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Facebook's go-to management manual says you can identify a great boss by who they spend their time with

You're a manager who oversees seven employees: two are underperforming, one is your star, and the rest deliver what they're supposed to but not much more.<p>How much time do you spend with each? Common sense would suggest you spend most of your time with the struggling employees to get them back on …

10 Worst Things You Can Say to a Highly Sensitive Person | The Exhausted Woman

Highly sensitive people (HSP) are so aware of their surroundings that even the slightest change in mood, tone, or temperature is noted. They have a …

Emotional Intelligence

3 Betrayals That Ruin Relationships (That Aren’t Infidelity)

Infidelity is the betrayal our society focuses on, but it is actually the subtle, unnoticed betrayals that truly ruin relationships. When partners do …

13 job-interview questions that can measure someone's emotional intelligence

"Emotional intelligence is the key to being really successful," he told Business Insider.<p>Perhaps that's why more and more companies are asking interview questions that are designed to measure a candidate's emotional intelligence— which is the ability to perceive, control, and evaluate emotions<p>Phil …

The Power of a Weekly Marriage Meeting | The Art of Manliness

The institution of marriage arguably carries a heavier weight of pressures and expectations in the present age than it has in any time previous. …

Productivity

How to master essential life skills

Matthew Peyton/Comedy Central/"Broad City"<p>If you haven't mastered some of the most essential life skills already, it may be time to take a different approach.<p>Whether you're looking to listen better or negotiate for a raise, here are 13 surprising ways you can master some essential life skills.<p>View …

4 signs you're working for a toxic boss

<b>Related: How Successful People Overcome Toxic Bosses</b><p>A bad manager can be so detrimental to an office that he or she actually affects employee retention. In Gallup's 2015 State of the American Manager report, one out of two professionals said they had quit a job to "get away" from their boss at some …

Forget the Business Plan. Just Throw Sh*t at the Wall.

If you’ve ever been to business school, you’ve probably learned how to write a business plan. There is some value to that activity, especially if …

Here Is the Real Key to Weight Loss (Hint: It’s Not Diet or Exercise)

Practically every client I counsel who struggles with weight loss will say something like, “I just need to workout more.” But the truth is it’s not …

20 Small Things People Who Enjoy Being Alone Do That Bring Great Joy

We all have what tickles us. But for those who enjoy spending time alone, they can have specific preferences on how they spend their time.<p><b>1. They</b> …

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Here's the leadership strategy Nike's CEO uses to make employees smarter

Fortune quoted Andy Campion, Nike's chief financial officer: "What's fascinating about [Parker's] use of questions is that it leaves other leaders empowered to find the answers themselves and act on them."<p>That observation closely mirrors those that other Nike employees have made in the past.<p>A 2009 …

10 unique decor websites that will make your apartment feel like home

Finding unique decor for your home doesn't have to be difficult.<p>The websites listed below are a curation of hidden gems and vintage treasures that …

Wall Art

Bad Habits That Give You Belly Fat

We develop habits because they save us time and energy (you don’t have to think about whether to make coffee in the morning, you just do it), and …

Here are the 5 things that stress people out the most at work

Wrike, a project management software provider, decided to find out by asking 1,500 knowledge workers in various positions and companies to rank a list of common work hurdles from the most to the least stressful.<p>Below are the top five stressors at work based on this 2015 work survey management …

How to Manage People Who Are Smarter than You

The best managers hire smart people to work for them. But what if your direct reports are smarter than you? How do you manage people who have more experience or more knowledge? How do you coach them if you don’t have the same level of expertise?<p><b>What the Experts Say</b> <br>Getting promoted to a job that …

The 12 European cities you should take your child to before they're 18

City breaks are the perfect family bonding experience – they’re a great low-stress option for half-term - and Europe is full of child-friendly restaurants, hotels and activities. Here are our favourite cities for children of all ages.<p>1. London<p>With playgrounds and glorious parks in every …

European Travel

A personality test used by major companies screens leaders for these 18 traits

The report, which includes clients' ratings in 18 key areas such as decisiveness and the ability to handle sensitive problems, is based on years of research on the factors that go into effective management. The CPI 260 and the reports that come with the results are used by major companies including …

The Social Media Handbook: Five Tips For Entrepreneurs Looking To Leverage The Internet

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Social media: two words, which have become loaded with meaning, misunderstanding and momentum over the past ten years. As a new business, it is …

26 Things To Remember If You Want To Be Truly Happy

Happiness is not something that happens to us by chance. It is a choice. What do you need to remember if you want to be TRULY happy?