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Asking Yourself This 1 Question Will Instantly Reveal Whether You're a Good Leader

The answer to the question is what will separate exceptional leaders from mere bosses.<p>Ever worked for a leader who left an imprint on your life? The type that took you under his or her wing, coached and mentored you, removed obstacles from your path, and was always available for you?<p>That person may …

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: …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Want to Fall in Love With Your Partner Again? Science Says to Ask Them These 36 Questions

Love is more than a feeling; it's a choice.<p>Relationships are hard. They can bring out the best in us, yes, but also the worst. They test the very essence of our beings: our capacity for forgiveness; our ability to trust (both ourselves and another); the true extent of our self-love; the strength of …

Relationships

13 Successful People on the Books That Changed Their Lives

Get these on your shelf now.<p>Need a book recommendation for a young, out-of-work, or fledgling wild-card on your Christmas list? Or some words of …

Mentally Strong Kids Have Parents Who Refuse to Do These 13 Things

Give up the bad habits that rob kids of mental strength.<p>Raising a mentally strong kid doesn't mean he won't cry when he's sad or that he won't fail sometimes. Mental strength doesn't make you immune to hardship and it's not about suppressing your emotions.<p>In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental …

5 Strategies That Will Make You a Better Learner

Almost every achievement is won through thoughtful long-term strategy and consistent, competent execution.<p><i>What tactics do you use to learn and retain new material? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

9 Signs You Are Genuinely Confident, Without Seeming Cocky at All

The best confidence is quiet confidence. Here's how to know if you have real confidence -- and if not, how you can develop it.<p>Like most people's, my confidence level ebbs and flows. I'm what I call situationally confident. Depending on the setting, sometimes I'm extremely assured. Other times I'm …

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

These 10 powerful mantras will give you a push when life is tough

Life can be hard sometimes. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, we all encounter tough times.<p>During times when life is tough, you may …

Can you solve the chess problem which holds key to human consciousness?

It might look like a simple chess problem, but this puzzle could finally help scientists uncover what makes the human mind so unique, and why it may never be matched by a computer.<p>75 years after Bletchley Park sought codebreakers in the Second World War by placing a crossword in The Telegraph, …

Artificial Intelligence

10 Things Confident People Don’t Do

As usual, Yoda was right—and science backs him up.<p>In “The Empire Strikes Back,” when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an X-wing fighter from a swamp. Luke mutters, “I don’t believe it.” Yoda replies, “That is why you fail.”<p>As usual, Yoda was …

Self-improvement

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

<b>Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.</b><p><b>Article featured: Inc., Time, Observer, Business.com, Life Hacker, &</b> …

9 Ways to Train Your Brain to Be a Better Leader

If there's one thing I've learned, it's that achieving success requires the right mindset.<p>Admittedly, it took me years to realize that success is achieved not over long periods of time, but instantaneously in life's brief, honest moments.<p>I can remember each instance when a thought or belief …

How to hack your memory and remember almost anything

When Dr. Julia Shaw talks about hacking memory - she’s not talking about stealing our information. In fact, the scientist, psychologist and senior …

What 17 successful people wish they'd known about money in their 20s

We asked a handful of self-made millionaires and billionaires, CEOs and entrepreneurs, and best-selling authors what they wish they'd known about money from the get-go.<p>Here's what they had to say:

Success

5 Ways to Inspire Creativity and Build Strong Character in Your Children, According to a Top Psychologist

Conformity is dangerous. Here's how to teach children to think for themselves.<p>Whether it's doing things because "they've always been done that way" or because "everyone else is doing it," conformity can be very dangerous.<p>My wife and I work hard to instill the right values in our two small children. …

Surgical strikes: Bodies taken away on trucks, loud explosions, eyewitnesses give graphic details

From classified intelligence documents accessed by The Indian Express, it appears the assault caught the Lashkar and other jihadist groups by …

4 Secret Body Language Signs to Tell If Someone Is Lying

Joshua Uebergang<p>Read full profile<p>It is completely possible to reduce the likelihood of being manipulated by others. There are slight hints within our …

Mindfulness

Home Automation Products Making Everyday Life Simpler Safer and More Comfortable

The Industrial Revolution, recognised as a major landmark in the evolution of human civilisation, can be attributed to just one phenomenon – …

Home Automation

How to Hack Your Hormones So You Can Sleep Better, Gain Muscle, and Have More Sex

Science says you can control your chemistry. Here’s how<p>Think of your body as a Fortune 500 company. There are layers of management, countless systems that must work together seamlessly, and tons of goals that occasionally conflict.<p>In other words, it’s complicated. Thankfully, you don’t have to …

How to Free Yourself From Your Brain

On many fronts people feel the urge to change their lives -- so why don't they succeed? We live in therapeutic times. Advice surrounds us about achieving success. Yet when we set our minds to do something seemingly simple -- losing weight, giving up a bad habit, acting nicer to people, and so on -- …

Consciousness

10 Psychological Traits That Make a Great Salesperson

Psychologists and salesmen have more in common than you think.<p>People often compare athletes to salespeople. Their competitiveness, work ethic, and drive to succeed correlate strongly, which is why you often see a sales floor comprised of a majority of athletes.<p>While it is rarely spoken about, the …

Psychology

8 Ways Smart People Use Failure To Their Advantage

One of the biggest roadblocks to success is the fear of failure. Fear of failure is worse than failure itself because it condemns you to a life of unrealized potential.<p>A successful response to failure is all in your approach. In a study recently published in the <i>Journal of Experimental Social</i> …

Self-improvement

14 of the biggest misconceptions 20-somethings have about success

In fact, the goals you set for yourself when you were 20 are likely to be completely different from the ones you are hoping to achieve at age 30. And you very well could find the path you expected to lead you to success is nothing like the one you've taken.<p>Here are 14 misconceptions people in their …

How Working Out Keeps Your Brain Literally 10 Years Younger

Researchers compared the minds of people who exercise to those who don’t. Here’s what happened<p>Working out keeps your brain young, suggests a new study from Columbia University and the University of Miami.<p>Researchers asked people over age 40 about their exercise habits and tested their cognitive …

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence

Give your brain a daily workout to sharpen your focus and become more intelligent.<p>You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and …

Entrepreneurs on How They Handle Stress to Stay Focused on Success

In this second column of a series, five more entrepreneurs chime in on how they manage daily stress and what they think is the biggest misconception about entrepreneurship.<p>Ah, that emotional roller-coaster that is entrepreneurship--when you ask the question on "how do you manage it"- even the …