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13 Ways to Successfully Move Through Difficult Transitions

If you are having a hard time going through a transition, here are 13 ways to cool down the process and allow you to move on with less drama and more success.<p>I compiled this list throughout the years, after going through many difficult life-changing transitions myself -- moving to another country …

Self-help

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we've found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to …

Emotional Intelligence

5 New Rules of Super Strengt

Vito takes off toward a staircase leading to the second floor of the Winningfactor Sports Sciences training center, Schaeffer's gym in a converted farmhouse in rural Pennsylvania.<p>He's in for another two minutes of grueling work. Next up: a five-move medicine-ball circuit done without rest. …

3 surprising things that devour your data plan

It's OK to admit that picking a cellular plan makes you nervous. There are a lot of angles to consider, and you don't want to get it wrong.<p>Pick a plan that's too small and you'll go over your limit and rack up unwanted charges – or run into speed throttling on an unlimited plan. Go too large and …

9 Sensational Traits of Highly Promotable Employees | Inc.com

One of the most common questions employees ask is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>It makes sense: Often employees assume there is a key initiative, a specific action, a high-visibility project, or a critical role they should take on...and if they do, a promotion is just about guaranteed.<p>Maybe that …

Employment

The Only Way to Improve Your Situation is to Improve Yourself

Self-improvement is multifaceted. To improve yourself, you must consider every aspect of the word self. This means improving your mind, your body, …

Self-improvement

26 Ways to Feed Your Body for Results

Instead, whatever your goal—packing on muscle, going the distance, or losing that gut—you have to think long-term. “Sports nutrition is all about many factors adding up over time.” In other words, think marathon, not sprint.<p>So even though there’s nothing that will make you an instant athlete (or …

The Best Barbell Only Shoulder Workout

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7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

How to Use Meditation to Dominate Negativity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’m sure there have been at least a few times in your life when a negative response has made matters worse.<p>Let’s say you’re working on a complicated …

Change Your Beliefs About Yourself to Form Better Habits

Identity-based habits can be powerful things. Essentially, the beliefs you have about yourself can drive your long-term behavior. And by focusing on …

15 Tactics That Will Double Your Productivity In No Time | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to learn how to double your productivity right away? This is going to be the right place, so stay with me and learn these 15 tactics that will …

Coach, I Can't Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There

Pull ups are a basic movement in CrossFit, yet in and of themselves they are an intermediate gymnastic movement. Starting out pulling your bodyweight …

The Seven Habits of Highly Successful CrossFit Athletes

<b>Last year, Patrick McCarty shared his journey to the CrossFit Games in his athlete journals.</b> This year, he's on his way to the Games again.<p>So what …

Self-improvement

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking

How To Create Goals With Soul & Make Your Ambition Work For You

What if you all you really want is just to feel good? (Hint: that's what ambition and goal-chasing gets right down to.)<p>The term “goal" has many …

5 Essential Life Lessons

Everyday experiences come with many lessons to be learned. No matter who you are or where you are from, there are things we will all go through. Here are five fundamentals that life teaches all of us.<p><b>1. Everything is energy.</b><p>Everyone knows the feeling of entering a room where people are at odds with …

Spirituality

Self-Conscious

Self-Conscious

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Transform Training: Harness the New Tools for Training to Develop the Best Talent

Over the next five years, how you train and educate your staff won’t just change; it’ll transform. What’s the difference? Changing means continuing …

2 Quick Exercises That Will Boost Your Confidence | Inc.com

A big client meeting. An investor pitch. A keynote address. In any of these situations, an extra shot of confidence can go a long way.<p>Turns out, it's easier to get that little boost than you might think. In a video recently posted by Stanford's Graduate School of Business, Deborah Gruenfeld, a …

Business School

To Create Change, Leadership Is More Important Than Authority

Aspiring junior executives dream of climbing the ladder to gain more authority. Then they can make things happen and create the change that they believe in. Senior executives, on the other hand, are often frustrated by how little power they actually have.<p>The problem is that, while authority can …

Navigating the Cultural Minefield

When Aaron arrived in Moscow to take charge of the manufacturing plant his Israeli-owned company had just purchased, he expected to settle in quickly. Although he’d grown up in Tel Aviv, his parents were Russian-born, so he knew the culture and spoke the language well. He’d been highly successful …

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. …