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Why People Lose Motivation — and What Managers Can Do to Help

At some point, every leader has dealt with a person — or, worse, a group of people — who has lost motivation. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? As much as we’ve been there ourselves, sometimes it’s hard to sympathize with others who are disengaged from work and unproductive as a result. Sometimes, we …

What sugar does to your brain

To tell the story of what sugar does to your brain, you have to start with the thought that triggers your need for a hit of sweetness.<p>It often …

I've found the key to being more productive and successful comes down to 3 hours of my day

When I feel overwhelmed with everything I need to get done, I remind myself of the power of three uninterrupted hours.<p>I am always less stressed when I have time alone to work and think  —  and I have learned that three focused hours drastically improves my mood.<p>This is true whether it is hundreds …

Time Management

The best ways to lose weight and keep it off, according to science

In a country that eats dessert for breakfast, sustained weight loss can feel like an uphill battle.<p>Aside from avoiding obvious minefields like stacks of syrup-drenched pancakes and huge muffins, there are several practical guidelines to follow if you're looking to slim down. These tips can be …

Nutrition

The dark reasons so many rich people are miserable human beings

It’s no picnic having a massive bank balance<p>Mo money, mo problems.<p>New research shows the richer we get, the less happy we become. A study, published …

How Personalized Learning Transformed My Classroom and My Students

My students are not expected to disappear into the cultural melting pot the way I was.<p>When I was a student, as the child of Mexican immigrants, I …

10 Lessons You Need to Learn If You Want a Truly Successful Career

Work on things that matter.<p><i>What are the biggest lessons you have learned in the corporate world? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Chris Cocks, President at Wizards of the Coast, on</b> …

Seven Revolutionary Leadership Ideas That Will Change The Way You Run Your Organization

We live in an age when leadership advice is dispensed frequently and liberally. It can be really difficult to find any new thinking. That’s why I was excited to read <i>Dear CEO</i>, a collection of letters to a fictional CEO from some of the most respected business thinkers from across the globe. …

Leadership

8 Ways to Discipline Your Child Without Spanking

Spanking is one of the most widely debated parenting topics. While most pediatricians and parenting experts don't recommend spanking, the vast …

Parenting

The message behind this blogger's bikini photo will give you the chills

“That is the beauty of a new day, every day."<p>Body-positive blogger Sarah Sapora, who writes about her wellness journey on Sarah Plus Life, has racked up more than 150,000 followers on Instagram by posting motivational messages about self-love and personal growth. And she kept that inspirational …

The 9 Biggest Discipline Mistakes Parents Make and How to Fix Them

To err is human, and making discipline mistakes is a part of being a parent. Your child misbehaves and you find yourself losing your cool, yelling, …

How to lose weight fast: 8 ways to drop 2 kg in one week

How to lose weight fast: 8 ways to drop 2 kg in one week<p>How to lose weight is a quest several brave men and women venture onto. But few end up …

5 Rare Habits of Managers Everyone Would Die to Work For

It all starts with their ability to listen actively to your needs.<p>Does the thought of working for the boss from hell frighten you? Perhaps you've already met that dismal fate and are considering a change. Or maybe you <i>made</i> the change and have sworn off bad bosses forever.<p>Good move. Now where do you …

6 Gmail tips, tricks, and hacks to help you master your email

Have you ever accidentally sent a damning email to someone that you <i>intended</i> to save for the rest of time as a draft? Or made a friend audibly gasp at …

How to Start Over Today In Any Area of Your Life

Wouldn’t it be nice to start fresh? Get a clean slate or a second chance? It’s natural to think about fresh starts at the beginning of a new year, …

Good Mentors Help You Work Through Strong Emotions

When I was 25, during my annual review my (male) boss confirmed lots of positive things, such as how I exceeded my $26 million goal in sales. But he ended the meeting with his one big negative: “You need to smile more.” I was stunned. He explained that all the senior executives perceived my lack of …

7 Habits That Will Help You Lead a More Successful and Productive Life

Your habits empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>Regardless what path in life you’re on, your habits will dictate your success. They can empower you to achieve your goals just as easily as they can derail you. That said it’s …

Time Management

New Research Says You Will Need This 1 Rare Management Skill to Be Successful

As the new poster boy for "Managing Compassionately," LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has just raised the bar for leaders everywhere.<p>Conventional management thinking demands that standard work traits that drive results -- things like persistence, sacrifice, grit, resilience -- are what most bottom-line …

It’s time to talk about facials – the kind that involve semen

<b>The first time a man came on my face, I assumed he’d missed.</b><p>‘It’s fine!’ I said blithely, as I rubbed my face on his sheets. ‘Don’t worry about it! …

Skin Care

Who Knew Positive Affirmations Could Be So Powerful? 6 Women Share Theirs

International Women's Day is all about celebrating—and empowering—women all over the world. But we didn't think it was necessary to wait until March …

What happened when I put myself first in every situation

I took a 30-day challenge to say “yes” to myself.<p>The green icon flashed across the iPhone screen, knocking my attention down at the glowing notification. Reading the text that promised cheap drinks and a lot of dancing, my mind shot myself the sternest thought: You really don’t want to go out. You …

25 Most Unhealthy Foods You Should Avoid

1. White ChocolateChocolate, when consumed in moderation, is actually quite good for us. Rich in anti-oxidants, dark chocolate is considered to be …

These 6 Companies Have Some of the Best Possible Employee Benefits (Yes, They're That Good)

Unlimited vacation, remote working environment, and dog-friendly offices -- need I say more?<p>Many people overlook the importance of a company's benefits when searching for a new job. It's easy to focus on the salary and title, but job seekers should remember that benefits make up about 30% of …

We Need to Talk About What Happens When You Get Your Period in Space

It's an important discussion.<p>Since NASA's early days, periods in space have been a strange and mysterious topic for engineers.<p>Countless things go …

3 Ways a 35-Hour Workweek Made Me a Better CEO

Building a business on a shorter workweek made me a better leader.<p>Sixteen months ago, I announced to my staff we were going to give a 35-hour workweek a trial run. For 90 days, we'd see if working seven hours per day (without a reduction in pay) had positive outcomes. I told the team I would not do …

16 Google Sheets Templates for Almost Every Classroom

Flippity is a great service that provides easy-to-follow Google Sheets templates. Recently, Flippity added a new template that you can use to build …

If Your Goal Is to Lose Belly Fat, This Is the Routine You Should Be Doing

You've been working out, eating healthy, and losing weight, but you're still not seeing progress in your midsection. What gives? If you can't seem to …

The 8-Step Process That Helped Me Break A Bad Habit — For Good

We all have habits we’d probably be better off without. Whether you bite your nails, smoke cigarettes, or want to improve your eating habits, it can …

Why Do People Really Quit Their Jobs? Here's the Entire Reason, Summed Up in 5 Words

Wharton professor Adam Grant says that when people find this at work, it will not only improve their happiness, it will boost their and your company's productivity.<p>In the quest to crack the code on keeping employees happy and motivated, corporations the world over spend a chunk of wasted money on …

In experiments, researchers figured out what men and women really want in a mate

By Katherine L. Milkman<p>What do women want? And for that matter, what do men want? These are age-old questions, and they are particularly top of mind on Valentine’s Day when we celebrate romance. It turns out that behavioral science has some answers to offer based on careful empirical research, and …

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