Artificial Intelligence

16 Life Upgrades To Make In Your Career, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

In order to keep your career from getting too boring, you need to invest time in making some changes every once in a while. They don't even have to …

Richard Branson Says You Should Do 3 Things to Achieve More Happiness in 2018 | Inc.com

Every year, it is estimated that one in four people struggle with a mental health problem. In fact, according to <i>Psychology Today</i>, an estimated 15 million Americans a year struggle with depression.<p>One of my own family members has grappled with depression for decades, so I understand it firsthand. …

Happiness

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

It’s called the Ivy Lee Method.<p>When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the …

A Simple Way to Be More Assertive (Without Being Pushy)

In the workplace, we all run into conflict. Many of us would love to speak up and assert ourselves to correct it. And, in a perfect world, it would be easy. You could finally tell that colleague who keeps interrupting you exactly how you feel. You could give him a piece of your mind, releasing the …

7 Interview Questions That Cut to the Heart and Reveal Someone's True Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Organizations looking for an edge in hiring high performers with emotional intelligence should take note of a recent report called "Emotional Intelligence at Work," published by OfficeTeam, a leading staffing company.<p>The findings came from a survey they conducted with more than 600 HR managers and …

Employment

Cameron Herold: How To Make Your Meetings Insanely Productive

If you’re a typical manager, your day is full of meetings, and most of them probably suck. They suck because they go too long, because other meetings get pushed back or because you don’t understand why you’re even present.<p>Cameron Herold, the founder of COO Alliance, who is known as “the Business …

Time Management

A Time Management System That Really Works

A Time Management System That Really Works<p>Don't Just Track Your Time; Manage It!<p>Updated September 21, 2016<p>Many people mistake time tracking for time …

How to prepare your kids for jobs that don't exist yet

The founder of littleBits on turning kids into creators<p>When I was growing up, as far as I knew, there wasn’t data mining or user-experience design or front-end engineering—and now they’re some of the most coveted careers in the world. Today, we can’t just prepare students for certain types of …

Career Development

5 Secrets To Mastering Conflict

How you handle conflict determines the amount of trust, respect, and connection you have with others.<p>Conflict typically boils down to crucial conversations--moments when the stakes are high, emotions run strong and op­­­­­­­inions differ. And you cannot master crucial conversations without a high …

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14 Time Management Templates to Help You Get Organised

Time Management is the skill that unlocks all other skills. Plus, if you want to get ahead better, time management will help. If you want a better …

Time Management

8 Microsoft Word Hacks to Make You a Power User

These Microsoft Word tips make you a power user in no time.<p>Software comes and goes... I mean, just have a look at the explosion of options in the marketing tech space. We've gone from about 150 to over 4,000 martech options since 2011.<p>But truly great software has staying power.<p>The Microsoft Office …

Software

18 Tricks to Make Yourself a Microsoft Excel Master

The number of ways you can use Excel is countless, and so are the number of features packed inside Microsoft’s most popular number-crunching …

Psychology has identified three mindsets shared by people who actually follow through on their goals

I’ve never been an athletic or active person. My entire history of sports involved one season of track in high school and a brief flirtation with what I thought was a yoga studio but turned out to be more of a cult. But then, in my mid-30s, I had two children and gained 30 pounds. I was suffering …

Self-improvement

20 unprofessional work habits that make your boss and coworkers hate you

If you answered "yes," then sure, it could be that they're generally disagreeable people. Or it could be you.<p>You may not realize it, but you could be engaging in workplace habits that make you look unprofessional.<p>While many of these habits violate the basic rules of common decency and respect, …

9 Toxic Mental Habits That the Most Emotionally Intelligent People Avoid

To avoid being caught in the grips of negative and unproductive thinking, emotional intelligence is your antidote.<p>Whether you're running a business, leading a team, reconciling a friendship or trying to be the best spouse you can be, we are all prone to irrational thinking that can hurt our …

How To Import Evernote Content into OneNote

Evernote recently increased their prices to encourage more users to upgrade to their paid service packages and limited their free account, known as …

10 simple Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts worth remembering

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11 Need-To-Know Buzzwords You Still Haven't Googled

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With new technologies, new companies and new blood comes new terminology -- some of which can be confusing. We’ve all been there. I know that when I’m in a meeting and someone drops a phrase I’m not familiar with, all I can do is smile …

How To Love Your Spouse, Even When You're Angry

"Tim, why can't you ever get home on time? You know I need your help with the kids, especially today, when they've been sick and I've been home with them all day."<p>From the other room, Tim rolls his eyes and thinks, <i>I can't even get into the door before she starts into me. Doesn't she realize how</i> …

Camera+ 8 for iPhone adds slow shutter and ultra-low ISO features, action extension, more

The powerful Camera+ app for iPhone and Apple Watch has a big new release today that should further transform the iPhone into a highly capable camera. Camera+ 8 adds slow shutter speeds for as long as 30 seconds, which makes it possible to let the iPhone catch a single scene for longer than a …

5 TED Talks to Make You a Better Leader | Inc.com

Leadership. It's a simple concept -- but, not such an easy skill to master. In fact, being an effective and inspiring leader requires some serious thought, consideration, and (believe it or not) practice.<p>Luckily, there are plenty of people out there with tons of insights about what makes for a …

Leadership

When Your Boss Is Terrible at Leading Meetings

If you think that your boss is ineffective at leading meetings, you are not alone.<p>Few managers or supervisors have mastered the art of meetings and even fewer organizations have made it a priority. Add to that the fact that leaders are busy — and often don’t have the time to prepare adequately — …

6 awesome tips to use your camera phone for more than selfies

Whether you’re taking pictures with a DSLR or a smartphone, there are some basic rules you can follow to ensure you are taking awesome photos.<p>With today’s modern smartphone, you have a camera that is capable of taking incredibly sharp pictures, but you need to understand how to find the right …

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found they share 6 personality traits

Each person's path to wealth may be unique, but there are certain commonalities among the world's richest people.<p>After studying the lives of 177 self-made millionaires over the course of five years, author Thomas C. Corley found that they all shared six traits, which he reveals in his upcoming …

The 15 Crucial Steps Needed To Achieve Financial Independence

Just about everybody wants to become financially independent – so why do so few people get there?<p>One of the secrets to attaining financial independence is that it doesn’t usually “just happen”.<p>It starts with a detailed plan, and a willingness to commit to that plan.<p>To help you get going in the …

Personal Finance

The hidden psychology of failure

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Words of wisdom heralded throughout our upbringing, to be sure. But is there any scientific proof that successive failure is positive and propels innovation forwards?<p>Tom Pohlmann, head of strategy and value at Mu Sigma, a decision science and data …

Innovation