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How to Make Your Body Speak the Language of Success

Research shows that 60 to 90 percent of our communication with others is nonverbal, which means the body language we use is extremely important.<p>In addition, it's especially important to make a good first impression. Why? Because within the first few minutes of meeting someone, we are already making …

Public Speaking

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement

Essential Skills for Landscape Photography

When you first get started in photography, at the bare minimum, you need three pieces of equipment: a camera, a normal zoom lens (24-70mm), and a …

Authoring your life as an entrepreneur

At Stanford University, the most popular course this year apparently isn’t on computer science or engineering. It’s an unconventional offering called Designing Your Life. Juniors and seniors — including many of tomorrow’s brightest entrepreneurs — spend two academic quarters integrating career and …

8 science-backed mind tricks to beat procrastination and do that thing you've been putting off right now

But the thing about getting things done? It's hard — especially when whatever you're supposed to be doing is daunting, unpleasant, or particularly high stakes.<p>And as we've written before, there are powerful reasons you might be having trouble getting started. But the bills must be paid, the work …

Procrastination

Either Oil Soars Back To $88, Or Energy Stocks Have To Tumble By Over 40%

Several days ago we showed something remarkable: "current forward 12-month P/E ratio for the Energy sector is now well above the three most recent …

How to build a reputation as an expert

<b>Dear Annie:</b> I’m working on an MBA in finance and, as part of a class project, I came up with a new way of valuing companies for IPOs or acquisitions, …

More people are renting instead of buying homes

The majority of American households still own their homes, a fact that will remain true as far into the future as demographers and economists can see. But the balance of homeowners and renters has been shifting in the U.S. in ways that have already altered the demographics of renting, the …

10 Essential Pieces of Gear you Need for Landscape Photography

If you are interested in going out and getting some high quality landscape photographs, here’s a comprehensive list of items you will either want to …

Landscape Photography

20 misused English words that make smart people look silly

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with. If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because we’re cautious with words we’re unsure of and, thus, they don’t create much of an …

Language

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

Why you should care that Robert Prechter is warning of a ‘sharp collapse’ in stocks

Who is Robert Prechter, and why should investors care that he is warning them to be on high alert for a potential collapse in the stock market?<p>The …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

Journalism

Become a Stronger Leader by Asking Yourself These Three Questions

A good leader knows how to communicate, and more importantly, a good leader knows how to address communication issues. These three simple questions …

'Saturday Night Live': All 141 Cast Members Ranked

Let's break it down. The entire cast of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, all 40 years of it, ranked from top to bottom. Insanely ambitious? You bet. Absurdly …

Comedy

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Leadership Stories of 2014

Everyone has a unique management style, but this year, our writers and contributors found that the most effective leaders have an ability to discover unexpected opportunities, share ideas in a way that gets other people excited and surround themselves with smart, passionate people.<p>Here are</i> …

27 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Eckhart Tolle

By: Luminita, PurposeFairy<p>I love Eckhart Tolle. I remember reading his book,<b>The Power of Now</b> in 2010 and from that moment on, whenever I feel that my …

5 Best Orientel Men's Cologne & Fragrances

Warm. Opulent. Sensual. Oriental fragrances are exotic and mysterious, designed for the man with confidence and a thirst for adventure. With woody …

The Role of Management at Possible

At Possible our managers are innovators that inspire team members to create remarkable results. Read more about the role of management at Possible and the systems we use to create efficient, effective work.

Innovation

The 10 Timeless Productivity Hacks

Here are the 10 timeless work habits or productivity hacks that will make you more productive today.

Productivity

The 2014 Long-Term Budget Outlook in 26 Slides

This slide deck provides a quick overview of CBO’s report The 2014 Long-Term Budget Outlook.

Embrace What You Don't Know

One thing we’ve learned at Buffer is that being open to not knowing things seems to be the best way to learn quickly and teach others at the same time. So many of our biggest hits on the blog have come from saying, “We don’t know the answer. Let’s find out!”<p>On many matters, we haven’t any authority.<p>…

10 Tips For Designing Effective Visual Communication

When designing visual content, it's sometimes tempting to just get it out the door, but it's important to remember the basics of good design. These 10 tips for designing effective visual communication will help ensure your visual content is beautiful and engaging.

Infographics

Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart

It’s no secret that the world’s population is on the move, but it’s rare to get a glimpse of where that flow is happening. In a study released in Science, a team of geographers used data snapshots to create a broad analysis of global migrations over 20 years.<p>The study was conducted by three …

European Union

Show Students an After Photo: A Glimpse into their Future (if they work hard)

This slide presentation explains how when professors give students examples of industry leaders who possess amazing work ethic, drive, determination, craftsmanship, and skill along with hard work, the student can achieve great things. I focused on designers and hand lettering artists who have …

Design for What Matters With Content Strategy

Designing for the web can be exhausting. Between arguing over which department gets to be on the homepage and explaining why a 47-page PDF won't work online, it's amazing we ever get anything designed at all. But it doesn't have to be that way.<p>By learning more about content—and how to talk about …

Content Strategy

Why People Procrastinate and How to Stop Doing It

We all procrastinate from time to time. The recent studies show that the habit of procrastination is becoming more widely spread in our time and productivity obsessed culture. The very culture that praises productivity and time management, very often is the source of stress and can be the culprit …

Time Management